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Q&A: Simon Freeman of Freestak on securing Angel investment, Brexit and overcoming ‘impostor syndrome’
posted 14 hours ago

Emily Spaven speaks to Simon Freeman, co-founder and CMO at Freestak, a sports-specific influencer marketing platform.

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Gilo Industries gets $30m, Deliveroo creates 300 new London tech jobs & more in the Week in Tech
posted 20 hours ago

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week, we bring you the $30m raised by Dorset-based aerospace tech firm Gilo Industries, Deliveroo’s announcement of 300 new tech jobs in London, Theresa May’s Brexit speech and Facebook’s new startup incubator.

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FinTech Monthly: Nutmeg’s Series D, the rise of robo-advisors, FinTech trends for 2017 and more
posted on January 16, 2017

Welcome to FinTech Monthly, your roundup of last month’s top financial technology news, brought to you by Tech City News and Gowling WLG. We filmed this episode from the office of online wealth manager Nutmeg.

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Babel Systems acquired for $20m, Snapchat makes London its non-US home & more in the Week in Tech
posted on January 13, 2017

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. We filmed this episode from 133 Whitechapel High Street, a co-working and office space run by The Office Group.

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New event tech firm Revl raises £2.4m Seed
posted on January 11, 2017

Events listing platform Revl has closed a £2.4m Seed round, supported by private investors. The app, which launched out of stealth mode today, helps UK consumers discover events, shows and performances.

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London FinTech firm CompareEuropeGroup secures €20m Series A
posted on January 11, 2017

CompareEuropeGroup has closed a €20m Series A round, with investors including ACE & Company, Pacific Century Group, Nova Founders Capital and SBI Holdings (formerly Softbank Investments).

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The smart home revolution: Will it ever happen?
posted on January 6, 2017

A smart home that gives you what you want, when you want. It sounds great, but will it ever become a reality? Emily Spaven explores.

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Monese raises $10m, a €250m fund for entrepreneurs & more in the Week in Tech
posted on January 6, 2017

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week, we bring you Monese’s $10m Series A round, the New Year Honours list for 2017 and Alven Capital’s €250m venture capital fund for French entrepreneurs.

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User-generated content platform Lobster raises £1m to deepen AI-powered search
posted on January 5, 2017

Lobster, a search and licensing platform for user-generated content, has raised £1m. The London-based firm enables brands, agencies and the media to search for and license visual content directly from social media users and cloud archives.

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Property Partner: The UK’s latest PropTech success story
posted on January 2, 2017

Property Partner may only be two years old, but it’s already closed four funding rounds and gained some impressive investors. Emily Spaven speaks to the company’s CEO and founder.

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QinetiQ’s £57.5m acquisition, Careem raises $350m & more in the Week in Tech
posted on December 23, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week, we bring you Preservica’s £3m round, QinetiQ’s £57.5m acquisition, the $350m round raised by a Dubai-based taxi hailing app and a download to get you into the Christmas spirit.

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Nutmeg adds £12m to Series D, bringing total to £42m
posted on December 22, 2016

UK FinTech firm Nutmeg has added a further £12m to its Series D round, bringing the total to £42m.

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