£50k up for grabs at tech pitch event

Innovators from across Wales are being given the chance to secure up to £50,000 of investment at a new pitch event. BeTheSpark and Inspire Wales are joining forces to run Pitch It, which will take place on October 17th at Cardiff Metropolitan University. The event will attract people and organisations from a range of areas,...

New app is on a mission to eradicate youth unemployment

A technology company on a mission to help young people find  job and education opportunities has launched. MiFuture, which was founded by former teacher and rugby player Gemma Hallett, is a revolutionary new youth employment app. It’s looking t0 support 100,000 disengaged 16 to 24- year olds by providing them with a quick and easy...

Investment firm to set up technology centre in Cardiff

London-based investment firm Downing LLP is planning to open a technology centre in Cardiff in order to expand its IT support capabilities. The company is to lease office space at Park Place, which will be home to a team of developers, customer service operators and IT operational staff. It’s set to open in July. In Cardiff,...

Tim Peake teams up with Welsh Government for £7.2 million STEM fund

Astronaut Tim Peake recently travelled to Cardiff to announce a £7.2 million fund that will encourage more young people to take up technology and science courses. He joined Eluned Morgan – the minister for Welsh language and lifelong learning – at an event organised by The Prince’s Trust Cymru in Tramshed Tech. They met young people...

New £14 million life sciences hub opens in Caerphilly

Life sciences company BBI Group has opened a £14 million global headquarters in Caerphilly as part of ongoing expansion plans. Economy Secretary Ken Skates was recently in Crumlin to open the headquarters, which has been supported by a £1.8 million funding package from the Welsh Government. The business has moved its manufacturing and development activities...

Software firm opens new headquarters in Swansea

Software company Vizolution has opened a new headquarters in Swansea as part of ongoing expansion plans and to help develop the city’s booming tech sector. The purpose-built office is based at a 12,500 sq ft location in Bay Studios Business Park and sports an open-plan design, breakout rooms, meeting pods, quiet library space, phone booths...

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