SDP 72: Airship & Mina - two of Sheffield’s most exciting startups talk about their journeys so far
In the first half of episode 72 we discuss product development and scalability, working remotely and hiring during national lockdowns, Sheffield as a tech business location, how to encourage people to enter careers in tech, and diversity in the industry.
And here are our guests:
Julian Cole, Lead Developer, and Andrew Whiteley, Director, from Airship.
Laurie Nicholas, Principal UX Developer, and Ashley Tate, Co-Founder, from Mina.
It was so nice to hear about these exciting startup journeys, how the companies have adapted since COVID-19, and future plans.
In the second half of episode 72, Mel and Chris share some of their usual updates from the city’s digital sector, including:
Sheffield Digital is still going strong and keeping people connected
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New workspaces opening in the city and planning approved
Growth at Nimble Approach
Fountain Precinct becoming a ‘tech hub’
Joi Polloi’s project collaboration with Field for Wentworth Woodhouse in Barnsley
Endpoint Esports looking for a flexible workspace and a studio space
Big announcement at Sumo Digital
Sheffield Digital mentoring scheme
Interviews with people who work in the digital sector on our YouTube channel
UTC Sheffield Multi-Academy Trust
Sheffield Hallam University programmes delivering business support for SMEs