The Queen Alexandra College organises exhibitions that showcase technology and currently run both the Sight Village & Autism Central. We travelled up to Sandy Park, home of the Exeter Chiefs to spread the news about RoomMate, meet some new and some familiar faces and see what else is going on in the tech world.
Spring has sprung and with it comes our latest offering of our news; where and who have been fitting RoomMates including a number of new 'Firsts' which are very exciting. We hope you enjoy and remember, to see how RoomMates are spreading across the UK have a look at our map 'Find A RoomMate'.
I don't know about you but we seem to be constantly getting contacted by social media gurus trying to sell us their services. Most would have us believe that in this age of digital media, where much of our news is found via the internet, that distributing our company’s news via social media alone is all we need to do to reach our audience.
Starting up a business can be a nerve wracking process, not least when you realise that many 'great ideas' never leave the ideas stage due to, what I believe is the biggest single obstacle to starting a business, lack of funds. Thanks to a loan from The South West Investment Group we were able to get RoomMate to market.
All the up-to date news and stories on recent RoomMate fittings.
This SME built a business around a good idea, for the good of other people. Now they have grown by 300% from government contracts
Life throws many things at us, but there is always a time, space and place for everyone regardless of ability or disability. Music is a powerful tool, keep on skankin'. XXX
So, welcome to our latest issue. After the recent excitement of the Pitch@Palace and Venturfest day we're back down to earth continuing to share the word on RoomMate. In this issue we'll tell you all that's happened over the last month, including a few more firsts!
We thought we'd make this next newsletter a bit special so we've concentrated on our recent experience with the Pitch @ Palace team.
Pitch @ Palace arrived in Cornwall on the 4th of October. We, along with 19 fellow start-ups, numerous dignitaries and a few judges, squeezed in-to the Pool Innovation Centre for an excellent day of Networking and pitches. Read on for details...