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The last in our special series of reports from San Francisco - now that the city in California can now be reached direct via Manchester Airport.
We have been following British businesses as they look to build bridges with the US, as well as exploring some of the unlikely similarities between the North West of California and the North West of England.
Adam McClean is in San Francisco with a company from Liverpool who are there as they look to grow.
It might seem half the world away, but there are links between the north west and the Californian city of San Francisco.
Our reporter Adam McClean has been with companies from the region who are hoping to learn from the biggest names in Silicon Valley.
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