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SoftBank to sell 25% of UK-founded tech giant Arm
posted on March 8, 2017

Japan’s SoftBank is to sell 25% of UK-founded smartphone chip designer Arm to a $100bn Saudi-backed investment fund.

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UK ‘raised more tech investment than any other European country’ in 2016
posted on January 12, 2017

The UK’s technology sector drew more investment than that of any other European country last year, according to research revealed by London & Partners.

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SoftBank’s allocation of half its $100bn investment fund spells bad news for UK tech
posted on December 7, 2016

Members of the UK tech community have spoken out following reports that SoftBank will invest half of its $100bn London-based fund in US technology startups.

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ARM Holdings, Swiftkey, Magic Pony and Encription: A year in UK tech acquisitions
posted on November 24, 2016

Yessi Bello Perez rounds up some of the UK’s top tech acquisitions to have taken place this year.

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New Microsoft products, Arm Holdings CEO talks Brexit, Tinder gets political & more in the Week in Tech
posted on October 28, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you Honeycomb’s £3m Series A round, the CEO of Arm Holdings’ view on Brexit, Microsoft’s new products and a Tinder’s attempt to get love-seekers involved in US politics.

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Softbank announces $100bn fund to invest in tech firms
posted on October 14, 2016

Softbank Group (SBG) has announced the launch of a global tech investment fund that could grow as large as $100bn.

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To exit or not to exit? Exit strategies explored
posted on September 14, 2016

Emily Spaven takes a look at exit strategies, and whether or not startup founders should plan an exit from the outset.

The Week in Tech

ARM Holdings acquisition, MarketInvoice funding, Swiftmoji and more in your Week in Tech
posted on July 22, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we have investments, acquisitions, emojis and something to keep you cool during the next heatwave.

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UK’s Arm Holdings looks set to be bought by SoftBank for £24bn
posted on July 18, 2016

Arm Holdings, a tech firm headquartered in Cambridge, is to be acquired by Japan’s SoftBank for an expected £24bn ($32bn).

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Big Ben Spring Budget 2017

Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
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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

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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

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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