Posts bySarah Sharp

Opportunities for start-ups and entrepreneurs with interest in China

The China-Britain Business Council have shared the latest opportunities for companies and entrepreneurs looking to break into the Asian market, including design innovation awards and a London roadshow with market leaders and investors.

The China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) have shared with us some exciting opportunities opening this spring for tech start-ups and scale-ups looking to break into the Chinese market. If you’re looking to broaden your horizons to Asia, please take a look. Firstly, the CBBC is hosting a roadshow next week in London on 30th March for

Sheffield Digital Festival – Our Future City

Taking place 9-13 May with a main in-person event happening at The Showroom, the Sheffield Digital Festival brings together the best of innovation across the city's digital, tech and creative scene

Our Future City This year’s theme – Our Future City – is intended as a question as much as a statement or a projection. The three key strands we’re focusing on within it – Decarbonisation, HealthTech, and Arts, Culture and Heritage – are a way of breaking down the overarching idea and focusing on areas

Company Spotlight: myhrtoolkit

With rapid growth over lockdown and a successful acquisition by Agilio, the local company uses Sheffield as a seed-bed for business growth

On lockdown growth Myhrtoolkit is a Sheffield-based software company providing HR Software for over 1,250 SMEs across the UK and Ireland. Set up in 2005 by employment lawyer John Curtis and already well-established before the pandemic, the company nevertheless saw an exponential growth in their client base during lockdown. Hannah says: “There’s been a definite

Company Spotlight: Big Bang Copy

On moving back from Barcelona to Sheffield and putting good quality copy ahead of algorithmic write-by-numbers

Starting with a bang Moving back home to Sheffield after living and working in Barcelona for a few years, freelance copywriter Nick Harland decided to set up his own agency so that he could take on more ambitious and varied projects. Having studied English Language at university then working as a magazine writer straight after

Sponsorship opportunities with Brightbox

Support the next generation of coders, engineers and digital creatives

The Maker-in-Residence scheme Since starting five years ago, Brightbox have been on a mission to raise awareness of the range of digital, engineering and creative careers available to people from communities underrepresented in these industries, and get them involved in making and creating. This year they launch their first Maker-in-Residence scheme, pairing a group of

Meet the Meetup: Startup Meetup

Since launching in June last year, this meetup series dedicated to startups and all things entrepreneurial is setting its sights on growth in 2022.

What made you want to start the meetup? Startup Genome, the world’s leading startup ecosystem research and solutions company, qualifies ‘connectedness’ as one of the most important metrics when it comes to a startup ecosystem’s success. And connectedness can increase with networking and meetup events such as the Startup Meetup. What did you do to