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How important are Northern Stars for the region?

Please read page 6 and 7 of: The headline is “leaders of the region’s £16 billion digital and creative industries are intensifying their efforts to establish the North West as one of the world’s most innovative production centre’s for digital entertainment and new media”. As part of the initiative to grow regional output by £1bn from Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) by 2015, the North West Development Agency (NWDA) is in the process of establishing a number of Media Enterprise Centres (MECs) where production companies, broadcasters, small digital companies and universities can collaborate. Phase 1 includes opening of the MediaCityUK in…

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Serving Northern Digital Entrepreneurs – Best event ever!

I am happy to report that we had the best Northern StartUp 2.0 event ever on the 15th of July at KPMG Manchester. In case you missed it, here is a teaser: At the core of Northern StartUp 2.0 is the Northern Digital Entrepreneurs, that is people like me (Founder of edocr), Anish Kapoor (Founder of Yuuguu) and other Northern Stars. The purpose is to serve their needs, mostly in the areas of: 1. Capital injection 2. Exposure 3. Reduce loneliness – You are never alone in your journey to hit that massive Vision We address Item 1 above by…

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