Branded3 founders invest in two Northern digital agencies

Vin Chinnaraja and Patrick Altoft, who previously founded search agency Branded3, have invested in two Northern digital agencies. The pair have made undisclosed investments in Liverpool-based mobile-first digital agency Apposing and Yorkshire-based start-up UX agency LION+MASON. Patrick Altoft Apposing, founded in 2009 by Dave Brown, counts brands such as Sony Playstation, McDonalds and Nandos amongst

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Stickyeyes appoints TheBusinessDesk.com’s Clare Burnett as content editor

Leeds based digital marketing agency Stickyeyes has appointed Clare Burnett as content editor. Clare joins the team from regional business news publication TheBusinessDesk.com where she was deputy editor for the Yorkshire region, and previously managing editor of Bdaily. Burnett said: “Having followed the growth and success of Stickyeyes over the past few years as a journalist, I

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Enjoy Digital welcomes four new hires

Leeds marketing agency Enjoy Digital has made four new appointments, including Jessica Thomas as Account Manager within the client services team. Thomas, who joins from Bolser, will support the management and delivery of integrated digital services for clients. She said: “It’s a very exciting time for the agency, with new hires and client wins happening all the

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Former Benfield Director invests in ‘young and dynamic’ Newcastle digital marketing agency

Newcastle-based social media and digital marketing firm Curtis Gabriel has secured a growth investment from North East businessman Matthew Squires. Established three years ago by Roger Gabriel and Simon Curtis, the agency currently works with international brands, such as Marriott, Hilton and IHG, and now employs 20 people at its Gosforth-based offices. The undisclosed investment

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Oxford’s digital agencies want higher profile to attract more talent

THE digital marketing industry in Oxford is flourishing but a shortage of talent is holding it back. Cardiff-headquartered web design and digital marketing agency Spindogs is investing in a base at Oxford Science Park, having won £500,000-worth of new business here, including with Oxford University. Spindogs won competitive tenders for the University’s Department of Life Science,

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