11 Apr From Victorian industry to fintech: Northern England’s new business identity in 2019
The north of England is known for many things, from its musical talent to the memory of its old industrial past, but it now has a new identity as a tech centre.
Since 2011, the not-for-profit Northern Tech Awards has been shining a light on innovative tech entrepreneurialism in the region. This year’s winners reflect the ongoing growth and prosperity the digital tech sector is experiencing in the region where Manchester is home to the most tech employees after London.
Let’s take a closer look at the northern tech scene’s healthy funding environment, including how it has fostered the birth of unicorn tech giants that have disrupted their respective industries for good.