Four Welsh tech start-ups secure funding

Four flourishing tech start-ups based at Caerphilly co-working community Welsh ICE have secured a respectable £671,000 in funding between them. The early-stage businesses, which benefit from a strong support network at ICE, have raised investment in a bid to develop their products and promote them to more customers. ProfitSourcery, a market intelligence SaaS firm, is...

Interview: Laura Dunn, founder of LED Media

Digital marketing agencies and professionals play a pivotal role in the growing Welsh technology industry. They’re not only flying the flag for Welsh innovation, but they’re also helping to pioneer it. Tech Dragons recently caught up with Laura Dunn, the founder and managing director of LED Media. She’s created a digital agency that has operations...

Welsh castles reap the rewards of connected tech

Newport-based connected technology company GCell has implanted its iBeacons into a giant artificial dragon and a string of Welsh castles. The firm is working with Cadw, the Welsh Government’s historic environment service, to deploy iBeacons throughout ten famous Welsh castles and its fiery dragon. GCell, which manufacturers the world’s first solar-powered iBeacon, has been responsible...

Awards ceremony highlights Welsh tech success

The second consecutive Entrepreneur Wales Awards ceremony was held at the Principality Stadium last Wednesday evening. It celebrated the success and contributions of some of the country’s leading entrepreneurs, businesses and early-stage start-ups. Launched in 2015, the award ceremony is organised by Amplified Business Content, a publishing and marketing agency based in Cardiff. While it...

Welsh entrepreneur creates new tech group

Simon Powell, one of Wales’s leading technology and digital entrepreneurs, has set up a new group to act as an umbrella for his tech companies and interests. InspireTec is officially the parent company of Powell’s travel technology provider Comtec, business management systems creator Clarius Finance and e-commerce company Eysys. The company has also just purchased...

Caerphilly Castle to host the world’s leading digital artists

Caerphilly Castle, one of South Wales’s key historic venues, is to house a range of VR paintings, multimedia sculptures and augmented selfies as part of the Lumen Prize 2016 tour. The exhibition is to take place from November 23rd to the 28th, and it’ll feature the work of two leading Welsh artists. These are Gwynedd-based...

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