Innovation Point launches to aid growth of big tech ideas

Innovation Point, a new company aimed at helping innovators find the funding and networks to grow big ideas worldwide, launched yesterday. Based in Newport, the organisation has been set up to strengthen Wales’s position in the global technology industry, identifying new trends and bringing them to Wales. A year in the planning, it’s a partnership...

Cardiff University and Admiral team up on big data projects

Cardiff University and motor insurance giant Admiral have teamed up to work on two Data analytics Knowledge Transfer Partnership projects. The company said it wants to be at the forefront of the big data market and is taking an academic approach to analysing the high volumes of data. Working with Cardiff University on this, Admiral will investigate...

Nominations for BAFTA Cymru Games Awards announced

The nominations for the 2016 BAFTA Cymru Games Awards have been announced. Having received a ton of entries, the event organisers have agreed upon the nominees for best game and the shortlists for artistic achievement, technical achievement, gameplay design, and sound & music. An award ceremony will be held at the Tramshed in Cardiff, an...

Chance meeting helps business owners make record turnover

Starting up a business isn’t easy, but two business owners who took the plunge 12 years ago are celebrating record turnover and the launch of a new national franchise. Steve Bain and John Merrick, the founders of IT support business Pisys.net, met each other at a Swansea-based networking meeting called BNI Dylan back in 2003. Soon,...

Entrepreneur Wales Awards back for another year

Entrepreneur Wales Awards is back for another year and is on the search for the most enterprising individuals in Wales. Run by the founders of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, they aim to recognise the hard work and inspiring stories of Welsh entrepreneurs and businesses. Rather than simply focusing on the balance sheet, the awards highlight...

North Wales tech company receives honour from Google

A North Wales-based tech company specialising in website and app design has received a rare honour from search giant Google. Livetech, which is located in Llandudno, has become one of 5,000 official Google Partners worldwide – the only one in Conwy, Gwynedd, Anglesey or Denbighshire. To qualify for this award, Livetech had to show excellent customer...

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