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What's Coming Up at Manchester Digital at a glance - July 2024

New Updates | July 2024

In this roundup you'll find:

  • Digital Her announcement
  • How we are supporting startups in 2024
  • Ways to meet other members 
  • How to get the most out of your hiring
  • Everything else that's going on at Manchester Digital!

Digital Her

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our EnableHER: Leaning into Leadership Programme - Part of Digital Her. 

With the commitment of our new sponsor for this programme, 6point6 | Part of Accenture, we’ll enable fully funded training opportunities for women across Greater Manchester who are in emerging and mid-level leadership roles to thrive as leaders in tech, not just survive. 

Empowering women leaders can create a more inclusive and dynamic industry that drives groundbreaking advancements and equitable opportunities for all. 

We’ll share details of how to enrol on this programme soon.

If you would like to register your interest please contact

Learn more about our fully funded mentorship programme, and how to get more involved in this community below.

Become a Real Life Role model today!

Mentorship Programme

The Startup Activator

The Startup Activator programme continues this month. Check out all the things you can get involved in below!

Are you an early-stage startup founder? 

Manchester Digital's Startup Activator will help startups in the Greater Manchester region maximise success, taking you from idea to early traction stage with all the knowledge and resources you need to flourish. 

The programme will include exclusive founder network meet-ups, workshops and access to an active supportive community which includes investors, trusted professional service support and more.

Join today!

Founders Meet Up

Thurs | 11th July 2024 | 9:00- 11:00

Come and join us at the next Founder Meet Up on Thursday 11th July at our Tech Incubator. This is an opportunity to connect with other founders, meet our new Startups Programme Manager Alice, and find out more about the Start Up Activator, including our new fully funded support kicking off this month.

Book now

Start Up Activator Roadshows

Out Start Up Activator Roadshows are kicking off in July taking place across each of the 10 GM boroughs. Each will feature a workshop on the Key Foundations for Growth, delivered by our Start Up Coach; an interactive breakout session, giving you time to reflect and use the workshop content to build or refine an immediate action and priorities plan, and the opportunity to review / bounce ideas with other founders; and an opportunity to learn more about the in-depth cohort programme coming later in the year.

Sign up now

Can you help startups? We’re looking for partners 

We are looking for partners to support this programme and help us deliver 12 months of valuable information and insight to the next generation of tech businesses and make sure that Greater Manchester continues to grow great businesses.

Contact to discuss.

Sponsorship pack

Hire an apprentice with us

There is still time to join our summer apprenticeship programmes.

Whether you want to upskill an existing employee or bring someone new into the business we can support you. We have a ready-to-go talent pool of diverse candidates to support your recruitment.

Here are the start dates:

Data Analysis - 4th July

We can support you to join these programmes now - get in touch with 

Need a little longer? That’s okay, talk to us about joining these cohorts after it starts and the support we can provide to ensure your apprentice is caught and on track by September.

Extra details here


Carbon Literacy

Our pilot day of Carbon Literacy training has been announced! On the 10th of October, you can join in helping shape this toolkit for the rest of the tech sector. If you are interested in attending, please email for more information.

Please check out the link below to learn more about Carbon Literacy and register your interest so you can be the first to hear all their exciting updates!

Learn more about Carbon Literacy 

2024 Event Calendar

Our 2024 Events Calendar is live!

Jot these dates down in your diary to make sure you don't miss out!

Download here

Fintech Conference

Thurs | 19th Sept 2024 | 12:45 - 17:00

Manchester Digital invites you to join us for our next Fintech Conference! The Conference will take place on Thursday 19th September 2024.

This Conference will bring together industry leaders, founders, innovators, and enthusiasts to delve into the latest fintech trends, developments and challenges.

Book now

If you are interested in sponsoring or presenting a Talk at this event please contact 

Other events

Get organised for Q2 and check out our events calendar, featuring events posted by Manchester Digital members.

Events in July 2024 posted by members

Are you currently recruiting? 

Each Tuesday, the jobs board round-up is shared on our social media channels and groups from the Manchester Digital jobs board to let job seekers discover new roles. 

If you are recruiting, let me know! Email 

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