Education wellbeing service developed in Bath launched today

A new web based service launched today by a company in Bath ensures children are heard in the primary school classroom and helps teachers monitor the wellbeing and happiness of their students. Speakr makes it easy for teachers to see which of their students need some extra support, and can act as an early warning […]

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You do the math! Bath developers launch educational app in the States

An educational app developed by a husband and wife team in Bath has been launched on the US market after becoming a top-selling educational app on the App Store in the UK. Tom Minor and Nicola Chilman, who run a company called EZ Education Ltd, have taken their DoodleMaths app for iPhone and iPad over […]

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Interview with Peter Francomb of Cahootify

Bath has so many exciting startups at the moment. One of those is Cahootify, which is about to launch in July. I spoke to CEO Peter Francomb about running a tech startup, raising funds and getting noticed. n Pete, tell us what Cahootify does? At Cahootify we believe in helping people do more of the […]

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Top tips for starting your online business

Chris Mattingly, Co-Founder of Queen’s Square based ecommerce company Blublot, gives the low-down on moving traditional businesses online. ———- “The recent cold snap and subsequent impact on high street sales has made a lot of businesses consider online sales as a backup to their business. At Blubolt we provide powerful ecommerce solutions to retailers around […]

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Why entrepreneurship is an important element of degree study

These days going to a top university and getting a first class degree isn’t always enough to impress companies recruiting graduates. At Bath we’re finding that some of the region’s largest employers are looking towards entrepreneurship groups to find the brightest students with added spark. Last Wednesday saw the final of the University of Baths […]

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Bath school children are robotic challenge WORLD CHAMPIONS!

Seven youngsters from Bath have been named the World Champions in the 2013 Robotics challenge having beaten over 20,000 international teams. The 11 – 15 year olds making up Bath’s ‘Team Untitled-1′ are from Ralph Allen and King Edward’s schools. They successfully competed at National level, before making the trip to St Louis in America where they proved […]

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Congratulations Jack!

University of Bath student Jack Franklin has been named in the 2013 ‘.Net Awards‘ as one of the top ten ‘brilliant young web developers’ to watch. The .Net Awards are publicly nominated to create a shortlist, which is then assessed by a panel of 50 industry judges. Jack Franklin is a 3rd year BSc Computer Science student, currently on his […]

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Jowst acquired by Xfire

Bath startup Jowst has announced this week that it has been acquired by US based Xfire. Jowst is a community platform that aims to centralise a players gaming experience. For both casual and competitive gamers it aims to offer a comprehensive and unique reward and results system to show each player’s achievements and losses through […]

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