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Geek Talent: a Sunderland startup with globally scalable products

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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

Tech North at SxSW Conference with our Northern Stars


This week we’re heading to the SxSW Conference with the winners of our Northern Stars tech startup competition for a week of meetings and events where we’ll be putting Northern … read more

Northern Stars: Bloomberg Pitch Event

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The City of London’s financial district is a global hub where interest in the tech sector is continuing to rise. With most of their focus being on the capital, today’s … read more

Tech North at TechCrunch Disrupt


To help raise awareness of digital entrepreneurship in the North of England, we took 10 of our ‘Northern Stars‘ award-winning startups with us to the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in London on … read more

Northern Stars Grand Final 2015


Over 300 delegates gathered at UKFast’s headquarters in Manchester to celebrate the 23 tech startups that had made it through to our Northern Stars Grand Final and the 10 eventual winners. Here’s a selection of highlights.

Tech North Community Vox Pop Collection: #Northern Stars


During the Northern Stars grand final event the Tech North community joined us in our Vox Pop booth to share their thoughts about tech in the North. We’ve had some brilliant … read more

#NorthernStars: Interview with Salma Conway (MrLista)

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The recently completed tech hub C4DI based in Hull’s docklands played host to over 100 tech entrepreneurs, investors, developers and local business leaders for the latest round of rising stars competing … read more

#NorthernStars: Interview with Gary Thompson (GoRaise)

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Opening its doors to one of the largest Northern Stars gatherings so far an air of expectancy grew at the Sunderland Software Centre as a strong group of startups prepared … read more

Northern Stars 2015 Finalists Announced


Today we’re excited to reveal the 23 finalists of the Northern Stars competition. Northern Stars was designed to showcase the great tech startups and founder talent that we have in … read more

#NorthernStars: Interview with Dave Cates (Foodbank App)


The latest Northern Stars showdown of startups had Sheffield’s audience hanging by a thread throughout an evening of competitive pitching. Union St provided an ideal space for the audience to … read more



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