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Manchester-based HealthTech firm Now Healthcare Group closes £4m Series A
posted on June 19, 2017

HealthTech firm Now Healthcare Group (NHG) has secured £4m in Series A funding from Medicash, a health cash plan provider based in Liverpool, in exchange for a minority stake in the business.

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Cheshire-based supercomputing startup Ebb3 gets £1m
posted on May 30, 2017

Cheshire-based Ebb3, whose proprietary tech drives ‘heavyweight’ applications for computer assisted design (CAD) or computer generated work, has raised £1m from Maven Capital Partners.

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Top tech stats: Bad tech experiences, search engine concerns and much more
posted on May 6, 2017

This week we bring you stats relating to poor experiences with in store technology, users’ privacy concerns over search engines, the increasing demand for big data professionals and much more.

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DueDil: Salford tops ranking for UK startup growth in 2017
posted on May 5, 2017

Salford has outranked London as the UK’s hotspot for startup growth this year.

The North of England

The top tech hubs in the North of England
posted on March 24, 2017

Over 168,000 people are employed in the tech sector in the North of England, according to Tech City UK’s Tech Nation report. Which are the main hubs and what’s the tech scene like in each?

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Liverpool-based software firm LivingLens raises £1.3m
posted on March 15, 2017

Liverpool-based LivingLens, a software provider which help companies turn consumer insight films into market research, has raised £1.3m in funding.

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UK government warns of ‘significant’ ransomware risk for businesses
posted on March 14, 2017

Devices such as smartphones, fitness trackers, TVs and watches could hold people to ransom over their data, according to a new report.

North of England

Maven Capital Partners to invest £57.5m in Northern SMEs
posted on February 22, 2017

Maven Capital Partners is to allocate £57.5m to growing SMEs across the North of England after inking a deal with the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).

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Here are the 33 companies joining Tech City UK’s Upscale 2017 scheme
posted on January 26, 2017

Tech City UK has announced the 33 early-stage tech startups joining its Upscale programme in 2017.

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How can Liverpool become a go-to place for scientists, innovators and tech investors?
posted on November 27, 2016

Romilly Dennys, executive director at Coadec, looks at how Liverpool can become a leading tech hub.

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Tech North forms partnership to offer free coding courses to women
posted on January 21, 2016

Government funded scheme Tech North has partnered with Liverpool Girl Geeks to offer free coding courses in an attempt to encourage women to join the tech sector. The fully funded course will teach women in attendance how to build an app, website or game using the most widely-used coding languages across the industry. Rebecca Jones,…

Awards

Northern Tech Awards calls for entries
posted on January 12, 2016

The Northern Tech Awards is now accepting entries for its 2016 series, with the prize giving ceremony set to take place on 23rd March at the at Titanic Hotel in Liverpool. The ceremony, which is organised by technology investment bank GP Bullhound, will recognise the Top 50 Fastest Growing Technology Companies in the region. This…

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Top tech stats: Virgin’s business predictions, developers have their say and more
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London FinTech Aire raises $5m Series A from Sunstone Capital and White Star Capital
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Tech Chats: EY’s Daniel Lyons on how tech is revolutionising transport
posted on July 21, 2017

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London machine learning startup Sportr closes $350k Seed round
posted on July 21, 2017

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A $170m tech fund, a drowning robot and more in The Week in Tech
posted on July 21, 2017

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Bristol-based Graphcore raises $30m from backers including DeepMind co-founder and Atomico
posted on July 20, 2017