Finance

£5.5m funding for Bristol cybersecurity firm to develop world-leading anti-hacking platform

June 14, 2024
By
£5.5m funding for Bristol cybersecurity firm to develop world-leading anti-hacking platform

A Bristol-based cybersecurity services firm on a mission to protect its clients from modern, sophisticated hackers, is poised for a period rapid global growth – including doubling its workforce – after securing a £5.5m investment. The funding from Gresham House Ventures is OnSecurity’s first investment since its launch in...

Read more »

Bristol Business News photo gallery: Barclays Eagle Labs Bristol launch networking party

June 13, 2024
By
Bristol Business News photo gallery: Barclays Eagle Labs Bristol launch networking party

Barclays Eagle Labs hosted a reception to welcome key figures from Bristol’s innovation ecosystem to its new hub in the city. The lab, which opened earlier this year in the University of Bristol’s pioneering Engine Shed innovation centre at Temple Meads, offers business expertise and banking services along with mentoring...

Read more »

Call for firms to step up to charity’s funding challenge and give Bristol’s park life a much-needed boost

June 13, 2024
By
Call for firms to step up to charity’s funding challenge and give Bristol’s park life a much-needed boost

A nature-based charity is urging businesses from Bristol and Bath to step forward and help it raise vital funds for the cities’ vital parks and green spaces. The appeal by Your Park Bristol & Bath follows the release last month of figures showing a third of the population in...

Read more »

ZapMap parent group fuels its further growth in the corporate market with £1.7m investment

June 12, 2024
By
ZapMap parent group fuels its further growth in the corporate market with £1.7m investment

Fast-growing Bristol-based electric vehicle mapping service ZapMap is to accelerate its expansion into the business-to-business market after receiving a £1.7m investment from its parent company. The funding from renewable power group Good Energy will be put into its Zapmap Spark and Zapmap Insights offerings, which complement its consumer app.   While the...

Read more »

Bristol’s tech and science ecosystem gets its own ‘R&D playground’ as UWE’s incubator extension opens

June 7, 2024
By
Bristol’s tech and science ecosystem gets its own ‘R&D playground’ as UWE’s incubator extension opens

The newly opened extension at Future Space, the innovation hub on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay campus, will create a “research and development playground” for the city, according to its director. Matt Freeman, who took up the role nine months ago, has spent much of that time overseeing the development of the...

Read more »

More funding for pioneering Bristol biotech firm using seaweed to turn the tide on plastic packaging

June 7, 2024
By
More funding for pioneering Bristol biotech firm using seaweed to turn the tide on plastic packaging

Kelpi, the Bristol biotech company developing innovative bioplastic food packaging from seaweed, has secured a £4.35m investment to take it to market. The funding round, which includes further finance from a group of Bristol investors who previously backed the firm, will enable the firm to expand its operations, grow...

Read more »

Global growth for Bristol healthcare specialist after it lands second multi-million pound investment

June 7, 2024
By
Global growth for Bristol healthcare specialist after it lands second multi-million pound investment

Bristol-based international healthcare infrastructure specialist Archus is to expand into more markets after securing a £2m investment from NatWest. The firm, which provides a range of strategic and infrastructure-related consultancy services to clients in the health and social care industry, will use the funding to open more offices and...

Read more »

Major national quarrying group snaps up family-run Bristol aggregates recycling firm

June 7, 2024
By
Major national quarrying group snaps up family-run Bristol aggregates recycling firm

A Bristol-based construction soil and aggregate recycling firm has been taken over by a major quarrying and materials group in a deal handled by lawyers from the city office of national law firm Clarke Willmott. Hallen-based B&A Group, a family business with more than 30 years’ experience in the...

Read more »

Trio of senior hires for Azets in Bristol seven months on from launching its office in the city

June 6, 2024
By
Trio of senior hires for Azets in Bristol seven months on from launching its office in the city

Azets, the top 10 national accountancy firm, has made three senior appointments in its Bristol office just seven months after it opened. Duncan Stratford and Adam Garside have been appointed as partners while Julia Ross has joined as a director.  Azets, which has 88 offices across the UK, has grown a team of specialists...

Read more »

Bristol businesses call on all city’s General Election candidates to back ‘vital’ Climate and Nature Bill

June 6, 2024
By
Bristol businesses call on all city’s General Election candidates to back ‘vital’ Climate and Nature Bill

More than 70 Bristol  firms have issued a joint letter to all prospective Parliamentary candidates standing in the city’s five constituencies, asking them to back the Climate and Nature Bill. Among those signing the letter are ethical bank Triodos – which coordinated the letter – international civil engineering group Arup, specialist...

Read more »

Enterprising Women programme hosted in Bristol by UK’s top start-up hub returns for fourth year

June 5, 2024
By
Enterprising Women programme hosted in Bristol by UK’s top start-up hub returns for fourth year

A free business support programme in Bristol for aspiring women founders has launched for its fourth year. Enterprise Women is staged by SETsquared Bristol, the University of Bristol-led tech incubator that was recently ranked the UK’s Top Startup Hub by the Financial Times.  Over the course of the six-month...

Read more »

Further growth in Bristol targeted by PKF Francis Clark as its office in the city marks its fifth birthday

June 5, 2024
By
thumbnail

Regional accountancy firm PKF Francis Clark is celebrating its Bristol office’s fifth anniversary with a pledge to continue to expand in the city. The office on Victoria Street, which opened with just three staff, is now home to a team of 75 accountants and tax advisors.  Its steady growth through...

Read more »

Expanding financial crime risk firm completes first takeover with help from Osborne Clarke team

June 5, 2024
By
Expanding financial crime risk firm completes first takeover with help from Osborne Clarke team

Corporate and tax lawyers based in the Bristol office of international legal practice Osborne Clarke have advised on the first acquisition made by a fast-growing niche financial crime risk and compliance consultancy. The team worked with Plenitude, a portfolio company of Growth Capital Partners (GCP), on its takeover of financial...

Read more »

ADVERTISE HERE

Reach tens of thousands of senior business people across Bristol for just £120 a month. Email info@bristol-business.net for more information.