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Funding for Bristol tech start-up aiming to revolutionise political opinion polls

April 20, 2018
Funding for Bristol tech start-up aiming to revolutionise political opinion polls

Bristol tech pioneers who sold their last business to Twitter have received venture capital investment from two tech funds for their new company, which focuses on using messaging platforms to improve opinion polling. Poli harnesses the reach and immediacy of social messaging platforms to recruit larger, more representative panels...

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Slam dunk! Mr B & Friends scores another top sports rebrand campaign

April 20, 2018
Slam dunk! Mr B & Friends scores another top sports rebrand campaign

British Basketball has appointed Bristol marketing agency Mr B & Friends to create its new brand identity as it targets additional funding. The agency, which relocated to Temple Quay from Bath 10 months ago and now employs 43 people, has a strong track record in sports branding, including working...

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Corporate supporters’ after-hours tour of Being Brunel brings innovative museum to life

April 20, 2018
Corporate supporters’ after-hours tour of Being Brunel brings innovative museum to life

Members of the Being Brunel Corporate Club and other supporters of the SS Great Britain Trust were thanked for their help in making the new museum a reality with an exclusive after-hours celebration. The £7.2m museum opened alongside Brunel’s iconic SS Great Britain on Bristol’s Harbourside last month and...

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Bristol bosses in the running for coveted Entrepreneur Of The Year award

April 20, 2018
Bristol bosses in the running for coveted Entrepreneur Of The Year award

Directors of two of Bristol’s most innovative companies have been shortlisted for a national awards scheme recognising the UK’s top entrepreneurs. Steve Cliffe, president and CEO of Ultrahaptics, whose cutting-edge technology allows people to ‘feel’ virtual objects, and Charlie Allen, managing director of family-owned action sports equipment firm Shiner,...

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Bristol Natural History Consortium celebrates milestone with expert help from VWV

April 20, 2018
Bristol Natural History Consortium celebrates milestone with expert help from VWV

A charity law expert at Bristol-headquartered VWV are helping the city’s pioneering Natural History Consortium celebrate its 15th anniversary by bringing its governance arrangements up to date. The Consortium, which is also marking 10 years of charitable status, has been supported by VWV partner and head of charities Con...

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First headline speaker announced for this year’s Festival of Female Entrepreneurs in Bristol

April 19, 2018
First headline speaker announced for this year’s Festival of Female Entrepreneurs in Bristol

The Festival of Female Entrepreneurs returns to Bristol for a seventh year in October with one of Britain’s most successful entrepreneurs already lined up as headline speaker. Emma Bridgewater, who has spent more than 30 years building up a successful pottery business, will share her experiences and give advice...

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Quiz night with ex-boxing champ to give fighting chance to Bristol’s vulnerable young people

April 19, 2018
Quiz night with ex-boxing champ to give fighting chance to Bristol’s vulnerable young people

The gloves will be off at a charity quiz in Bristol next month as one of Britain’s best-known former boxers takes the quizmaster’s hot seat. One-time world light-heavyweight champion John Conteh MBE, pictured, will ensure there is a clean fight between battling teams at the quiz on May 31,...

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Northern expansion for Bristol networking group after reaching capacity in the south of the city

April 19, 2018
Northern expansion for Bristol networking group after reaching capacity in the south of the city

Independent business group Bristol Breakfast Networking (BBN) is to launch a fortnightly meeting for the northern part of the city to meet demand from its expanding membership. BBN was set up 18 years ago for the benefit of small business owners in Bristol area. But over recent months it...

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Womble Bond Dickinson teams up with The Prince’s Trust to support young entrepreneurs

April 17, 2018
Womble Bond Dickinson teams up with The Prince’s Trust to support young entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs looking to grow their business through youth charity The Prince’s Trust have received expert legal advice from the Bristol office of transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson. The legal clinics were staged to deliver insightful and tailored support the fledgling businesses and tackled key legal issues as...

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