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

June 14, 2024
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£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...

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We The Curious appoints Bristol café and events start-up as its caterer as it prepares to reopen

June 14, 2024
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We The Curious appoints Bristol café and events start-up as its caterer as it prepares to reopen

Bristol-based independent café and events business Double Puc Café has become the designated caterer for the city’s science centre and educational charity We The Curious ahead of its relaunch next month. Under the multi-year contract, Double Puc Café will operate the Harbourside attraction’s café and kiosk as well as also being...

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Coveted B Corp accreditation for employee-owned solar panel installer as its growth powers ahead

June 14, 2024
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Coveted B Corp accreditation for employee-owned solar panel installer as its growth powers ahead

Fast-growing renewable energy specialist Solarsense has secured B Corp status, joining an expanding global community of companies using business as a force for good. The Clevedon-based firm, which was established nearly 30 years ago with a mission that was way ahead of its time – to support a clean energy...

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Party for Porto: Traditional festa to mark four decades of Bristol’s twinning link with Portuguese city

June 14, 2024
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Party for Porto: Traditional festa to mark four decades of Bristol’s twinning link with Portuguese city

A Bristol wine importer is to host a traditional Portuguese festival to celebrate 40 years of twinning between the city and Porto. Festa de São João on Sunday 23 June has been organised by Xisto Wines through its Port O’Bristol project, which imports artisan wines from Portugal’s Douro region by...

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Birketts becomes latest national law firm to open a base in Bristol as competition in legal sector hots up

June 14, 2024
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Birketts becomes latest national law firm to open a base in Bristol as competition in legal sector hots up

Top 50 law firm Birketts is to open an office in Bristol later this year, its seventh in the South of England, as it becomes the latest in the sector  to expand into the South West. The firm has operated a hub in Bristol since January 2021, running it...

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

June 13, 2024
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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...

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Curtain up on Bristol Old Vic’s first corporate partnership programme with VWV taking the leading role

June 13, 2024
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Curtain up on Bristol Old Vic’s first corporate partnership programme with VWV taking the leading role

Bristol-headquartered national law firm VWV is to become Bristol Old Vic’s first corporate partner under a new programme offering companies a bespoke, mutually beneficial relationship with the theatre. Benefits of the programme include unique training and skills development for corporate teams and preferential access to space and experiences at...

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Strong client retention and account wins at Bristol PR consultancy help to grow its turnover by a third

June 13, 2024
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Strong client retention and account wins at Bristol PR consultancy help to grow its turnover by a third

Annual revenue has soared by 33% at Bristol-based B2B and corporate communications specialist Ambitious, strengthening its position as one of the region’s largest independent PR agencies. The agency, which is on track to turn over £2.2m this year, has also made several strategic hires alongside an internal promotion.  And...

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

June 13, 2024
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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...

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Innovative mooring system for offshore energy sector lands judges’ approval at global challenge

June 13, 2024
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Innovative mooring system for offshore energy sector lands judges’ approval at global challenge

Bristol renewable energy engineering firm Blackfish Engineering has won acclaim at an international showcase for its device aimed at improving safety and efficiency in the offshore wind industry. The firm, which was launched eight years ago to specialise in the tidal, wave and offshore wind sectors, demonstrated its C-Dart mooring...

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National Composites Centre’s new link-up aims to boost innovation for region’s advanced manufacturers

June 13, 2024
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National Composites Centre’s new link-up aims to boost innovation for region’s advanced manufacturers

Bristol’s pioneering National Composites Centre has teamed up with Plymouth Science Park in a bid to bolster industry-led collaborative research and development in the South West and enhance the region’s position as a leader in emerging technologies. The two have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive innovation...

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Global ambition of Which? Trusted Trader award-winning business as it prepares to move with the times

June 12, 2024
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Global ambition of Which? Trusted Trader award-winning business as it prepares to move with the times

A Bristol removals firm has won a prestigious Which? award after little more than four years in business. Move On Removals and Storage was one of four businesses nominated in the Trusted Trader category of the acclaimed awards scheme, which champions businesses that consumers can rely on.   Its success...

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

June 12, 2024
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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...

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