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How write a better press release for your startup

The image shows a pair of hands writing in a notebook, next to a laptop

Our Northern Stars winners recently received some specialist PR training from Manchester-based Fourth Day PR as part of their prize package. Thankfully, Fourth Day are a lovely bunch of people … read more

Tips for the perfect investor pitch, from our Northern Stars

From the Bloomberg pitching event - a phone screen showing a positive comment about the pitching companies

Last week our Northern Stars had a busy 24 hours in London. First there was a visit to 10 Downing Street, where they met with Liam Maxwell, National Technology Advisor. Then … read more

Watch how these 10 startups won Northern Stars 2016


Last month’s Northern Stars final saw 10 startups win a brilliant prize package that has already reaped rewards for them. But how did they do it? We’ve rounded up the … 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

The Northern Stars 2016 Grand Final: An evening in pictures

Northern Stars Winners

Last night saw 10 companies crowned our 2016 Northern Stars. The Grand Final was an epic event spanning five hours, plus extra time for networking at the end. Here are … read more

Announcing the 10 Northern Stars 2016 winners

Northern Stars 2016 trophies

Four months of heated competition came to a climax today at the Tech North Northern Stars grand final. 20 finalists pitched at the event hosted by tech journalist Georgie Barrat. Three … read more

Secrets of the perfect startup pitch

A startup pitches at the Northern Stars regional heat in Newcastle, October 2016

Stewart Bewley of Amplify will be giving pitch training to our 20 Northern Stars finalists ahead of the big event on 17th November. You can benefit from his advice right … read more

Announcing the 20 startups pitching at the Northern Stars grand final

Northern Stars finalists 2016

It’s nearly time for the Northern Stars grand final, which will this year take place at Old Granada Studios in Manchester on 17 November. 20 startups will take part, pitching … read more

Meet the Northern Stars finalists: ProxiSmart takes the pain out of paying for parking


On 17th November 2016, our Northern Stars final will take place in Manchester. Among the 20 companies pitching will be six from the recent regional heats. As the final approaches, … read more

Meet the Northern Stars finalists: Solutionpath powers smarter students and universities

Richard Gascoigne of DTP Solutionpath

On 17th November 2016, our Northern Stars final will take place in Manchester. Among the 20 companies pitching will be six from the recent regional heats. As the final approaches, … read more



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