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Olio gets $2.2m from investors including Accel and Mustard Seed
posted on January 11, 2017

London-based startup Olio has announced the closure of a $2.2m pre-Series A round.

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ASOS and Telefonica’s Wayra launch Fashion Tech startup accelerator
posted on May 3, 2016

Fashion Tech startups in the UK have until 23rd of May to apply for the ASOS and Wayra accelerator programme. Launched today, the eight month programme is offering £34,000 in direct investment, dedicated acceleration services, intensive mentoring and office space to a select number of innovative startups in the fashion sector. Speaking about the launch,…

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Tech City is Five: Q&A with Mayor’s key advisor Joe Mitten
posted on November 5, 2015

‘Tech City’ was first hailed by David Cameron in a speech on 4 November 2010, five years ago this week, as an attempt “to rival Silicon Valley”, so Tech City News has caught up with Joe Mitten, the Mayor of London’s senior advisor on business and enterprise, to reflect on the success of London’s tech expansion. What has…

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#LDNTechWeek: UK “undisputed home of unicorns in Europe”
posted on June 15, 2015

Almost half of Europe’s billion-dollar ‘unicorn’ tech companies were founded in the UK, according to research conducted for London Technology Week by investment bank GP Bulhound. A total of 17 of the 40 European tech companies that have achieved IPO or been valued at $1bn or more started in the UK, with fintech’s eight unicorns…

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EDITD raises $4.4m from Index and Frog Capital
posted on February 12, 2014

Fashion data firm EDITD has raised $4.4 million from Index Ventures and Frog Capital. EDITD is the world leader in real-time market data and analytics for the fashion and apparel industry. The company will use the funds to drive further hiring of key strategic positions in its London, Melbourne and recently-opened New York offices. Fashioning a new industry…

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Britain leads global E-commerce, Google’s smart contact lens, Twin toilets & more in your Week in Tech
posted on January 24, 2014

Catch up with the biggest tech stories of the week This week: Britain leads Global E-commerce, Google’s smart contact lens, twin toilets & more in your Week in Tech. Big thanks to IDEALondon, the new innovation centre in Shoreditch  for hosting us this week! Download of the week Our Download of the week is Dayre. …

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Britain becomes world’s leading e-commerce exporter
posted on January 21, 2014

While we’ve been hyping ourselves into a frenzy about topics like the internet of things and the sharing economy, Britain has quietly been climbing the ranks to become the world’s leading e-commerce exporter according to research released by OC&C Strategy Consultants and Google. In 2013 alone British sites produced a trade surplus of £720m, beating…

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

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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

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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