30 June 2020
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9 tech startups to watch in Sheffield

In 2019, about 200 new tech startups were created in Sheffield which makes it an attractive hub for any founders located in the Yorkshire region. Maddyness selected some of the tech startups to watch in Sheffield.

Since 1997, Plusnet has been a friendly, no-nonsense, award-winning communications provider and carries a simple belief, that everyone deserves to pay a fair price and get brilliant customer service. Plusnet provides great value broadband, phone, TV and mobile, all with helpful friendly people on hand to sort out any issues with its free UK-based Customer Support team available days a year, 7 days a week.

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Founded in 2012 by Aldo Monteforte, The Floow is a leading telematics provider giving innovative solutions to insurers, automotive manufacturers and fleet operators worldwide. Its intelligent solutions allow insurers to price policies fairly and accurately, helping drivers improve their performance and enabling auto manufacturers to design vehicles that respond to evolving needs. With offices in Sheffield and Detroit in the US, The Floow aims to make mobility safer and smarter for all. The startup has been awarded on several occasions including in 2018 where it was awarded in Best Practices in Technology Innovation in the European Usage-based Insurance Industry from Frost & Sullivan.

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The Curve is a diverse group of digital experts with computer scientists, software engineers and consultants, all technology enthusiasts with a broad range of skills that enable the company to design solutions, build systems and embed process improvement within a business.

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Established in 2019, Rise at Seven combines bigger and bolder content marketing strategies with industrial-strength technical SEO expertise to deliver more value than the biggest agencies in the world ever could.

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WANdisco is shaping the future of data infrastructure with its groundbreaking LiveData platform, enabling companies to finally put all their data to work for the business – all the time, at any scale.

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Founded in 1999, Isopharm provides expert knowledge, training, and products to those conducting decontamination of medical devices and infection control within a healthcare environment. Isopharm gives a professional, interesting and easy way of completing learning requirements whatever role you play in the dental team.

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Created in 2005, Peter & Paul is a creative brand communications agency made of a team of brand designers, film directors, product designers, strategists, programmers, art directors, writers, event creators and place-makers. The agency aims to create assets and creative campaigns for a range of industries from arts and music to fashion, food, education, tech, charity, architecture, retail and places.

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Razor is convinced that the only way to predict the future is to create it. So the company’s team aims to think bigger, always striving for what is possible for its clients. They harness the power of automation, VR, artificial intelligence, machine learning and focused design thinking to enhance businesses, experiences and capability beyond expectation and imagination.

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Textocracy is an SMS-based texting service that allows the widest range of service users to provide comments and feedback to a provider with a simple mobile phone. It provides a simple and free way for anyone to be able to have their comments captured and counted.

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