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Farmdrop gets £7m from investors including Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström
posted 4 hours ago

Online grocery platform Farmdrop has secured £7m in a Series A round led by London-based venture capital firm Atomico.

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Top tech stats: UK FinTech, Brexit, cybersecurity and more
posted on April 22, 2017

This week we look at the global FinTech landscape, including the UK’s outlook after Brexit and international FinTech rankings. We also look at cybersecurity, ransomware, and chatbots.

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GP Bullhound: UK’s ranking in FinTech declines slightly as China takes the lead
posted on April 21, 2017

China solidified its position as the rising leader in the world of FinTech last year, with four more of its firms reaching a billion-dollar valuation, while the UK’s position declined slightly.

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Report: AI and IoT attracted almost half of InsurTech funding in 2016
posted on March 30, 2017

Almost half of global investment into InsurTech startups is now funnelled into AI and IoT, with UK firms continuing to attract strong investment despite Brexit uncertainty.

LiveSmart

HealthTech startup LiveSmart closes £700,000 Seed
posted on March 30, 2017

HealthTech firm LiveSmart has raised £700,000 in a round led by the former head of Virgin Active Health Clubs.

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

E-commerce software 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).

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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.

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london marathon

Five reasons why starting a tech business is a marathon, not a sprint
posted 37 mins ago

chickens

Farmdrop gets £7m from investors including Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström
posted 4 hours ago

gender pay reporting

Making gender pay gap reporting work for tech
posted on April 23, 2017

tech stats

Top tech stats: UK FinTech, Brexit, cybersecurity and more
posted on April 22, 2017

startup weekly

Startup Weekly: Just Eat’s FoodTech cohort, TrueStart’s call for applications and much more
posted on April 21, 2017

Divido EP winner

Meet our FinTech Startup of the Year: Divido
posted on April 21, 2017