Map of the local innovation industry.
Meet some of the best and newest startups based in Manchester.
Investor: @innovid @sisense @loyalblocks @jfrog @the-gifts-project @yedda @front @resin-1. Angelist syndicate backs top-tier Israeli tech companies.
Scott Dylan a Consulting Chief Marketing Officer ★ Digital Consultant ★ Coach ★ Mentor ★ NED ★ Investor ★ Hootsuite Ambassador ► I can help grow your business!
Technology Venture Capitalist
Investor and Advisor
Founder of many internet companies @potential.co.uk, carrentals.co.uk, discountvouchers.co.uk
20 angel investments in 24 months
Passionate about New Hampshire and Technology!
Founder of tech startups and SaaS All Rounder with special focus on strategy and commercialisation
Head of Engineering at Shutl (acquired eBay 2013), formerly PM for The Hut Group and Developer #1 for On The Beach Holidays.
Multiple founder. Advisor, Board member, Chairman at Cognisess. Raised, exited, succeeded & failed.
VP of Sales @dyn-inc • Studied at University of New Hampshire Worked at @ibm, MYPN Board
Digital marketing & Product specialist distribution specialist with 10yrs experience in mobile and online gaming. Founder of in-game ad networks GamesChart & GameJacket.
Co-founder of Formisimo. Adopted Mancunian, and generally enthusiastic chap.
unconventional eɔcentrıc geek
Founder of Formisimo (2013), founder of theEword (2006) - 32 strong digital agency.
28 // Entrepreneur // Sold Co to FTSE 100 // Investor // Love the white island of Ibiza
Zack Young, Entrepreneur & Adventurer.
Private investor based in Manchester, New Hampshire
@university-of-manchester-1 graduate. Founder & CEO of @clowdy, invested $600k. Created Amnis Technology, $2m revenue tech company with 5 million downloads
UX at Formisimo. Previously worked on the design of Textburst, Timetastic & Crackle.io at @mediaburst-1
Founder Purple WiFi, @applied-language-solutions
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.
Business strategy consultant. More than 10 years’ experience in Telecom, Marketing & Sales. Studying Entrepreneurship in MBS at UoM.
Experienced Developer(RoR/Java), Face to face collaboration promoter, People connector, Co-Founder. Music fan. Walker.
Designer and developer/maker.
Media Production Professional
Media Technology Graduate
COO of UK supermarket chain $500m t/o.
Founder @todone. Award-winning developer. StartupBus Europe 2012 finalist.
Early-stage VC with start-up experience. MSc LSE and MA Cambridge.
Founder Gay Homestays:
Studied at @university-of-birmingham
Founder Wardrobe Media, CharityDEN • Worked at @global-market-insite-inc
CEO & Co-Founder @Moment_Us_. Rotman MBA. MBS PhD. PEO engineer. Speaker, advisor, DJ and music producer.
Supporter of UK startups. Co-founder of Tech Britain & SpacePortX. CEO of Telcom.
Experienced all-round Creative and Art Director with a functional mind. Gaming ideas with a commercial angle.
Engineer & MBA, 10 years as a VC with EV Group, now running Tangentix Ltd, a software company revolutionising game delivery
Founder of included.co - Loves turning ideas into working prototypes. Consults on social platform development and online marketing through Ektagon.
Innovative web and software developer.
Softball and Poker player.
ASP.NET MVC, Silverlight, WPF, WP7.
Future startup superstar.
Poker Rave founder.
CTO, Co-Founder @Moment_Us_. Comp Eng @university-of-toronto 2010.
Co-founder of MVP Tracker
Oxford Uni SoftEng MSc, BBC Sport, Software Engineer
co-founder @hcg-partners • Partner in Management Consulting, serial entrepreneur and big company C-leve exec
System Architect @moment-us-1. Manchester Business School Alumni
Business creation and growth strategies for the startup generation. 12 years experience at the worlds most creative agencies Crispin Porter+Bogusky, TBWA, JWT.
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.
Founder Klinns • Worked at @natech-s-a • Studied at @university-of-manchester, @university-of-patras
MSc student at the University of Manchester; Department Editor of ACM XRDS (Crossroads) Magazine; Worked at Microsoft as a 'Student Partner'.
