Innovate Bristol – The latest publication by Global Village highlights the most innovative companies and organisations in the South-West
15 Oct 2019: BRISTOL—INNOVATE BRISTOL, the latest edition from Global Village Publishing, is a 360-page premium coffee-table book complete with augmented reality videos, showcasing all the people, companies, products, and services that are leading the race within Bristol’s innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
INNOVATE BRISTOL is also available as an e-book and an online platform, representing a network with a common goal of ensuring Bristol’s best innovations and innovation enablers connect and succeed.
“We’re immensely proud to share the stories of so many amazing people and companies currently thriving in Bristol,”
says Natalia Rodríguez Novás, INNOVATE BRISTOL’s Associate Publisher.
“INNOVATE BRISTOL is an authentic snapshot of the city’s innovation ecosystem, and it’s clear from participants’ stories why Bristol has been named as one of the leading tech hubs in the UK.”
Bristol, with its exciting innovation ecosystem, is the first city in the UK to join the international INNOVATE family. Bristol has established itself as one of Europe’s top cities for tech, and INNOVATE BRISTOL captures the people and companies that have made it possible.
The book opens with an original foreword by Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol, followed by pieces from some of the city’s thought leaders, like Nick Sturge (Engine Shed), Briony Phillips (Engine Shed), Harry Destecroi x (Unit DX), Monika Radclyffe (SETsquared Bristol), Ben Shorrock (TechSPARK), Oliver Reid (NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator), Mark Probert (Newicon), Zara Nanu (GapSquare), William Britton (AutonoMe), Sado Jirde (BSWN), Sandeep Roy (Innovate2Grow), Richard Godfrey (Rocketmakers) and Markas Gilmartin (Brewin Dolphin).
Within the book’s industry-specific chapters, innovators and innovation enablers from all over Bristol tell the stories of their organisations. Most features are AR-video enabled, allowing participants’ stories to come alive on the screen of any smartphone through the Global Village App, inviting readers to learn more about those on the front lines of making Bristol a world-class tech hub.
Those featured in INNOVATE BRISTOL were invited to participate after careful research into their contributions to the city’s ecosystem. By rejecting a “pay to play” model, INNOVATE BRISTOL can celebrate those companies and individuals that are actively working at building a better tomorrow for all, no matter their industry or size.
With her passion for all things digital, innovation, and social entrepreneurship, and with her deep experience as a Digital Project Manager, Natalia was an obvious choice as INNOVATE BRISTOL’s publishing partner. She holds a Degree in Social Communication and a Master’s Degree in Corporate & Political Communication.
INNOVATE BRISTOL will be available for purchase through InnovationsoftheWorld.com and GlobalVillage.world in November 2019. The book will be showcased for the first time at this year’s Bristol Technology Showcase, on Friday, 8th of November at Aerospace Bristol.
ABOUT GLOBAL VILLAGE PUBLISHING
Global Village Publishing produces high-end, tech-enabled coffee-table books that feature cities around the world. Its series include INNOVATE—which celebrates the leading innovators and innovation enablers of a city—and the BEST OF series, each book a portrait of the people, places, and businesses of different global locales. By teaming up with publishing partners on the ground in the cities featured, and by ditching the pay-to-play publication model, Global Village Publishing captures the ecosystem of a place and sees the world as an ever-growing tribe of entrepreneurs, colleagues, and friends.
Natalia Rodríguez Novás
Associate Publisher, Global Village Publishing
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