New Mobile Solution Proves to be a ‘Beacon of Success’

We’re inviting brands and businesses to find out more about our iBeacon technology platform following a successful launch at the the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Business Expo last month (18 September 2014).

Designed to provide ‘Contextually Rich Mobile Solutions’, iPyrids are small hardware devices known as iBeacons which are placed around a physical venue such as a shop, auditorium or museum. These beacons use Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to transmit signals to modern smartphone devices.


Local and national businesses can make use of this technology by configuring their mobile application to listen out for these signals, and translate them into targeted location based messages which display on the users smartphone device to drive sales, increase loyalty and enhance the brand experience.


Software Development Kit

As well as designing our own hardware, we’re developing a Software Development Kit to enable app developers to integrate iBeacon technology into their own mobile application projects. This will sit alongside an easy to use content management system to enable marketers to manage their campaigns and drill down into detailed analytics to help understand performance and customer behaviour.


Ventutec Managing Director Kevin Savage said: “We’re taking iBeacon technology one step further and developing a solution that enables superior management and reporting. Having worked with clients for a number of years, we know how valuable this information is particularly as more and more businesses are looking for digital solutions. We believe we’ve identified an opportunity to not only enhance the customer experience, but also provide greater insight and control.”


Proof of Concept Funding

We’ve been able to progress with the project following a successful funding application to the Proof of Concept programme, managed by Worcestershire Business Central. The programme is part-financed by the West Midlands European Regional Development Fund and is designed to help Worcestershire businesses to investigate, advance, commercialise and protect innovative business Ideas. invaluable support with application drafting was provided from the Central Technology Belt.


Kevin continued: “As a digital agency, it’s important for us to innovate and stay ahead of the competition. Since launching the live demo, we’ve been overwhelmed by interest from both local and national businesses, ranging from small independents to large well known brands. I’d like to thank Worcestershire Business Central, the Central Technology Belt and Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce for their support.”

To find out more about iPyrid, or to book a demonstration visit the iPyrid website.


New Mobile Solution Proves a Beacon of Success


Join us for the November Finditinworcestershire Breakfast – The Importance of Being Creative

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be injecting some creativity into the November Finditinworcestershire business breakfast with a presentation on “The Importance of Being Creative”.

As a creative agency we are constantly talking to clients about the importance of an original visual identity and brand to attract the target audience, generate leads and encourage more transactions, so we’re delighted to be able to share our knowledge and experience with Finditinworcestershire supporters.

Our Creative Director Ben Barnes will be leading the talk, which takes place at Worcester Warriors’ Sixways Stadium on Tuesday 18th November 2014. With his no-nonsense, practical approach, Ben will show you how to tap into your inner creative and align any activities with your business goals and strategy.


Our aim is to help you to be creative for the right reasons, so we’ll be looking at:

– The definition of creativity – what is it and how can we apply it within a business environment?
– The role of branding and visual identity – how can you stand out in the marketplace?
– Consistently creative – the importance of being consistent.


Ben Barnes, Ventutec Director said: “Finditinworcestershire is such an active network within the local area, so we always look forward to attending their business breakfasts. We’re delighted that we’ve been asked to present at the November breakfast and we can’t wait to share our expertise and show local businesses how they can use creativity to their advantage.”


Those who want to attend the presentation can sign up for a FREE place on the Finditinworcestershire website.In the meantime, if you have  have any specific areas that you’d like us to address as part of the presentation please get in touch.


Finditinworcestershire is a business network developed by Worcestershire County Council to increase the amount of business placed within the county. Benefits include a comprehensive website which enables you to find business opportunities and a range of free business events which include monthly business breakfasts.


Finditinworcestershire Business Breakfast



Your chance to win a FREE place on our Introduction to Search Engine Optimisation Workshop

We’re feeling generous this week, so thought we’d run a Twitter competition for the chance to win a FREE place on our Introduction to On Page Search Engine Optimisation Workshop which takes place on Thursday this week (9th October 2014).

To enter, simply RT one of the competition messages on our Twitter profile.

We’ll announce the lucky winner on Tuesday 7th October. The half day workshop will take place on Thursday 9th October between 1:30pm and 4:30pm at Worcestershire County Cricket Club. If you’re unable to make the date, you can donate the ticket to a friend or colleague. Unfortunately we’re unable to offer an alternative prize.

If you don’t win the prize, you can still book onto the workshop. Find out more about the topics being covered on a previous blog post.


Search Engine Optimisation Workshop