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Ahti Heinla, co-founder of Starship Technologies, on how robots will transform the delivery space

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UK government to announce £17.3m boost for artificial intelligence and robotics

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Software testing leader TestPlant appoints Dr. John Bates as CEO
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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.

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Investment in UK FinTech ‘declined by more than 85%’ in 2016
posted on February 21, 2017

Investment into UK FinTech companies declined by more than 85% in 2016 compared to 2015, according to a recent report by KPMG.

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Forget the funding decline, FinTech’s still thriving
posted on February 13, 2017

James Allgrove at Stripe looks at the state of the UK’s FinTech scene following research that funding into the sector diminished last year.

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FinTech Monthly: Seedcamp sells stake in TransferWise, a new FinTech VC launches in London & more
posted on February 9, 2017

Welcome to FinTech Monthly. Your roundup of last month’s top financial technology news brought to you by Tech City News and law firm Gowling WLG. This month’s stories include,FinTech funding rounds, an acquisition, a new FinTech VC, bitcoin’s price spike and more.

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FinTech Monthly: Nutmeg’s Series D, the rise of robo-advisors, FinTech trends for 2017 and more
posted on January 16, 2017

Welcome to FinTech Monthly, your roundup of last month’s top financial technology news, brought to you by Tech City News and Gowling WLG. We filmed this episode from the office of online wealth manager Nutmeg.

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London FinTech firm CompareEuropeGroup secures €20m Series A
posted on January 11, 2017

CompareEuropeGroup has closed a €20m Series A round, with investors including ACE & Company, Pacific Century Group, Nova Founders Capital and SBI Holdings (formerly Softbank Investments).

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Nutmeg adds £12m to Series D, bringing total to £42m
posted on December 22, 2016

UK FinTech firm Nutmeg has added a further £12m to its Series D round, bringing the total to £42m.

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Finimize lands £450,000 Seed round led by Passion Capital
posted on November 29, 2016

Finimize has raised £450,000 in Seed funding in a round led by Passion Capital.

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UK FinTech ‘attracts $532m in VC investment’ in Q3 2016
posted on November 16, 2016

The UK came third in terms of total global VC investment in FinTech up to Q3 2016.

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Edinburgh-based FinTech firm FreeAgent IPOs on AIM, raises £10.7m
posted on November 16, 2016

Edinburgh-based FinTech company FreeAgent has floated on AIM, raising £10.7m.

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FinTech firm Nutmeg raises £30m in round led by Convoy
posted on November 14, 2016

London-based digital wealth manager Nutmeg has raised £30m in the largest FinTech raise since Brexit. The firm has now attracted a total of £59.4m investment over the last five years, having raised $32m (£25.6m) in 2014 and £3.4m in 2012.

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Brexit: The challenges and opportunities for UK FinTech
posted on October 26, 2016

Steve Gibson, CEO of Euclid Opportunities, looks at what Brexit will mean for the UK’s FinTech firms.

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Ahti Heinla, co-founder of Starship Technologies, on how robots will transform the delivery space
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UK government to announce £17.3m boost for artificial intelligence and robotics
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Top tech stats: Unpaid overtime, poor data usage and more
posted on February 25, 2017

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Startup Weekly: Starling Bank’s hackathon, FoodTech awards & more
posted on February 24, 2017

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A happy workforce: The key to business success
posted on February 24, 2017

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