Welsh app revitalising UK high street to pitch at Buckingham Palace

An app that’s helping to revitalise the ailing British high street has been shortlisted for the people’s choice award at the Duke of York’s Pitch@Palace event. Developed in South Wales, NearMeNow is one of the innovative technology start-ups chosen to pitch at Buckingham Palace on November 8th. The event will bring together entrepreneurs, investors and...

£2 million boost for electric charging points in Wales

£2 million of government funds will be used to roll out high-tech electric charging points at strategic road links throughout Wales. Secured as part of the two-year budget agreement between the Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru, the funding will allow a network of rapid charging points to be created by 2020. The project will support...

Welsh life sciences company expands team after raising investment

Welsh life sciences company Bond Digital Health is expanding its team after securing more than a quarter of a million pounds in investment. Based at the Life Sciences Hub in Cardiff, the company has hired Edryd Sharp as head of product design and Phil Cooley as quality assurance manager. These appointments follow a year of growth...

Entrepreneurs scoop up £100,000 of investment at first Pitch it Wales event

Wales’ brightest entrepreneurs were recently given the opportunity to secure £100,000 of equity investment at the first Pitch It competition. Organised by BeTheSpark and Inspire Wales, the event took place at Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Llandaff campus on October 17th. It attracted an audience of more than 120 people, spanning areas such as academia, risk capital,...

Vodafone invites Welsh businesses to apply for new social innovation fund

Welsh start-ups and entrepreneurs have just one more day to apply for Vodafone’s new social innovation fund. The telecoms giant is on the lookout for early stage companies developing innovative technology solutions with a social purpose. Vodafone Techstarter is aimed at supporting ideas that harness the power of technology, connectivity and innovation to improve health,...

MoneySuperMarket selects ActiveQuote as new income protection insurance partner

Cardiff-based fintech firm ActiveQuote has been chosen by leading price comparison website MoneySuperMarket to power its new income protection service. This is the first time ActiveQuote will be providing its white-label comparison services to MoneySuperMarket. Customers are able to get both short and long-term income protection insurance policies. Speaking about the launch of the service, ActiveQuote CEO...

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