Category: Opportunities

Grow your tech business in Sheffield and change the world

New impact driven accelerator aims to create impact driven global start ups

Sheffield is officially the best city, outside London, in the UK to start a business, according to Startups Cities Index 2022. The Annual Index is based on research into over 40 crucial factors that influence startup success and states, “Sheffield has been revealed as our ultimate winner, thanks to the city’s strong performance across many

Introducing Talent23

Talent23 (T23) is Sheffield Digital’s “year of talent and skills”

Ever since we set up Sheffield Digital, and even before then, tech businesses have been telling us they have a problem with talent and skills. This problem has multiple facets, including: A mis-match between the skills of people coming into the market and the needs of local businesses. A chronic lack of diversity in people

Our next event for tech leaders

Spaces are available at our Senior Leaders Dinner on 22 March

We created the Senior Leaders Dinners because leaders of our company member organisations told us they wanted a space to reconnect with the community (following the pandemic) and to meet others in similar positions, facing the same issues. Our first dinner was a sell-out and the feedback told us that this type of meetup filled

Need help finding a co-founder?

SIAN has launched a new website to help start-ups find co-founders in the region.

The SIAN is a region-wide network of incubators, accelerator programmes, investors and local authorities working together to make South Yorkshire an accessible, thriving economy. A big challenge for any startup is finding the right founders to work with on a new venture, and members of the SIAN are reporting that this is a particular issue

The Founder’s Journey

Sarah Lister gives a run down of the recent event from Sheffield Women In Tech

Just 4% of UK tech startup founders are women and under 17% of all active companies are led by women. The Founder’s Journey event set out to shine a spotlight on female tech founders in Sheffield, to inspire those who are considering their own venture, and to provide honest insight into the highs and lows