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Zzish hits £1.15m funding target on Crowdcube for technology that will democratise quality education and move the needle on learning
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Recruitment disruptor talent.io poised for further growth with €8m investment secured

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Therapist bots: AI and mental health
posted on April 29, 2017

We take a look at artificial intelligence’s potential in the realm of mental health.

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£94m in UK tech investment, Uber’s sick pay u-turn, a chameleon car and more in The Week in Tech
posted on April 28, 2017

Welcome to The Week in Tech, your roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week, we have over £94m in UK tech investment, Uber’s u-turn on sick pay and a car that changes colour depending on the driver’s mood.

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London HealthTech startup Babylon raises additional $60m
posted on April 25, 2017

HealthTech startup Babylon has raised $60m in funding, adding to the $25m the firm raised in 2016.

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Babylon: Bringing digital health to the world
posted on March 20, 2017

From refugee to serial entrepreneur, Ali Parsa, founder of Babylon Health, explains how tech is making healthcare more accessible.

10 UK firms make it onto WIRED Europe’s 100 hottest startups list
posted on August 30, 2016

A number of London-based tech firms have made it into the WIRED ‘Europe’s 100 hottest startups’ magazine supplement. Running annually since 2011, the list is a collection of startups considered ‘hot’ by Europe’s investors.

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The rise of the machines: How AI can transform our lives
posted on July 21, 2016

Tech City News held a roundtable attended by a variety of AI experts, who discussed the potential of AI and the ethical challenges posed by the technology. Yessi Bello Perez, our reporter, has more. Just last year, Stephen Hawking – arguably one of the world’s brightest minds – predicted artificially intelligent computers would overtake humans…

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Digital healthcare provider Babylon closes $25m Series A round
posted on January 14, 2016

Digital healthcare service Babylon has raised a $25m (£17.4m) Series A funding round led by Swedish group Investment AB Kinnevik. The London-based company also received investment from the founders of  BXR Group, Deepmind — a British artificial intelligence company acquired by Google for £400m — Innocent Drinks and Hoxton Ventures, a fund set up to propel European…

New video therapy service via mobile
posted on December 11, 2015

babylon, the digital health service, has expanded into the mental health sector with the launch of babylon Therapy. The new offering aims to transform access to mental health professionals by providing phone and video consultations with therapists within days at a time and place that suits patients. Currently those seeking counselling with the NHS face…

Credit Benchmark raises $20m, Apple Pay launches and an exclusive look at Hive connected Home
posted on July 17, 2015

This week we filmed from Hive Connected Home for the launch of Hive Active Heating 2. Rakuten acquires a 100% stake in Fi, s.me. Entrepreneur First raises £8.5 million in funds to help talented individuals create innovative products and Balderton Capital leads a $20m series B round for Credit Benchmark. Apple pay launches with 3…

Intimate women’s wearable wins best R&D at Axa Health Tech awards
posted on March 27, 2015

A women’s wearable that monitors and improves pelvic floor fitness has won the R&D category of Axa’s Health Tech & You Awards. UK technology startup Chiaro unveiled Elvie last year as an insertable, sensor-packed wearable device that works with an app to help women keep bladder problems at bay and improve the strength of their…

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UK govt reportedly planning to ban encryption following Manchester attack
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PropTech startup SPCE raises £280,210 on crowdfunding platform Seedrs
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RegTech startup Regnosys gets $900,000
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The Conservative manifesto: What does it mean for UK tech?
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On-demand delivery firm Quiqup gets £20m as it gears up for global expansion
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Ex-CEO of Ve Interactive under investigation for fraud
posted on May 23, 2017