• Quarterly Investment Briefing – review of 2021

    On Monday 6th December a small but perfectly formed crowd gathered at Engine Shed for the first in-person Quarterly Investment Briefing...

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  • August investment update – 22 companies raise £12 million

    Guest blog by Briony Phillips, Investment Activator  This is my eighth investment update for 2021 and with a total of over £314 million...

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  • South West July investment update

    Guest blog by Briony Phillips, Investment Activator Regular readers may remember that we celebrated £90 million+ raised in equity funding...

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  • Quarterly Investment Briefing – Summer 2021: Investment Funds

    Guest blog by Briony Phillips, Investment Activator Over the last few years, the Quarterly Investment Briefing metronome has given me a...

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  • Guest blog: Early-stage funding for startups in the South West

    Guest blog by Briony Phillips, Investment Activator, Investment Activator Programme With more and more people turning to entrepreneurship...

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  • Investment Update: 2020 Round Up

    From an equity investment perspective 2020 ended with fireworks. We saw the launch of two new Bristol-based investment funds, and we ended...

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  • Investment Activator Programme: November update

    It is November, the leaves are falling, and the investment news is flowing. Last month the West of England (that’s Bristol, Bath, North...

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  • Investment Activator Programme – July update

    Engine Shed is a partner in the Investor Activator Programme which helps catalyse investment into fast-growing startups in the West of...

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  • Engine Shed scales up with appointment of Associate Director

    Briony Phillips appointed as Engine Shed Associate Director Briony has been leading on Engine Shed’s scale up ecosystem work since May...

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