Techcelerate Member, yboo goes into administration

It’s a sad day when any tech company goes into administration. It’s especially sad when one of Techcelerate Member Tech Companies is affected. But no one said the life of a tech entrepreneur is an easy one. They need to fight with many battles each day in order to achieve a significant outcome at the […]

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Who are the best three tech product companies in the world?

You may have come here thinking you would find the names of three companies. Perhaps you expected the names like Salesforce, Microsoft, Google, Amazon the like. I’m sorry to disappoint. Brace yourself to find out the three best product companies in the world, in the order of priority: The users who love the product having […]

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Techcelerate’s offer to Founding Teams of Tech Companies?

Since we restarted last year, Techcelerate continues to evolve and refine our value proposition. Everything we do is done with the sole aim of helping Tech Companies succeed. Everything else is secondary. Additionally, we want to help others in our ecosystem from Partners to Investors achieve their own growth objectives.     We are currently […]

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Launch of Techcelerate Coffees Liverpool and the walk about

Since I moved back to Sci-Tech Daresbury, both Paul Treloar and John Leake have been instrumental in getting me to think about Liverpool’s tech ecosystem. As a result, I hosted our first Techcelerate Coffees Liverpool at Leaf at Bold Street, which was attended by 22 folks with 3 no show. This was our 25th Techcelerate […]

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Titans of Tech 2019 by GP Bullhound

Every year, GP Bullhound runs an event titled “Titans of Tech”. Yesterday, it was the opportunity for Manchester to learn about the past performance of the largest European tech companies and learn about future unicorns. When the research report came out in June 2019, I blogged about it. But yesterday was our chance to listen […]

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Titans of Tech 2019

GP Bullhound recently published the Titans of Tech Report, which compares the UK against Europe.     A few years ago, it was a big deal to build a $1bn company. It still is. However, there are companies now looking to break the $50bn valuation in Europe.     The UK continues to lead Europe […]

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Heard and Tontio get to rethink but all good

On 13th June, Heard Network and Techcelerate Member Tontio delivered investor pitches for peer review at Techcelerate Coffees Manchester #TCMCR held at Crowe.   Paul Austin (Heard Network) and David Smith (Tontio)       Tontio:  Founder and CEO: David Smith Making repair simple by providing the information, parts and tools required to carry out […]

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Building Value and Enjoying the Tech Entrepreneur Journey

Techcelerate is supporting a workshop organised by August Equity, Sunfish Advisory and Invictus Strategy Associates from London on 9th July 2019 in Manchester. The event will focus on how to build a more valuable technology business, bring in the right investors, develop your organic growth capabilities, undertake M&A and achieve a successful exit in the […]

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AccelerateMe rocked Manchester last night

Students of University of Manchester rocked Manchester last night at Manchester Science Park’s Bright Building when they presented 14 startups that have gone through  AccelerateME, the accelerator programme for student startups in Manchester. The calibre was high and some of their progress is outstanding.   AccelerateMe has been running the accelerator programme for 5 years […]

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Getting not just one but two workshops out

On 30th May 2019, we ran two workshops back to back focusing on Idea to Product Launch and Startup Financials. The first workshop on Idea to Product Success (much better title than Product Launch) was run by Manoj Ranaweera with assistance from Alexandra Morris, and attended by the Founders of Holm Care, Tontio, Flight Patrol, […]

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