LCR Activate launch the inaugural Tech Climbers 2019 list, showcasing the fastest growing tech scale-ups in Liverpool City Region LCR Activate, in association with Praetura Ventures and Business Cloud, has launched the inaugural LCR Tech Climbers 2019 list, celebrating the fastest-growing and most innovative tech scale-ups in Liverpool City Region. Judges from LCR Activate and Praetura Ventures considered nominations from businesses which demonstrate significant operations in LCR to create the list of 35 finalists. The list aims to highlight the region’s growing tech sector and give SMEs the opportunity to put their business on the map. The result is a list of the best tech scale-ups in LCR which are providing a unique tech solution to an existing problem and are creating disruption in their target sectors, including healthcare, education, manufacturing, and tech for good. The 2019 list also includes the region’s Ones to Watch – up-and-coming businesses that are active in the region, and are on course for great success in the future, with new and exciting technology and solutions. To view the LCR Tech Climbers 2019 list, click here. Commenting on the launch of the list, Jonathon Clark, Business and Technology Manager at LCR Activate, said: “We’re excited to launch the first LCR Tech Climbers list and highlight some of the businesses in the region that are using technology in new ways to solve problems creatively. These businesses are the driving force of growth in the local economy and are helping to prove Liverpool City Region as the go-to tech destination in the UK for future job-seekers, investors, and entrepreneurs.” Ben Hatton, MD, Portfolio at Praetura Ventures, added: “Praetura Ventures have always sought to support businesses in LCR that are demonstrating outstanding innovation, and we are proud to carry that through to the launch of the LCR Tech Climbers 2019 list. The list is a fantastic opportunity to showcase what the region has to offer and we’re certain it will encourage further engagement with the investment community both regionally and nationally.” The LCR Tech Climbers 2019 list is now live. To view the finalists, please click here.