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Hat trick at the Prolific North Tech Awards

May 09, 2019
OK…not quite as exciting as Lucas Moura’s…but as Tottenham were booking their spot in Madrid, our team were also celebrating three times at the first Prolific North Tech Awards. Joined by our friends from the NHS Blood & Transplant team and Apadmi Ventures investment client Bidooh, we celebrated not one but three award wins. Our work with NHS Blood & Transplant picked up both

Voice apps: the next evolution of the mobile marketplace

Apr 16, 2019
As today marks World Voice Day, our Communications Manager Caroline Canty is reflecting on the recent Pro-Manchester Trailblazing Technology conference, where she spoke about the who, what, where and when of voice apps, and their impact on UK brands. A couple of weeks ago, myself and our resident voice expert Patrick Cavanagh joined a room full of tech enthusiasts throughout Manchester for the 2019 Trailblazing Tech

Simplifying app security: build a secure codebase

Apr 08, 2019
Our Senior Consultant John Barker is back with the next instalment in our “Simplifying app security” series – be sure to check out the first post here. Read on to discover how to build a secure codebase, and ensure your back-end network is safe from attack.   Leaky apps that have a badly-written code can release customer data without the user ever knowing, but

Transferable skills: moving from graphic design to UX

Mar 28, 2019
One of our top digital designers Lizzie Astles, chats about her move away from in-house marketing design and how she honed her transferable skills to suit UI & UX.   I never considered moving toward the more technical area of design until an opportunity arose within our internal design team – 9 months in, I’m pleased I made the change! After college I went from

Apadmi Venture JigTalk launches in London

Feb 15, 2019
Recently we invested in a revolutionary blind-dating app that reverts to the old adage: “it’s what’s inside that counts”. Last month, after trialling and perfecting the solution, JigTalk went live on the App Store for singles in London. With the original prototype, their team amassed over 10k users for the app in just a few weeks, getting people to talk more rather than simply

Our tour of Kidscan labs

Jan 30, 2019
December seems like a distant memory – but cast your mind back to the run up to Christmas, and our musical campaign to raise money for Kidscan, a local children’s cancer charity. We’d like to say a huge ‘thank you’ to everyone that shared, liked and followed our Spotify playlist of alternative Christmas tunes – we smashed our target. And that’s why, earlier this