Technology Connected recently played host to the eagerly awaited Wales Technology Awards 2024, in collaboration with Headline Partner de Novo Solutions. The grand gala served as a platform to spotlight the remarkable accomplishments and ground-breaking innovations within Wales’ thriving tech sector.

Hosted by BBC Wales news anchor Jennifer Jones, the Awards ceremony drew together 300 luminaries from across the Welsh technology landscape, including industry titans, representatives from the public and private sectors, and avid supporters. It served as a tribute to the significant contributions of the Welsh tech industry, showcasing its pivotal role in shaping communication, business practices, and global engagement.

One of the evening’s standout moments was the presentation of the prestigious ‘The Sir Michael Moritz Tech Start-up Award’, shining a spotlight on the exceptional start-ups in Wales driving innovation in cutting-edge technologies. In collaboration with Hexa Finance, this coveted accolade was clinched by Optimise-AI, marking a testament to their creativity and ingenuity.

The distinguished winners of the Wales Technology Awards 2024 included:

Welsh Secretary David TC Davies, the Guest of Honour, lauded the event, highlighting the crucial role of the tech sector in the Welsh economy and extending congratulations to the winners.

The Wales Technology Awards 2024 received generous support from esteemed industry organisations and stakeholders, including Headline Partner de Novo Solutions, Hexa Finance, Box UK, Deloitte, Wynne-Jones IP, HCR Law, CSA Catapult, Venture Graduates, and Cardiff Capital Region, BusinessNewsWales, NCL and RedKnight.

Avril Lewis, Managing Director at Technology Connected, praised the event’s success, highlighting the pivotal role of Welsh technology in driving societal progress and combating global challenges. She reiterated Technology Connected’s commitment to advancing Wales’ tech industry and fostering innovation on the global stage.

RedKnight would like to congratulate the Technology Connected team for what was a fantastic evening of celebration. We are already looking forward to seeing what the Class of 2025 will have in store for us next year.