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Month: March 2018

Northern Tech Awards 2018 Winners

Unfortunately I could not attend the 7th Northern Tech Awards held on 22nd March 2018 in Edinburgh. This was the first event I missed in its 7 year history. Now owned by GP Bullhound, it has grown significantly. Congratulations to all the winners. Top Northern Star (run with Tech North): BigChange Fastest Growing Company of the Year: In Touch Networks Fastest Growing Larger Company of the Year: Evolution Funding Judges’ Innovation Award: Peak AI Judges’ Award for International Success: Purple Judges’ Leadership Award: Sykes Tech4Good Award: Virtual College Judges’ Young Entrepreneur Award: Nicholas Mealey, Connex One  Judges’ Entrepreneur Award: Steve Oliver, MusicMagpie Overall Judges’ Award: Performance Horizon   The categories…

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I’m no #Linkybrains – more like #Leakybrains

When I first came across #Linkybrains by Doug Scott, I wondered what Doug was up to now? Doug is known to be a loud-mouth straight-talking prolific angel investor and a successful entrepreneur who used to kill his boredom with a red bandana. Yes, it seems you could do a lot with a scarf, at least get bit closer to be like a pirate just for a second only to realise that you missed the eye patch and forgot to shout ahoy, my hearties. When digging bit further, I also noticed that Chris Tottman of Notion Capital and Alex Dunsdon of Saatchinvest were…

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