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Tech firms soaring in Leeds says banker

Tech firms must be at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse initiative, with investors increasingly seeing Leeds’s digital companies as a ripe source for investment, the boss of a large investment bank has said.

TEAMING UP: Parallax director James Hall.

Leeds Digital City: Firm teams up with Amazon

A Leeds digital agency has joined forces with a cloud computing company to keep on top of industry developments.

WINNER: Aaron Gibbon took graduate tester of the year.

Leeds Digital City: Graduate claims top honour at awards

A software testing engineer working for a Leeds-based IT firm has been named graduate of year at an industry awards ceremony.

Stephen Blackburn, senior information governance officer at Leeds City Council who  manages the Data Mill North project.  PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds Digital City: Real life problems with online solutions

Developers in Leeds are using a huge vault of gathered data to make life easier for city residents.


Tech firm bosses fear distruptive innovation impact

Senior managers at technology companies are becoming increasingly perturbed about their firm’s ability to cope with disruptive technology, it has been claimed.

Ashley Bolser and the team at Bolser's Leeds offices.

Leeds digital agency Bolser is a Microsoft marvel

A Leeds digital agency is making waves across the Atlantic after landing a global project deal with Microsoft.

Andy Burton.

Leeds expertise helps Sky Betting & Gaming shoulder the digital load

Sky Betting & Gaming’s Andy Burton spoke to Digital City about how the firm handles days of high demand


Blue is the colour for Leeds digital marketing agency’s rebrand

Leeds digital marketing agency Blue Digital has revealed the first fruits of what it describes as a “radical rebrand”.

Hannah O'Sullivan.

Event shows creative talent in Leeds is a real glass act

An event being held in Leeds today offers the perfect chance to raise a glass to the creative community in the city and the rest of the North.

Eamon Fox.

Leeds expert’s wise words on the dangers of the ‘digital leash’

Eamon Fox, head of department at property firm Knight Frank, writes for Digital City on The Office, New Technology and Work Life Balance.

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Serena Wadsworth.

Serena is a Leeds software star with help from academy

Digital City spoke to Serena Wadsworth, who has just graduated through Sky Betting & Gaming’s inaugural 14-week Software Academy Bootcamp.

The new recruits at ilk.

A fantastic four new recruits for Leeds agency

Leeds-based agency ilk has strengthened its digital offering with four new appointments.

Staff at Pitchero in Leeds.

Leeds digital brand’s new product is in league of its own

Leeds digital brand Pitchero has launched a new product designed to keep it one step ahead of the rest of the field.

Coun James Lewis.

Now is the time to bid for slice of £3.7m digital and tech fund in Leeds

Applications can now be submitted for a share of a digital and tech projects funding pot.

Roger Marsh.
Picture James Hardisty

Digital firm creates 100 jobs

Leading digital sports content company Perform Group is expanding into Leeds, creating more than 100 new jobs in the process.

Amy De-Balsi at the second Leeds Digital Job Fair.

Job done for Amy as Leeds digital job fair makes a mark

One of the biggest events in the Leeds digital calendar may have only just been and gone but organisers are already planning to do it all again.

Mark Pybus.

Sky flying high in Leeds as it uses data to boost business

We spoke to Mark Pybus, Sky Betting & Gaming’s Head of Data Engineering, during @bigdataweek #bdw16.

Coun James Lewis.

Go-ahead for £3.7m digital schemes funding pot in Leeds

Plans for a funding scheme for digital and tech projects in Leeds have been given the green light.


Capital gains for Leeds software firm Cascade

A top London law firm has invested in a new human resources system from Leeds-based software provider Cascade.

Dave Nutter and Adam Errington.

Perfect way of doing digital business in Leeds

A new digital marketing agency in Leeds has made a storming start to life thanks to an innovative business model.

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