£4 million funding boost for technology education in Wales

The Welsh education secretary, Kirsty Williams, has confirmed that the government will invest £4 million to improve technology education across Wales. Last week, the politician unveiled a new Welsh science and technology education network at Ysgol Gyfun Cwm in Rhondd, which will roll out across the country. The network, financed and managed by the government,...

Verification tech start-up appoints new non-executive director

Vince Corley, who formerly managed Countrywide’s estate agency business, has become a non-executive director at verification technology start-up Credas. The Cardiff-based tech firm is using pioneering facial recognition software to speed up verification for the property industry, and Corley’s appointment is aimed at accelerating growth further. Over the past few years, the company has developed a...

ITCS boosts web development team with new hires

ITCS, a national IT support, services and business telecoms provider, has made a string of new hires to its web development team in a bid to accelerate growth. 2017 has proven to be a busy year for the company, with it adding new clients, creating new websites and developing a new SEO business offering. Now,...

Fintech firm ActiveQuote unveils new branding as it looks to expand

ActiveQuote, a health, life and income protection site based in Cardiff, has developed a new branding strategy as it looks to implement a £2 million expansion plan. The company said it’s adopted a new logo and website to “reflect the simplicity and ease of the comparison service and its ambition to disrupt this crowded market”....

Veeqo raises £200,000 and announces global growth plan

Swansea-based tech firm Veeqo, which creates software for online sellers, has raised £200,000 in a recent crowdfunding campaign to accelerate growth. The Welsh e-commerce software firm took to crowdfunding website Seedrs for its ninth funding campaign and quickly raised £200,000 with the backing of nearly 75 investors. Over the past year, the company has achieved...

Wales gets its first network of cosmic ray detectors

Scientists have installed a network of technologies to detect showers of high-energy particles raining down on Earth for the very first time in South Wales. These particles, which are called cosmic rays, travel at nearly the speed of sound and originate from black holes and exploding stars. They’ve been around since the solar system formed....

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