OpenCo Manchester: October 2, 2014

Manchester hosts its inaugural OpenCo this October!

As the city that gave birth to computer science, Manchester is a pioneer when it comes to all things digital.  This October, for the first time, you will be able to gain exclusive access to some of Manchester’s most innovative digital hubs and companies as they open their doors to executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and future influencers as part of OpenCo Manchester.

OpenCo Manchester will enable you to explore the full breadth of city’s digital innovation; from how virtual reality will change the way you do business (EON Reality), to the next generation of software development (Bright Future Software).


Participating Companies

new_bf_logo code computerlove EON Reality Factory Transmedia Flix Facilities magnetic_north SpacePortX The Neighbourhood The Sharp Project The_Landing UKFast up-logo-header

Local Tour Partners


Global Tour Sponsors


Supporting Tour Sponsors


Global Advisory Council

John Borthwick – CEO – Betaworks   /   Ron Conway – Founder & Managing Partner – Angel Investors   /   Dick Costolo – CEO – Twitter   /   Brad Feld – Managing Director – Foundry Group   /   Jason Hirschhorn – CEO and Chief Curator – The ReDEF Group   /   Arianna Huffington - “President and Editor-In-Chief” – Huffington Post Media Group   /   Matt Seiler - Global CEO – IPG Mediabrands   /   Morgan Spurlock – Filmmaker – Warrior Poets   /   Gary Vaynerchuk – CEO & Founder – VaynerMedia   /  Jeff  Weiner – CEO – LinkedIn   /   Rachel Whetstone – Sr. VP, Communications & Public Policy – Google   /   Fred Wilson – Co-Founder – Union Square Ventures