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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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Startup Weekly: Welsh ICE funding, Accenture HealthTech Innovation challenge & more
posted on September 16, 2016

Yessi Bello Perez brings you the hottest news relevant to UK tech startups.

FinTech Monthly: Transferwise raises $26m, Pulse of FinTech Report, Aviva Ventures investment
posted on June 6, 2016

Welcome to FinTech Monthly for May 2016 – your roundup of the month’s top financial technology news. Pulse of Fintech Report VC funding for UK FinTech companies dropped 41% over the first quarter of 2016. That’s according to the KPMG and CB Insights Pulse of FinTech report. The UK was still ahead of Germany in…


Aviva Ventures invests in Founders Factory to scale FinTech startups
posted on May 18, 2016

Aviva Ventures, the venture capital arm of multinational insurance firm Aviva, has made an undisclosed “multimillion pound” equity investment in Founders Factory to develop FinTech startups. The news comes after the tech accelerator and incubator announced a partnership with L’Oreal to invest in beauty tech startups just last week. Andrew Brem, chief digital officer of…


PropTech firm Opun raises £3m Series A from Aviva Ventures
posted on April 12, 2016

Opun has secured £3m in investment from Aviva Ventures, the wholly owned venture capital business of insurance giant Aviva. The PropTech company, which was founded in 2015 and is based in London, helps consumers with their home improvement projects. Customers use the Opun website and app to enter the home improvements they are considering and Opun…

Lendinvest raises £17m, Osborne delivers the Budget 2016, Pigeon Tech & more in your Week in Tech
posted on March 18, 2016

This week we’re bringing your week in tech from Aviva’s Digital Garage. Investments P2P mortgage lender, LendInvest has raised £17m. The raise brings the company’s total funding to over £200m. E-lending platform EZBob Ltd has raised £20m in Series C funding in a round led by Leumi Partners and Oaktree Capital Management. Scottish startup eeGeo…

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Banking giants and tech innovators join forces to discuss FinTech in HM Treasury event
posted on February 23, 2016

Members of the UK’s long standing banking infrastructure rubbed shoulders with finance innovators at an event this evening held at No 11 Downing Street as part of FinTech Week. The event involved a speech by Harriet Baldwin, economic secretary to the Treasury, as well as a panel discussion chaired by Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion…

Home security startup Cocoon raises $3m
posted on December 8, 2015

Cocoon has just closed a $3m seed investment from Aviva Ventures and Breed Reply Investments. Cocoon is a smart home security company which protects the whole home from one device, without the need for additional sensors, using Subsound™ technology to detect subtle sounds and vibrations from activity in any room, on any floor. The new…

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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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Mass redundancies at Jinn as startup struggles to succeed in on-demand delivery market
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