Technology

More expansion on the way for Bath fintech firm following acquisition

August 19, 2019
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More expansion on the way for Bath fintech firm following acquisition

Bath fintech firm i4C Technology, which has become a market leader in digital cashflow modelling just two years after launch, is predicting further growth after being acquired by a major specialist software company. i4C Technology was founded in 2017 by Bath-based serial entrepreneur Mark Harman and provides financial planning software tools and cashflow modelling...

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Call goes out for Bath’s fast-growing tech firms to enter prestigious awards showcase

August 18, 2019
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Call goes out for Bath’s fast-growing tech firms to enter prestigious awards showcase

Ambitious Bath technology firms are being invited to enter a major awards scheme that recognises the UK’s fastest-growing businesses in the sector. Entries are now open for the 22nd annual UK Technology Fast 50 Awards staged by global accountancy group Deloitte. The awards are open to firms that use a proprietary technology in their business.  The...

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Google lined up for top billing at SearchStar’s 2020 vision – and beyond – advertising conference

August 15, 2019
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Google lined up for top billing at SearchStar’s 2020 vision – and beyond – advertising conference

Bath digital media buying agency SearchStar’s Future of Advertising conference series returns to the city later this year with Google set to deliver the keynote presentation. A follow-up to last year’s brilliantly received Data in Advertising conference, pictured, the full-day event – called Growth & Advertising: 2020 and Beyond – is aimed at digital...

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Boost for SCISYS as broadcaster tunes in to its newsroom software

August 15, 2019
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Boost for SCISYS as broadcaster tunes in to its newsroom software

Specialist IT group SCISYS has added to the success of its newsroom software, services and training business by winning another major contract from a major European broadcaster. The contract, secured by the Chippenham-headquartered group’s Germany-based Media Solutions division, is with an unnamed broadcaster, for which it will provide an integrated newsroom package for planning...

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Funding for Mayden project that harnesses power of digital to benefit mental health patients

August 2, 2019
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Funding for Mayden project that harnesses power of digital to benefit mental health patients

Bath-based specialist software house Mayden has been awarded funding to help with the digital transformation of the way patients get access to mental health services. The financial support from the Small Business Research Initiative for Healthcare – which supports tech innovation in the NHS – will enable Mayden to digitise and streamline each stage...

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Major Chinese recruitment deal for Bath-based Artificial Intelligence trailblazer

August 1, 2019
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Major Chinese recruitment deal for Bath-based Artificial Intelligence trailblazer

Bath-based Artificial Intelligence pioneer firm Cognisess has signed a deal potentially worth millions of pounds to supply its expertise to the second-biggest recruitment company in China. Beijing-based Zhaopin, which operates online and has more than 140m candidates on its books, called on Cognisess to help it better understand the best roles for students.  Cognisess’...

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Pitch programme to prepare ambitious firms for Dragons’ Den-style investor showcase

August 1, 2019
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Pitch programme to prepare ambitious firms for Dragons’ Den-style investor showcase

Innovative companies from the Bath area are being invited to pitch to investors for financial support from £100,000 up to £2m.  PitchFest South West provides ambitious businesses with an intensive expert training and investment programme designed to help them become both pitch and investment ready.  They then get to pitch to a group of...

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Industrial Strategy unveiled to harness potential of West of England’s innovation and creativity

July 22, 2019
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Industrial Strategy unveiled to harness potential of West of England’s innovation and creativity

The first-ever industrial blueprint for the West of England has been launched with the aim of building on the area’s unique creativity, collaboration and ingenuity to secure sustainable growth. Among ideas suggested in the strategy are connecting researchers, businesses and residents through a Global Centre of Innovation Excellence to focus the area’s innovative strengths...

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Pair join Systemagic as it celebrates 20th anniversary with more growth

July 18, 2019
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Pair join Systemagic as it celebrates 20th anniversary with more growth

IT support firm Systemagic has appointed two new employees to its team as it continues a year of growth. Hayley Dixon takes on the new role of business and finance administrator at the Bradford on Avon-based firm while Emily Rigg becomes its first female technician.  Hayley has more than 10 years’ experience in customer-facing roles...

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Bath Business News photo gallery: Institute of Directors South West Director of the Year Awards

July 5, 2019
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The Institute of Directors’ South West Director of the Year Awards celebrated best business practice, with the winners demonstrating the breadth and depth of talent in the region’s boardrooms. Winners ranged from the West of England’s largest bus operator to a recycling firm behind a state-of-the-art waste handling centre and a fast-growing recruitment. The...

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