Manchester Startups List

Map of the local innovation industry.
Meet some of the best and newest startups based in Manchester.

Meet 188 entepreneurs, makers, and investors based in Manchester

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Travis York


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Daniel Jones


Technology Venture Capitalist

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mohammad khodadadi

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Stuart Logan

@university-of-manchester-1 graduate. Founder & CEO of @clowdy, invested $600k. Created Amnis Technology, $2m revenue tech company with 5 million downloads

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Barry White

Digital marketing & Product specialist distribution specialist with 10yrs experience in mobile and online gaming. Founder of in-game ad networks GamesChart & GameJacket.

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Volker Hirsch


Multiple founder. Advisor, Board member, Chairman at Cognisess. Raised, exited, succeeded & failed.

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Mike S


Private investor based in Manchester, New Hampshire

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Zack Young

Zack Young, Entrepreneur & Adventurer. Founder @cherry-bird

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@koqoo —

unconventional eɔcentrıc geek

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Doug Scott


Investor and Advisor Founder of many internet companies,, 20 angel investments in 24 months

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Manoj Ranaweera

Founder of tech startups and SaaS All Rounder with special focus on strategy and commercialisation

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Sam Phillips

Head of Engineering at Shutl (acquired eBay 2013), formerly PM for The Hut Group and Developer #1 for On The Beach Holidays.

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Josh Delisle


VP of Sales @dyn-inc • Studied at University of New Hampshire Worked at @ibm, MYPN Board

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Al Mackin

Founder of Formisimo (2013), founder of theEword (2006) - 32 strong digital agency.

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Tom New

Co-founder of Formisimo. Adopted Mancunian, and generally enthusiastic chap.

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Paul Mailhot


Passionate about New Hampshire and Technology!

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David Newns


28 // Entrepreneur // Sold Co to FTSE 100 // Investor // Love the white island of Ibiza

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Scott Dylan


Scott Dylan a Consulting Chief Marketing Officer ★ Digital Consultant ★ Coach ★ Mentor ★ NED ★ Investor ★ Hootsuite Ambassador ► I can help grow your business!

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Peter Fossick


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Tony Xhufi

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Gil Dibner


Investor: @innovid @sisense @loyalblocks @jfrog @the-gifts-project @yedda @front @resin-1. Angelist syndicate backs top-tier Israeli tech companies.

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Gavin Wheeldon


Founder Purple WiFi, @applied-language-solutions

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Carl Fairclough

UX at Formisimo. Previously worked on the design of Textburst, Timetastic & at @mediaburst-1

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Hector Kolonas

Founder of - Loves turning ideas into working prototypes. Consults on social platform development and online marketing through Ektagon.

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Andrew Ko

CEO & Co-Founder @Moment_Us_. Rotman MBA. MBS PhD. PEO engineer. Speaker, advisor, DJ and music producer.

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Ed French


Engineer & MBA, 10 years as a VC with EV Group, now running Tangentix Ltd, a software company revolutionising game delivery

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George Konsta

Business strategy consultant. More than 10 years’ experience in Telecom, Marketing & Sales. Studying Entrepreneurship in MBS at UoM.

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Jolyon Latimer


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Chris Dee

COO of UK supermarket chain $500m t/o.

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Chris Hardman

Early-stage VC with start-up experience. MSc LSE and MA Cambridge.

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Shaun Gibson

Supporter of UK startups. Co-founder of Tech Britain & SpacePortX. CEO of Telcom.

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Bilawal Hameed

Founder @todone. Award-winning developer. StartupBus Europe 2012 finalist.

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Dan Eden

Designer and developer/maker.

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Chris Farrell

Founder @rormix CCO @roundwaves Media Production Professional Media Technology Graduate

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Phil Goddard

Experienced all-round Creative and Art Director with a functional mind. Gaming ideas with a commercial angle.

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Lee Englestone

Innovative web and software developer. Softball and Poker player. ASP.NET MVC, Silverlight, WPF, WP7. Future startup superstar. Poker Rave founder.

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David Chambers

Founder Gay Homestays: Studied at @university-of-birmingham

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Chathura J Bandara

Founder Wardrobe Media, CharityDEN • Worked at @global-market-insite-inc

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Ian Moss

Experienced Developer(RoR/Java), Face to face collaboration promoter, People connector, Co-Founder. Music fan. Walker.

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David Ko

CTO, Co-Founder @Moment_Us_. Comp Eng @university-of-toronto 2010.

