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Mental health: Tech’s biggest taboo
posted on March 14, 2017

Anxiety, exhaustion and depression are rife in the startup world, so why are they still unspoken taboos?

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Move over millennials, there’s a new generation coming
posted on January 8, 2017

Amidst fast technological change, constant disruption and the ever-growing digital skills gap, what will Gen Z bring to the tech industry? Georgie Barrat explores

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Tech World: Opendoor raises $210m Series D, Amazon makes first drone delivery & more
posted on December 21, 2016

Welcome to Tech World, your round up of the top technology news stories from across the globe. This month, we have Opendoor’s $210m Series D round, a downfall for Uber’s self-driving vehicles and Amazon’s first delivery by drone – in Cambridge!

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Tech World: Google and Facebook tackle fake news, Samsung buys Harman International Industries & more
posted on November 29, 2016

Welcome to Tech World, your round up of the top technology news stories from across the globe. This month, we have Samsung’s acquisition of Harman International Industries, Chinese tech giant Coolpad’s struggle in tough economic conditions and new measures being made by Google and Facebook to tackle the distribution of fake news.

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Tech World: Google Pixel, Zuckerberg defends Thiel, Snapchat’s rumoured flotation & more
posted on October 27, 2016

Welcome to Tech World, your monthly round up of the top technology news from across the globe. This month, we have smartphone news, a $3.25bn acquisition and even some politics. We also speak with Rahul Gautam from EY about blockchain and digital rights management.

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Condeco gets $30m, Twitter buys Magic Pony & more in The Week in Tech
posted on June 24, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – our video round up of this week’s top technology news. Investments Workplace management tech provider Condeco has raised $30m. The round was led by Highland Europe and the company plans to use the funds to aid its expansion across the US, Europe and Asia. Lystable closed an $11m…

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Transferwise raises $26m, Tinder sues 3nder, shocking wearables & more in your Week in Tech
posted on May 27, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech. Investments Rock Pamper Scissors has raised £1.2m from investors including 500 Startups and Seedcamp to strengthen their tech team. SyndicateRoom has raised £3.1m for its investor-led equity crowdfunding platform. Braci, a Birmingham-based startup has raised £490,000 pounds. Braci helps the hard of hearing with a sound recognition platform which…

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Accel launches $500m fund, Innovate Finance Global Summit, Facebook bots & more in your Week in Tech
posted on April 15, 2016

This week, we’re bringing your Week in Tech video from Campus London. Investments Data technology firm Blis has raised $25m in Series B funding from Endeit Capital, Beringea US and Unilever Ventures. Opun has secured $4.3m in investment from Aviva Ventures. The PropTech company was founded in 2015 and helps consumers with their home improvement…

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Over $25m UK Investment, Dyson invests in longer life batteries, Twitter turns 10 & more in your Week in Tech
posted on March 24, 2016

Black Swan, a tech and data science firm based in London, has received £3m in funding in a round led by Mitsui. CharlieHR, which provides free has raised £1m in seed funding from Connect Ventures and early-stage fund Seedcamp. Blockchain intelligence firm Elliptic has closed a $5m Series A funding round led by Paladin Capital…

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Property Partner raises £15.9m, Chinese cybersecurity, Hilton robots & more in your week in tech
posted on March 11, 2016

Crowdfunding platform Property Partner, has closed a £15.9m round led by Octopus Ventures. The platform enables anyone to invest in residential property. UK broadcaster Sky has made a strategic $45m investment in iFlix, an early-stage Southeast Asia company which seeks to rival the likes of Netflix. In other news Following the Apple versus FBI encryption…

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MWC 2016 roundup, Qubit raises $40m, Mastercard to launch Biometrics & more in in your week in tech
posted on February 26, 2016

This week we are filming at the offices of online coffee delivery service Pact Coffee. From their HQ here in London, they roast, pack and send out thousands of bags of freshly roasted coffee everyday. This week they launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, so that anyone can invest in the company. London-based startup…

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FBI challenges Apple, Google finds a mega bug, self-tidying chairs & more in the week in tech
posted on February 19, 2016

In this week’s video we’ve rounded up some of the top tech-related investments from across the UK, including cybersecurity company SafeToNet’s £3m raise from DuKlaw Ventures. Other investment news included London-based startup Movebubble’s £1.1m raise and mobile-first challenger bank Mondo’s £5m round from Passion Capital, which also invested £2m in the company last year. In other news,…

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How tech is shaking up the world of banking
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Here’s what Google, Apple and Microsoft are up to in healthcare
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Freelance management app Lystable closes £8m Series A led by Valar Ventures
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At least 26 London-based tech entrepreneurs ‘have lost out on funding’ since Brexit
posted on March 23, 2017

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Deloitte: Blockchain can transform emerging ‘trust economy’
posted on March 22, 2017

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Octopus Ventures raises £120m to invest in UK AI startups
posted on March 22, 2017