Google launches digital skills training scheme in Wales

Tramshed Tech, a co-working and events space for digital businesses based in Cardiff, has partnered with Google to run free digital skills workshops across South Wales. Digital Garage is the tech giant’s initiative to help people familiarise themselves with the latest technological solutions and will run for four months. It was launched on November 28th...

AI start-up on recruitment boost

Amplyfi, an artificial intelligence start-up, has unveiled plans to create forty new jobs at its headquarters after receiving support from the Welsh Government. The Cardiff-based start-up, which specialises in mining and interpreting data from the deep web using artificial intelligence, was recently awarded with a £400,000 loan from the government. It’s a zero per cent...

Welsh ICE wins big at national entrepreneur awards

Welsh ICE, a start-up community and innovation hub based in Caerphilly, has been named one of UK’s best co-working spaces at the 2016 Great British Entrepreneur Awards. This is the first year the award has been presented, and it aims to identify and celebrate the best places for entrepreneurs and start-ups to launch, grow and...

Welsh software firm secures six figure investment

Cardiff software start-up Koherent is planning to expand its team and operations after raising a six figure investment package from Finance Wales. The Welsh Government equity investment arm has injected an undisclosed sum into the firm in a bid to help it hire an additional three members of staff and grow its product offering. Koherent...

Interview: Scott Sherwood, founder of TestLodge

Tech Dragons recently caught up with Scott Sherwood, the founder and director of TestLodge. It’s an online test management tool that companies can use in the prototyping stages of launching a product. TD: Who are you, and what do you do? SS: I’m Scott Sherwood, founder and director of TestLodge. I graduated from the University...

Welsh proptech start-up shines at Web Summit

Properr, an estate agency software start-up based in Cardiff, has been named the fifth most promising tech company at Web Summit 2016. The technology conference, which is an annual occurrence, took place at the start of the month and lasted a few days. It attracted delegates from all over the world. Founded by Owen Derbyshire,...

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