Leeds city region is the birthplace of many successful businesses. Marks & Spencer’s roots are in Leeds Kirkgate Market. Next also started life in Leeds – initially as a gentleman’s tailors. Meanwhile, Yorkshire Tea began as a Harrogate-based family business in 1886.
In recent times Leeds has built an enviable reputation as a hotbed for leading tech companies. This includes Snowflake, the world-leading cloud data platform, who have made Leeds a key hub in the UK.
Tech start-ups and scale-ups are also thriving in Leeds. HyperFinity, a decision intelligence platform, and Panintelligence, embedded analytics for SaaS, are perfect examples.
At this event we’ll hear from these leading organisations.
The event will also feature a panel discussion, hosted by Steve Blacker, Partner at KPMG, and featuring representatives from all of the above organisations.
Food and drink will be provided, including a selection of beers from Kirkstall Brewery.
Anyone interested in Leeds’ tech ecosystem is welcome at this event. People in retail, financial services, healthcare, tech, education and beyond will find value in the talks and enjoy networking with other members of Leeds’ thriving community.