LANGSTONE, South Wales — 10th June 2024 — de Novo Solutions, an award-winning leading Welsh digital transformation technology company specialising in the delivery of personalised data-driven digital experiences across Finance, Procurement, HR, and Payroll functions using Oracle Cloud and ServiceNow, proudly announces its partnership with the Great British Entrepreneur Awards as the sponsor of the Technology Entrepreneur of the Year category, showing commitment to recognising and supporting the next generation of technological innovators.

Mark Sweeny’s own entrepreneurial journey is a testament to the power of innovation and resilience. Last year, he was honoured with the prestigious award, and this year, he returns as a partner to continue his support for the community that celebrated his achievements. His passion for fostering technological growth and his commitment to advancing the UK’s tech sector are clear in his dedication to recognising and nurturing talent within the industry.

Mark Sweeny, Founder and Chief Executive of de Novo Solutions, says: “The UK’s technology entrepreneurs are key to growing the British economy, and de Novo is proud to sponsor the Technology Entrepreneur of the Year award and recognise those individuals who are prepared to challenge the status quo, innovate and pioneer into the unknown to improve peoples’ lives, in doing so positively contributing to both the economy and the communities we live in.”

Francesca, Founder of The Great British Entrepreneur Awards says: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome de Novo Solutions as a partner for this year’s awards. Mark’s journey from award-winning entrepreneur to partner is incredibly inspiring. His vision aligns perfectly with our mission to champion entrepreneurs who are making significant contributions to their fields and communities. This partnership will undoubtedly enhance our efforts to support and celebrate the innovative minds driving the technology sector forward.”

The Technology Entrepreneur of the Year award, now proudly supported by de Novo Solutions, aims to spotlight the brightest minds in the technology sector. This collaboration will not only honour outstanding achievements but also encourage more entrepreneurs to push the boundaries of innovation and drive economic growth.

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De Novo Solutions Digital StartUp Of The Year

LANGSTONE, South Wales — 9th May 2024 — Multi-award winning, Welsh-based digital transformation technology consultancy, de Novo Solutions, is delighted to announce that it has been named Wales’ “Digital Start-Up of the Year” at the prestigious 2024 UK StartUp Awards. The award is a significant milestone for de Novo Solutions and firmly places the company in an elite category as one of the UK’s best start-ups whilst promoting Wales as a hotbed of digital technology innovation.

This news follows a thrilling year of expansion for the “Experience Economy” consultancy, as it solidifies its position as one of the UK’s most rapidly expanding technology firms.

The Company’s success has been built upon its knowledge and implementation expertise of Oracle Cloud and ServiceNow technologies, as well as uptake of its self-developed market offerings. These include next-generation managed services support, ‘Value as a Service™’ [VaaS™] and Odyssea™, an innovative industry cloud solution designed to meet the needs of a range of sectors including Central and Local Government, Health, and Secondary Education – Multi-Academy Trusts.

As part of its global growth strategy, de Novo Solutions earlier this year revealed the opening of a new development centre in Chennai, India to further drive the development of its industry cloud solutions and increase its delivery and support capabilities.

As a regional winner in their category, de Novo Solutions will now progress to the UK StartUp Awards final being held at Ideas Fest on the 12th of September, dubbed ‘the Glastonbury for Entrepreneurs’.

In response to de Novo Solutions winning Wales’ “Digital Start-Up of the Year”, Mark Sweeny, Founder and Chief Executive of de Novo Solutions, stated:

“We are incredibly honoured and thrilled to receive this award. It’s a testament to the hard work and innovative spirit of our amazing team and demonstrates the opportunities that are available in Wales as we continue to build a great Welsh technology company. The award reinforces our continued commitment to driving transformative change and delivering exceptional value to our clients in partnership with both Oracle and ServiceNow. We are excited about the journey ahead as we continue to push the boundaries of technology and make a real difference for our customers.”

Headquartered in Langstone, Wales, de Novo Solutions now employs a team of over 50 business and technical digital transformation specialists, experiencing a 50% growth in headcount over the last 12 months.

UK StartUp Awards

The UK StartUp Awards is run by the founders of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards (an established programme nationally receiving thousands of applications annually and the UK Fast Growth 50 Index (which recognises the fastest growing firms across the nations and regions of the UK).

The UK StartUp Awards recognises the achievements of those amazing individuals who have had a great idea, spotted the opportunity and taken the risks to launch a new product or service. There are over 30 categories that can be entered ranging from consumer products to mobile technologies to social enterprises, demonstrating the depth and variety of entrepreneurial talent in the UK.

After extending across the whole of the United Kingdom last year, all of the category winners from each ten nations and regions at the UK national final on September 12th, 2024 at Ideas Fest (

Full details of all of the category winners can be found at

LANGSTONE, South Wales — 15th January 2024 — Leading Oracle Cloud and ServiceNow digital transformation consultancy, de Novo Solutions, proudly announces its role as Headline Partner for the highly-anticipated Wales Technology Awards 2024. As the UK’s leading experts in technology enabled digital transformation and Cloud-led innovation, de Novo’s partnership highlights their dedication to fostering innovation and excellence within the Welsh technology sector.

The Wales Technology Awards, organised by Technology Connected, is scheduled to take place on the evening of 22nd March 2024 at the Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel and Spa. The Awards are a prestigious platform poised to showcase and honour those who underpin Wales’s thriving and vibrant tech industry.

