Announcing the 10 Northern Stars 2016 winners

17 Nov, 2016

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 judges (Karen Kerrigan of Seedrs, Harry Davies of Open Future_North and Simon Calver of BGF Ventures) selected the 10 winners of a brilliant prize package.

Here they are in alphabetical order… Look out for much more coverage of them and their adventures in the coming months.

The winners

Airtime Rewards – Clever tech linking retail transactions to mobile phone bill discounts. – mobile-focused video advertising

Dream Agility – helping retailers get onto Google Shopping with its feed-focused tech

DueCourse – Unlocking the funds in unpaid invoice

LivingLens – deep video analysis for marketers

ProxiSmart – ParkingPerx is beacon-based parking payment with retail rewards to make parking free – Web-based broadcasting service for radio stations and beyond.

Swapbots – Augmented reality brings these toys to life.

TopicDNA – Helps marketers harnesses the social interest graph on Twitter and Instagram.

Valuechain – Powering smarter supply chains for industry


Thank you to everyone who entered Northern Stars 2016, and to…

Our sponsors: Seedrs, Ward Hadaway and Evolution Recruitment Solutions

And our partners: Bloomberg, The Next Web, Open Future_North, GP Bullhound, Dotforge, Ignite, Amplify and Draw & Code.