- Opposable viewpoints
- Manchester’s new reality
- Daredevil’s duel quest
- York reframes video
- Lucca’s Wonderluk
TECHNATION200: Retail property tech platform Appear Here brings renters and landlords together in an online marketplace – and is best-known for its pop-ups in London’s Old Street station. Founder and chief executive Ross Bailey says using retail space as branding is key to its success.
TECHNATION200: uMotif allows patients with long-term conditions to record information about their health. Chief executive Bruce Hellman tells TCi about its soon-to-be-launched citizen science project.
TECHNATION200: Hoxton Ventures co-founder Hussein Kanji, behind disrupters like Deliveroo and Yieldify, believes Europeans don’t know how to invest in venture – and that SEIS and EIS schemes are like ‘corporate welfare’.
TECHNATION200: Finance Birmingham is a major public-private provider of venture funding for growing businesses. This year it has joined forces with media and tech VC Ascension Ventures to help deliver its specialist £5 million creative fund. Chief executive Sue Summers explains.
TECHNATION200: Every technology business cluster needs a champion. In Malvern, home to the UK’s biggest cyber-security cluster, that champion is scientist Dr Emma Philpott. She talks to us about her work, and why Britain is so just so good at cyber technology.
TECHNATION200: Juliette Morgan, one of London’s best-informed experts on property for tech businesses, says that entrepreneurs need protected work and live spaces – and that property owners remain nervous about the stability of VC-backed business.
TECHNATION200: Whisk’s founder Nick Holzherr pitched an idea to “empower people to live happier lives through food” on BBC’s The Apprentice – and is today growing his Birmingham-based business on the back of a new and clever marketing strategy.
TECHNATION200: Opposable is an award-winning Bristol-based virtual reality, games and mobile business, with a studio at its heart creating connected games for mobile, PC and console. Chief executive Ben Trewhella talks to us.