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Three business leaders from the technology sector have joined the judging panel for this year's Northern Tech Awards. The three tech leaders join a roster of influential judges, who will select the overall category winners from a short-list of fast-growth innovative businesses. Investor, entrepreneur and adviser Sherry...

[Article by Scott Reid published in The Scotsman] Entries have opened for a competition that aims to "celebrate the digital economy" of Scotland and the north of England. The Northern Tech Awards are due to take place on 22 March in Edinburgh, and will champion the "inspirational...

Entries are now being sought for the Northern Tech Awards, which recognise the top 100 fastest-growing technology companies in the north. A stellar judging panel has also been revealed. The awards, which are owned and managed by international technology investment banking group GP Bullhound, will take...

Investment and advisory firm GP Bullhound brings Titans of Tech and Northern Tech Awards to the capital. Edinburgh’s position as a leader in the global digital technology sector was confirmed today when GP Bullhound, the investment and advisory company, announced that the capital is one of...

The potential of the North’s burgeoning tech sector will only be realised if the availability of capital becomes more visible, an investment summit has heard. A study by international investment bank, GP Bullhound, last year identified a number of Northern businesses which it considered to be strong contenders to hit $1billion in value within the next few years, including Daisy, The Hut Group, Missguided and RealityMine.

There are twelve $1 billion tech businesses in the North and investment in Northern tech companies is at a 10-year high. However in order to capitalise on the opportunities around high-potential small businesses in the North – particularly the fast-growing tech sector – visibility of capital needs to improve.

The day after Britain officially began its Brexit breakup with the European Union, representatives from 100 tech companies with a combined revenue that topped $2 billion gathered at The Boiler Shop, an old railway building reborn as an event's space in the northern city of Newcastle. There, the Northern Tech Awards, organised by tech-focused investment advisory firm GP Bullhound, was celebrating its fourth year cataloguing the region's fastest growing and most promising startups.

The top 100 fastest growing technology companies in the North generated £1.9bn in revenue last year, according to data compiled by tech investment bank GP Bullhound. Hugh Campbell, managing partner of GP Bullhound, said: “After years of huge potential, Northern tech companies now command the valuations and deals worthy of international recognition.