The final event being held at Old Granada Studios in Manchester on 17 November will see the finalists pitch their businesses to a panel of expert judges in front of an audience of investors, press and tech industry peers.
Winners will be awarded stands at TechCrunch Disrupt London and The Next Web Europe conferences and will be given the chance to pitch to investors at Bloomberg in London.
They will also be entered into GP Bullhound’s 2017 Northern Tech Awards and receive fast-track access to pitch at the Wayra finals.
The finalists applied for the Northern Stars competition online and six of them were selected during three regional pitch events.
The remaining 14 were chosen by an independent selection panel.
The finalists include:
Now Healthcare Group
Smart Money People