SETsquared Webinar: Monday 9th July 2018

What are investors looking for?

Webinar: Monday 9th July 2018, 9.30am

Register here: http://www.setsquared.co.uk/event/webinar-live-raising-scale-investment-series

Join SETsquared on this not to be missed webinar which will look at what investors are looking for in later stage technology companies. Seasoned entrepreneur, Karl Wills, whose most recent venture Pelipod sold to BT in 2016 will share his experience of raising investment, we’ll also discuss our Scale-Up Programme and the support it can provide to growing tech companies.

Apollo Rail selected to deliver Department for Transport funded project

The UK government is seeking to put in place ways to improve the rail experience for passengers. One of the issues being looked at is improved connectivity and the Department for Transport (DfT) has set standards for mandatory free WiFi for new rail franchises. Project SAFRON ('Safe Operational Radio Network') is an 18 month project to demonstrate how Passenger WiFi can be used for new innovations in customer information, condition monitoring and even train control, whilst still maintaining the safety and security of the train.

The funded project is being managed by...

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In a changing world, the winners are the ones who are agile enough to take advantage. Today, few environments change as rapidly as the technology sector, which means those able to get off the launching pad can often get a head start on slower competitors. If you can turn an idea into a business straight away, you put yourself in the best possible position.

Many entrepreneurs do that by spinning their tech concepts out of the university where their research is based, and the University of Surrey is keen to showcase its credentials for budding tech entrepreneurs.

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