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New tech incubator launches at Bruntwood’s Platform

A new tech incubator to help drive growth of innovative digital companies in the Leeds City Region has officially launched at Bruntwood’s flagship Platform building on the first day of the annual Leeds Digital Festival. To mark the launch, industry leaders and customers were invited to a day of workshops and

“‘Tech” the next step with Ad:Venture being at Leeds Digital Festival

Tech start-ups looking to accelerate the growth of their business are being invited to “Tech” The Next Step with AD:VENTURE as part of Leeds Digital Festival. Tomorrow, AD:VENTURE, the ERDF funded programme providing dedicated support to eligible young businesses that have strong growth ambitions, will join Business Enterprise Fund to showcase

Key appointment supports expansion plans for a fast-growing online retailer

Leeds-based online fitness retailer Roar Ambition is supporting its international expansion plans with the appointment of Russell Duce as head of operations. Mr Duce joins the business from a senior role at Mamas and Papas. He will support the day to day operations of the company as it continues to expand

Graduate celebrates first year of music events business

A Leeds Trinity University graduate who set up his own club night in Leeds will celebrate one year since the business launched next week. Twenty two year old Seth Buckle set up Shook Events in 2017 during his final year studying Primary Physical Education and Sports Coaching, alongside friend Ashok Flint. Since

UK’s fastest growing online car purchasing website “in northern top three”

An online car purchasing company has been listed in the top three fastest growing northern tech companies. The Car Buying Group, based in Wakefield and Bradford, has been listed as the third fastest growing technology business in the north of England in the Northern Tech 100 League Table. The prestigious list

Onstate celebrates talking shop for eight years

A Leeds-based ecommerce agency is celebrating eight years of business success by having its most successful ever start to a year following an influx of new clients. Onstate, based at Graingers Way in Leeds, launched in 2010 with a team of two staff and a handful of small clients. The business

Software provider completes American acquisition

York-headquartered workforce management software provider Mitrefinch has acquired an American business as it looks to accelerate its growth in the US market. Mitrefinch, which provides time and attendance, HR, payroll and access control software, has bought Advance Systems America, which has been a partner of Mitrefinch for eight years, selling its

NGC Networks at Go Digital – Live!

Business communications specialist NGC Networks is among the companies featuring at this month’s ‘Go Digital – Live!’. The event, at Harrogate Convention Centre this Friday, is hosted by the Digital Knowledge Exchange, part of the Digital Enterprise Business Support Programme. Wakefield-based NGC Networks is exhibiting at Go Digital – Live! and its

AAK UK opens first customer innovation centre at Hull’s King George Dock

AAK UK Limited has opened a new customer innovation centre in Hull to take its co-development work with leading food brands to new levels of success. AAK, the UK's leading manufacturer and supplier of edible oils, fats and semi-speciality oil ingredients, works in close partnership with some of the most famous

Leeds tech start-up to host new business freshers’ fair

 A Leeds-based technology business is to host a new business freshers’ fair for the region’s exciting growing businesses and entrepreneurs. LightStart Apps will be hosting the NewBiz Freshers’ Fair at its Platform offices in Leeds city centre on Friday 23 March. The New Biz Freshers’ Fair will run from 9.00am

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