Mike Anderson is the chief executive of Padoq, a Manchester-based networking platform which launched in May 2018 following a £400,000 fundraising round.

The platform provides spaces for community organisers to more easily engage with and organise their communities.

The serial entrepreneur's first venture, Jolly Goods, was sold in 2017. He then started award-winning digital agency Nothing But Epic.

He has raised over £1m in funding in the past two years and was named ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the UK Business Tech Awards last year.