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TribeTech Podcast

Are women and ethnic minorities avoiding the tech sector and where on earth would you find AI created cupcakes? Former broadcast journalists and tech enthusiasts Robert Hillier and Feyaza Khan (who are also married) help showcase the brilliant innovation in the South West - listen in now!

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20: How to start a start-up

In this episode we speak to angel investor Ben Cooper who is running Tech South West's StartUp Studio about what makes a good startup, and we talk to Emily Barrett who is the organiser of the Techstars Startup Weekends in Plymouth. Presenters: Robert Hillier and Feyaza Khan


30 Apr 2021

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19: The Future is Crypto

Will workers stay remote as we come out of lockdown? What lessons have we learnt? Also, there's a new bank in town, for cryptocurrency and it's based in Bristol.


26 Mar 2021

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18: 2021 TECH TRENDS

This month's Tribe Tech scrutinizes the Tech South West survey, with two of the South West's most influential tech leaders.Andy Doyle, Founder of global fan product Filmily and Ben Shorrock, MD of Bristol based tech information hub Tech Spark join Robert and Feyaza to explain some of the trends emerging from this year's questionnaire.


25 Feb 2021

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How can rech companies in the region can stand out in a noisy social media space? We as one of the country's leading social media marketers - Phil Byrne. We also speak to the CEO of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP Glen Caplin Grey about hosting the G7 and the work and opportunity that now awaits. Tweet us @TechSwOfficial or find Tech South West on instagram, we love hearing from you!


30 Jan 2021

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16: 2020: The Best Bits

This has been a life-changing year for all of us, and we have had the opportunity to speak to some fantastic people for our podcast carrying out amazing changes in tech, and changing how we see things.  Here are just some of our best bits.


31 Dec 2020

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15: LIVE at the awards

This month we're LIVE at the Tech South West awards, which took place digitally on Hopin. Robert Hillier and Feyaza Khan were at Exeter Science Park broadcasting to hundreds of attendees and helping showcase the region's talent to the tech community. If you couldn't attend, have a listen - we've kept all the best bits of insight. Well done to everyone who won!PS: Thanks to Lead Partner BT, and supporting partners Ashfords and Bishop Fleming.


2 Dec 2020

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14: How do we get more women in tech jobs?

This month, Robert Hillier and Feyaza Khan try to find out why tech firms find it difficult attracting women and how to solve this issue. Our guests are fantastic women in a diverse range of jobs in tech - tune in now - and don't forget to subscribe!


29 Oct 2020

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Presenters Robert Hillier and Feyaza Khan also speak to awards' judges Tamsin Hodge from the UK Hydrographic Office, Bishop Fleming's Pippa Clarke and Tech Exeter's Kris Sum about what they looked for, the businesses that impressed and surprised them and of course, coping in the new normal.


25 Sep 2020

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12: How can businesses in the south west compete globally?

In this episode, we talk about how tech firms in the region can compete for international talent as well as investment- plus we look at skills gaps and how to fix them by investing in the future. We speak to three organisations in the South West who are succeeding, and have the lowdown.


14 Aug 2020

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11: Why you need to be part of TSW Awards 2020

Robert Hillier and Feyaza Khan speak to the winners of the Tech Southwest Awards 2019. We look at how tech companies are using their offices as hybrid spaces, how they're moving out of the lockdown and what one company in Bath did to fix a skills shortage in the digital sector. Listen now!


17 Jul 2020

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