For this week's Northern Startup, we speak to Ramsbottom-based Dream Agility, which has created ad tech software for digital agencies and retailers.
This week's Northern Startup is Stepping into Business, a social enterprise teaching business skills to primary school children.
Kieran Roberts, ITV's creative director of drama in the North, has hailed the boom in production facilities across the region and says the channel now has a "really significant commitment" to filming in the North.
Each week, Northern Startups shines a light on some of the startup innovation happening around the region.
This week it's The Sport Community, a Greater Manchester-based charity helping companies invest in sport.
Stories about the circulation figures of regional newspapers are usually a veritable bingo of doom: "decline", "dwindling", "gloom" and, more often that not, "redundancies".
This morning Liverpool City Council has given the go-ahead for a £25m redevelopment of the Littlewoods Building.
This week's Northern Startup is Chant Productions, the specialist music education provider. Based in Lancashire, its choirs perform at major sporting events around the country.
This week's Northern Startup is Lets Go Global, the Salford-based creative technology and arts organisation.
This week it's Leeds-based Bizdaq, an online marketplace for buying or selling a business.
This week it's Macclesfield-based Beatroot, a catalogue management platform for record labels and music publishers.