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London PropTech firm Nested raises £8m in round led by Passion Capital
posted on March 20, 2017

Nested, a London-based PropTech startup, has raised a further £8m in funding in a round led by Passion Capital.

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Apps: The latest tool in fighting crime
posted on March 10, 2017

A wave of startups has emerged focusing on using technology to combat crime, but what are their revenue models and are they actually putting bystanders in more danger?

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Balderton Capital: Brexit could diminish UK’s position as a leading tech hub
posted on December 5, 2016

The UK’s prominence as a European tech hub is at risk if access to skills and talent are not guaranteed during Brexit negotiations, a new study warns.

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UK FinTech ‘attracts $532m in VC investment’ in Q3 2016
posted on November 16, 2016

The UK came third in terms of total global VC investment in FinTech up to Q3 2016.

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FinTech firm Nutmeg raises £30m in round led by Convoy
posted on November 14, 2016

London-based digital wealth manager Nutmeg has raised £30m in the largest FinTech raise since Brexit. The firm has now attracted a total of £59.4m investment over the last five years, having raised $32m (£25.6m) in 2014 and £3.4m in 2012.

regtech

ComplyAdvantage closes $8.2m Series A led by Balderton Capital
posted on October 13, 2016

ComplyAdvantage, which leverages AI and machine learning to help companies manage their compliance, has announced the closure of a $8.2m Series A funding round led by Balderton Capital.

investment-money

August funding roundup: UK tech investment tops $385m
posted on September 13, 2016

We take a look at the UK tech investment rounds that closed in August 2016. It was strong month for UK tech investment, with the announcement of 17 rounds totalling $385.92m or £294.96m.

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Careers marketplace Jobbio secures €5m to accelerate expansion
posted on September 8, 2016

Careers platform Jobbio has closed a €5m Series A funding round led by NJF Capital.

FinTech Monthly July 2016 Emily (1)

FinTech Monthly: VocaLink acquired for £700m, new FinTech Bridge and more
posted on August 1, 2016

Welcome to FinTech Monthly for July 2016 – your monthly round up of the top financial technology news. This month, we filmed from Central Working’s new venue in Paddington. In this episode, we have funding rounds from Tide, Moneybox and Revolut; VocaLink’s £700m acquisition, a new FinTech bridge, and more.

2016 overview

Tech Watch: An overview of the UK tech scene in H1 2016
posted on July 12, 2016

Tech City News’ editor Emily Spaven takes a look at what happened in the UK tech space in the first half of 2016.

revolut

Revolut gets £6.75m in round led by Balderton Capital
posted on July 11, 2016

Currency transfer app Revolut has landed up to £6.75m in Series A funding in a round led by Balderton Capital. Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Ribit Capital, Index Ventures, Point Nine Capital, Venrex and Seedcamp also invested in the round. Daniel Waterhouse, general partner at Balderton Capital, said he was confident that the London-based company…

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Startup Weekly: Cybersecurity accelerator, Seedcamp’s hunt for legal tech startups & more
posted on June 10, 2016

Here’s your weekly round up of news about startup competitions, awards, co-working spaces, accelerators and any other exciting things happening in the UK tech sector. New cybersecurity accelerator CyLon London and the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) have partnered to launch HutZero. The early-stage accelerator programme is now accepting applications from individuals interested in…

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Big Ben Spring Budget 2017

Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
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jobs automation top tech stats

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

London skyline

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

TWIT Emily 23.03.17

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