Based in Langstone, de Novo Solutions is at the forefront of reimagining how businesses operate in the digital age, using Oracle Cloud and ServiceNow technologies. With a clear mission to drive innovation, create value, and empower businesses, the company specialises in Finance, Procurement, Payroll, HR systems and Managed Cloud Support. Their comprehensive solutions address the multifaceted challenges of the modern business landscape.

Mark Sweeny, Chief Executive at de Novo Solutions, said: “Having launched in Langstone, South Wales, nearly three years ago, the de Novo team and I have played an active role in supporting the future growth and development of technology in Wales – be it through connecting with like-minded organisations or recruiting and training local tech talent. 

We are, therefore, delighted to have partnered with Technology Connected as the Headline Partner for the Wales Technology Awards 2024.  We look forward to joining in the celebrations at the awards ceremony on the 22nd March in Cardiff, where we are excited to meet and applaud the businesses who are flying the flag for tech innovation across Wales.”  

Avril Lewis MBE, Managing Director at Technology Connected, said: 
“We are thrilled to have de Novo Solutions join us as the Headline Partner for the Wales Technology Awards 2024. This partnership is a testament to our joint commitment to driving innovation, creating value, and empowering businesses for sustained success. Together, we eagerly anticipate shining a spotlight on the outstanding Welsh tech industry at the Wales Technology Awards.”

The Welsh tech community is reminded that award entries for the Wales Technology Awards 2024 close on the 22nd January. The Awards are free to enter and organisations can apply to multiple categories. 

For more details regarding tickets, how to enter, and partnerships, please visit the Wales Technology Awards website.  

About Technology Connected
Technology Connected is the leading network for the technology industry in Wales, previously known as ESTnet. For nearly 20 years, we have worked alongside our members to forge new business connections, raise their profiles and to create a powerful collective voice for the technology industry in Wales and beyond. Other events and initiatives from Technology Connected include Wales Tech Week, Emerging Tech Fest, and Year In Industry.  
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About de Novo Solutions
Headquartered in Langstone, Wales, de Novo Solutions is a specialist Oracle Cloud and ServiceNow digital transformation consultancy. Focused on the experience economy, the company aims to ‘re-imagine the world of work’ by delivering data-driven personalised experiences over standardised business processes, leveraging emerging technologies and analytics to provide significant business value.
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Local Business Leader named ‘Wales Technology Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards

LANGSTONE, South Wales — 21st Nov, 2023 — Local Langstone, South Wales based business leader, Mark Sweeny, has been recognised by the prestigious Great British Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, after being awarded ‘Wales Technology Entrepreneur of the Year’.

The Founder and Chief Executive of fast-growing digital consultancy, de Novo Solutions, Mark boasts an impressive career within the tech sector, having built, scaled, and exited multiple businesses before launching de Novo Solutions in late 2020.

Over the last three years, de Novo Solutions has honed a niche in the experience economy by ‘re-imaging the world of work’ through the delivery of data driven personalised experiences over standardised business processes using Oracle and ServiceNow technologies and is now on track to exceed an impressive £5 million turnover by the close of its current financial year.

One of the most prestigious events on the UK business community calendar, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards is deemed the ‘Grammy’s of entrepreneurship’, celebrating, and championing the stories of founders and creators across the UK.

With the award’s ceremony hosted at Grosvenor House, London, Mark was one of six finalists, where his unique approach to market and capability to accelerate growth by 600% over the last 12 months alone impressed the Awards’ judges, culminating in him winning ‘Wales Technology Entrepreneur of the Year’.

Discussing this impressive award win, Mark Sweeny, Founder and Chief Executive of de Novo Solutions, said: “2023 has been an incredible year for de Novo Solutions, where we have not only developed and launched new revolutionary cloud-based solutions to market, but have also executed a number of exciting projects, delivering impactful results for our growing client base.

I am both honoured and delighted that our continued growth, development, and passion for digital transformation has been recognised by such a prestigious business award and am incredibly grateful to the de Novo team, whose hard work and commitment have made this all possible.”

de Novo is the second fast-growing tech company to be founded by Mark Sweeny, following the success of Certus Solutions – the pioneer of Oracle Cloud in the UK&I that was acquired by Accenture in May 2018.

It’s early growth and success has also been recognised by the ERP Today awards, where the de Novo Solutions team were commended for ‘HR Tech Innovation’ following the development of its own Odyssea™, an innovative industry cloud-based solution built upon cutting-edge Oracle Cloud technologies developed specifically to streamline and centralise complex administrative tasks for the public sector.

Headquartered in Langstone, South Wales, de Novo Solutions now employs a growing team of 50 Digital business and technical experts and has plans to double in size over the next two years contributing to the economic growth of the region.

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About de Novo Solutions

We are de Novo. We create data-driven, personalised experiences over standardised business processes for the experience economy, providing organisations with valuable insights into their customers and employees.

It is our unique entrepreneurial background and diverse thinking that fundamentally differentiates ourselves from our competitors. We work across all industries, combining our experience as entrepreneurs, consultants, and practitioners to deliver innovation and generate value for our clients through the power of Oracle Cloud and ServiceNow technologies.

We are a team of innovators, disruptors and straight-talkers, who are not afraid to challenge the status quo in order to support our clients in pioneering change in the fast-moving experience economy.

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