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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.

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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,…

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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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Claire Braithwaite appointed first head of Tech North
posted on March 30, 2015

Tech City UK has appointed Claire Braithwaite as the first ever head of the Tech North initiative to grow the innovation hubs outside of London. Tech North came out of the Northern Futures project developed by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to facilitate the debate around decentralisation and economic growth in the North of England. The initial focus…

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London’s mobile performance not all it’s made out to be
posted on October 8, 2014

London’s mobile performance is far from best in the UK, lagging behind Liverpool, Manchester, Coventry and Birmingham. According to RootMetrics, a leading provider of mobile performance information, despite the thriving tech and business sectors, Londoner only get the fifth best coverage in the country. The data captured is from the first half of 2014 and shows…

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Startup Weekly: Just Eat’s FoodTech cohort, TrueStart’s call for applications and much more
posted on April 21, 2017

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Meet our FinTech Startup of the Year: Divido
posted on April 21, 2017

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GP Bullhound: UK’s ranking in FinTech declines slightly as China takes the lead
posted on April 21, 2017

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Nauta Capital’s $100m raise, Cera’s £1.4m Seed top up, Appear Here’s US expansion and more in the Week in Tech
posted on April 21, 2017

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Here’s why every tech entrepreneur needs a ‘tribe’
posted on April 20, 2017