The latest news, case studies and blogs from Sunderland Software City and the region’s tech community.

New name for fast-growing tech business

A GROWING tech business is set to shine, after undertaking a full rebrand to support its global expansion. Software as a Service provider Technically Compatible, which uses online assessments to match employers with its perfect tech talent, will now be known as Tungl, after deciding the time was right to

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4 Core Sales Tips for Start-Ups

Having an effective sales strategy is essential for the success of any start-up. Planning what type of customer you’re aiming for, how you will tell your story and how you will handle outreach will allow you to properly execute your game plan. If your business lacks an effective sales strategy, read our four

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Launch Event: North East Social Tech Fund

Digital Catapult NETV is delighted to be launching the inaugural North East Social Tech Fund - a pilot programme designed to help charities and social enterprises explore the benefits of emerging technologies. The North East Social Tech Fund will provide small Innovation Grants to successful organisations, alongside dedicated support from

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One Region, One Sector, One Statement

For the first time, the leading organisations which represent and support the sector have partnered to create One Region, One Sector, One Statement. The North East is home to a Creative Digital and Tech sector which is truly thriving. One of the most productive and fastest-developing in the UK, the

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Comment on Business Live article (3/7/19)

Today (Wed 3rd July 2019) an article has been published on Business Live that implies that our Chief Executive, David Dunn, has criticised Tech Nation during a meeting at 10 Downing Street. We feel that the article takes the report it references out of context and would like to clarify

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Introducing Business Challenges 2.0

At Digital Catapult NETV we’ve spent almost 5 years supporting businesses in the North East with the adoption and proliferation of emerging technologies. Our experience of bringing together large corporates and SMEs has led to us developing a new framework for corporate innovation. Corporate Innovation – the process by which

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Go Reboot: Gateshead

Here at Sunderland Software City, we have joined forces with Gateshead Council and PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre, to bring Go Reboot to Gateshead residents. Showcasing some the regions most advanced and exciting tech businesses, the Go Reboot Expo offers a great opportunity for local people to come along and

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Venator Lauches North East Bright Ideas Fund

Teesside based global manufacturing company Venator has launched a £10,000 Bright Ideas Fund to inspire innovation and stimulate learning in STEM subjects across the North East region. The Bright Ideas Fund will give 40 grants of £250 to groups and organisations that encourage innovative ideas within science, engineering, technology and

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