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New campaign shows Sheffield is open for business

‘Make yourself at home’ is a new city-wide initiative to support the economic recovery of our businesses and communities.

Marketing Sheffield is harnessing the togetherness and community spirit that Sheffield has shown throughout the COVID-19 crisis to help drive the city’s economic recovery. We want to see our members front and centre of the new campaign, ‘Make yourself at home’ – a platform for businesses to show how they are working hard to get

COVID-19 response offers from the digital community

This is an open call for offers of support and provision of local assets, both people and infrastructure, to support local pandemic response efforts.

These assets and offers for help can be anything from free rack-space or managed hosting to spare service centre capacity; from offers to design and build digital tools at cost rather than market rate to seconding people or allowing furloughed development teams to volunteer. We’re certain that any digital comms and tech help that can

Building an ecosystem of tech talent

How can we tackle Sheffield’s digital skills shortage?

Sheffield is not doing enough to attract and keep hold of experienced people in the tech industries, neither are we equipping young people with the right skills to succeed in tech based roles. These were the themes that quickly emerged and continued to evolve throughout the discussion, which was chaired by Simon Cookson from Northern

Sheffield startups invited to join pioneering business experiment

Startupscale is a new Sheffield-based project designed to help tech startups grow.

Up to 20 new technology businesses will be able to participate in Startupscale, a two-year startup project providing founders with training and mentoring from experienced technology entrepreneurs and industry experts, as well as access to exclusive networking opportunities. In what is believed to be a world first, the stories of startups involved in the project