Events
Celebrating technology in the North of UK.

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 at 4pm BST highlighting and celebrating the digital economy of the North of England and Scotland. 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 most exciting startups, will be announced.

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

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.

Northern Tech Live will also include a live panel discussion Building Big Tech in the North with inspirational founders and 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).

Northern Tech Live 2020
Speakers
Edie Lush
Author, Executive Editor of Hub Culture
Hugh Campbell
Managing partner & Co-founder
GP Bullhound
Richard Law
Chairman
Vypr & Pebble Group plc (former CEO of GB Group)
Carl Cavers
CEO
Sumo Group plc
Malcolm Cowley
CEO
Partnerize
Stephen Roberts
Investment Director
ECI Partners
Javed Huq
Director
GP Bullhound
Ed Prior
Associate
GP Bullhound
Celebrating Tech in the North
Northern Tech Live 2020


16.00
Opening & State of the market

By Hugh Campbell and Per Roman, Managing Partners, GP Bullhound

16.05
Key Findings from 2020 Top 100 Entries & Tech in the North

By Javed Huq, Director, GP Bullhound

16.15
Countdown 50 – 23

Ranking from the Top 100 League table of the North's fastest growing tech companies revealed

16.20
Panel Discussion: Building Big Tech in the North

With Malcolm Cowley, CEO, Partnerize - Carl Cavers, CEO, Sumo Group plc - Stephen Roberts, Investment Director, ECI Partners.

16.40
Countdown 23-11

Ranking from the Top 100 League table of the North's fastest growing tech companies revealed

16.42
Top 15 Northern Stars presented

BY ED PRIOR, ASSOCIATE, GP BULLHOUND

16.45
Fireside chat

With Richard Law, CHAIRMAN VYPR AND PEBBLE GROUP PLC (FORMER CEO OF GB GROUP)

17.00
Countdown Rank 10 – 1

Winners announced

17.05
Q&A with Winners

With Edie Lush

17.10
Wrap up and conclusion

With Hugh Campbell