Category: North West


Microsoft backs Manchester tech firm Wejo ahead of US float

Manchester’s Wejo has partnered with tech giants Microsoft, Palantir Technologies and Sompo Hol...

Jess Jackson, GC Angels

Remote tech startup to scale with investment

Your FLOCK, a remote work tech startup that helps increase employee engagement by discovering a te...

Wayne and Bernie Dullaghan, MCF

Life-threatening motorbike crash leads to business success

Two brothers who launched an eCommerce order fulfilment business during the COVID-19 pandemic have ...

Classified. founders

Manchester-born social media app ‘to rival Instagram’

A new social media app has launched which empowers people to create their own app within the platfor...

Manchester races up Global Fintech Index

Manchester’s reputation as a prime location to start and scale a financial technology firm has b...

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EA scoops up Cheshire videogames firm for £1bn

Videogame giant Electronic Arts has swooped for Cheshire-headquartered Playdemic in a £1 billio...


Meet the ‘unicorn’ aiming to make plastic cards extinct

A new digital wallet has launched a bid to ‘kill off’ plastic payment cards.  The ImageN...

Child in school

Smoothwall swoops for EdTech innovator

EdTech innovator eSafe Global has been acquired by Smoothwall.  Based in Salford, eSafe Global...


50 tech entrepreneurs set for funded support boost

Fifty tech companies will receive fully funded support and mentoring based on the power of peer-to-p...

(l-r) Co-founders David Chamberlain, Joey Xoto and Jamie Garside

Animation firm predict £5m sales boost from new service

North West animation firm Viddyoze is forecasting an extra £5m in sales after agreeing to white ...


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