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London startup Cool Cousin raises $2m Seed


AI-powered authentication platform Callsign raises $35m to boost global expansion


InsurTech startup Brolly gets £1m Seed co-led by Valar Ventures and Pi Labs

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GreenKey Technologies and Red Box Recorders partner to launch integrated trading voice collaboration and compliance recording solution
Leading light in British HealthTech, Network Locum, rebrands to Lantum
SteelEye announces regulatory tech specialist Matt Smith as CEO



Is the UK government’s 5G revolution being over-hyped?
posted on March 15, 2017

To what extent are the UK government’s 5G plans feasible and, more importantly, necessary? Robyn Darbyshire explores.

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The Digital Strategy: Reactions from the UK tech community
posted on March 1, 2017

UK tech entrepreneurs have reacted to the government’s Digital Strategy and its plans to keep the country’s technology sector at the forefront.


Autumn Statement 2016 roundup for tech companies
posted on November 23, 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn Statement today. Here’s a roundup of the key points that are most relevant to small tech companies in the UK.

Autumn Statement 2016: UK tech entrepreneurs respond to govt plans to boost sector
posted on November 23, 2016

The chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond has announced plans to invest more than £1bn in the UK’s digital infrastructure.


The UK should start getting to grips with 5G now to achieve a roll out by 2020
posted on February 3, 2016

The UK Government wants the country to be among the early adopters of a 5G network, however, a sturdy bridge from the still-new 4G network to the ultra-powerful 5G must be built before it becomes available for commercialisation. In January, the government’s commitment to the initiative again reached new heights when it tapped the European Union to…

Cambridge Consultants secures £6.2m from Barclays
posted on March 12, 2015

Cambridge Consultants has secured a £6.2m finance facility from Barclays to continue the expansion of its product development science park, adding room for another 100 staff. The company has developed innovations as varied as an all-digital radio, a smart shopping trolley and a miniature Ebola test for use in the field. The company showed off…

Roamer raise $1.3m, Britain fast tracks driverless cars and more in your Week in Tech
posted on August 1, 2014

An investment this week could mean no more sneaky roaming charges when you’re abroad as London-based startup Roamer secured $1.3m. The app enables users to link their existing mobile number to a local SIM card when they are abroad so that they can continue to use their phones for low-cost calls and data. Boris Johnson…

London to pioneer 5G technology says Boris Johnson
posted on July 28, 2014

5G is still only in its early stages, but Boris Johnson has promised that London will have the world’s first major 5G network. The University of Surrey will be the driving force behind the developments which were announced as part of the capital’s long-term infrastructure plan from now until 2050. If the Mayor meets his…

Google Music, BBM on Apple TransferWise and the Facebook Killer and more
posted on May 17, 2013

The Week in Tech – 17th May 2013 Welcome to The Week in Tech – your video guide to the biggest tech stories of the week, presented by Tech City News’ very own Tom Platt. NEW VIDEO EVERY FRIDAY This Week: Google’s taking on the likes of Spotify with Google Music, its own music streaming…

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London startup Cool Cousin raises $2m Seed
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AI-powered authentication platform Callsign raises $35m to boost global expansion
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InsurTech startup Brolly gets £1m Seed co-led by Valar Ventures and Pi Labs
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