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Startup weekly: Virgin launches Platform-X, Bethnal Green Ventures’ new accelerator and much more
posted on May 12, 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.

Entrepreneur First eyes “Europe’s next unicorns” with £8.5m fund
posted on July 16, 2015

Entrepreneur First (EF) has raised an £8.5m fund to help scale its “pre-team, pre-idea” accelerator programme for technical individuals. EF backs students, post-graduates and young professionals with almost £17,000 over six months to help them develop a tech idea, taking an 8% stake in the resulting business. The programme gets around 1,000 applicants from all…

Entrepreneur First showcases top tech graduates
posted on March 19, 2014

Entrepreneur First have picked the cream of the crop from Britain’s top universities, the graduates from this year’s cohort stem from Cambridge, Warwick, LSE and Imperial. Their experience ranges from Computer Science studies to investment banking. The Entrepreneur First Demo Day held at the Microsoft UK offices presented an impressive set of pitches to a…

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Startup Weekly: IKEA Bootcamp, Nesta’s ShareLab Fund and much more
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Theresa May: Tech giants should be encouraged to do more to fight online extremism
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Alfa Financial completes ‘largest UK tech listing in almost two years’
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The Liberal Democrats Manifesto: what does it mean for UK tech?
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A £20m Series B, Microsoft’s new Surface Pro, mermaid emojis and more in The Week in Tech
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British robot firm moves production to Madrid to maintain EU base post-Brexit
posted on May 25, 2017