The #SEIP programme is currently supporting 190 people to start a new business and 87 social enterprises to grow. Whether they provide innovative learning aids for children, distribute excess food to the community or create new careers for veterans, these entrepreneurs came to #SEIP to overcome barriers to starting up. The next course dates have just been announced!Read More
Following on from the success of the last three years, SETsquared alongside the West of England Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), will once again be providing a comprehensive business support programme to healthcare and life sciences ventures throughout their lifecycle.Read More
Four years ago, Dana set forth on a journey to find how to take the hassle out of ticket buying. With the rapid advancements in technology, the experience she imagined is now a reality.
Tickitto is the UK’s first AI event-bot, seamlessly connecting users to experiences they will love. Dana gives an update on her entrepreneurial journey.Read More
As the key delivery partner for the Sustainable Technology Business Acceleration Hub (STBAH), Bath SETsquared are pleased to welcome local sustainable architectural design firm, Hewitt Studios as the first company onto the programme.
Hewitt Studios was established in 2008 as an innovative, multi-disciplinary design studio, specialising in environmental-responsible Architecture, Product and Urban Design.Read More
Guest post from Martin Coulthard, Founder of Numerable Software about his innovative cloud system that turns data from Xero into interactive, graphical presentations and reports.
Martin's platform will save time preparing for board meetings and make those meetings more productive, so directors can see trends, risks and opportunities, and make better decisions.
University of Bath backed - SETsquared Partnership has once again been ranked as the 'World's Top Business Incubator - Managed by a University' by UBI Global.
This means that we've now maintained our world leading position since the last time the rankings were published in 2015.Read More
SETsquared Bristol in partnership with High Tech Bristol & Bath CIC (HBB) has announced the second call for its Internet of Things (IoT) Boost project. The global high tech incubator is looking for five IoT start-ups to join the national programme (IoTUK) to help them to bring their product or service to market.
Applicants have until 19th February 2018 to apply, with the successful entrants being announced a month later on 19th March 2018.Read More
The charitable trust that has previously awarded grant funding for a number Bath SETsquared companies including early years learning and development platform Kinderley, is launching its latest seed funding call.
The VocTech Seed Fund 2018 offers up to £50,000 for projects which aim to provide innovative digital solutions to vocational adult learningRead More
Back due to popular demand and after an extended break, we are re-launching First Tuesday talks and networking events here at the Innvoation Centre - and there will be sandwiches!
Every month we will bring you 3x10 min lightening talks on entrepreneurship, funding, new tech and specialist advice on various aspects of business acceleration.Read More
The West of England is recognised as a great place to start a business, but one of the biggest challenges reported by businesses who are scaling up is 'access to finance'. Specifically, founders lament the amount of time it takes to unlock funds and the lack of readily available information about the various options.Read More
A 12-month programme for key decision-makers within small and medium-sized enterprises in the South West, starting January 2018, Productivity through People is a unique collaboration of four world-class organisations with the University of Bath School of Management.Read More
First up was Live Prize, a daily giveaway app for people who enjoy free giveaways and want to engage with them in the most fun, convenient and rewarding way possible.
Matt Barlow and Will Love took the stage and confidently pitched to the judges a well-structured business planRead More
Innovative tech businesses from across Southern England, including Jook, Living Map and Ordoo from Bath, came together in London yesterday to pitch for £20m of investment to an audience of 150 investors at SETsquared’s annual Accelerating Growth Investment Showcase.Read More
2018 is set to be an exciting year for Bath SETsquared with the rollout and expansion of more sector specific business acceleration initiatives as well as the launch of the SETsquared scale up programme. The team is evolving and growing and we are delighted to introduce some new colleagues.Read More
Bath SETsquared is delighted to announce that we will be the primary delivery partner for a new ERDF funded project to to establish a sustainable technologies business acceleration hubRead More
Last week we delivered the fifth startup bootcamp for the Social Enterprise and Innovation Programme and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive.
The Social Enterprise and Innovation Programme (SEIP) is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support start-up and existing social enterprises.Read More
Scale-ups require a different kind of support to start-ups and more often than not, it is hard to get the specialist knowledge needed at the right time and for the right cost in terms of time and money.Read More
This week saw the launch of both the Apps Crunch and Business Plan Competitions. Both events were well attended by aspiring entrepreneurs from across the university.Read More