Technology

US cloud giant’s title challenge helps Bristol tech firm Desynit do the double

May 9, 2014
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US cloud giant’s title challenge helps Bristol tech firm Desynit do the double

Bristol-based business technology firm Desynit employee Simon Lawrence has been awarded the title of Most Valued Professional (MVP) by US cloud technology giant Salesforce.com – one of only 8 in the UK and 32 worldwide. Remarkably, he is the second of Desynit’s 12-strong team to become an MVP and...

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South African finance giant snaps up innovative Bristol firm behind game-changing money advice app

May 9, 2014
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South African finance giant snaps up innovative Bristol firm behind game-changing money advice app

Bristol firm Yourwealth.co.uk, which harnessed technology to make it easy for individuals to manage their money, has been acquired by a major South African financial services group just a year after it launched its first product. The rapidly fast growing firm, a virtual member of the University of Bristol’s...

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Bristol’s inward investment agency’s 500-plus job creation tally in first year of business

May 2, 2014
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Bristol’s inward investment agency’s 500-plus job creation tally in first year of business

Invest Bristol & Bath, the inward investment body for the West of England, has helped 30 companies locate or expand in the area in its first year of operation. These businesses, from a mix of sectors including creative, low carbon, hi-tech, and advanced engineering and aerospace, have the potential...

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Irish acquisition means more growth in store for Bristol retail services firm

April 25, 2014
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Irish acquisition means more growth in store for Bristol retail services firm

Bristol-based specialist in-store support firm eXPD8, has made its second acquisition in the last six months, taking over the field marketing division of Tradewins Ireland. The move builds on the firm’s existing presence in the country and increases group turnover to more than £20m. eXPD8 was launched in Bristol...

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Smart Cities China trade mission event will focus on hi-tech and green tech opportunities

April 25, 2014
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Smart Cities China trade mission event will focus on hi-tech and green tech opportunities

Two Bristol companies in the hi-tech and green tech sectors will share their experiences of doing business in China at an event next week to promote this November’s Smart Cities trade mission. Organisers of the visit want to tap into and showcase Bristol’s world-class hi-tech and green tech sectors...

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Engine Shed’s latest departure is platform for creativity as it connects art with innovation

April 17, 2014
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Engine Shed’s latest departure is platform for creativity as it connects art with innovation

The Engine Shed, Bristol’s focal point for innovation, has officially opened its latest initiative – public art space Platform 14. Named after nearby Bristol Temple Meads railway station’s ‘missing’ platform, Platform 14 aims to highlight the diversity of opportunity within the hi- tech, low carbon and creative sectors within...

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European weather satellite contract win lifts SciSys shares

April 14, 2014
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European weather satellite contract win lifts SciSys shares

Shares in SciSys, the specialist software and IT group SciSys with a base in Bristol, climbed by nearly 3% this morning after it announced it had secured a €1.8m (£1.48m), six-year contract to work on Europe’s most advanced geostationary weather satellite. The firm, whose roots are in the European...

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Tickets still available for tomorrow’s unique showcase of Bristol’s innovation and creativity

April 7, 2014
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Tickets still available for tomorrow’s unique showcase of Bristol’s innovation and creativity

Tickets are still available for The Business Showcase South West 2014, the region’s newest and most-exciting business event, which takes place in Bristol tomorrow. The unique showcase at Bristol’s historic Colston Hall celebrates the best of the region’s innovation, creativity and sustainability through speeches, discussions, exhibitors and networking opportunities....

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Overseas trade expertise on tap for West firms during Export Week

April 4, 2014
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Overseas trade expertise on tap for West firms during Export Week

  Exporting in the digital age and advice for female entrepreneurs considering growing their business overseas are among the topics to be covered in the West as part of Export Week. Starting on Monday, the week aims to encourage firms to consider trading internationally or, for existing exporters, to...

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Twitter acquires fast-growing Bristol social TV analytics pioneer SecondSync

April 1, 2014
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Twitter acquires fast-growing Bristol social TV analytics pioneer SecondSync

Small Bristol-based tech firm SecondSync has been snapped up by social media giant Twitter in a deal that will elevate it into a major international player in the fast-growing TV analytics industry. SecondSync has grown rapidly since its launch less than two years ago in Bristol where it has...

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Back our plan to create 25,000 jobs, LEP tells Government as it sets out blueprint for growth

March 31, 2014
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Back our plan to create 25,000 jobs, LEP tells Government as it sets out blueprint for growth

The blueprint for job creation and economic growth in Bristol and the West of England was unveiled this morning with a clear message to the Government – come and back our vision for success. The Strategic Economic Plan identifies the city-region’s key growth sectors and sets out 122 ways...

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Investors flock to find out more about Bristol’s fledgling tech firms at first Silicon Gorge event

March 28, 2014
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Investors flock to find out more about Bristol’s fledgling tech firms at first Silicon Gorge event

Investors from London, Cardiff and the North East travelled to Bristol to find out more about some of the city’s most-exciting early stage businesses at the first Silicon Gorge event. The firms included the first ‘graduates’ of the WebStart Bristol internet accelerator, 10 companies from the SETsquared incubators in...

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Temple Bright supports Twitter analytics tech deal with S4C

March 28, 2014
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Temple Bright supports Twitter analytics tech deal with S4C

Bristol law firm Temple Bright has provided legal support on an investment in Twitter analytics start-up Blurrt by Welsh language broadcaster S4C’s commercial arm. The investment gives S4C Commercial the chance to develop a more sophisticated understanding of audience behaviours while access to Blurrt’s data will help it shape...

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