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Celebrating the digital economy of the North of England and Scotland.

Manchester, 14 May 2020 - As the 2020 Northern Tech Awards were not able to take place as planned on 26 March in Leeds due to concerns over COVID-19, GP Bullhound will host a live virtual event on 27 May from 4pm to 5:15pmBST, highlighting and celebrating the digital economy of the North of England and Scotland.

The event is open to entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders from the global tech community. To join, please register before 22 May.

Northern Tech Live will include a panel discussion Building Big Tech in the North with inspirational business leaders: Malcolm Cowley, CEO – Partnerize, Carl Cavers, CEO – Sumo Group plc together with Stephen Roberts, Investment Director – ECI Partners and a fireside chat interview with Richard Law, Chairman – Vypr & Pebble Group plc (former CEO – GB Group).

The event, moderated by Edie Lush, international technology journalist, author and MC, will showcase and celebrate the North’s fastest growing and most promising tech companies.

The Northern Tech Awards Top 100 League Table will be revealed, ranking companies by revenue growth over the last three years and awards will be presented to the Fastest Growing Company and Fastest Growing Larger Company. In addition, the Top 15 Northern Stars, identified as potential scaleups of the future, will be announced.

The Top 100 Company list can be found here in alphabetical order.

For any enquiries, please email

About GP Bullhound
GP Bullhound is a leading technology advisory and investment firm, providing transaction advice and capital to the world’s best entrepreneurs and founders. Founded in 1999, the firm today has offices in London, San Francisco, Stockholm, Berlin, Manchester, Paris, Hong Kong, Madrid and New York. For more information, please visit

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