Urban mobility in Cardiff and how public transport apps like Moovit can help

Until recently, the most famous railway station in Wales was Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. It’s the longest officially recognised place name in the UK and practically impossible to pronounce for anybody who’s not native to Welsh. But having an inordinately long name isn’t the only way to get a famous station in Wales these days. Last month, Cardiff...

New BT Cymru Wales director named

BT has named Alwen Williams as the new director of its Welsh business. Alwen, 38, has been working for the communications giant since 1996 and replaces Ann Beynon, who stepped down from the director role in the summer after 17 years. Living in Connah’s Quay, she’ll divide her time between both north and south Wales...

Building your business – how to get pitch perfect

There’s no denying it: pitching for funding or investment is daunting for any budding entrepreneur. It doesn’t matter how passionate you are about your business idea; you need to prepare when seeking financial support. If you’re going to Venturefest Wales the week after next, it’s definitely worth checking out the ‘People’s Pitch’ platform. There, you’ll get...

TechHub Swansea appoints seasoned entrepreneur for director role

Co-working space TechHub Swansea has announced the appointment of seasoned entrepreneur Tim Morgan to its team of directors. Tim is the founder and CEO of Mint Digital, a London and New York-based digital product development company. He’s built up a wealth of start-up experience over the years, with the success of projects such as Boomf, DeskBeers...

30 jobs to be created at Pencoed-based Sony UK Technology Centre

30 jobs are to be created at the Sony UK Technology Centre in Pencoed as part of the development of a new digital media content management division. First Minister Carwyn Jones announced the news during his visit to the tech giant’s headquarters in Japan on Thursday. The £1.1 investment in new digitisation technology is being supported...

The CDF and Welsh ICE announce monthly micro-funding event

Cardiff newspaper The CDF and Caerphilly-based start-up incubator Welsh ICE have launched a monthly micro-funding event. Each Eyes Wide Open event will feature a speaker from areas of society such as sports, culture, business and politics – with money raised going to local projects. The financial awards will be presented on the night, following a vote...

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