Wales’ leading tech females announced at Digital Festival

Wales’ first ever awards ceremony for female technology professionals and innovators took place during the opening of the Digital Festival on Monday. Organised by Innovation Point, the awards were set up to share the stories of the women leading Wales’s technology sector. Currently, just 15 per cent of UK tech roles are held by females....

Cardiff shines in the latest Tech Nation report

Cardiff has been highlighted as one of the UK’s fastest-growing technology hubs in the latest Tech Nation report. Released annually, it aims to shine a light on the progress made by the British technology industry, as well as regional clusters such as Cardiff, Bristol and Manchester. Digital technology firms based in the Welsh capital generated...

UK Government appoints first ever Welsh fintech envoy

Seasoned technology entrepreneur Richard Theo has been confirmed as the first ever Welsh fintech envoy. Appointed by Chancellor Philip Hammond, his job will be to champion Wales’s growing fintech sector and to promote it as a hotspot for international companies. It is believed that the fintech industry is worth £7 billion to the British economy and employs...

Cloud tech firm achieves business success across the pond

Cloud technology firm Object Matrix has secured around £1 million worth of new business in the Americas. The Cardiff-based firm, which provides hybrid cloud and object storage achieve solutions, has signed deals with a major American news network and the owners of Madison Square Garden. Its integrated private and hybrid cloud platforms are being used...

New app wants to tackle UK high street crisis

An app that’s been designed to give a new lease of life to Britain’s dying high streets has launched after raising £200,000 from the Development Bank of Wales. The app, which provides high-street businesses with the digital tools to help them take on major retail chains, is being tested on Cowbridge high street. It gives...

Newport IT firm donates bespoke computers to charity

A technology company based in Newport has donated six computers designed to help people with learning difficulties to a local charity. A2Z Computing is the creator of a hybrid PC called the Fizzbook Duo, which functions as both a tablet and laptop in the education sector. It’s widely used in special needs schools. Based near...

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