New national project to boost computing skills of Welsh primary school children

Calls have been made for primary schools throughout Wales to sign up to a project aimed at inspiring the next generation of digital business people. The Barefoot Computing project aims to support primary school teachers in inspiring and exciting pupils aged five and above about the lucrative world of technology. Launched last week by Welsh...

Tech entrepreneur on recruitment drive in North Wales

A tech entrepreneur is on a mission to recruit 100 staff in what he’s calling the best workplace in Wales – sporting games consoles, a snooker table and beach away-days. Gavin Prince, who is the CEO of online tenant eligibility service Verilet, is setting up a new operation centre for his company in a 120-year-old,...

Smart shopping app raises £280,000 investment

Memberoo, a smart shopping app company, has announced it’s to begin commercialising its ‘smart stamp’ product after raising £280,000 in equity investment. The Newport-based company, which is the brainchild of tech entrepreneur Emma Smith, has raised money from Finance Wales and Thorium Technology Investors. Emma set up the company after completing a master’s degree at...

Mission possible for Welsh tech companies to supply the space sector

Yesterday, a technology conference and exhibition in Cardiff highlighted the unique opportunity for Welsh tech companies to diversity the UK space industry. The event, which was sponsored by the Welsh Government and supported by ESTnet, took place at Cardiff City Stadium and saw companies gather from all across Wales. It attracted the interest of a...

Accenture acquires Welsh tech firm

Global digital services provider Accenture has acquired Wales-based tech company Genfour to help it expand its capabilities in the intelligent automation sector. Founded in 2012, Genfour is headquartered in Cwmbran and provides companies with automation services. It works with clients in sectors such as insurance, banking and utilities. According to Accenture, the addition of Genfour...

Cardiff-based AI start-up raises £800,000 in investment

Amplyfi, a start-up that creates artificial intelligence software, has announced that it’s just closed an £800,000 equity investment round. The round was led by Finance Wales – one of the UK’s largest regional SME investment companies – along with additional financial support from private investors. Ashley Cooper, co-founder and director of Catalyst Growth Partners, also...

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