Startups

New investment group to support Hampshire businesses launched by Rockwater

A new business investment group has been launched with up to £350,000 available to early-stage companies showing strong growth. Rockwater Angels is the brainchild of... READ MORE »

Applications now open for Women Entrepreneurs’ Workout at Southampton Science Park this March

With International Women’s Day just a month away, Southampton Science Park have teamed up with business incubator SETsquared to launch a Women Entrepreneurs’ Workout... READ MORE »

Luke steps up to support Portsmouth’s SMEs & startups as Barclays Eagle Labs ecosystem manager

Back in 2022, the University of Portsmouth partnered with Barclays Eagle Labs to launch Innovation Connect, a hub for local businesses and entrepreneurs. Now the team... READ MORE »

Egg-celent news for student startups as Winchester Hatchery opens its doors to budding business ideas

Higher education has never been big on entrepreneurship – but that could be about to change at the University of Winchester. Their West Downs campus is now home to the... READ MORE »

World’s first foldaway toilet frame puts architectural engineer Monty in line for top award

It all started when Monty Ravenscroft, an architectural engineer from Selborne near Alton, was working on a tiny property in southeast London. He had to get creative in... READ MORE »

Portsmouth’s small & micro businesses can apply for £2k–£5k council funding on growth projects

Portsmouth City Council has launched a business grant scheme to help new businesses off the ground and existing small businesses in their development. The Portsmouth... READ MORE »

‘If they can do it, I can’ says Ringwood-based fashion designer Caroline Lita

Fashion designer Caroline Lita has high hopes for the future of her clothing brand. The Ringwood resident, who graduated from Winchester School of Art, has already seen... READ MORE »

Marine navigation app from best-selling nautical author & retired eye surgeon charts new waters

The team behind marine navigation app AngelNav have teamed up with nautical chart publishers Imray to widen their coverage across global waters. AngelNav is the... READ MORE »

Behind Novatura: turning university bonds into a thriving digital solutions venture

They say the people you meet at University can be as just as important as the things you learn. This is definitely true for Southampton-based digital solutions provider... READ MORE »

Everything’s clicking into place at Bees.Keys, the Andover business spicing up desks across the world

Between mice and mousemats, monitors and headsets, computer enthusiasts have plenty of options to personalise their setups. But if there’s one particular bit of kit... READ MORE »