Birmingham's tech community was honoured last night at the second Silicon Canal Tech Awards.

The event, which is organised by trade group Silicon Canal, recognised companies and individuals across nine different categories.

Fully established companies competed alongside rising stars of the city's tech community.

Silicon Canal is a not-for-profit organisation based in Birmingham whose mission is to connect, promote and support the network of tech companies in the city and wider region.

The 2017 winners were:

Graduate Developer

Clare Streets, School of Code


Hannah Quinton, GuyKat Solutions

Angel or Seed Investor

Mark Jones

Most Influential Female in Technology

Naomi Watts, e4f

Most Influential Male in Technology

Dave Maclean, Packt Publishing


Small Tech Company (revenue under £10 million)


Large Tech Company (revenue over £10 million)

Click Travel

Outstanding Individual of the Year, chosen by Silicon Canal

Dixon Jones, Majestic