Superfast broadband to reach 42,000 more premises in Wales

The Superfast Cymru project is to be extended to June 2017 to give an additional 42,000 Welsh premises access to superfast broadband. It’s far seen around 480,000 premises able to access faster broadband speeds, with 96 per cent of homes and businesses in Wales expected to have benefited by 2016. The expansion is being made...

App for trading unwanted items now available on Android and iOS

Paperclip, a location-based app for trading unwanted items, is finally available to download on Android and iOS. It’s the brainchild of Rich Woolley, a young entrepreneur from Penarth in Cardiff who studied business management at Imperial College London. With it, you can discover unloved items around you and make offers to trade for your own items. Features...

Digital economy centre to be created in Swansea

Swansea has been included in a UK Government plan to invest £23 million in setting up six next-generation digital economy centres. Others will be created in Newcastle, Nottingham, York and Bath. The centres were announced today as part of Chancellor George Osborne’s emergency summer budget. They’ll exploit opportunities across sectors of the digital economy, including the creative...

Welsh tech seed fund passes £1m milestone in first year

The Wales Technology Seed Fund, launched by the Welsh Government and Finance Wales in 2014, has so far invested £1.2 million in nine Welsh technology start-ups. It’s helping these businesses commercialise and bring to market innovative products and services in sectors such as health and fitness, bioscience, entertainment, data management and travel. The fund makes equity...

Former Microsoft digital marketing chief to head up Venturefest Wales 2015

Former Microsoft digital marketing chief Allister Frost will lead the line-up of speakers at innovation conference Venturefest Wales 2015. During his time at Microsoft, Frost was responsible for the “I’m a PC” marketing campaign and has since gone on to set up his own consultancy business advising clients on emerging digital marketing trends. At the...

Caerphilly-based tech start-up wows at London business competition

Caerphilly-based tech start-up Happus is among fifteen winners of the Elevator Pitch competition, run by London-based tech news site Tech City News . The start-up’s managing director, David Williams, wowed the judges with his plan to provide affordable hardware and broadband to some of the UK’s most digitally excluded people. The competition, now in its fifth season,...

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