Technology

Takeover of ‘Ubergeeks’ firm keeps rapid-growth Bristol tech company on path to further development

February 12, 2024
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Takeover of ‘Ubergeeks’ firm keeps rapid-growth Bristol tech company on path to further development

Bristol specialist software firm Deazy, named as one of the UK’s fastest-growing tech businesses for the past two years, is poised for more rapid expansion after making a strategic acquisition. The takeover of Geektastic adds technical assessments to its offering, giving it a powerful platform to demonstrate the skills...

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Digital infrastructure practice launched by Granger Reis with global expert at the helm

February 7, 2024
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Digital infrastructure practice launched by Granger Reis with global expert at the helm

Bristol-based global executive search firm Granger Reis has recruited one of the world’s foremost experts in the digital infrastructure leadership market to lead its new practice covering the fast-growing sector. Steve Dargan, pictured, left, with Granger Reis managing partner Jamie Page, has more than 17 years’ experience and has joined...

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Osborne Clarke helps with launch of global fund backing tech firms to take action over climate change

February 7, 2024
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Osborne Clarke helps with launch of global fund backing tech firms to take action over climate change

Lawyers from the Bristol office of international legal practice Osborne Clarke have advised on the introduction of a $250m (£189m) fund aimed at backing purpose-driven technology founders. Some $100m of the total will act as a seed fund to back 25 early-stage companies while $150m will be a climate-focused...

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Serial innovator and investor joins SETsquared Bristol to advise its next generation of entrepreneurs

February 1, 2024
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Serial innovator and investor joins SETsquared Bristol to advise its next generation of entrepreneurs

Highly experienced venture capital and innovation specialist Kevin Simmons has been appointed to the entrepreneur in residence team at acclaimed tech incubator SETsquared Bristol. A general partner of a $50m (£39.4m) early-stage pan-African venture capital technology fund, Kevin, pictured, has helped launch several successful angel networks and has invested...

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Two new directors join VWV as it looks to strengthen its senior team

January 31, 2024
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Two new directors join VWV as it looks to strengthen its senior team

VWV, the Bristol-headquartered national law firm, has continued its growth with the appointment of two new directors. Emma Herbert has joined as director of business development and marketing while Dave Bloor is the firm’s new director of digital, data and technology. VWV, which has 90 partners and employs 500-plus...

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Maven boosts its Bristol team and moves to larger office to support new regional investment fund

January 25, 2024
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Maven boosts its Bristol team and moves to larger office to support new regional investment fund

Private equity and investment firm Maven Capital Partners has strengthened its presence in Bristol to support its delivery of the £200m South West Investment Fund (SWIF). Launched last July by the British Business Bank, SWIF aims to boost the supply of finance to small and medium-sized businesses across the...

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EdTech awards shortlistings for trio of pioneering Bristol firms helping transform the education landscape

January 19, 2024
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EdTech awards shortlistings for trio of pioneering Bristol firms helping transform the education landscape

Three Bristol firms in the fast-growing education technology sector are in the running for awards that celebrate innovations transforming students’, teachers’ and parents’ lives worldwide. The Soundbeam Project, Learning with Parents and Best Practice Network line up against other pioneering businesses across a range of categories in the Bett Awards. ...

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Bristol lawyers and accountants work with leading IT firm on sale to major national group

January 19, 2024
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Bristol lawyers and accountants work with leading IT firm on sale to major national group

Specialists from Bristol-headquartered national law firm TLT and the city office of global accountancy group KPMG have  advised a West of England communications and IT business on its sale to a fast-growing national managed service provider. The teams from TLT and KPMG worked with Cheltenham-based Bamboo Technology’s shareholders on...

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In-ear medical device developed by Bristol firm poised to revolutionise way disabled people communicate

January 15, 2024
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In-ear medical device developed by Bristol firm poised to revolutionise way disabled people communicate

A Bristol start-up developing wearable in-ear devices to help people with disabilities communicate has showcased its latest product at the world’s biggest technology show. EarSwitch, which was set up to help people with disabilities including motor neurone disease (MND, also known as ALS) to communicate, demonstrated its new EarControl...

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Major US tie-up puts successful Bristol aviation software firm on flight path to more global growth

January 12, 2024
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Major US tie-up puts successful Bristol aviation software firm on flight path to more global growth

Bristol-based airline safety software specialist Vistair has merged with a major US firm to form a global data intelligence technology group operating in more than 30 countries on six continents. Vistair was formed  in the early 1990s when it emerged from an interactive Bristol media software company.  Founder Ian...

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Pioneering Bristol renewables software firm snapped up industry disruptor in ‘game-changing’ move

January 5, 2024
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Pioneering Bristol renewables software firm snapped up industry disruptor in ‘game-changing’ move

A Bristol tech firm developing highly specialised software that makes renewable energy operations safer and more efficient has been acquired by a major player in the global industry. Sennen, which was launched in 2017 and now has a team of 25 experts, was taken over shortly before Christmas by...

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High-profile event will offer chance to learn more about Bristol’s innovative legaltech sector

January 4, 2024
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High-profile event will offer chance to learn more about Bristol’s innovative legaltech sector

The strength of Bristol’s pioneering legaltech ecosystem will come under the spotlight at an event later this month aimed at those interested in learning more about the sector, whether they work in law, technology, academia or finance. Organised by Bristol Law Society and LawtechUK, a Ministry of Justice-backed initiative,...

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Europe proving a powerful new market for Bristol electric vehicle charging point locator ZapMap

December 13, 2023
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Europe proving a powerful new market for Bristol electric vehicle charging point locator ZapMap

ZapMap, the fast-growing Bristol-based electric vehicle mapping service, has expanded its charge point location service into mainland Europe. UK electric car owners driving across Europe can now use the ZapMap app and desktop map to find thousands of charge points in France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The...

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