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Aaron S. Birnbaum


Founder/CEO/Investor of Technology and healthcare companies. Adviser to several others. Worked at CitiCorp, MCI, and numerous start ups. MBA from U of Denver.

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Sean Bonnell

Founder @blue-sphere-industries

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Lars Hjältman

co-founder @hcg-partners • Partner in Management Consulting, serial entrepreneur and big company C-leve exec

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Mihai Ionescu

System Architect @moment-us-1. Manchester Business School Alumni

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Iestyn Shapey

Founder @shapey-surgical-limited • Worked at @nhs • Studied at @university-of-edinburgh, @university-of-birmingham

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Mia Bennett

Founder of 3 startups in the mobile space. Strong business and tech consulting background, advising IBM, Siemens, News Corp, the BBC. Worked in 5 countries.

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Altay Tinar

Founder and Managing Director @eniyihekim-com • Worked at @astrazeneca • Studied MBA at @university-of-manchester

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Colin White

Founder Sumo Insight Ltd • Worked at @orange, @ee • Studied at @university-of-wolverhampton

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Graham Furlong

Business creation and growth strategies for the startup generation. 12 years experience at the worlds most creative agencies Crispin Porter+Bogusky, TBWA, JWT.

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Peter Dudbridge

Oxford Uni SoftEng MSc, BBC Sport, Software Engineer

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George Baker

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Nick Howland

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Sonal Bhalla

If it can be comprehended, it can be achieved..!!

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Tom Andrews

Manchester Software Engineer, Working at BBC on iPlayer and have worked at IBM. Extensive ecommerce experience. Have launched and been the sole developer on a number of websites. Self motivated and enthusiastic looking for a move abroad.

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Athanasios Navrozoglou

Founder Klinns • Worked at @natech-s-a • Studied at @university-of-manchester, @university-of-patras

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James Billingham

Co-founder of MVP Tracker

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Douglas Wheeler

Sales Manager at PPLP

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Tim Dempsey

VC dealmaker in tech and healthcare, occasional investor, startup advisor.

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Brian Nash

MBA student at Indiana University.

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Somdip Dey

MSc student at the University of Manchester; Department Editor of ACM XRDS (Crossroads) Magazine; Worked at Microsoft as a 'Student Partner'.

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Travel startup accelerator. Managing partners worked at @expedia, @datalex, @everbread, Boeing. Aggresive mentoring program + data and commercial support.

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Manuel da Costa

Founder @bride-book

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Matt Bradley

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Caprice Coen

Founder Learning With Littles • Studied at @university-of-manchester MA student in Translation and Interpreting, BA Hons degree Spanish and Portuguese language

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Mohit MB

Postgrad from Manchester Business School

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Ciprian Tomoiaga

University of Manchester CS, VicePresident @ Manchester Ultimate Programming, Machine Learning aficionado

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Akéf Naveed Mangat

Data Science student at University of Sheffield, Worked as BI Developer for Information Architects.

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Mike Allen

Founder @koa • Studied at @university-of-manchester

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Indrajitsingh Pawar


I hold 2 IP Rights in the area of processing of nanocrystals and bioconjugates.

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Toni Barta

Studied at @university-of-manchester

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Mohit MB

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Edoardo Moreni

Trying to see things in a different way by writing at @greatpreneurs. Interested in Entrepreneurship, Silicon Valley and Startups.

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Filip Sobiecki

Co-founded Message Missile (Notify) and is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the company.

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Adnan Riaz

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Mohamed Heiba

Founder @kawarizmi • Worked at @ibm • Studied at @university-of-manchester

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Alexandru Grigoroy

2nd year CS student at @university-of-manchester; Silver medal at International Mathematical Olympiad.

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Pavel Rodionov

Experienced business development coach; executives' professional and personal development

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Andrew Disley

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Adam Balogh

Studied at @university-of-manchester

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Saqib Bakht

Saqib Bakht is the Business Development Manager for Alliance Disposables, Ltd., where he leads a team in a pilot project involving schools and nursing homes.

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Managing Director of Murmr. Studied International Management at @university-of-manchester. Strong business strategy and development background.

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Ben Widdowson

Marketing NINJA @rinku, • Worked at @sabisu • Studied at @university-of-liverpool

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Dimitris Tsounis

Aerospace Engineering Student @university-of-manchester

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Yuri (Jurijs) Matrosovs

BSc student at The University of Manchester. Did placement with IBM.

