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Manchester’s 10 coolest SMEs

We’ve recently been lucky enough to be featured here on the blog of Approved Index as one of Manchester’s Coolest SMEs, which showcases Manchester as a business hub. We think Manchester is a fantastic, vibrant and resilient city and  we’re very proud to be featured within this line-up

Here’s what Trilby Rajna the writer of the piece had to say about Manchester:

“Manchester might sometimes be overlooked by entrepreneurs in favour of London, but it turns out it’s a serious contender for the title of best city to launch your business. With three excellent universities, world class football clubs, the headquarters of the BBC and a refurbished and extended tram system which rivals TFL, Manchester makes for a truly nurturing city to grow your business.

Amongst the many things that Manchester lays claim to, aside from some of the world’s most iconic bands, being the birthplace of the computer and bringing the joy of “chips and gravy” to the world, is its claim to some incredible and unique businesses that have chosen to call it home. After much deliberation we came up with our top 10 pick of cool companies in Manchester; from tech start-ups to creative agencies to delicious cupcake bakers, we caught up with these cool small businesses to discuss what they do and why Manchester is THE place to be.”

You can read all about us and the other 9 businesses in the full feature here: Approved Index

 We would like to take the opportunity to thank Trilby Rajna and Approved Index for featuring us.


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