Greater Manchester Showcases The Region’s Disruptors At unBound

Manchester Growth Company is profiling a selection of Manchester’s innovative tech start-ups and fast growth companies at unBound London on Monday 30 November and Tuesday 1 December 2015.

unBound London is the UK’s most exciting innovation festival connecting leaders and growth stage companies from digital ecosystems around the world.  The event, which takes place at Vinopolis, attracts over 800 entrepreneurs, influencers and corporate leaders from US, Europe and Asia.

MGC will be represented by MIDAS - Greater Manchester’s inward investment agency - the Business Growth Hub and Business Finance Solutions. Together they will promote Manchester as the ideal business destination for innovative tech companies to grow.

Greater Manchester will have a presence in the Start-up Bazaar and the start-ups and growth companies will showcase their innovative ideas during a pitching session taking place on the workshops stage at 11am on Tuesday 1December. The session will give the companies the opportunity to pitch to an audience of global brands, corporate investors and thought leaders.

The full list of Greater Manchester companies attending as part of the unBound delegate:

  •          AppLearn
  •          Bearded Fellows
  •          Bright Future Software
  •          eLucid
  •          WebVM
  •          Gnatta
  •          Peak

Gnatta and Peak were recently crowned winners at this year’s Tech North ‘Northern Stars’. The initiative selected 10 northern entrepreneurs to be awarded a package of support including the opportunity to attend the world-renowned SXSW festival in Austin, TX.

Mark Hughes MBE, Group Chief Executive of MGC, said: “We’re very pleased to be profiling such a talented collection of companies at unBound London. In doing this we hope to not only bring valuable profile to some of Greater Manchester’s most innovative start-ups, but also to broadcast the supportive environment the region provides for entrepreneurs looking to launch a business.”