Welsh telco partners with mobile provider

TWL Voice and Data has partnered with Advance Communications in a bid to become the biggest telecommunications firm in Wales. The Cardiff-based company will use the partnership to provide customers with mobile solutions while meeting the fixed-line and broadband requirements of Advance. It currently employs 18 staff and works with over 500 businesses, including Cardiff Metropolitan...

Blurrt closes £500K crowdfunding round

Social media analytics specialist Blurrt has successfully raised £500,000 through crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The firm launched its investment campaign in October 2015 and raised £300,000 within just a few days. It’s now reached the full £500K goal. Finance Wales has also made a £200,000 investment in the company. Blurrt plans to invest further in technical...

Digital Dozen 2016 opens for applications

The organisers of Digital 2016 are on the lookout for twelve of the best digital and tech businesses in Wales to be part of its prestigious Digital Dozen. Developed and launched last year, the Digital Dozen has become an integral part of the event’s line-up. Its aim is to showcase Welsh businesses that are doing...

Six Nations Dream over – what’s next for Wales?

The day before England cruelly dashed Wales’ hopes to win this year’s Six Nations, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) quietly announced a background win with potential to impact the RFU for years to come. On the eve of the crunch clash, the WRU announced that it had successfully poached the RFU’s Head of Digital and...

North Wales tech centre to nurture UK space firms

A technology centre based at Glyndwr University in North Wales is to support UK space businesses after raising more funds. The OpTic Technology Centre is celebrating after receiving a £50,000 grant to nurture firms from the UK’s £11.8 billion space industry. Just last year, the centre celebrated its tenth anniversary and completed a million pound...

Relentless opens new centre in Wales and creates 70 software jobs

Global games developer Relentless has opened a new studio in Pontypridd and is creating 70 new software development jobs. The new jobs have been confirmed as the Brighton-based company has signed a partnership with toy manufacturer Hasbro to work on new projects. They will be created over the next two years as the work goes...

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