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Tech Nation 2017 survey

The annual Tech Nation report is a big deal. Every year, Tech City UK compiles an in-depth look at the country’s digital economy. Data from the report is cited in … read more

Label Worx: dancing to an international beat from the heart of Hull

Label Worx - a Hull-based digital music startup

Founded in Hull by Matt Abbott and Chris Chambers, Label Worx is the world’s largest digital distributor of dance and electronic music to iTunes, Beatport, Spotify, Amazon, Google Play and … read more

Geek Talent: a Sunderland startup with globally scalable products

Geek Talent - Sunderland

One of Tech North’s Northern Stars and featured in the Tech Nation 2016 report, Sunderland-based Geek Talent develops digital products, including a recruitment portal, for educators and employers to help bridge the … read more

Cocoon takes home security to new level from its Leeds base

Cocoon team

Tech startup Cocoon has created an innovative smart security device to protect homes from intruders, using the brains and engineering talent it’s sourced in Leeds. The young West Yorkshire company, … read more

The Floow drives Sheffield tech onto roads worldwide

The Floow

The Floow has turned advanced telematics data management – the ability to remotely gather information about the mobility of vehicles or objects – for motor insurers into a mass-market concept … read more

Starship connects the world with Liverpool-developed virtual reality technology

Starship team

We interview Clemens Wangerin, managing director of virtual reality tech business Starship, on their product concept, how they pitch to investors, and how they’re tackling the challenges of growing quickly … read more

Sunderland enjoys 17% rise in digital employment / Tech Nation infographic

Sunderland Tech Nation

The final instalment in our Tech Nation 2016 infographic series is the Sunderland tech cluster, which has benefitted from an impressive 17% rise in digital employment from 2010 to 2014. … read more

Sheffield sees turnover increase 45% / Tech Nation infographic

Sheffield Tech Nation 2016

Sheffield & Rotherham is the latest tech cluster in our Tech Nation 2016 series, with an impressive 45% turnover increase between 2010 and 2014. Sheffield & Rotherham’s strengths are built … read more

Performance Horizon branches out globally from North East roots

Performance Horizon

Performance Horizon, founded in Newcastle in 2010, provides SaaS solutions for digital partner marketing and has clients in more than 170 countries. One of the companies featured in the Tech Nation … read more

Manchester sees second biggest GVA growth in the UK at 92% / Tech Nation 2016 infographic


Next up in our Tech Nation 2016 series, it’s the Manchester city cluster in focus   Manchester has established itself as one of the top five clusters in the UK, … read more



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