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Piotr Zbrojkiewicz

Crime fighter, traveler & entrepreneurial spirit. Wears underpants on the outside.

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Fahd Rafi


Founder Aughma • Studied at @university-of-central-florida

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Thom Seddon

Founder and CEO at and Director at @seddon-media.

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Steve Dixon

I'm a designer and a developer and work on both web and iOS products. I love design as much as I do development and push myself in both areas.

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Sonia Greenhagen

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James Chapman

Founder -of Social networks for all involved in sport.

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Angie Merryweather

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Jamaal Brathwaite

Founder Next-Gen Interview Limited • Studied at @aquinas-college

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Georgios Efstratiadis

CEO of CopyrightsWorld. Co-Founder for many online startups. Digital Nomad.

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Ed Gough

Software Engineer Team Leader, Microsoft Technologies, always has an idea.

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Desmond Mombe

Founder Malaika's Secret • Studied @manchester-metropolitan-university.

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Mosaira Bahar

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daniele forlani

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Alistair Adams

Manchester based startup-guy. 6 years web design and development experience. Studied a Masters in Mechanical Engineering and Robotics at @university-of-warwick.

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Jacinta Russell

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Warren Lunt

Co-Founder Proximote • Studied at @lancaster-university Commercial Director & Advisor. Raised commercial finance in excess of £15 Million for early stage companies.

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Daniel Gillen

E-Commerce expert, worked on several e-commerce stores large and small and started my own. Worked on everything from product design to after-sales support.

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Charles Haworth

Award-winning sales manager with over 20 years sales and management experience

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Paul Bitakara'mire

Founder AirKitty • Worked at @telefonica • Studied at @manchester-metropolitan-university

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Ankit Patil

Graphic / Web Designer

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Gregg Fisher

VP Engineering @Quikkly, Mobile and Cloud evangelist with a strong engineering and leadership background.

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Viktor Marković

Browsing around for potential investment opportunities.

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Richard Peterson

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Ben Flowers

Full stack developer, currently working in C#. Previously worked as a Node.js/Ruby developer. Language agnostic, TDD, OO Agile developer.

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Neil Ball

Online entrepreneur,marketer,blogger and consultant.See my website at . My motto in life is Visualize,Believe,Achieve

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Richard Stangroom

Founder @purple-wifi, @applied-language-solutions

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Chris Burton

Founder @race-it-home • Worked at @various-micro-startups • Accomplished Photographer / TV Cameraman • Patience Of A Saint •

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Studied at @newcastle-college

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David Dickinson

David Dickinson is a co-founder of; the UK and Worlds only completely free online marketplace for handmade, vintage and collectables

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The Vinh Dang

Marketing Master at Uni of Salford. 1 year marketing executive experience at @toshiba. Interested in branding and web. Adaptive. Hardworking. Right brained.

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The Law Studio

Our mission is to make law understandable, quick and accessible through innovative technology. We are driven by what consumers want.

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Logan Ouellette

Senior Graphic Design Student at Southern New Hampshire University '14

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Lee Slaughter

Founder @bxpediant • Studied at @manchester-metropolitan-university

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MSc International Business

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Scott Dernley

Senior Programmer at Places for People, one of the largest property management companies in the UK. iOS / Android developer in my own time.

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Tom Harrop

Worked at @thales, @htc

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Matt Whiteley

A highly skilled and extremely motivated User Interface & User Experience designer.

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Matt Heap

Founder Pletho (March 2014) •Strong business background • Studied at @university-of-salford

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Investment Manager at Enterprise Ventures

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Jamie Ashbrook

Worked at @cdnify • Studied at @university-of-northumbria

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Lekel Asonganyi

Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

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Rafi Neumann

Founder and Manager of Travelspec (part of Oniva Online Group Europe). CTO of Loadfill. Worked at Flightmapping. Over 10 years experience in online solutions.

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Steven Thomson

Long term investor in niche markets

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Zain Cheema

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Slavo Vojacek

Working at @adbrain-3

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Shivam Sukha

New music

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Michela De Rossi

MA in Photography at MMU, Manchester, BA in Graphic Design at IED, Rome; fluent in Italian, Spanish and English.

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Bart W

Founder @fazo-development • Worked at @comarch, @salmon, @bjss • Studied at @wroclaw-university-of-technology

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Kris Mailepors, MBA

Sales and Business Development Consultant. Expert in soft skill and competency development for growing SMBs

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Andrea Lacoma

Business development

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Daniel Hill

Obsessed with Marketing - Graduated 2013 - in love with technology

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Tom Bell

Ruby, JavaScript/CoffeeScript and newbie Go Hacker from Manchester.

