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Bristol firm’s camera helps find gas leaks

A quantum-enabled gas imaging Lidar camera able to visualise and quantify methane leaks caused by oil and natural gas extraction and use has been developed by QLM Technology Ltd, based in Bristol. Supported by BP, National Grid, AMETEK Land, and the UK Government, the camera represents a step-change in measuring emissions ...


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April 2021

BRISTOL ENTREPRENEURS INVEST IN START UPS

A group of successful entrepreneurs from the Bristol area have set up a mechanism to provide seed-funding for early-stage start-up businesses in the South West. It is a new venture for the well-established Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC), which previously only invested in established enterprises with growth potential. BPEC ...


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March 2021

SETsquared Bristol contributes 10% of total investment raised in South West for third consecutive year

SETsquared Bristol is delighted to announce that its members raised a combined £40.2 million in 2020, contributing to over 10% of the total investment raised by the South West region for the third consecutive year in a row. Despite the South West seeing a slowing down in investment due ...


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February 2021

BILLS MANAGEMENT BUSINESS RECEIVES £115k FROM BRISTOL PRIVATE EQUITY CLUB

A Bristol-based technology business which manages household bills for students has received vital early-stage investment from Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC). Easy Student Living was set up by Elliott Herrod-Taylor in 2017, during his second year at the University of Leeds. Last year the business rebranded as The Bunch ...


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January 2021

BRISTOL BACKING FOR GENOMEKEY

A group of successful Bristol-based entrepreneurs has invested £192,500 into a research and development project in the city that is searching for faster diagnosis and treatment of Sepsis, which is the number one cause of death worldwide. Sixteen members of Bristol Private Equity Club have backed GenomeKey, which is ...


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January 2021

BPEC beneficiaries celebrate awards successes

Three Bristol-based technology businesses which received vital early-stage investment from Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC) have been recognised at two prestigious awards ceremonies.     Neciah and Josephine Dorh of Fluoretiq won the innovation award at this year’s South West 42 under 42 awards, while Dr. Stephanie Campbell of Okko Health won the social impact award.  Fluoretiq is developing technology to quickly identify harmful bacteria in hospitals, clinics and care homes while Okko is developing ...


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November 2020