IO Associates

Specialising in recruitment across the tech, digital, engineering, and government and defence sectors, iO Associates have extensive experience in securing the best talent to create the products and infrastructure of the future.

Tramshed Tech

Whether you’re a freelancer, early-stage startup, a scaleup with global ambitions or aspiring to be the next big tech entrepreneur, you might have just found your dream coworking space.

Tramshed Tech is an ultra-connected community of tech startup and scaleup businesses built with flexibility and innovation in mind. We focus on three core elements; flexible workspaces that grow with you, tech startup and scaleup support programmes and business skills training.

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Storm Consultancy

Storm is an award-winning digital technology agency, who take complex, multi-faceted business ideas and turn them into success stories. With innovation at the heart of everything we do, we help start-ups, scale-ups and corporate innovators take advantage of new opportunities in the digital and technology space.

In addition, Storm are involved in a number of exciting projects of both national and international importance, including the new national Institute of Coding and research into the ethics of Artificial Technology.

Storm is proud to be a Certified B Corp company!

FinTech West

FinTech West is the new name for Bristol FinTech, which has been hosting events in the region since 2016. Bristol FinTech was founded by a group of businesses operating in the city including Clarke Willmott, Pwc, Hargreaves Lansdown, Barclays, and Deepbridge Capital.


We believe in taking responsibility, and that we all have a part to play in creating the world we want.

That’s why we’re empowering our 14 million personal, small business and SME customers in England and Wales, making it easier to control their money when and how they want to. From our branch network to our 24 hour contact centres, and from customer AI to our multi award winning app, we’re making banking simple and secure. And we’re making the most of our data, using what we know to be proactive and help our customers through the moments that shape their lives.

We’re supporting the UK economy by lending more to British businesses than any other bank. And through our Entrepreneur Accelerator hubs around the country, we’re standing behind the drivers of tomorrow’s growth.

Our culture is defined by opportunity and inclusion. We want all our people to be able to be their full selves at work, and to take control of their career destiny. So we’re providing great training, making it easy to learn, develop and progress, whatever your background.

If you’re engaged, proactive, and customer led, there’s a place for you with us.

iO Academy

iO Academy teaches people to code. Our 16 week Full Stack Track coding bootcamp teaches all you need for your first software developer role, with training from professional developers and a 5/5 star rating on both Course Report and Switch Up.

Want to hire a developer? Our hiring partner scheme allows tech companies early access to our skilled and motivated graduates, before they go onto the open job market. Let us know if you are interested in a new talent pipeline for your tech business.

Bath Spa

Bath Spa University is where creative minds meet. Offering a wide range of courses across the arts, sciences, education, social science and business to over 7,500 students, the University employs outstanding creative professionals which support its aim to be a leading educational institution in creativity, culture and enterprise.

Based in stunning countryside just a few minutes from a World Heritage City, Bath Spa University ensures its students graduate as engaged global citizens who are ready for the world of work. In fact, 93 per cent of graduates find themselves in work or further study within six months.


We're an award-winning digital marketing agency based in Bristol, offering integrated marketing services including SEO, PPC, Paid Social and Web Design. We love working with local businesses and often host free workshops to help Bristol companies with their marketing strategy.


We are a team of passionate experts who design, develop and deploy technology for start ups and corporations using the very latest technology. We work with high-growth-potential software startups, scale-ups and corporate innovators such as the BBC, Microsoft, Bank of America and Zendesk. With our team of specialists in their respective fields, we are ideal partners for eager but new entrepreneurs taking their first steps into the world of business as well as large-scale enterprises looking to get their software to do more.

University of Bristol

The University is globally renowned for the high quality of its teaching and for its leading edge research. Places at Bristol are among the most sought after in the UK. The University is characterised as: * operating at the leading edge of research to address key global issues * educating many of tomorrow's leaders * a member of the Worldwide Universities Network and of the Russell Group of universities * ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK and 61st in the world (QS World University Rankings 2023)