News, knowledge and insight from the technology sector in Wales
Wales Tech Week to return with 2021 date announced
Wales Tech Week will return this summer, following a successful inaugural event in 2020. The week-long festival, which brings together leading figures in the global technology community, will take place across the 21st – 25th June 2021 as a virtual festival streaming across the world, in real time.
Technology Connected Kickstart Opportunities
Non-profit organisation Technology Connected has gained accreditation as an official gateway for the UK Government ‘Kickstart Scheme’, which allows employers to access fully funded placements for young people aged 16-24.
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.