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July 30th 2021

Future Space Guest Blog: Commercial & IP Risks – what should entrepreneurs consider?

We caught up with Charlotte Kingman from Ashfords’ commercial team in Bristol to talk about the key commercial and IP risks that entrepreneurs should consider before embarking on their start-up journey.

July 19th 2021

Flexys appoint Chief Financial Officer

Debt management software provider, Flexys Solutions, has announced the appointment of Beth Abbott-Stratford to the role of Chief Financial Officer.

June 4th 2021

Flexys expands board with appointment of Chief Operating Officer

Flexys is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr David Scholefield to the role of Chief Operating Officer. David’s appointment is the first in a series of vital new management roles in Flexys soon to be joined by a Chief Financial Officer, a Chief Revenue Officer and an additional non-executive board advisor.

May 24th 2021

The advantage of university engagement for growing businesses.

Universities can play a key role in helping SMEs grow, with access to skills training, student and graduate resource, academic expertise, and an abundance of practical advice. See how university engagement has helped the Future Space community.

May 11th 2021

Innovation call to address domiciliary care workforce issues

The West of England Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), South West AHSN and Health Education England South West are calling for innovative solutions that are ready for adoption (or adaptation) and spread, in order to support the domiciliary care workforce.

May 7th 2021

Future Space Guest Blog: Insurance considerations when expanding into overseas territories

Ryan is a Chartered broker, working closely with the regional tech & life science community, providing Insurance advice and cover for businesses in Bristol and wider. We caught up with Ryan to find out what businesses need to know about insurance and expanding overseas.

April 20th 2021

Albotherm raises £370k to develop Passive Cooling Technology for the fight against Climate Change

Albotherm, a University of Bristol spin-out company developing passive cooling technologies to reduce energy usage in Agriculture and the Buildings sector, is excited to announce today the completion of a £370k ($500k) seed funding round.

March 16th 2021

PwC and Flexys launch smart fintech solution to help businesses navigate lockdown loans

PwC has joined up with software specialist Flexys to provide banks with a smart solution to manage loans offered to their customers as part of the government’s initiative to enable businesses to maintain financial stability during the Covid-19 pandemic.

March 11th 2021

eXmoor pharma secures £12m ($17m) from healthcare investment firm MVM marking milestone towards significant expansion plans

eXmoor, the expert cell and gene therapy (CGT) services company (Bristol, England), has announced an initial investment of £12m ($17m) from specialist healthcare investment firm MVM Partners (“MVM”), to enable eXmoor’s ambitious expansion plans.

March 2nd 2021

Future Space Guest Blog: Alan Furley, Owner of ISL Recruitment

Alan Furley, owner of ISL Recruitment, has run several workshops and advisory services for Future Space members. We asked him for his advice on shaping people strategy prior to raising investment.