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Girl Geeks launches its first UK campus programme

Accenture is the first employer to support Girl Geeks Campus, a new national programme to support female students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) careers. Girl Geeks Campus has been launched initially at Newcastle and Northumbria Universities and offers female STEM students opportunities to discover career paths and develop employability skills. Accenture is…

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Adaptive Lab brings in former BBC creative director

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Microsoft flakes while Firefox shines at MWC

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Smedvig Capital completes £1.3m investment in Profile Financial Solutions

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JustPark becomes 200th business funded through Crowdcube

MCADO

MCADO raises $1.24m in funding round

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P2P laundry service Lavanda expands in London and eyes UK roll out

Instructure

Instructure secures $40m in a pre-IPO Series E Round

Grabble

Grabble closes $1.8m funding round


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Moven founder Brett King joins Anthemis Group

Moven founder and CEO Brett King has joined digital financial services investment and advisory firm Anthemis Group. King will continue in his current role at the helm of Moven, the mobile banking app he founded in 2012, whilst also working with Anthemis as a venture partner. In his new role King will work closely with…

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Designers urged to do more as consumers turn away from wearable tech

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Google confirms drone, MVNO and payment plans

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RefME wins British mobile startup of the year at MWC

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Samsung gets the edge with new payments platform, handsets and IKEA partnership announced at MWC

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Inmarsat partners with Airservices Australia to trial new global flight tracking service

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Compare and Share are opening up the sharing economy – Startup of the Week

Welcome to the eleventh and final episode of the Elevator Pitch series 4. Every week we publish a 30 second pitch from the latest intake of the Elevator Pitch. These leading startups join an alumni group that includes the likes of YPlan, Hassle, import.io and Glow, and has to-date raised over $50m. In this series we…

Pebble break Kickstarter record, Investments top $150m & more in your Week in Tech

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Fintech monthly: Judo Payments raised $6m, banking apps tested, Finovate Europe and much more…

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Visa shows off in-car and social payments at MWC

Visa has announced a partnership with Pizza Hut that could make payments truly mobile. The connected car concept gives drivers in-car access to menus, along with delivery and pick-up options via Visa Checkout. Working with Accenture, Visa will be trialling the use of beacon technology to alert Pizza Hut staff when the driver is about…

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Fintech monthly: Judo Payments raised $6m, banking apps tested, Finovate Europe and much more…

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Advanced Payment Solutions links up with Post Office

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Digital finance delivers record results for Nostrum

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Remitia secures first deal from Boris Johnson’s trade mission to America

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Innovate Finance joins Boris Johnson’s trade mission to America

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Find your perfect shoe with Stylect – Download of the Week

It’s officially Christmas season and if you’re looking for that perfect pair of shoes for the Christmas party, don’t pound the streets, just download an app: Stylect. Tinder for Shoes If you like Tinder and you like shoes, this is your match made in heaven. It has the same swipe features, but instead of some…

Ecommerce

Amazon opening Shoreditch studio to take on fashion

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TheFashion.com raises $1.7m for European expansion

Fashion Tech

Metail raises $12m to bring the fitting room to you

Fashion Tech

Britain’s finest fashion bloggers unveiled

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Why do I need insurance if I’m running my own limited company?

Often, it’s quite simply a contractual requirement of the end client we’re working with that all limited company contractors supplied to them have professional indemnity, public or products liability and employer’s liability insurance to certain specified levels. End of. Even if that’s not a specific requirement of our client, it’s our duty as a professional…

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Top UX Hiring Trends for Early 2015

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Does my SEO really matter?