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healthtech hospital nurses doctors

Here’s what Google, Apple and Microsoft are up to in healthcare
posted on March 23, 2017

Tech giants such as Google, Apple and Microsoft are investing heavily in HealthTech. We take a look at what exactly they’re up to.

Reports

Top tech stats: tech salaries on the rise, northern tech gender gap increases & more
posted on February 18, 2017

Welcome to your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.

Video

Why tech firms should be harnessing video to gain more customers
posted on February 16, 2017

Video is becoming an increasingly popular mode of communication, but how can tech startups harness video in order to maximise customer engagement?

Aviation

Vitruvian Partners acquires TravelTech firm OAG for $215m
posted on February 16, 2017

Vitruvian Partners, a London-based private equity company, has acquired TravelTech firm OAG for approximately $215m.

Startup workers

Atomico announces $765m investment fund to boost European tech
posted on February 16, 2017

London-based VC Atomico has announced a new $765m fund to support disruptive European tech startups.

investments

UK FinTech firms ‘raised $173m across 16 deals in Q4 2016’
posted on February 15, 2017

UK FinTech startups raised $173m across 16 deals in Q4 2016, up $95m from Q3, according to a report by CB Insights.

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FinTech startup Pleo tops up Seed round with $3.25m from Creandum
posted on February 15, 2017

Pleo, a London and Copenhagen-based smart company payments startup, has raised a $3.25m round led by Creandum.

firefly learning

Joe Mathewson, co-founder of Firefly Learning, on turning his teenage hobby into an EdTech startup
posted on February 13, 2017

We spoke to Joe Mathewson, co-founder of EdTech firm Firefly Learning, about how he started his business at the age of 15.

Girls STEM

Top tech stats: UK tech salaries ‘among lowest in the world’, STEM subjects & more
posted on February 11, 2017

Here’s your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.

Phone repair

On-demand tech repair startup Repairly raises £265,000 to expand in London
posted on February 10, 2017

Repairly, an on-demand technology repair service, has closed a £265,000 Seed round.

startup

Report: Investment in UK startups falls by largest amount in five years
posted on February 9, 2017

Investment in UK startups has fallen by the largest amount in five years, with annual deal numbers for 2016 decreasing by 18% since 2015. The total amount invested also fell by 12%, to £3.6bn.

Fashion

Manchester’s Boohoo acquires American fashion retailer Nasty Gal for $20m
posted on February 9, 2017

Boohoo, a fashion e-commerce startup based in Manchester, has acquired American fashion retailer Nasty Gal for $20m.

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Big Ben Spring Budget 2017

Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
posted 12 hours ago

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Top tech stats: Job automation, driverless cars and much more
posted on March 25, 2017

Startup Weekly

Startup Weekly: Nesta’s £5m prize fund, Digital Catapult and Seedcamp’s VR cohort and much more
posted on March 24, 2017

London skyline

FinTech startup Quantexa lands $3.3m Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC
posted on March 24, 2017

The North of England

The top tech hubs in the North of England
posted on March 24, 2017

TWIT Emily 23.03.17

A $30.4m Series B, a £120m AI fund, a Mario Kart hack and more in The Week in Tech
posted on March 24, 2017