MBA student at Indiana University.
VC dealmaker in tech and healthcare, occasional investor, startup advisor.
Sales Manager at PPLP
If it can be comprehended, it can be achieved..!!
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.
Travel startup accelerator. Managing partners worked at @expedia, @datalex, @everbread, Boeing. Aggresive mentoring program + data and commercial support.
Founder and Managing Director @eniyihekim-com • Worked at @astrazeneca • Studied MBA at @university-of-manchester
Founder @shapey-surgical-limited • Worked at @nhs • Studied at @university-of-edinburgh, @university-of-birmingham
Founder Sumo Insight Ltd • Worked at @orange, @ee • Studied at @university-of-wolverhampton
I hold 2 IP Rights in the area of processing of nanocrystals and bioconjugates.
Data Science student at University of Sheffield, Worked as BI Developer for Information Architects.
University of Manchester CS, VicePresident @ Manchester Ultimate Programming, Machine Learning aficionado
Managing Director of Murmr. Studied International Management at @university-of-manchester. Strong business strategy and development background.
Aerospace Engineering Student @university-of-manchester
Marketing NINJA @rinku, • Worked at @sabisu • Studied at @university-of-liverpool
Trying to see things in a different way by writing at @greatpreneurs. Interested in Entrepreneurship, Silicon Valley and Startups.
Postgrad from Manchester Business School
Co-founded Message Missile (Notify) and is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the company.
Studied at @university-of-manchester
Founder @kawarizmi • Worked at @ibm • Studied at @university-of-manchester
Experienced business development coach; executives' professional and personal development
Studied at @university-of-manchester
Founder @koa • Studied at @university-of-manchester
2nd year CS student at @university-of-manchester;
Silver medal at International Mathematical Olympiad.
Founder Learning With Littles • Studied at @university-of-manchester MA student in Translation and Interpreting, BA Hons degree Spanish and Portuguese language
BSc student at The University of Manchester. Did placement with IBM.
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.
Manchester based startup-guy. 6 years web design and development experience. Studied a Masters in Mechanical Engineering and Robotics at @university-of-warwick.
Award-winning sales manager with over 20 years sales and management experience
Software Engineer Team Leader, Microsoft Technologies, always has an idea.
CEO of CopyrightsWorld. Co-Founder for many online startups. Digital Nomad.
Graphic / Web Designer
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.
Co-Founder Proximote • Studied at @lancaster-university
Commercial Director & Advisor.
Raised commercial finance in excess of £15 Million for early stage companies.
Crime fighter, traveler & entrepreneurial spirit. Wears underpants on the outside.
Founder Next-Gen Interview Limited • Studied at @aquinas-college
VP Engineering @Quikkly, Mobile and Cloud evangelist with a strong engineering and leadership background.
Founder and CEO at www.thestudentcloud.co.uk and Director at @seddon-media.
Founder -of Sportesk.com. Social networks for all involved in sport.
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.
Founder AirKitty • Worked at @telefonica • Studied at @manchester-metropolitan-university
Founder Malaika's Secret • Studied @manchester-metropolitan-university.
Founder Aughma • Studied at @university-of-central-florida
MSc International Business
Worked at @thales, @htc
Marketing Master at Uni of Salford. 1 year marketing executive experience at @toshiba. Interested in branding and web. Adaptive. Hardworking. Right brained.
Senior Programmer at Places for People, one of the largest property management companies in the UK. iOS / Android developer in my own time.
Browsing around for potential investment opportunities.
Our mission is to make law understandable, quick and accessible through innovative technology.
We are driven by what consumers want.
Investment Manager at Enterprise Ventures
Worked at @cdnify • Studied at @university-of-northumbria
Founder and Manager of Travelspec (part of Oniva Online Group Europe). CTO of Loadfill. Worked at Flightmapping. Over 10 years experience in online solutions.
Senior Graphic Design Student at Southern New Hampshire University '14
A highly skilled and extremely motivated User Interface & User Experience designer.
