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The “Winner Winner” of our Christmas Dinner campaign is…

Mar 30, 2020
Homelessness in Manchester was higher than any other local authority in England and Wales in 2017, with over 123 people being faced with hunger over 2018’s Christmas period. Across the city, many don’t have access to regular hot meals each day, a warm place to sleep or good sanitation – let alone a Christmas dinner.  This year, we chose to support the homeless community

Simplifying app security: safeguarding apps against user error

Dec 18, 2019
To round-off 2019 on our blog, we’re also tying up this year’s series on “Simplifying app security”, this time focusing on safeguarding apps against user error. Here, our Senior Consultant John Barker talks us through the security challenges that can crop up once your app is out in the wild… You’ve built your app and it’s time to launch, but have you thought about

First year in the industry: Apadmi’s Marketing Apprentice

Oct 31, 2019
Laura Lightfoot joined us back in October 2018 as our first ever Marketing Apprentice, taken on to drive our brand growth forward. Here she reflects on her first year in the industry, chatting about her top moments from working in tech.   As I sit here and try to condense a whole year of learning, challenges, wow moments, oh no! moments, lots of alien

Apadmi Ventures invests in new childcare disruptor: Student Nannies

Oct 14, 2019
Read on to find out about the latest investment of Apadmi Ventures – Student Nannies – and how we’ve helped bring this industry-disruptor to the childcare market.  Introducing Student Nannies… After experiencing the difficulty of finding regular, responsible childcare herself, Tracey Blake, freelance journalist and busy working mum, decided to tackle the problem herself – she set up Student Nannies. This new digital platform

Simplifying app security: what are the best app security measures for you?

Aug 01, 2019
In our penultimate instalment of our “Simplifying app security” series by Senior Consultant John Barker, we cover how to define the best app security measures for your app – what’s recommended, what’s essential and what’s totally dependent on your solution. If you’ve missed the other articles so far, start here. In an ideal world, you’d use every security measure available to you. But in

The GM Future of Health Challenge is on!

Jul 03, 2019
When UP Ventures and Novartis asked us to be part of their innovation programme, the GM Future of Health Challenge, we couldn’t say ‘Yes’ quickly enough. Health, innovation, technology, start-up, scale-up. And Greater Manchester. That’s pretty much everything we love. What is the GM Future of Health Challenge? It’s an accelerator programme specifically in healthcare. The immersive 12-week programme (beginning on 10th September this