Technology

New corporate finance executive for ICON as it looks to scale its M&A and fundraising capabilities

November 9, 2023
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New corporate finance executive for ICON as it looks to scale its M&A and fundraising capabilities

Henry Jones has been appointed as a corporate finance executive at ICON Corporate Finance, the Bristol-headquartered tech-focused investment bank. Henry, pictured with ICON partner Simon Moynagh, has several years’ corporate finance experience in firms across Scotland, England and Wales. He has worked on deals with exciting tech companies spanning cybertech, FinTech...

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Bristol Business News photo gallery: Bristol Tech Festival

October 27, 2023
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Bristol Business News photo gallery: Bristol Tech Festival

More than 500 people attended Bristol Tech Festival events at the city’s Engine Shed innovation hub over the course of the week. The five days of workshops, panel discussions and events also acted as a showcase for some of the South West’s finest tech companies and a stage for...

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Trade mission to showcase opportunities for Bristol firms in Hong Kong’s tech sector

October 27, 2023
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Trade mission to showcase opportunities for Bristol firms in Hong Kong’s tech sector

Tech business founders from Bristol and across the West of England are being given the chance to explore Hong Kong’s burgeoning tech ecosystem on a trade mission next month. Tech West England Advocates (TWEA) is leading the mission, which is that is backed by a range of partners including...

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Widely experienced deal-maker joins Shaw & Co to drive its M&A and funding activity

October 26, 2023
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Widely experienced deal-maker joins Shaw & Co to drive its M&A and funding activity

Shaw & Co, the Bristol-based corporate finance advisory firm, has appointed Peter Doe as senior manager to support its mergers and acquisitions and business funding divisions. The firm described Peter, pictured, as an entrepreneurial business leader who combines commercial insightfulness with extensive experience. He also has a “demonstrable history...

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Bristol event will show firms how they can sell to local authorities across the region

October 26, 2023
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Bristol event will show firms how they can sell to local authorities across the region

Businesses can find out how best to supply goods and services to public sector organisations across the West of England at an event next week. The annual showcase has been running since 2005 and, after two years of being an online event, this year will be held at the...

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Bristol’s Engine Shed to broaden its offer to city’s tech ecosystem in tie-up with Barclays’ Eagle Labs

October 20, 2023
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Bristol’s Engine Shed to broaden its offer to city’s tech ecosystem in tie-up with Barclays’ Eagle Labs

Barclays is to partner with Bristol innovation hub Engine Shed to provide start-ups and entrepreneurs in the city with access to a wider range of services. The Eagle Lab will offer business expertise, banking services and mentoring and coaching from scale-up specialists. The bank announced the partnership, which will...

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Continued strong growth forecast for region’s FinTech sector in major new report

October 20, 2023
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Continued strong growth forecast for region’s FinTech sector in major new report

The FinTech sector in the South West contributes more than £1bn to the regional economy annually and supports a workforce of nearly 19,000 in more than 190 firms, according to new analysis. The report published by Whitecap Consulting, the regional strategy consultancy with a base in Bristol, reveals the...

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Temple Bright guides digital art certification innovator Artclear through rapid expansion

October 19, 2023
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Temple Bright guides digital art certification innovator Artclear through rapid expansion

Bristol and London law firm Temple Bright is working with innovative certification technology business Artclear as it grows into a major force in the art world. Coming from the world of payments and settlements of high-value financial transactions, Artclear’s founders Angus Scott and Charlotte Black identified why the art...

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Limbs & Things hands graduates chance to shine in its unique training programme

October 12, 2023
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Limbs & Things hands graduates chance to shine in its unique training programme

Bristol-based medical simulator company Limbs & Things has taken on three new graduates to participate in its unique recruitment scheme. The one-of-a-kind scheme gives the graduates the opportunity to play a part in the growth of the world-leading company whose medical training products, which range from ‘arms’ with mock...

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eInvoicing software firm snapped up by global group in deal secured by Shaw & Co

October 12, 2023
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eInvoicing software firm snapped up by global group in deal secured by Shaw & Co

Bristol-based corporate finance specialist Shaw & Co has advised a Wiltshire accounting software business on its sale to a global digital finance transformation leader. Data Interconnect, which was founded in 1996 and went on to develop world-class eInvoicing software, was acquired by BlackLine for an undisclosed amount. Data Interconnect, based...

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Healthtech pioneers launch their new Titanverse product into community pharmacy space

October 12, 2023
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Healthtech pioneers launch their new Titanverse product into community pharmacy space

The Bristol tech entrepreneurs on a mission to revolutionise the community pharmacy sector with their pioneering software have released their latest ground-breaking product. Invatech Health has spent two years and more than £1m of private investment creating Titanverse – a pharmacy management system which builds on the runaway success...

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Acquisitive healthcare software client calls on Foot Anstey to handle two more takeovers

October 12, 2023
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Acquisitive healthcare software client calls on Foot Anstey to handle two more takeovers

The corporate team at Foot Anstey, the national law firm with an office in Bristol, has supported fast-growing specialist healthcare software client Agilio on its latest two acquisitions. The takeovers take to six the total number that Foot Anstey has advised Agilio on in just over two years. Sheffield-based Agilio,...

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A five-day showcase of the city’s tech prowess and innovation – Bristol Technology Festival is back

October 6, 2023
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A five-day showcase of the city’s tech prowess and innovation – Bristol Technology Festival is back

Bristol Technology Festival, the UK’s largest and most connected regional tech event, returns next week with five days of showcases, workshops, panel discussions and events. Throughout the week, some of the South West’s finest tech companies will showcase their progress, innovations and leadership – with each day of the...

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