Tech Startups

We work with new web startups every day, helping them get their ideas established and off the ground.

We put a lot of thought, care and attention into what we do, helping develop vague concepts into a concise online business models. Our expertise in requirements gathering, spec. building, user experience, bespoke coding and UI design means we're able to deliver exactly what our clients need to make their projects a success.

  • Load testing - our new favourite thing

    Last year a client needed some loadĀ testingĀ done on their site before a big server migration. This means testing if the new server is up to the job of receiving the expected traffic levels - and adjusting it before you go live if it isn't, so it doesn't fall over and… Read more

  • An AWSome day of learning

    Our developer Craig recently took part in the AWSome Day where AWS tell you all about their cloud hosting offerings. (AWSome... do you see what they did there?!) We've got a few clients on AWS as we've been working with Amazon's hosting for a few years now, so this webinar… Read more

  • Introducing ModQ - the team generated content tool

    We are super excited to announce the re-launch of our digital marketing tool, ModQ.co ModQ helps marketers by collating all their TGC (team generated content) in one place. Too often if content is contributed by other people in a team or company it's scattered across email, What's App, text and… Read more

  • The new Farming Hub goes live

    The lovely Lawrence at Farming Hub approached us to create a new site for farminghub.co.uk. His old site was built using Umbraco, but for his new site Lawrence wanted something custom built so as to perfectly suit his requirements.He needed a site with a fresh new look; modern, easy to… Read more

  • SnuffleShuffle Goes Live!

    We're very proud to anounce the launch of SnuffleShuffle.com - 'When you've got a snuffle, arrange a shuffle!' This exciting new startup aims to revolutionise the daycare nursery industry, creating a secondary marketplace for reselling prepaid nursery care.The ProblemMost nurseries require that you book and pay for days of nursery… Read more

  • New City Insights marketing site goes live

    The new City Insights marketing site is now live!After the new system went live earlier this year, City Insights needed an exciting new marketing site to tell all their potential clients about what their fantastic platform can offer.The new site features a CMS to allow City Insights to add news… Read more

  • Corrupt looking fonts in PDF's when viewing in Mozilla Firefox

    After Firefox version 19 was released Mozilla decided to implement a somewhat experimental PDF viewer in the browser which means users don't have to install a plugin in order to view or download PDFs. Unfortunately experimental seems to be the key word because we have come across issues with fonts… Read more

  • New website for Bristol start-up

    Planning an event in the Bristol area soon? Looking for something a little bit special as a talking point on the day?!Then look no further than Classy Camper Events! We've just built the new website for the vw camper van company from a supplied design, and think Harvey the Cocktail… Read more

  • Fancy a stake in Half Baked Brand?

    We made Half Baked Brand's website for them last year so they could begin selling their cycling apparel online.It's been an exciting year for the new company, with shop premises all but open and great features in leading national cycling magazines. And now it's set to get all the more… Read more

  • Bad luck for Somerset in the enterprise zone locations

    Here at 18a we were excited a few months ago when Bristol's Temple Quarter was announced as one of the Goverment's new Enterprise Zones.After Bristol was named in March as being a spot for one of the new zones, the exact location of 173 acres near Temple Meads was announced… Read more