Welsh data science sector to rival London with launch of graduate scheme

Business management consultancy the Welsh Contact Centre Forum is on the lookout for bright data science graduates to apply for its new training programme. Launched recently, the Welsh Data Science Graduate Programme is aimed at giving the country’s top talent added incentive to build careers in Wales’ booming digital sector. Supported by £2.3 million of...

DevOpsGroup and BGF win big at the 2018 Wales Dealmakers Awards

BGF’s £3 million investment into high-performance IT consultancy DevOpsGroup has been named the Venture Capital Deal of the Year. DevOpsGroup and BGF received the prestigious honour at the 2018 Wales Dealmakers Awards on Thursday, September 27th. Organised by Insider Media, these awards recognise milestone corporate finance deals made in Wales as well as the people and organisations behind...

Tech jobs in Wales are continuing to grow

The number of digital technology jobs in Cardiff has grown by nearly a third over the past three years, according to research from Tech Nation. Wales is experiencing an employment boost as it continues to build one of the UK’s most promising tech clusters. That was one of the core findings at the Cardiff leg...

Welsh digital storytelling app to be presented at San Francisco expo

Traces, a bilingual storytelling app that takes you on a journey around the St Fagans National Museum of History, is to be presented in San Francisco this month. Alison John and Dr Jenny Kidd will travel to the US to demo their app at the Digital Heritage Expo in San Francisco between October 26th and 30th. It’s a...

Agtech start-up raises £300,000 of funding

Phytoponics, which is the creator of a hydroponic deep-water culture technology solution for sustainable agriculture, has raised £300,000 in new investment. Having secured £200,000 earlier this year, the start-up has gone on to receive additional funding from existing and new investors in a deal led by Smart Anchor Capital. Founded by Adam Dixon and Luke Parkin,...

Tech Nation launches search for the best tech start-ups

Industry body Tech Nation is on the search for the most exciting technology start-up from across the UK to take part in the Rising Stars pitch competition. Building on the success of Northern Stars from Tech Nation, it’s going national to discover the best tech start-ups and entrepreneurs from every corner of the UK. The winners...

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