Posts byClaire Fletcher

Meet the Meetup: legup.social

We caught up with the legup.social team to find out more about Sheffield’s first meetup for digital mentors and mentees.

Legup.social is a collaborative effort from the digital community to help small businesses, charities and social enterprises with digital. Founded by Paper and organised by Tim Brazier, Emma Isaac, Jon Rhodes, Mark Goddard, Urska Ticar, and Cam Spilman, the meetup matches digital mentors with people who want some help and advice. The team has so far

Opportunities to join Alternate Realities Programme at Doc/Fest 2019

Submissions are open for a number of opportunities in Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019’s Alternate Realities Programme.

The 26th Edition of Sheffield Doc/Fest takes place Thursday 6 June–Tuesday 11 June 2019. The Alternate Realities Programme includes an exhibition and Talent Market event. Sheffield Doc/Fest has also recently announced a £20,000 artist commission to create an imaginative digital artwork in documentary, which will be showcased at the festival. The Commission Supported by Arts

Company profile: Razor

We speak to Jamie Hinton, Co-founder of Razor, Sheffield Digital company member and one of the city’s recent success stories.

We caught up with Jamie, chief executive of Razor to find out more, including the imminent move to a new Razor HQ, the secret to recruitment success and a major project with a FTSE100 aerospace company. On tackling really difficult problems Razor designs digital solutions to increase business efficiency and improve user experience. Serving a

IoT Tribe North accelerator returns to South Yorkshire

IoT Tribe North is working with Barnsley Digital Media Centre for a second consecutive year, helping to accelerate early stage IoT startups.

What’s it all about? IoT Tribe is a global accelerator programme that has supported more than 130 IoT companies to refine their products, define their markets and attract investment. In 2018, IoT Tribe came to South Yorkshire – a project dubbed IoT Tribe North. Ten startup companies were housed at the DMC for an intensive,

Matchmaking event for creative and immersive tech companies

‘Up Your Game’ is a great opportunity to grow your network of collaboration partners from the UK and overseas.

About Up Your Game Up Your Game will welcome companies from countries including Germany, Sweden, Finland, Cyprus and Ireland, that are interested in using immersive technologies including AI, VR and CGI. The matchmaking sessions will offer delegates a structured way of meeting other companies to explore potential collaboration and facilitate ideas, innovation and investment in

Join a tech mission to Germany’s industrial and technology powerhouse

Members of Sheffield Digital are invited by the UK Department for International Trade to apply for a place on ‘AI & beyond’.

Taking place on 20–21 February 2019, the mission puts you in front of leading global brands including Audi, Siemens and Airbus – all looking for providers of technical solutions. Day 1: B2B meetings with decision makers from large German companies Day 1 is all about matchmaking. A B2B matchmaking platform will allow you to pre-arrange

UK’s department for international trade looking for Sheffield companies to join them at SXSW 2019

The South by Southwest festival takes place in March 2019 and is an opportunity to put your business on an international stage.

If you’re thinking of attending SXSW 2019, the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) is looking for businesses from Sheffield’s digital sector to join its delegation in Texas. This has potential to get your business in front of up to 300,000 people and we’d love to see Sheffield companies involved. Interested? Read on for more

Code Make Win 2018 award winners

Young tech talent in Sheffield recognised for game development skills.

Two young coders from Sheffield have been recognised for their game development skills in the city’s CODE>MAKE>WIN 2018 competition. Jack Underwood and Edward Waller fought off tough competition to be awarded first prize in games design for the age 14–16 and 10–13 categories respectively. Jack Underwood, aged 15, who is a student at UTC Sheffield