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The North of England

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

Over 168,000 people are employed in the tech sector in the North of England, according to Tech City UK’s Tech Nation report. Which are the main hubs and what’s the tech scene like in each?

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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

Welcome to the Week in Tech, your roundup of the week’s top technology news. We filmed this episode from the new office of video AdTech company Unruly. This week we have over £38m in UK tech investment, a new £120m AI fund and a Mario Kart-inspired driving simulator.

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Tech Nation: UK tech tops European investment tables raising £6.8bn in 2016
posted on March 22, 2017

In 2016, UK tech companies received more investment than technology firms in France, Germany, The Netherlands and Denmark combined. That’s according to the Tech Nation 2017 report from Tech City UK.

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Tech Chats: Smart home tech with EY’s Adrian Baschnonga
posted on March 20, 2017

In this video interview, we chat with Adrian Baschnonga from EY about the rise of smart home tech. We discuss public perceptions of smart home tech, what’s preventing mass adoption and which devices are proving most popular. Baschnonga also talks about the players that are innovating in the space, from startups to telecoms and tech giants.

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London PropTech firm Nested raises £8m in round led by Passion Capital
posted on March 20, 2017

Nested, a London-based PropTech startup, has raised a further £8m in funding in a round led by Passion Capital.

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Babylon: Bringing digital health to the world
posted on March 20, 2017

From refugee to serial entrepreneur, Ali Parsa, founder of Babylon Health, explains how tech is making healthcare more accessible.

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Are wearables the future of healthcare?
posted on March 16, 2017

Wearables aren’t just for fitness and fun, they’re helping to improve healthcare, too. Emily Spaven reports.

Emily The Week in Tech

£21m in UK tech investment, the Spring Budget, a crisis at Facebook and more in The Week in Tech
posted on March 10, 2017

Welcome to The Week in Tech, your roundup of the past week’s top technology news stories. We filmed this episode from the office of UK FinTech firm GoCardless. This week, we have more than £21m in investment, the Spring Budget, a crisis at Facebook and a pair of trainers that can quell your pizza cravings. Read on or watch the video for all this and more.

LoopMe team

London AI startup LoopMe secures $10m
posted on March 7, 2017

LoopMe, a London-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup, has secured $10m in a continuation of its Series A funding round.

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FinTech Monthly: Investments topping £33m, a blockchain update involving JP Morgan Chase and more
posted on March 6, 2017

Welcome to FinTech Monthly. Your roundup of last month’s top financial technology news brought to you by Tech City News and law firm Gowling WLG. This episode, we have UK FinTech investments topping £33m, Amazon Payments news, a blockchain update involving JP Morgan Chase and more.

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Over £16m in funding, the UK Digital Strategy, an 81-year-old app developer and more in The Week in Tech
posted on March 3, 2017

Welcome to The Week in Tech – your roundup of this week’s top technology news. This week, we bring you investments of over £16m, the government’s Digital Strategy, an 81-year-old app developer and more.

ZoneFox

Edinburgh cybersecurity firm ZoneFox closes £3.6m Series A
posted on March 1, 2017

Cybersecurity startup ZoneFox has secured a £3.6m Series A round led by Scottish business angel investment syndicate Archangels.

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Big Ben Spring Budget 2017

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

jobs automation top tech stats

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

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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