8th Northern Tech Awards – a celebration of tech entrepreneurship in the North

8th Northern Tech Awards returned to Manchester after touring Leeds (2015), Liverpool (2016), Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (2017) and Edinburgh (2018), which I founded in 2011 and ran until it was acquired by Hugh Campbell of GP Bullhound in 2013.   In 2011, we catered for 70 attendees, when Ajaz Ahmed of Freeserve fame delivered the keynote speech. […]

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The Perfect Pitch Deck for Pre-Seed and Seed

A Curriculum Vitae (CV) is just a document to get you an interview for a job vacancy. A pitch deck is no different. It’s a document, usually, a slide pack produced to get you an appointment with an investor. During the appointment, you may have to use a slightly modified version of the pitch deck […]

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Don’t take anything for granted

What I learned today was that you cannot take a break and expect things to just happen. We had a low number of attendees at Techcelerate Coffees Manchester #TCMCR11 as we did not promote it. As we have already built awareness, I thought it would work by itself, i.e. people will discover the event, sign […]

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Developing our first SaaS light weight tool – Techcelerate Deal Lite

In June 2018, we started collecting and sharing Investment Deal News of UK Tech Companies. In 2019, we decided to split this into FREE and PAID Editions. FREE goes out on every Tuesday with a limited number of Investment News, now at an all-time low of 5 Deals. PAID goes out every Monday, ideally at […]

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The Prolific North Tech Awards are debuting in 2019!

I am delighted to announce that Alexandra Morris and I will be judging the Prolific North Tech Awards, an event taking place at The Midland Hotel in Manchester on 8 May 2019.                   The Prolific North Tech Awards celebrate and reward the very best Tech Companies, Applications, […]

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3 Strands of Techcelerate

Data We collect investment data of UK tech companies every day in order to provide insights to our Members during fundraisings. New data is shared weekly through a newsletter. The FREE newsletter shares 5 investment deals. The PAID (£5.32 per month) newsletter shares all.  We are currently in the process of developing a web application […]

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Feb 2019 Progress Report – Foundation laid

What was your performance last month? Fancy sharing it publicly? Hell No! That’s all fine. But here is ours.   We are building a dynamic fully manual market place where startups meet investors with Techcelerate actively helping our Startup members to progress. Growing Techcelerate Specialists will ensure our Startups have the right know-how at the […]

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