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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

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

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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

Orton is a slick new community for writers that wants to take on the publishing industry


Sometimes the best ideas come from the worst experiences. Beth Cleavy thought her career would take a big step forward when a producer asked to meet her about a play she’d … read more

Manchester: a tech city on the rise

Manchester: Image credit: tecmark.co.uk

BGF Ventures worked with journalist Angela Jameson to create this feature on the Manchester tech scene, following their event with Tech North in October. We feel it’s a really good look at … read more

‘Pokemon for spies’ and a loneliness-beating bot triumph at an epic Hack Manchester


Most hackathons come and go, but Hack Manchester has been going strong for five years. As its home city’s profile and ambition has grown, so has this event, which runs as … 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

Why The Luxe London sells luxury to Iran… from Manchester


One under-appreciated thing about young adults who have grown up surrounded by the internet is that the world can feel very small to them. Ventures that might have seemed crazy to older people are perfectly possible … read more

Meet the Northern Stars finalists: Lumici helps drive the online education revolution


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

Usecure helps your team get smart about security and avoid expensive mistakes

Usecure tracks your team's knowledge of security issues over time.

Picture the scene: an employee gets an email asking them to read a shared document. They click the link, enter their username and password… and your whole business is compromised … read more

Expanding our startup to the USA: Why we chose Austin


James Blake is CEO at Hello Soda, a Manchester-based big data analytics company less than two years old. It has recently expanded to open its first US presence following previous expansion to … read more



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