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How old were you when you first…
posted on January 6, 2016

If you thought you started young you may be interested in the latest research showing the age a child starts using the internet unsupervised has slipped from 11 and a half to just four and a half years. Parents whose youngest child is aged one to six years old said unsupervised internet use started at…

Hearts vs Minds: tech vs music
posted on January 6, 2016

If you enjoyed the last #techtalk in the Hearts vs Minds series at M by Montcalm’s Urban Coterie, you’ll be glad to hear there is another on 20th January on the subject of music and tech. The Shoreditch-based hotel is putting on a series of #techtalks #ideaforums exploring the culture of creativity as millions of pounds…

Pocket App winner in design awards
posted on December 11, 2015

App developer Pocket App been named silver winner in both the ‘Best New Service or Application’ and ‘Community’ categories of the UK App Design Awards, for its work on apps, 999eye and My Poppy. The 999eye mobile solution was developed for the West Midlands Fire Service to help emergency operators to accurately determine the best…

New video therapy service via mobile
posted on December 11, 2015

babylon, the digital health service, has expanded into the mental health sector with the launch of babylon Therapy. The new offering aims to transform access to mental health professionals by providing phone and video consultations with therapists within days at a time and place that suits patients. Currently those seeking counselling with the NHS face…

Proversity jets off to New York
posted on December 10, 2015

London-based startup Proversity is visiting New York as part of an EdTech market visit to the US. The firm, which recently closed a $1.6m seed investment round, will be meeting with policy-makers, businesses and the New York Department of Education in order to assess the market in advance of possible expansion. Zairah Khurshid, marketing and…

Vinted closes $27m Series C round
posted on December 10, 2015

Pre-loved fashion and lifestyle marketplace Vinted has closed a $27m Series C funding round led by Hubert Burda Media with participation from Accel and Insight Venture Partners. Vinted allows members to buy, sell or give away pre-loved clothes, shoes and accessories through its iOS and Android apps. The funding will be used to expand its…

Transatlantic alliance to aid fintech
posted on December 8, 2015

Innovate Finance, the membership association for global fintech, has announced a strategic partnership with BritishAmerican Business. Both organisations will work together to champion and help fintech firms connect and build their businesses and ecosystem on both sides of the Atlantic, forging closer fintech ties between New York and London. “As the next wave of innovation…

Digital ‘how to’ library to be created
posted on December 8, 2015

Enterprise Nation has signed a deal with O2 to create a new digital library for entrepreneurs, containing hundreds of exclusive how-to videos delivered by experts and fellow entrepreneurs. The firms are set to join forces in the new year to deliver Enterprise Nation TV – a new digital library containing hundreds of exclusive how-to videos…

Home security startup Cocoon raises $3m
posted on December 8, 2015

Cocoon has just closed a $3m seed investment from Aviva Ventures and Breed Reply Investments. Cocoon is a smart home security company which protects the whole home from one device, without the need for additional sensors, using Subsound™ technology to detect subtle sounds and vibrations from activity in any room, on any floor. The new…

StashMetrics raises £300k investment
posted on December 7, 2015

StashMetrics, a social analytics tool that helps brands to create better, more relevant content by using data from their target audience, has just completed a £300,000 round of investment. The funding round was lead by Finance Yorkshire with input from a group of private individuals and Creative England. The investment will help the company build…

High-growth Gousto raises further £9m
posted on December 7, 2015

Gousto, the recipe box delivery company, has raised another £9m funding round as its meals gain nationwide popularity, bringing the total raised to £20m. The latest investment includes £3m from BGF Ventures – the first investment for the £200m fund since it opened its doors to early stage technology companies in the autumn of this…

A streetcar named Hyundai
posted on December 4, 2015

Hyundai has unveiled the results of a 50 day driving challenge in London called A Streetcar Named Hyundai which involved driving, photographing and filming every central London street – 2092 miles – as defined by the world-famous cabbie ‘Knowledge’. Created to mark the 10 year anniversary of Hyundai Motor UK, the drive was completed in the Hyundai…

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