Online entrepreneur,marketer,blogger and consultant.See my website at http://www.workwithneilball.com . My motto in life is Visualize,Believe,Achieve
Founder @bxpediant • Studied at @manchester-metropolitan-university
Founder @race-it-home • Worked at @various-micro-startups • Accomplished Photographer / TV Cameraman • Patience Of A Saint •
Full stack developer, currently working in C#. Previously worked as a Node.js/Ruby developer. Language agnostic, TDD, OO Agile developer.
Founder Pletho (March 2014) •Strong business background • Studied at @university-of-salford
Founder @purple-wifi, @applied-language-solutions
Studied at @newcastle-college
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
David Dickinson is a co-founder of @tosouk.com; the UK and Worlds only completely free online marketplace for handmade, vintage and collectables
Sales and Business Development Consultant. Expert in soft skill and competency development for growing SMBs
Founder of HQ, experienced engineering lead for high traffic mobile systems for companies including RBS/Natwest, payment startup Oink, BBC Sport and Chillingo.
Anthony Dickinson is a co-founder of @tosouk.com; the UK and Worlds only completely free online marketplace for handmade, vintage and collectables
Enterprenur, with experience running businesses across sectors, with it a great depth of know how in operations, logistics, supply chain and digital strategy
Working at @adbrain-3
MA in Photography at MMU, Manchester, BA in Graphic Design at IED, Rome; fluent in Italian, Spanish and English.
Long term investor in niche markets
Founder @fazo-development • Worked at @comarch, @salmon, @bjss • Studied at @wroclaw-university-of-technology
Postgraduate Geographer @ University of Manchester + UI/UX Designer @ RECAPP LLC + Owner @ Monkeys Writing Shakespeare LTD.
CEO & Founder of Teen Autos. Previous: Founded “Marketing-Express” (Sold in 2009). Founded “theweatherstone.co.uk” global success - selling all over the World.
Hacker. CS student at The University of Manchester. Works at CERN. Full stack generalist
Founder @harmony-benjamins • Studied at @loreto-college College. Business Entrepreneur.
Obsessed with Marketing - Graduated 2013 - in love with technology
Sales and Biz Ops leader with strong expertise leading and scaling hyper-growth within established and entrepreneureal org.
Aussie expat living in the UK. Resource/mining background. Looking to re-invest in great ideas.
Founder @strobe-digital • Worked around the UK at agencies @made-by-many, @great-fridays
Thinker, Blogger, Hacker, Hiker. Interested in early stage companies with positive values.
Worked at a digital marketing agency
Engineering Lead at Reach Messaging.
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]
I’m an accomplished business development and sales professional, with strong problem solving abilities. I've excelled working in many differing environments.
Founder of Pied Piper Entertainment. I'm an Inventor focused on tackling the Mobile App Install Market.
Experience Designer. Metalhead. Imperfect.
Marketer & digital specialist with Int'l brands.I manage the complete marketing function;research,insight development,campaign planning,execution,analysis
Certified Management Consultant | NED and Interim | Works with award winning clients | #BusinessGrowth | Love sport and #LFC | [email protected]
Engineering Architect @johnson-controls-building-efficiency-division. Engineer @anatu, Owner @westshore-development-group, Vice-Chair
Managing Director, Oxalis Holidays Ltd.
Windows App Developer. PHP, MySQL, HTML5/CSS3/JS, Adwords, Analytics & Conversion tracking, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects.
Digital strategy specialist and venture capital advisor.
Head of community ops and professional raconteur at citysocializer - creating, organising and attending great social events across the UK and Europe
Mobile Technology Entrepreneur, Builds New Businesses and Fixes Broken Businesses. Working on some extremely exciting new projects.
Freelance Rails and iOS developer.
Digital Marketer at @crystal-ball-ltd
Founder of schoolpho.to an online image sharing tool for the education sector
Consultant CTO and start-up advisor. Founder of @fillip, @kukinto, and @opetec • CTO of @rooy and director of @exosphere-labs.
Business Development for Moment.Us Ltd, MBA Candidate at Manchester Business School, Staff Accountant at RNK. Avid music lover and volunteer.