Who we are

Bristol & Bath Cyber

Bristol & Bath Cyber is a not-for-profit community of cyber entrepreneurs, employers, practitioners, educators, investors, and collaborators from across the region who, collectively, make up the local cyber ecosystem. We are a  community dedicated to connecting, educating, and strengthening the cyber ecosystem in the West of England.

It is a platform for innovation and collaboration, working with startups, scaleups, and growth businesses, helping to drive economic growth through networking, knowledge exchange, and sharing of best practices. We connect teams across public, private sectors, and academia, and help them thrive through our networks and knowledge.

Bristol & Bath Cyber connects with dozens of companies and teams monthly, highlighting the best of what’s happening in our community and bringing people together through events and programmes.

About us

The region’s cyber technology community

Bristol and Bath Cyber support the region’s cyber technology community. We provide opportunities for businesses of all sizes to access events, business mentors, advisors and investors, and to exchange ideas and knowledge. Our regular networking events bring together organisations from public and private sectors, and academia, offering the chance to share best practices and cyber knowledge across the community.

It is our aim to promote the Bristol and Bath Cyber ecosystem through a range of initiatives that will help businesses form and grow in the region:

  • Enable greater collaboration and interaction through the development of strong, trusted relationships.
  • Work alongside schools and universities in the region to encourage interest in a career in cyber with the talent pool of the future. Developing initiatives to help build cyber talents and to shrink the regional cyber skills gap.
  • Provide a central hub for organisations of all sizes to access the most relevant and useful information they need to build and grow their business.
  • Encourage innovation and knowledge sharing across the ecosystem.
  • Promote Government initiatives to accelerate regional growth.
  • Develop links across Cyber cluster networks to showcase the unique qualities of the Bristol and Bath Cyber ecosystem to a wider national and international market.
  • Create opportunities for startups and scaleups to access a range of investment and funding streams. Assisting founders on their journey to become investor-ready and facilitating introductions to angel, seed, and venture capital investment.
  • Raise awareness of the availability and scope of cyber skills in the region to the wider business community, by leveraging our access to the established technology and general business networks across the region.
  • Exploit the commercial advantages of the ecosystem’s location, with its transport links to all of the UK’s major economic centres and its status as one of the largest economic technology sectors in the UK.
The Team

Bristol & Bath Cyber Cluster

The Board

Cyber Cluster Community Board

Knowledge & Connections

Connecting the right people at the right time to the right opportunities

From news and features to delivering dozens of events annually, our team showcases the best stories and learnings from right across our community. Join our Meetup Groups or meet our community managers to get connected.


Developing and featuring top tech talent

We connect thousands of people with the very best jobs in tech in the West. Whether experienced talent searching our jobs board or people training through our training boot camps we want to make our community the world’s most exciting and inclusive – SHIFT


Find advice, founders or investors

Our team helps founders to start and scale their businesses with programmes that introduce them to the best entrepreneurial advice, other peers in the cluster and investors who want to back their venture.

See South West Founders & the Investment Activator Programme