Ashfords supports ambitious tech businesses with sponsorship of the SPARKies Awards


UK law firm Ashfords is sponsoring the upcoming SPARKies Awards, continuing the firm’s long-term support of techSPARK and ambitious tech businesses and entrepreneurs.

The SPARKies awards, taking place on 11 July in Bristol, celebrates the best of tech in the West and is the largest tech awards ceremony outside London. The awards are run by techSPARK, which  is a not-for-profit growth network dedicated to helping the tech community share ideas and scale their business.

Ben Shorrock, MD of techSPARK, commented on the network’s relationship with Ashfords: "Without the support from some key people and organisations since the start, TechSPARK and TheSPARKies would not have grown into the success they are today. So a big thank you must go to Ashfords for its support over the past decade."

Chris Dyson, partner and head of the technology sector at Ashfords said: “We're delighted to support the SPARKies and continue our backing for the great tech companies and entrepreneurs in the South West, as well as the people and wider ecosystem supporting them. Ashfords is incredibly proud to have been involved with collaboration across the thriving tech community for many years, so we are looking forward to the opportunity to celebrate its continued development and success.” 

Ashfords’ technology team has long-standing expertise working with technology clients and a wide range of high-growth businesses driving digital transformation in their industries. The team is embedded in the technology ecosystem in the UK and internationally, supporting incubators and innovation hubs, fast growth companies and investment funds across the sector. Ashfords is renowned for supporting scaling businesses across the UK, including via our business scale-up hub which provides insights and resources for start-ups and scaling businesses.

For more information about how we can support your business, please contact our technology and digital transformation team.

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