News, knowledge and insight from the technology sector in Wales
Kickstart Collective with Technology Connected
UK Government has recently launched a new ‘Kickstart’ scheme, designed to help employers and young job seekers through funded six-month placements. The £2 billion Kickstart Scheme will create hundreds of thousands of new, fully subsidised jobs for young people across the country.
Inspirational Woman: Avril Lewis MBE | Managing Director, Technology Connected
I’m Avril Lewis MBE, the managing director of the non-profit membership organisation Technology Connected which works to bring technology industry together giving it an impactful voice, to help promote and champion the industry and collaboratively create solutions to build a brighter future for it.
Inspirational Woman: Katy Chamberlain | Chief Executive, Business in Focus
Katy Chamberlain is the Chief Executive of Business in Focus which supports businesses in turning their ambition into reality. Katy spent more than 20 years with international accountancy and advisory firm KPMG, leading teams delivering a variety of services to businesses in Wales and is also the former Chief Executive of equality action organisation, Chwarae Teg. Tell […]
Welsh Tech Leaders Predict Post COVID Opportunities for Wales
“We are now working very effectively remotely…I think there’s a chance for Wales to grab some of that opportunity from London”. That was the view of Starling Bank founder and CEO Anne Boden MBE during our Learnings from Leaders: Forging our Tech Future virtual event
From polar bears to space: Wales to launch first-ever Wales Tech Week
Virtual events across Fintech, Blockchain, Cyber, Data, MedTech, AI, Investment, Creative and more announced. Wales will play host to its first national tech week next week with a free virtual festival running across 13th-17th July.
Keynote speaker revealed for first-ever Wales Tech Week
Today, Wales Tech Week has announced Lee Waters MS, the Welsh Deputy Minister for the Economy and Transport as its keynote speaker. The Deputy Minister will join Avril Lewis MBE in the festivals opening event, available to stream globally live on Monday 13th July at 9:15 GMT.
UK businesses finding success in home working thanks to technology
UK businesses are finding success in home working thanks to technology enabled solutions, according to a new study commissioned by Technology Connected.
First ever Wales Tech Week to be held as a virtual festival
Wales will host the first-ever Wales Tech Week this summer. Taking place from 13th – 17th July the event will promote the innovative technology industry within Wales, which is helping transform and enable society and the way people work, learn and live.
Technology Connected and Business News Wales launch Cyber Spotlight
After nearly 20 years of representing and championing Wales’ technology industry, the organisation has announced it will adopt a new identity of Technology Connected, along with several new, high profile additions to strengthen its board.