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Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs

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Top tech stats: Job automation, driverless cars and much more

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jobs automation top tech stats

Top tech stats: Job automation, driverless cars and much more
posted on March 25, 2017

This week, we have statistics relating to job automation, driverless cars, UK equity investment and much more.

Startup Weekly

Startup Weekly: Nesta’s £5m prize fund, Digital Catapult and Seedcamp’s VR cohort and much more
posted on March 24, 2017

Here’s your weekly roundup of news about startup competitions, awards, co-working spaces, accelerators and any other exciting things happening in the UK tech sector.

London skyline

FinTech startup Quantexa lands $3.3m Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC
posted on March 24, 2017

FinTech startup Quantexa Limited has raised a $3.3m Series A round led by Albion Ventures and HSBC.

The North of England

The top tech hubs in the North of England
posted on March 24, 2017

Over 168,000 people are employed in the tech sector in the North of England, according to Tech City UK’s Tech Nation report. Which are the main hubs and what’s the tech scene like in each?

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.

men

At least 26 London-based tech entrepreneurs ‘have lost out on funding’ since Brexit
posted on March 23, 2017

At least 26 tech entrepreneurs involved in London’s technology scene say they’ve experienced investors holding off or withdrawing from a funding round since the Brexit referendum.

Deloitte

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

Blockchain technology may prove most valuable in the ‘trust economy’, according to Deloitte’s ’2017 Tech Trends’ report.

Alex Macpherson, Octopus Ventures

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

Prominent VC Octopus Ventures has raised a £120m tech investment fund to continue supporting AI startups in the UK.

Tania Boler, Elvie

FemTech startup Elvie gets $6m in round led by Octopus Ventures
posted on March 22, 2017

Elvie, a UK company developing smart health devices for women, has raised $6m in a round led by Octopus Ventures.

UK tech nation

Tech Nation: UK tech tops European investment tables raising £6.8bn in 2016
posted on March 22, 2017

In 2016, UK tech companies received more investment than technology firms in France, Germany, The Netherlands and Denmark combined. That’s according to the Tech Nation 2017 report from Tech City UK.

Durham

Report: Investment in Northern tech firms reached 10 year high in 2016
posted on March 21, 2017

2016 was a record year for investment in Northern tech companies, according to Tech North.

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Big Ben Spring Budget 2017

Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
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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