Technology

Bristol-developed app that maps electric vehicle charging points powers ahead with £9m funding

August 11, 2022
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Bristol-developed app that maps electric vehicle charging points powers ahead with £9m funding

Zap-Map, the Bristol-based electric vehicle charge point mapping app,  has received a £9m investment to fuel further growth and steer it towards international expansion. Zap-Map has grown to become the UK market leader since its launch eight years ago , with a 70%-plus share of the rapidly growing electric vehicle...

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Investment for Bristol’s fast-growing fintech firms behind sharp rise in city’s venture capital funding

August 11, 2022
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Investment for Bristol’s fast-growing fintech firms behind sharp rise in city’s venture capital funding

Venture capital funding secured by fast-growth Bristol businesses leapt by two-thirds to £63m in the second quarter of this year, with the city’s burgeoning fintech sector leading the way. The big rise in total investment came despite a fall in the number of deals compared to the previous three...

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New grants available from the region’s combined authority to help small businesses adapt and grow

August 11, 2022
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New grants available from the region’s combined authority to help small businesses adapt and grow

A £1.5m fund has been launched to help small firms in Bristol and across the West of England and their supply chains adapt to the new economic and regulatory landscape. The Business Growth and Adaptions Grants are aimed at helping small to medium-sized enterprises buy new products and equipment...

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Funding for Bristol tech firm leading the world in live-streaming events to the metaverse

August 5, 2022
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Funding for Bristol tech firm leading the world in live-streaming events to the metaverse

Condense, the Bristol firm at the forefront of bringing live events to 3D virtual worlds, has raised $4.5m (£3.7m) to take its world-beating tech to the next level. The firm, launched in in 2019, is making the first streaming studio in a global network to record and transmit Video 3.0...

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Wide audience for University of Bristol’s candid interviews with city-based entrepreneurs

August 5, 2022
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Wide audience for University of Bristol’s candid interviews with city-based entrepreneurs

A series of films commissioned by the University of Bristol in which founders, researchers and academics from the university talk openly about their personal experiences of getting into enterprise has attracted widespread interest and applause for its diverse topics and honest approach. Called The Enterprise Sessions, the broadcast-style interviews...

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Funding for Bristol renewables software firm to digitise offshore wind farm construction

August 5, 2022
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Funding for Bristol renewables software firm to digitise offshore wind farm construction

A Bristol tech firm that develops highly specialised software for the renewables industry has secured grant funding to create new digital tools that will support the construction of offshore wind farms. Sennen will use the £112,000, awarded by the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP), to expand its software’s functionality at...

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Recognition for Burges Salmon’s fintech team in prestigious awards reflecting innovation in the sector

August 3, 2022
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Recognition for Burges Salmon’s fintech team in prestigious awards reflecting innovation in the sector

Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon has been named among the winners in an awards scheme championing the UK’s fintech industry. The firm landed the title of Best HNWI UK Law Firm 2022 at this year’s Fintech Awards in recognition of the hard work and dedication it has displayed...

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Bristol ‘incubator hub’ hailed after US software group acquires its Solverboard innovation platform

July 29, 2022
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Bristol ‘incubator hub’ hailed after US software group acquires its Solverboard innovation platform

Bristol-based creative group Istoria has sold its innovation management platform subsidiary Solverboard to a US-headquartered international software group in a deal worth up for £2.25m. Istoria Group, which owns a number of businesses in the exhibitions, events, publishing and interior design sectors, said the deal demonstrated the success of...

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Aardman on cue to sign up as first backer of region’s inaugural Good Employment Charter

July 29, 2022
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Aardman on cue to sign up as first backer of region’s inaugural Good Employment Charter

The West of England’s first Good Employment Charter has been launched – with Bristol’s four times Academy Award-winning animation studio Aardman the first to pledge its support. The project was kick-started this week by Metro Mayor Dan Norris as part of a push to develop good jobs, deliver opportunities...

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Online pharmacy looking for 900% growth after Bristol healthtech pioneer Invatech steps in to help

July 29, 2022
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Online pharmacy looking for 900% growth after Bristol healthtech pioneer Invatech steps in to help

Innovative Bristol online pharmacy PillTime is gearing up for huge growth after relocating to larger, state-of-the-art premises and introducing a new operating system from city-based Invatech Health. PillTime, which is pioneering the use of daily dose medicine pouches and supplies around 11,000 NHS patients across the UK, moved to...

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Pioneering Bristol medical simulator firm launches unique graduate scheme

July 28, 2022
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Pioneering Bristol medical simulator firm launches unique graduate scheme

Bristol-based medical simulator manufacturer Limbs & Things, whose products range from ‘arms’ with mock blood systems to birthing simulators, has launched its first graduate recruitment scheme as it looks to shape its future. The Queen’s Award-winning firm has been designing and making training equipment and simulators for healthcare professionals...

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Recognition for Bristol’s brightest tech stars in this year’s coveted SPARKies awards

July 22, 2022
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Recognition for Bristol’s brightest tech stars in this year’s coveted SPARKies awards

Bristol’s tech talent has shone brightly at The SPARKies, the awards that champion the best of the West of England’s tech and digital community. The 17 awards, which celebrate the best start-ups, designs, hardware, people and more, were handed out at a lively ceremony at Bristol event space Propyard...

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Tech firm to take on up to 150 staff in Bristol just 18 months after moving to the city

July 22, 2022
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Tech firm to take on up to 150 staff in Bristol just 18 months after moving to the city

US cloud-based technology company Pax8 is aiming to create up to 150 jobs in Bristol after achieving 800% annual growth. The global business, which has created a marketplace for IT professionals to buy cloud-based tech products, has already secured coveted unicorn status as a privately held start-up company valued...

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