Jack Mason

Entrepreneur Jack Mason is the Group CEO of Inc & Co, Manchester’s rapidly expanding collective for digital enterprises. Jack channels his wealth of business development expertise and cutting-edge technical strategies into the collective, offering high-level corporate guidance and practical methodologies designed to promote organic growth. With a keen eye for…

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Dave Antrobus

Dave Antrobus is the technology director and co-founder of Fresh Thinking Group (FTG), an independent capital investment organisation that reforms distressed companies, nurtures start-ups, and develops growth strategies for healthy businesses. As the company lead for all things tech, Dave is renowned for the software solutions that he has cultivated…

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Scott Dylan

Scott Dylan is the founder and managing partner of Fresh Thinking Group, an independent capital investment agency that supports businesses throughout collaborative acquisition journeys. Fresh Thinking Group provides business-transformation strategies for healthy firms looking to grow, distressed companies looking for financial support, and start-ups looking for sales-boosting guidance. Scott combines…

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Ian Waxman

Buy wisely. Focus on what you truly need to grow your business, not just the nice to haves.   Ian Waxman is co-founder and Managing Director of Pad Residential a leading estate agents in Manchester, UK. With over 20 years experience Ian has vast experience in the day to day…

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James Holloway

Ensuring the team has plenty of chill out places and regular pizza keeps everyone happy.   James Holloway is the founder of Gooey, a white-label coding agency specialising in WordPress, Magento and HTML development. Where did the idea for Gooey come from? The name Gooey came from GUI (graphical user…

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Jo Britton

To worry less about failure and what others think of you. Failing is an inevitable part of success. It’s simply feedback and learning so take it as such and use it productively to help you keep moving forward.   Jo Britton is founder and Director of PACE Development which delivers…

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Louis Francis

The most important thing is to make a start. Get your rough ideas down on a page or brainstorm. They can always be refined and developed later.   Louis Francis is the founder of Quality Proofreading Services. The company’s aim is to make professional proofreading and editing services available to…

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Matt Reaney

Take risks and follow them through. Seeking advice from others will maximize your chances of success and decrease your bias.   Matt Reaney is the founder and CEO of Big Cloud; a global data science recruitment start-up based at a UK office in Manchester. With the demand of technology ever-growing,…

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Issac Qureshi

Have good people around you and develop strong partnerships. It’s difficult to grow all by yourself, but if you have highly competent people around you it will work.   Issac Qureshi is a taxation and wealth management specialist who operates in the UK, Europe, Middle East and the United States…

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James Taylor

Get staff you can trust, and delegate where possible.   James Taylor is the director of Dispense Digital, a white label digital marketing agency based in Manchester, UK. Where did the idea for your company come from? I started Dispense Digital off the back of my business as a freelance…

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Claire Harper

Commit to going after something as hard as you can, every time, no matter what. Look after your customers – all of them. Claire Harper is the founder and MD of Greater Manchester (UK) based Harper Innovations, parent company of Muscle Moose. Following a period of rapid growth over the…

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