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North West Tech 50

Welcome to BusinessCloud’s North West Tech 50 ranking for 2019.

AI firm Peak tops our inaugural ranking of the region's most exciting technology companies as it seeks to dominate the global artificial intelligence market with its SaaS AI product.

The final ranking was decided by a combination of judging panel (scroll down) and a public vote which attracted more than 2,100 votes.

More regional Tech 50 rankings from around the UK are available here.

You can click on the companies to see what they do. Companies who wish to purchase an extended profile, including a logo, should contact our business development manager Helena Furness.

The judging panel was comprised of:
Mo Aldalou, entrepreneur engagement manager (North West), Tech Nation
Dr Joanne Phoenix, interim executive director, Sensor City
Chris Reay, property director, MediaCityUK
Sam Booth, CEO, Pro-Manchester
Nigel Jones, sector specialist: tech & creative, Department for International Trade
Dan Sodergren, head of business services, The Landing
Miranda Barker, CEO, East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce
Andrew Sloane, investment lead in Scotland and the North West, ADV
Anna Heyes, MD, Active Profile
Patricia Keating, executive director, Tech Manchester
Mark Lawler, MD, Baltic Creative CIC
Katie Gallagher, MD, Manchester Digital
Angela McClelland and Dawn Paine, The Extraordinary Club
Jonathan Symcox, editor, BusinessCloud.