Success and investment for graduate’s app

A young entrepreneur and graduate is celebrating after launching and securing investment for his Cardiff-based tech start-up following a chance meeting in the capital. Tom Dewhurst is the brainchild of Ordoo, an app that lets cafe and coffee shop customers pay for orders on-the-go before collecting them at a later time. He came up with...

Cardiff tech marketing firm doubles growth

Station Road, a digital and technology marketing agency based in Cardiff, is on track to double its growth a year after launching. The firm has seen profits grow by 250 per cent over the last year. It was set up in 2015 by Lyanna Tsakiris and Jay Stallard, who spent a number of years working in...

Interview: Mahmuda Khatun, CEO of Go2GP

In the latest Tech Dragons interview, we speak to Mahmuda Khatun, the CEO and co-founder of virtual GP service Go2GP. The start-up recently launched after reaching the final of IdeasFund, Wales’s first tech accelerator. TD: What is Go2GP? MK: Go2GP gives the full experience you’d get from a GP visit, all from your smartphone. From...

Start-up awards recognise tech success in Wales

A number of Welsh tech firms and entrepreneurs have reached the final stages of the Wales Startup Awards. Launched this summer, the awards are aimed at recognising and celebrating the achievements being made by start-ups and entrepreneurs in Wales. They’re being sponsored by Natwest and innovation centre Welsh ICE, and were only made open to...

Search for Wales’s leading women in tech

Innovate UK is offering 12 leading women in tech and innovation a support package to get their ideas off the ground. The organisation’s Women In Innovation competition is now open for entries and closes on August 24th. Additionally, four women will receive £50,000 each to further their business plans. Winners will get support such as...

Interview: Owen Derbyshire, CEO of Properr

Owen Derbyshire is the co-founder of Properr, a tech start-up looking to revolutionise the property industry. Having just been nominated for young entrepreneur of the year in the Wales Startup Awards, we speak to him about his journey and company. TD: Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your business, please? OD: I’m...

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