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News, views and insights on the digital tech sector in the North

Flow XO brings its flexible bot-building platform to your website


We introduced you to Flow XO‘s bot-making platform a few months ago and today the company is expanding its offering. From today you’ll be able to add a messaging widget … read more

ADV wants to transform venture capital in the North of England and beyond


How do you tackle the chronic shortage of funding available for UK tech companies outside the South East? If you’re PlusNet co-founder Lee Strafford, you put together an unusual kind … read more

Campus Capital launches to raise a new generation of VCs

Campus Capital

Venture capital can be a stimulating, challenging career, but it’s not exactly easy to find a way in unless you move in the right circles for long enough. Campus Capital … read more

Why start a business in Hull?

David Keel - Trident

“We have 750 people and offices all over the world, in Guangzhou, Mumbai, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Singapore, South America and, centrally, Hull. The centre of the universe for us is Hull.” … read more

Reconfigure.io will help developers beat Moore’s Law to turbo-charge their apps


The future of fields like artificial intelligence and big data is going to demand ever-increasingly powerful hardware. Unfortunately, Moore’s Law, the guiding light for hardware improvements over many decades, can no longer … read more

10 Northern Stars went to TechCrunch Disrupt. Here’s what happened next

TechCrunch Disrupt 2016

Our 10 Northern Stars winners are back from a successful time at TechCrunch Disrupt London. Over the past two days they showed off their wares to countless investors, journalists and other … read more

Why start your tech business in Leeds?

Adam Beaumont, CEO, AQL

When he first started AQL‘s office on the south side of Leeds, founder Adam Beaumont confesses to having had second thoughts about the location. But, he says, over the course … read more

Innovation thrives on openness


Simon Green is Director of Innovate Tees Valley Festival. The ability to innovate is something that sets us apart from other animals. We are driven by the desire to better our … read more

How a man with no events experience beat all the odds to launch a huge tech conference

Business Rocks - Day One - Image ©Dan Taylor/Heisenberg Media

For bookings contact - dan@heisenbergmedia.com or +447821755904

At the start of May this year, half of Manchester’s tech community was excited about a big new conference about to happen in the city. The other half was bracing itself … read more

Moving a startup from Ukraine to Newcastle: my Tech Nation Visa story


Eugene Shestopal (above, left) is the CEO of Poptop, a one-stop shop for booking suppliers and entertainment for events. He holds a Tech Nation Visa, and here explains how the … read more



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