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First year in the industry: Apadmi’s Marketing Apprentice

Oct 31, 2019
Laura Lightfoot joined us back in October 2018 as our first ever Marketing Apprentice, taken on to drive our brand growth forward. Here she reflects on her first year in the industry, chatting about her top moments from working in tech.   As I sit here and try to condense a whole year of learning, challenges, wow moments, oh no! moments, lots of alien

Apadmi Ventures invests in new childcare disruptor: Student Nannies

Oct 14, 2019
Read on to find out about the latest investment of Apadmi Ventures – Student Nannies – and how we’ve helped bring this industry-disruptor to the childcare market.  Introducing Student Nannies… After experiencing the difficulty of finding regular, responsible childcare herself, Tracey Blake, freelance journalist and busy working mum, decided to tackle the problem herself – she set up Student Nannies. This new digital platform

Simplifying app security: what are the best app security measures for you?

Aug 01, 2019
In our penultimate instalment of our “Simplifying app security” series by Senior Consultant John Barker, we cover how to define the best app security measures for your app – what’s recommended, what’s essential and what’s totally dependent on your solution. If you’ve missed the other articles so far, start here. In an ideal world, you’d use every security measure available to you. But in

The GM Future of Health Challenge is on!

Jul 03, 2019
When UP Ventures and Novartis asked us to be part of their innovation programme, the GM Future of Health Challenge, we couldn’t say ‘Yes’ quickly enough. Health, innovation, technology, start-up, scale-up. And Greater Manchester. That’s pretty much everything we love. What is the GM Future of Health Challenge? It’s an accelerator programme specifically in healthcare. The immersive 12-week programme (beginning on 10th September this

A day in the life of a… HR & Recruitment Officer

Jul 01, 2019
Our ‘Day in the Life’ series takes an insider look at a variety of Apadmi’s roles – today we’re focussing on life as a HR and Recruitment Officer. There’s a huge breadth of roles within technology – designers, developers, project managers, BDMs, and the list goes on. No one has a greater insight into that area than our human resources team – without them,

Endurance sport tech: making sense of performance sensors

Jun 24, 2019
In the second post of this series, our Chief Technical Officer Adam Fleming chats about performance sensors in the world of cycling, swimming and running – what data you can collect, how that’s evolving and what could be next.   “Sport science” is a term that’s been around for a long time now – it usually carries connotations of white-coats and clip-boards, with high-performance