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Why base your tech business in Manchester?

Alan Flower HCL Technologies

HCL is perhaps the biggest tech company you’d never heard of. We caught up with Alan Flower, the firm’s VP & CTO, to find out why this global company chose Manchester … read more

Hurry – entries for Northern Tech 100 League Table close 24 February

The Northern Tech 100 League Table

There’s not long left to enter the Northern Tech 100 League Table and Northern Tech Awards, so you best get a move on if you want to be recognised as … read more

Why start a tech business in Liverpool?

Chris Meehan, Sentric Music

It’s more than 50 years since the Beatles left their home city, but Liverpool still has a lot to offer the music industry. Sentric Music is a tech-powered, music publisher … read more

Seizing the opportunity: the North East faces up to Brexit

Thinking Digital Sessions Brexit

Jon Corbett is Managing Director of JAC Media. “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” That was the message driven home last night as the North East’s digital community … read more

The top 9 angel and VC investments in Northern tech companies in 2016

The top 9 investments in Northern tech in 2016

It’s no secret that tech and digital businesses in the North of England find it more difficult to access capital than their London-based counterparts. We hear it from the startups … read more

Why start a tech business in Sunderland?

Gerard Callaghan of Sunderland's The Leighton Group

Gerard Callaghan is co-founder of Sunderland’s own ‘startup factory,’ The Leighton Group. The company has spun out several successful businesses over the past two decades. Here, Callaghan tells us why … read more

The Rogue + The Wolf casts 3D printing and VR witchcraft on its international jewellery brand


You might think of 3D printing as an easy way to prototype new products, but it’s possible to make finished items to sell, too. The Rogue + The Wolf is … read more

Why base a tech business in Newcastle?


When Ubisoft wanted to open a base from which to stay in touch with fans of its games around the world, it chose Newcastle. But why? Stéphane Catherine, the company’s VP EMEA … read more

Entries open: The Northern Tech 100 League Table

Northern Tech 100 League Table

Back in September we wrote about the 12 Northern tech companies that featured on The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 League Table in 2016. Whilst the success of those companies was … read more

Burnley shows how small Northern towns can embrace the 21st century


The small Northern towns that nestle between our big cities haven’t had the greatest of profiles in recent years. Many of them rarely make the national news, except for stories about … read more



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