Meet our ‘Digital Dozen’- the 12 Welsh businesses putting Wales on the map as a digital hub - Digital 2016

The wait is over and we’re delighted to announce 2016’s Digital Dozen. Following weeks of applications we have selected a diverse mix of companies that are making an impact on the UK’s economy through ground-breaking uses of technology and all things digital. Our 12 finalists are driving digital change and harnessing the latest technological advances to offer a range of trailblazing products and services.

The successful dozen will have the opportunity to showcase the technology they have on offer and share their knowledge of the growing digital sector. Look out for their stories being told through videos, guest blog posts and case studies in the coming weeks. All 12 companies will be invited to attend June’s event where a number of them will take to the stage along with our impressive line-up of speakers.

Digital 2016’s Digital Dozen are: 


The Cardiff-based start-up was created to deliver business insights into possible technology or market disruptions by commercialising Intelligence Community artificial intelligence techniques initially developed for cyber surveillance.

The Company’s first product, DataVoyant, is capable of scanning all open Surface and Deep Web sources across every modern language; automatically interrogating, distilling and presenting underlying trends within hours using its proprietary and innovative technology.

The start-up is growing quickly and is currently piloting DataVoyant with a wide range of clients including Global 5000 companies, private equity firms and government agencies. 


Cellnovo is an innovative medical technology specialising in diabetes, based in Wales and France. They have developed and market the world's first wirelessly connected, all-in-one diabetes management system based on a wearable micro pump for continuous insulin delivery designed to help make life easier for patients.

Their breakthrough technology is comprised of 3 parts: An innovative patch pump that allows highly accurate and automatic insulin delivery, a sleek handheld device with an integrated blood glucose meter, food library and activity monitor, and finally, an online platform where data from the device is sent securely, wirelessly, and in real time. The technology inside Cellnovo's micro pump is state-of-the-art, using a unique wax actuator that pumps insulin with the highest level of accuracy and precision. @Cellnovo


Delio provides investment platforms to financial institutions that help better connect their high net worth clients with private market investment opportunities.

They provide solutions to some of the world's leading financial institutions, such as ING.

Delio was born out of the changing needs of today's wealth creators who are increasingly investing directly in private equity, private debt and real estate, yet the offerings of financial institutions serving them have not evolved to meet these needs.

An alumni of Startupbootcamp Fintech, in little over a year they have extended their customer base into Europe, currently working on projects across Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg. Delio is one of the fastest growing start-ups on the Welsh Government's Accelerated Growth Programme. @DelioWealth


DevOpsGuys help clients achieve greater customer engagement and unlock new revenue streams by making organisations more agile, scalable and responsive.

As a global thought leader in the DevOps space, the company has been quoted in research by Gartner, Forrester and Microsoft, as well as contributing to several e-books from Computer Associates, and its blog has been listed in several global "Top DevOps blogs".

In less than 3 years DevOpsGuys has grown rapidly to employ 25+ permanent and contract staff both in Wales and across the UK, and a turnover in excess of £3 million. It is delivering successful projects with well-known enterprise organisations such as Vodafone, BAE Systems and Fitness First, and key partnerships with Microsoft, HPE and Atos. @devopsguys


doopoll is an online platform made for creating dynamic polls that enable effective group decision making. doopoll uses anonymous voting, live feedback, and offers its users the ability to add questions ‘on the fly’ from any device. @doopoll


Echosec gives people the power to search through social media based on location. The results of each search help to paint a picture of events as they are unfolding.

In less than a second their service is capable of contacting all of the services they tap into, aggregating and normalising their response, scanning for alerts and priority keywords and forwarding notifications directly to our users. The composite results are also live streamed to our connected end users. @echosec_uk

Elidir Health

They provide core skills focusing on software development, design, project management and production we provide a practical, user-centric software solution to respond to the urgent need to simplify information flow within organisations.

A Global business-transforming data and care on the forefront of global tech and societal innovation, Elidir Health were established and through its associates now reaches Brazil, India, Australia, Colombia, and Spain. It uses design-led data and interface innovations born from leading multi-disciplinary science research and thinking, and realised through a global network of experienced expert practitioners working alongside end-users. @Elidirhealth

Interceptor Solutions LTD

Have developed LinguaSkin – a product that enables a multilingual interface to be created for monolingual web applications quickly, easily and without changes to the target application.

LinguaSkin is unique in the market and is set to disrupt the multi-billion dollar software localisation industry. Their core technology product is WebSkin, a server based software application that intercepts web content after it is published from a web application.

Learnium Limited

Learnium is a SaaS social learning platform that enables students and teachers to connect, communicate and collaborate online. The company's mission is to create a global learning network with people from all around the world connecting to learn. The Learnium team has began by improving online course delivery at both local and UK institutions, where they are focused on impacting 4.4M UK students. @learnium


A community-based learning tool that provides a safe and private environment in which participants of a leadership programme or a community of practice can share knowledge, support and learn from each other.

Noddlepod is unique in that it builds a knowledge database from the interactions of the community, allowing members to build on the collective wisdom of the group. @Noddlepod


With offices both in Blaenavon and Pembrokeshire, RWA design and build e-learning solutions which are used around the world and that have focus on the learner. RWA designed, built and now continue to run the Aviva Development Zone online learning platform which provides eLearning solutions for over 8,000 insurance brokers in the UK. @rwaelearning @DevZoneLearn

Based in the Welsh Capital, Wealthify are an online investment service using technology and smart algorithms to democratise investing.

Their technology makes investing quick and intuitive and puts the customer in the driving seat: they use sliders to tailor their plan and can sign up in less than ten minutes, online or via mobile. Customers are always in control and get 24/7 access to a dashboard, where they can see exactly how their plan is performing and which funds their money is invested in. @wealthify_com

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Published: 04/05/2016

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