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Constance Bell

Founder @harmony-benjamins • Studied at @loreto-college College. Business Entrepreneur.

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Anthony Dickinson

Anthony Dickinson is a co-founder of; the UK and Worlds only completely free online marketplace for handmade, vintage and collectables

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Mark O'Neill

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Stefan Cristian

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Jorge Moul

CEO & Founder of Teen Autos. Previous: Founded “Marketing-Express” (Sold in 2009). Founded “” global success - selling all over the World.

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Macs Mtha Mahlangu

Enterprenur, with experience running businesses across sectors, with it a great depth of know how in operations, logistics, supply chain and digital strategy

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Antonio Marino

Hacker. CS student at The University of Manchester. Works at CERN. Full stack generalist

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Jordan W Huxley

Postgraduate Geographer @ University of Manchester + UI/UX Designer @ RECAPP LLC + Owner @ Monkeys Writing Shakespeare LTD.

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Daniel Bruce

Founder of HQ, experienced engineering lead for high traffic mobile systems for companies including RBS/Natwest, payment startup Oink, BBC Sport and Chillingo.

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Alan Michael Davies

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Ali Ashik

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John Hawkins

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ashley gill

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Cindy Brown


Sales and Biz Ops leader with strong expertise leading and scaling hyper-growth within established and entrepreneureal org.

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Jamie Hoyle

Engineering Lead at Reach Messaging.

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Charles Basbas


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Matthew Hadlow

I’m an accomplished business development and sales professional, with strong problem solving abilities. I've excelled working in many differing environments.

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cameron robertson

Worked at a digital marketing agency

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Joe Critchley

Founder @strobe-digital • Worked around the UK at agencies @made-by-many, @great-fridays

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Wajid Hussain

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James Lister MCIM Chartered Marketer

Marketer & digital specialist with Int'l brands.I manage the complete marketing function;research,insight development,campaign planning,execution,analysis

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Matthew Ells

Like. Hips 

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Harish Karsan

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Chris Byrne

Podcaster and film nerd. @Action_Junkies Co-Host. Wearer of check shirts. LFC supporter. All views and bad grammar are all my own. [email protected]

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Tim Dobson

Thinker, Blogger, Hacker, Hiker. Interested in early stage companies with positive values.

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Russell Cox


Aussie expat living in the UK. Resource/mining background. Looking to re-invest in great ideas.

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Hhc Avi


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Aniruddha Jha

Experience Designer. Metalhead. Imperfect.

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Alistair Douglas

Founder of Pied Piper Entertainment. I'm an Inventor focused on tackling the Mobile App Install Market.

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Phil Laszkowicz

Consultant CTO and start-up advisor. Founder of @fillip, @kukinto, and @opetec • CTO of @rooy and director of @exosphere-labs.

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Andrew Longsden

Founder of an online image sharing tool for the education sector

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Andy Etches

Digital strategy specialist and venture capital advisor.

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Rachael Bailey

Hablo español

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Robert C. Hall, P.E.


Engineering Architect @johnson-controls-building-efficiency-division. Engineer @anatu, Owner @westshore-development-group, Vice-Chair

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Meida Pociūnaitė

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Daniel Dutche

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Jonny Quirk

Head of community ops and professional raconteur at citysocializer - creating, organising and attending great social events across the UK and Europe

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Clare Coyle

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Roger Brown


Certified Management Consultant | NED and Interim | Works with award winning clients | #BusinessGrowth | Love sport and #LFC | [email protected]

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oval reid

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Rob Marsh

Windows App Developer. PHP, MySQL, HTML5/CSS3/JS, Adwords, Analytics & Conversion tracking, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects.

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Adam Ward

Mobile Technology Entrepreneur, Builds New Businesses and Fixes Broken Businesses. Working on some extremely exciting new projects.

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Matt Malcomson


Managing Director, Oxalis Holidays Ltd.

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Adam Casey

Digital Marketer at @crystal-ball-ltd

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nick Kingsbury

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Sarah Krug

Business Development for Moment.Us Ltd, MBA Candidate at Manchester Business School, Staff Accountant at RNK. Avid music lover and volunteer.

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Matt Hall

Freelance Rails and iOS developer.

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James Goodsall

Founder CJMT

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