Posted on April 5, 2016 by staff

COMPLETED – Manchester tech roundtable: Scale-ups


Manchester’s tech strategy will be discussed by a panel of experts who work in the city’s digital sector.

April 26th 2016, 11am-1pm

UKFast Campus, Manchester M15 5QJ

UKFast co-founder and CEO Lawrence Jones has been tasked by Manchester City Council’s chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein with creating a strategy to drive the city’s tech credentials.

This second roundtable discussion on the topic, again chaired by BusinessCloud editor and award-winning journalist Chris Maguire, will involve a select number of tech start-ups, scale-ups and experts.

It aims to paint an accurate picture of what it’s like to launch, grow and run a technology company in Manchester.


• Lawrence Jones, CEO and co-founder, UKFast
• Michelle Hua, founder & CEO, Made With Glove
• Abdul Alim, director and co-founder, Offer Moments
• Jonathan Burr, CEO, Intelesant
• Jamil Khalil, founder, Wakelet
• Andrew Daniels, Managing Director, Degree 53
• Al Mackin,  co-founder & CEO, Formisimo
• Simon Swan, founder and CEO,  Hiring Hub
• David Grimes, CEO, MPD Group


All upcoming BusinessCloud events

April 21st – Brexit breakfast, Lytham St Annes
April 26th – Manchester tech roundtable, UKFast, Manchester
May 12th – Brexit breakfast, Birkenhead
May 19th – Yorkshire tech roundtable, Leeds
June 7th – North East tech roundtable, Newcastle