SETsquared Blog

All they wanted was a faster horse!

09 Feb 2018

As one of SETsquared Bristol’s entrepreneurs-in-residence, I get to meet a broad range of people and businesses across the high tech sector. In my numerous meetings with early stage entrepreneurs...

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Our technology makes healthcare more preventative and affordable

26 Jan 2018

We’ve developed a new digital technology called Lifelight which is able to measure patient vital signs: heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure and oxygen saturation in 60 seconds using just...

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You can’t build a business on ‘how’ and ‘what’ – it’s always the ‘why’

03 Jan 2018

Over the years I’ve spent a considerable amount of time and money attending business and marketing training courses – some of them have been valuable and some frankly haven’t been useful at all....

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Is your tech business ready for an incubator?

13 Dec 2017
Emma Thorn, Centre Director of SETsquared Bristol, reflects on what the tech business incubator looks for when selecting new members and the questions to ask yourself before you apply.

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SETsquared’s Entrepreneur’s Programme helped to refocus our marketing

30 Nov 2017

After another cold morning spent on the side lines watching my son playing football and collecting various fees from parents, the idea for my start-up company Kapa was born.

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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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