Bristol TechFin 2017

With just under a week before our inaugural TechFin conference, I thought it worthwhile reviewing how we got here and why it’s important. Tickets are still available for this stellar day and fantastic opportunity to meet leaders from the financial, professional, and high tech industries! As a buzzword, FinTech has captured the imagination (and investment … Read more Bristol TechFin 2017

Announcing Voxxed Days Bristol 2018!

It’s with huge anticipation that we can announce that Voxxed Days Bristol 2018 will be taking place at the Watershed on 15 March 2018! Call for Papers now Open! Our call for papers will be open until 13 Oct. Tickets are being held at 2016 prices; Blind-Bird tickets – £100 plus VAT – strictly limited to … Read more Announcing Voxxed Days Bristol 2018!

IoTUK Boost Bristol companies announced!

The emerging Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and businesses are estimated to be worth £322bn to the UK economy alone by 2020(1). The national IoTUK Boost programme from the Digital Catapult and Future Cities Catapult is designed to support the development of IoT enabled products, services, and applications from UK small to medium sized companies … Read more IoTUK Boost Bristol companies announced!

TechFin & proud

Chris Skinner wrote a provocative thought piece just before Christmas “Go Fintech or go home (and don’t be Techfin)”. While I agree with the bulk of his article, I think he’s got the labels wrong. Most current FinTech companies (including, or perhaps especially, the unicorns) are just what he describes, mobile apps and web-interfaces. They … Read more TechFin & proud

Voxxed Days Bristol speakers announced!

Announcing the first confirmed speakers for Voxxed Days Bristol 2017! This premier technical conference for cloud computing, big data & analytics, Java & languages is taking place on 2 March in the Watershed. We have speakers from Bristol to Brazil. Confirmed speakers include Dan Cook, Gen Gaster, Kate Stanley, Simon Ritter, Lucas Fernandes da Costa, Lorenzo … Read more Voxxed Days Bristol speakers announced!

Digital Catapult announces IoTUK Boost partners – driving forward Internet of Things innovation

High Tech Bristol and Bath CIC, together with Bristol SETsquared Business Accelerator, Engine Shed, and the University of the West of England (UWE, Bristol) are excited to confirm that we are one of the 6 Boost partners. IoTUK Boost will aim to address barriers to entry into the IoT marketplace across the country, with the … Read more Digital Catapult announces IoTUK Boost partners – driving forward Internet of Things innovation

Cloud computing gathers pace in Bristol

The engineering behind much of modern cloud computing is being developed here in Bristol and Bath. Bristol 24/7 reports on how it all started and where it’s heading. “Cloud will become an increasingly large and important part of Bristol’s economy. This industry provides environmentally sustainable, well-paid employment and can also spawn a generation of new startups … Read more Cloud computing gathers pace in Bristol

Keynotes announced for OpenStack Day UK!

In what promises to be an exciting day for all attendees we can announce two top quality Keynotes for OpenStack Day UK; Jonathan Bryce (Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation) and Richard Haigh (Head of Delivery Enablement at Paddy Power Betfair)! Jonathan Bryce He started his career working as a web developer for Rackspace, and … Read more Keynotes announced for OpenStack Day UK!

Autonomous drone racing comes to Bristol

The University of the West of England (UWE) and High Tech Bristol and Bath are launching the world’s first racing competition for autonomous aircraft, or drones. “This is not about human piloting skills; it is about building machines and systems that can operate without human intervention” The MAAXX (Micro Aero Autonomous Extreme) air race will … Read more Autonomous drone racing comes to Bristol

Announcing OpenStack Day UK, in Bristol!

Keeping with our ambition to showcase great Bristol engineering to the world, and bring the best engineers and ideas to Bristol, we’re super excited to be hosting OpenStack Days UK here in Bristol on 15 September 2016. If you’d like to share your passion and expertise in OpenStack the Call for Papers is open! https://www.papercall.io/cfps/119/submissions/new … Read more Announcing OpenStack Day UK, in Bristol!