Digital Cities initiative to come to Wales

The Digital Cities initiative, which aims to accelerate inspiration, imagination and creative collaboration in the tech sector, is to come to Cardiff. Digital Cities Cardiff will take place between March 13th and 17th, and it’ll provide a range of bespoke events for Wales’s digital sector. They include workshops, masterclasses and keynotes. Delivered by the BBC,...

Cardiff Start co-founder to judge leading competition for female tech entrepreneurs

Neil Cocker, who co-founded leading Welsh technology community Cardiff Start, has been confirmed as a judge for a competition promoting female innovators. Women Who Tech, a US-based non-profit that represents women working in the tech and start-up industry, has announced plans for 2017’s Women Startup Challenge Europe. The competition will bring together female technologists and...

Welsh tech firm eying up £100 million turnover

DevOpsGuys, a Cardiff-based IT consultancy and software development firm, is aiming to make a £100 million turnover over the next five years. The tech firm has just received £1 million in business funding from Santander Corporate & Commercial to accelerate business growth and create new job opportunities. In 2013, entrepreneurs James Smith and Steve Thair...

The rise of robo advisors: Can Wales lead the way?

Looking at anything from construction to medicine, it’s hard to ignore the profound effect technology has had on our lives over the past few decades. We can now construct cities, bridges and models in stunning 3D detail as well as cure previously incurable diseases. Technology has also put the world of investing at our fingertips....

Re:Program announces International Women’s Day event

Re:Program, an organisation that represents women working in Welsh technology and business, is set to hold a March event to coincide with International Women’s Day 2017. The organisation has been on a short break, but it’s making a return this year. It’s organised an interactive meetup session at Cardiff-based cafe 1877 for March 16th. Founded by...

New chair for Compound Semiconductor Catapult announced

Kevin Crofton, a prolific businessman from California, has been announced as the chair of the UK Government’s £50 million Compound Semiconductor Application Catapult. The organisation was set up to accelerate the use and development of semiconductor devices in the industry by bringing together cutting-edge companies based along the M4. It’ll work closely with the Compound...

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