All things tech in the west

Category: Interviews

Origin Startup taps into Workspace’s supportive ethos to accelerate new businesses

Interview: Head of Origin, Rob Hingston lays out the plan for Origin Workspace and Origin Startup
14th May 2019 Read more...

Scale up Stories: huggg

hugg founder Paul Wickers tells us about the challenges surrounding accessing finance as companies scale
12th December 2018 Read more...

Scale up Stories: Techmodal

Scale-up Generator's Briony Phillips talks to Techmodal CEO Kempton Canons to find out the challenges associated with leadership and scaleups
7th December 2018 Read more...


How I became a software developer, and what the future of development looks like.

Mike Oram, of Mayden Academy, shares how to break into coding.
7th September 2018 Read more...


Creator of Ruby programming language to speak at Bath Ruby 2018

We chat to Simon Starr, organiser of Bath Ruby, on what's in store at the UK's largest Ruby developers conference, as well as our competition to win two tickets
28th February 2018 Read more...

Interview: Jo Duncan on becoming the queen of lean content marketing

We chat to Jo Duncan about her newly published book 'Lean Content Marketing' and what it means to be lean
23rd February 2018 Read more...

European LLVM Developers’ Meeting lands in Bristol

We chat to LLVM's Arnaud de Grandmaison and Phillip Power from Bristol-based SN Systems - the tech company behind the push to bring the event to the city
22nd January 2018 Read more...

Bath-based businesses collaborate on life-saving database

Interview: The team at Bath-based CiteAb on their collaboration with web agency Storm to build the world's largest citation-ranked antibody search engine
19th December 2017 Read more...

Interview: Gareth Williams on YellowDog’s journey from startup to scale-up

YellowDog's founder talks us through his journey from minimum viable product to award-winning, fast-growth tech company now in its series A round of investment
18th December 2017 Read more...

Interview: The SMS Works’ Henry Cazalet on why the humble text message is king

The co-founder of The SMS Works tells us about his Bristol-based startup, a business-to-customer SMS service with a twist
5th December 2017 Read more...

Interview: David McGoran, on building a revolutionary new creative industry using robotics

The co-founder of Bristol-based Rusty Squid on what it means to run a studio for experimental robotic art and design
21st November 2017 Read more...

Teen entrepreneur’s startup allows you to Go Virtually anywhere

We chat to the founder of Bath-based Go Virtually, the startup that's using 360 tech to allow people to explore the South West in VR
15th November 2017 Read more...

Interview: The rise and rise of the chatbots

Paul Shepherd, chatbot expert from We Build Bots, on what chatbots are being used for today and how they'll be used in the future
8th November 2017 Read more...

A day in the life of a PlayStation development tools specialist

We chat to the experts at Bristol-based SN Systems to find out what it's like to be behind the tools used to create some of the world's most popular games
23rd October 2017 Read more...

Helpfulpeeps sees explosion of growth driven by community karma

Interview: Co-founder Saf Nazeer on growing a successful business based on on the willingness of people to help others in their community
19th October 2017 Read more...

Picking the brains behind PlayStation’s game development platform, SN Systems

We chat to CTO Tom Charlesworth along with Bernard James VP Development on what it means to be part of one of the world's biggest platforms for game developers
15th August 2017 Read more...

Interview: Reggie Bradford, Senior Vice President at Oracle’s Startup Cloud Accelerator

Serial entrepreneur Reggie Bradford on why cloud computing is the key to future technological advancements and why he chose Bristol to launch Oracle's first startup cloud accelerator
22nd June 2017 Read more...

Interview: Dominic Mills on leading a world-class tech team at digital agency Zone

Chief Technology Officer Dominic chats to us about Zone's rise from a back bedroom in the 90s to running campaigns for the likes of Tesco and Coca Cola
19th June 2017 Read more...