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Ian Munro

Panel wowed at Creative Ent

One of the best things about working for Tech Angels is being able to help run our annual student start-up competition. Building Bright Ideas is a fantastic opportunity for budding start-up founders, covering everything from the roots of an idea to pitching for investment. After a successful beginning, we’re now in the process of expanding…

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5 tips for Manchester start-ups

The following was originally featured as a guest blog by Chief Exec. Craig Dean for Salford University in November 2014. We live in fast times. The constantly evolving socio-economics of the 21st Century are shaped by a digital generation that increasingly strives to say more with less. Why say something with a sentence you can articulate with…

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Looking back on a great first year

The philosophy at Web Applications is to cultivate progress by challenging the norm. Consistently nominated for awards that celebrate employee development and investment, WA:UK has focused heavily on the improvement of our most important assets – our people. We’ve implemented an innovative benefits programme, including a personal development time scheme, which allows our developers the…

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A tale of beanbags, monster, and broken builds.

After months of prep, weeks of anticipation, and days of being on the verge of a nervous breakdown, the weekend we’d been waiting for like a kid with an advent calendar finally came. Programmers, coders, developers, software engineers, wizards; however you describe them, they all became hackers this weekend. Hundreds of devs from the North…

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Tech Angels launched!

Last Thursday, members of the Web Apps team were present at The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce‘s annual dinner at The Point, Old Trafford. As President of the Oldham chamber, our Chief Exec. Craig Dean was a VIP at the black tie event, and brought an entourage of Webbies with him. Hosted by comedian Rory…

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