SETsquared Blog

Providing the right support to scale-ups is critical to the growth of the economy

17 Oct 2017

HEFCE’s recent announcement of £5m funding for SETsquared Partnership to deliver business support services to scale-up companies is great news for growing technology companies across the South of...

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Mapping your way to start-up success

28 Sep 2017

The value of the digital mapping sector is set to soar over the next few years, increasing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of nearly 14% to $5.57bn by 2020 as location-enabled services transform...

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Music Teacher - Progress Update

03 Aug 2017

Six months on from launching the national database of music teachers, known as MusicTeacher.co.uk, I thought I would be a good time to give a progress update on the development of the platform, both...

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The new space age could be bigger than the Internet

19 Jul 2017

Right now there are 1,500 satellites in the sky and if all the planned launches are realised this could rise to 25,000, it’s therefore inevitable that increasingly space data will be part of our...

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My top 5 tips for starting a tech business

30 Jun 2017

My tech venture latetrip.com aims to change the way that people book holidays online. Unlike most travel websites we don’t expect the user to do the work. Instead we match a budget against...

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I wish this programme had been around 10 years ago

12 Jun 2017

I’ve been running Fudge Animation, a full-service design, animation and production studio, for three years. But as a serial entrepreneur, I’ve started, run and sold businesses in the past. As clichéd...

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SETsquared’s Entrepreneurship Programme was enlightening and helped us pivot our target market

06 Jun 2017

I came up with the idea for my business whilst on my dream holiday in Barbados.

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My top tips for business success

06 Jun 2017

In March, I was honoured to be included on SETsquared’s list of Top 50 entrepreneurs in the last 15 years. The top 50 list got me thinking, what are the keys to entrepreneurial and business...

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SETsquared’s Entrepreneurship Programme gave my business a much welcomed validation check

17 May 2017

Having spent the last 25 years working in retail and fashion, my wife Cristina and I could clearly see a strong need for High Street fashion retailers to dramatically improve customer service by...

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Fashion and technology collide with exhilarating results

12 May 2017

The fashion industry is worth a staggering £26 billion to the UK economy and comes with an image of being at the forefront of new fads. It is, therefore, something of a mystery that until recently it...

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