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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

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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?

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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

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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

Why start a tech business in Sheffield?

Sam Chapman, The Floow

Sam Chapman is co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer at The Floow – a Sheffield-based company that’s leading the way in the insurance telematics market. We asked him why the South Yorkshire city … read more

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

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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

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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

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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

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