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...

Memberoo launch goes down a treat

Memberoo, a new customer loyalty app, launched with a big bang in Cardiff last week. There’s nothing better than a free treat, and customers couldn’t have agreed more when they were given the chance to test out the app in return for some ice cream. Customers packed into popular dessert venue Science Cream, one of...

Swansea Uni academic up for leading STEM award

Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott, who is a senior pro-vice-chancellor at Swansea University, has been shortlisted in the upcoming Chwarae Teg Womenspire Awards. The awards are aimed at celebrating the achievements made by pioneering women across Wales. And they include a wide range of categories to ensure that women from all walks of life are reflected. Lappin-Scott has...

Compliance with new data laws is paramount, says Welsh law firm

A leading Welsh law firm has warned that businesses must understand the risks of failing to adhere to new data protection laws if they want to avoid big fines. Acuity Legal, which is based in Cardiff and Swansea, has raised the warning just a year before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force....

New support opportunity for Welsh tech firms

Welsh businesses that are looking to develop emerging technologies are being invited to an information event in June to discuss a new support opportunity. The Springboard Business Innovation Centre, which is based in Cwmbran, is inviting companies to a drop-in session on June 14 so entrepreneurs can find out more about CEMT (the Centre of...

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