SETsquared Blog

Safe landings: How SETsquared is tackling the challenges of attracting female entrepreneurs

09 Nov 2018

Last month I was delighted to chair a discussion at the Bath Digital Festival that we co-hosted with the team from The Dot Project (– on the topic of ‘the rise of...

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What attributes make a successful entrepreneur?

04 Oct 2018

The ERDF funded Digital Business Acceleration Hub has been running now for 2 years. In that time, over 370 start-ups have taken part in the two-day Entrepreneur’s Programme, 144 of which have gone...

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The future of healthy ageing is here

04 Jul 2018

Anita Allott, Co-Founder and CMO and Founder of nquiringMinds ( and SETsquared Southampton member, explains how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being used to...

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Leadership: which hat to wear today?

21 Jun 2018

Each month, we publish a SETsquared Bristol blog written by the Centre Director and members of her team. This month Centre Director, Emma Thorn, explores the topic of leadership, and the many...

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Don’t believe the hype – tech sector diversity isn’t a trend, it’s embedded

16 May 2018

As much as any other industry the tech industry is obsessed with trends. Figuring out what verticals or emerging tech is at the start of their hype cycle is investor pixie dust and predicting what...

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From Silicon Valley to the Devonshire Valleys…

26 Apr 2018

Murray Reed has recently joined SETsquared Exeter as Innovation Manager. In this blog, he shares his experiences of doing business on the other side of the Atlantic and gives an overview of how he...

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It’s all about the people...

12 Apr 2018

I am often asked what is the secret sauce at SETsquared - what is it we do that wins us the awards and gives our companies the best springboard for success? I think it’s essentially very simple -...

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I thought the Health Innovation Programme wasn’t for businesses like mine. How wrong could I be?

10 Apr 2018

Debra Carter, founder of Touch Network, describes her experiences of the March 2018 Health Innovation Programme and what it’s meant for her business.

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Experts share their top tips for investment success

09 Apr 2018

In our latest podcast we wanted to help answer that perennial question from start-ups and entrepreneurs: How do I make my business proposition attractive in the eyes of an investor?

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Investment and people have been key building blocks in our growth so far

23 Mar 2018

We formed Inductosense in October 2015 with some angel investment and funding from InnovateUK. At that stage we had one employee, our CTO Dr. Chenghuan Zhong, who moved from his post-doc position...

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