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​Celebrating the Launch of iO Associates' Partnership with TechSPARK's SW Founders

Posted on June 2024 By iO Associates and Jamie Wightman

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iO Associates are thrilled to announce the launch of our partnership with techSPARK's SW Founders at their highly anticipated event on the 5th June 2024. This collaboration marks an exciting milestone in our ongoing commitment to pioneer supportive communities and support the tech community in the South West.

techSPARK, a not-for-profit community dedicated to connecting, educating, and strengthening the tech ecosystem, has been an influential force in the region for over a decade. Their tireless efforts in delivering tech festivals, networking events, and educational programs have created thousands of valuable connections and driven significant advancements in the tech industry. With a strong focus on inclusivity, techSPARK has supported over 350 start-ups in their funding journeys, assisted 300 SMEs in adopting new technologies, and inspired more than 3000 school children to pursue careers in tech.

At the heart of techSPARK's mission is SW Founders, an initiative aimed at empowering early-stage founders and entrepreneurs. SW Founders provides comprehensive support from the initial idea stage through to Series A funding, helping thousands of founders navigate their entrepreneurial journeys. Through a blend of in-person and hybrid events, as well as a dynamic digital platform, SW Founders aims to maintain a collaborative environment where innovators can share knowledge, build networks, and access vital resources.

Lead Customer Success Manager Jamie Wightman comments -

"Partnering with techSPARK's SW Founders is an incredible opportunity for iO Associates to help shape the future of tech innovation in the South West. We're excited to support early-stage founders, share our expertise, and be part of a collaborative community."

This event is a celebration of innovation, collaboration, and the huge potential of the South West tech community. We look forward to engaging with the brilliant minds at techSPARK, hearing about the latest tech trends, and sharing our insights to help companies thrive.

Join us in celebrating this exciting partnership and the incredible journey ahead. Follow our LinkedIn page here