Running group for tech scene set up in Cardiff

A social running group for those working in tech has been set up in Cardiff. Techrunners Cardiff is being organised by Cardiff Start, Wales’s largest start-up community. The first run is scheduled for next Tuesday at Bute Park. Various members of the Cardiff Start community suggested setting up the group based on the success of Techrunners...

App to keep track of red squirrels developed

Llandudno-based digital agency Livetech has developed an app to help keep track of red squirrels. The Squirrel Location Map, available on iPhone, iPad and Android, allows people to pinpoint exactly where they’ve spotted a native red squirrel – keeping them on the radar. Red squirrels faced near extinction in Britain before a major conservation effort to boost...

Echosec accepted onto Esri Partner Network

Social media monitoring platform Echosec has been accepted onto the Esri Partner Network as an emerging business in the geographic information sector. The inclusion will allow the Newport-based tech firm to expand its foothold in providing professionals in fields such as public safety and journalism with valuable insight and actionable knowledge about real-time events. It’ll also be...

Seedrs campaign for accountancy management platform reaches 60% of target in two days

A Seedrs campaign for a cloud-based management platform for accountants has already reached 60 per cent of its £75,000 target in just two days. Set up on Wednesday morning by Bridgend-born entrepreneur Phil Murphy and business partner James Kilford, over £45,000 has so far been raised for their business, Senta. The aim of the platform is...

Interview: Startup Wales organiser Rich Woolley

In light of the launch of Startup Wales – a competition for Welsh start-ups due to take place in Cardiff this October – we speak to its founder and lead organiser, Rich Woolley. TD: Can you tell us a little more about yourself and Startup Wales, please? RW: I’m the founder of an app called...

Swansea University researchers explore mobile tech in Bangalore

Researchers from Swansea University have visited Bangalore in India to discover the mobile technology it offers. The trip took place over a two-week period and saw the research team undertake studies and facilitate a two-day summit with experts drawn from high-tech companies, NGOs and universities. It was hosted at the Microsoft Research Lab in the city....

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