Great British Entrepreneur Awards open for entries

Applications for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards are officially open. The awards, now in the fifth year, are aimed at celebrating the work and inspiring stories of entrepreneurs from across the UK. They don’t just consider their financial success. There are 11 categories to enter in several host cities, including Cardiff, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh and...

Sorbet is transforming the way letting agents stay organised

Letting agents and property managers are being given a new way to organise maintenance reports and inspections, thanks to a software platform called Sorbet. The Cardiff-based company is the brainchild of Brooke Williams, a former contractor who believed there was a more effective way for agents, landlords, tenants and contractors to communicate. As a result,...

Cardiff-based science advocate awarded with MBE

Wendy Sadler, a Cardiff-based academic who launched a social enterprise to get youngsters interested in science, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Having launched Science Made Simple in 2002, she’s spent the last fifteen years of her career inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers – and supporting young women...

Swansea Uni to celebrate International Women in Engineering day

The College of Engineering at Swansea University is set to hold a variety of events to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day on June 23rd. These celebrations, occurring from 10:30am to 2:30pm, will take place at Bay Campus and include a keynote speech from La-Chun Lindsay. She’s the managing director of GE Aviation Wales. GE Aviation...

Accelerated Growth Programme passes 1000 job creation milestone

The Accelerated Growth Programme, which was set up by the Welsh Government to support high-scale businesses in Wales, has surpassed the 1000 job creation milestone. Run by Business Wales, the scheme provides ambitious, post-start businesses with a bespoke package of support to help them grow faster, stronger and for longer. Since launching in 2015, it’s...

Cardiff social media platform showcases at US tech conferences

Blurrt, a Cardiff-based social media analytics firm, has spent time exhibiting at a range of top tech and broadcasting events in US to showcase its platform. The company attended the Collision Conference in New Orleans for three days and had the opportunity to show off its technology. It’s one of the top tech events in...

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