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Tech and banking

How tech is shaking up the world of banking
posted on March 23, 2017

Challenger banks, robo advisors and the Internet of Things – technology is well and truly shaking things up in the traditional banking arena.

Lystable

Freelance management app Lystable closes £8m Series A led by Valar Ventures
posted on March 23, 2017

Freelance collaboration app Lystable has raised $10m (£8m) in Series A funding in a round led by US venture capital firm Valar Ventures.

insurance

5 UK tech firms disrupting the insurance sector
posted on March 16, 2017

Following the acquisition of insurance tech firm Simply Business, we take a look at some of the UK’s most innovative InsurTech firms.

crime

Apps: The latest tool in fighting crime
posted on March 10, 2017

A wave of startups has emerged focusing on using technology to combat crime, but what are their revenue models and are they actually putting bystanders in more danger?

London FinTech

MarTech startup Cloud.IQ secures £4m to fund global expansion
posted on March 9, 2017

MarTech startup Cloud.IQ has closed a £4m Series A round led by London-based venture capital firm Nauta Capital.

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FinTech firm Currencycloud closes £20m Series D led by Google’s VC arm
posted on March 9, 2017

Currencycloud, a cross-border payment platform has announced the closure of a £20m Series D round from investors including GV (formerly Google Ventures).

man using an app

Tech and disability: Can mobile apps make a difference?
posted on February 28, 2017

Many tech inventions, designed originally for commercial profit, have been adapted to meet the needs of a disabled community. Luke Mintz takes a look at some of the tech companies innovating in this area.

money funding

London FinTech firm Dealflo raises £10m Series B
posted on February 27, 2017

Financial automation service Dealflo has announced a £10m Series B investment led by venture capital firm Holtzbrinck Ventures, with additional funds from Notion Capital and Frog Capital.

tech visa

Government grants 50 extra visas for tech workers amid Brexit uncertainty
posted on February 27, 2017

The UK government has approved an additional 50 immigration visas for foreign technology workers, amid concern that Britain’s exit from the European Union will restrict access to talented staff.

podcasting revolution

Here’s how your tech firm can exploit the podcasting revolution
posted on February 24, 2017

Luke Mintz looks at how technology firms can leverage the podcasting revolution.

Team_Monzo

Challenger bank Monzo announces £19.5m investment
posted on February 23, 2017

Challenger bank Monzo has announced a £19.5m Series B round from venture capital firms Thrive Capital, Passion Capital and Orange Digital Ventures.

hostmaker

Hostmaker raises £5m Series A from French VC firm Ventech
posted on February 23, 2017

Hospitality management firm Hostmaker has closed a £5m Series A funding round led by French venture capital fund Ventech and existing investors DN Capital.

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Big Ben Spring Budget 2017

Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
posted 16 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

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