Pontypool insurance software services business looks to grow its own talent

According to South Wales Argus, Wales-based 'insurtech' firm Next Venture Technologies is looking to boost its business by cultivating home grown talent.

The business, which is based at Torfaen’s Mamhilad Park, Pontypool, says the move will not only save money for the firm but could also serve to help halt Wales’ brain drain.

Stephen  Peck, Next Venture founder and technical director says the business is looking to forge close links with local universities and colleges to see how they can work collaboratively to help fill career positions at the software business

Next Venture lead software developer Craig Teague, aged 31, from Griffithstown, near Pontypool, is an example of ‘home grown’ in house talent Next Venture aims to develop. Craig, who attended West Mon School, Pontypool College and UWIC, grabbed the chance to secure a job at Next Venture when the opportunity arose.

Craig said: “We haves lots of new services and customers in the pipeline for the business and therefore plenty of opportunities for software developers to forge a business focused career locally and I urge any new graduates to get in touch.”

More on this story at South Wales Argus

 

Posted on: Monday 8th January 2018