Category: Startups

Bristol green robotics startup raises £1.6m

Bristol robotics company, Perceptual Robotics, is slashing the cost of maintaining wind turbines is flying high after securing £1.6million in its latest funding round. Perceptual Robotics uses autonomous drones to map turbines, before passing the images onto a cloud-based artificial intelligence system which processes them to detect damage. The company’s founders, who met at the […]

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One week to go for Silicon Gorge 2021 applications!

There is only one week left to apply for the 2021 Autumn edition of Silicon Gorge Investor Showcase! Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to accelerate your business to its next level – apply to take part here. The Investor Showcase is open to Tech & Creative companies based in the South West of […]

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Stratiphy overfunds their crowdfunding campaign within 2 hours of going live

Founded at the start of the pandemic in March 2020, Stratiphy is a SETsquared-backed startup which is crowdfunding to democratise personalised investment strategies. The Silicon Gorge finalists kicked off their crowdfunding campaign with a flying start as co-founders Daniel Gold and Nikki Hawkes celebrated raising over their £200k target in less than 2 hours after […]

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Ferryx win Best Elevator Pitch award at Tech-Xpo 2021

Ferryx, a biotech company tackling gastrointestinal inflammation, pitched alongside ten other startups from Bristol’s world-leading tech scene to win ‘Best Elevator Pitch’ at SETsquared Bristol’s Tech-Xpo on Wednesday 30 June. You may like: Bristol startup Ferryx partners with AB Agri to trial animal probiotics SETsquared Bristol is a University of Bristol-led incubator, supporting the growth […]

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Quarterly Investment Briefing: Angel investment

Securing angel investment is a challenge that has long been highlighted in the South West. This is a region known for its significant number of high net worth individuals (3rd in the ranking after London and the South East according to the UK Business Angels Association) but their residence here doesn’t seem to make it […]

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Guest blog: Tips on securing investment from businesses with a track record of success

If you’ve read Unfold’s post on how to approach investors, you’ll know that funding is something which you should attempt to preempt the need for wherever possible to give yourself time to set the foundations for successful bids in the future. Below they’ve given a summary of the most common ways of gaining a capital […]

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Silicon Gorge Profile: Bot-Hive

Alongside this year’s Silicon Gorge: Autumn Edition we’re publishing profiles of a few of the companies that have made it through to the heats. This week it’s Bristol-based Bot-Hive. Here to answer our questions is Bot-Hive Co-founder and CEO, Jaques Bonfrer. What does your company do? Bot-Hive helps first-time buyers choose the right automation solution […]

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