Techcelerate WhatsApp Group

Techcelerate operates a number of WhatsApp Groups which you might be interested in joining. In order of popularity: Techcelerate: This is the main group with 57 Members Techcelerate Pre-Revenue: 14 Members Techcelerate Offers: Discounted offers we find Techcelerate Dev Network: For developers who want to work with our Members. Techcelerate PropTech Techcelerate TravelTech Techcelerate SaaS […]

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Techcelerate Coffees Manchester #12 Startup Pitch Practice #2

Techcelerate held a successful pitch practice event for its Members at Barclays Eagle Labs on 17th April 2019. As a Network, the focus is to support Members on their launch, growth and investment journeys and the pitch practice provides an opportunity to practice the delivery of pitches amongst like-minded Tech Entrepreneurs at various stages with […]

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IP Expo Manchester – 3rd April

I had the pleasure to catch up with Matt Lovell, CEO of Centiq at IP Expo in Manchester on 3rd April 2019. We discussed about startups, Manchester, investments and growth.    Big thanks to my friend, David Terrar for the invaluable opportunity. Thanks to Daniel Thomas and the team of Disruptive Live and Compare […]

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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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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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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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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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Techcelerate Launch with Partners on 5th Feb

On 5th Feb, we launched Techcelerate with partners, SeedLegals (Anthony Rose, CEO) and RDVault (Shoayb Patel, CEO) supported by Barclays (Matthew Priestly and Michael Holligan). It was co-hosted by Alexandra Morris, CEO of MakeUrMove and Head of Techcelerate Network and Manoj Ranaweera, Founder of Techcelerate.     Alexandra Morris kickstarted the event by introducing the programme.  Matthew Priestly, Ecosystem Manager of […]

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Northern Tech Awards 2019 is open for entries

Northern Tech Awards (NTA) was founded in 2011 by Techcelerate to celebrate tech entrepreneurship in style. It was acquired by GP Bullhound in 2013 and continues to be the major tech event in the North. Having toured Liverpool (2014), Leeds (2015), Newcastle (2016) and Edinburgh (2017),  NTA is back in Manchester for 2019.   A […]

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Report on Techcelerate Coffees London #1

Joan Lockwood, Stewart Townsend and I hosted our first ever Techcelerate Coffees London (TCLDN) meetup on 6th November 2018 at White Collar Factory of London. It was attended by seasoned tech entrepreneurs to newbies. Even a family office dropped in.   Mini Reunion TCLDN provided the ideal opportunity for some of my old fellow tech […]

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