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EXCLUSIVE: London startup Vida gets over £1m in Seed funding to boost UK expansion
posted on March 27, 2017

Vida, a platform which enables users to find carers for themselves and their loved ones, has raised over £1m in Seed funding.


How local government can encourage digital regional growth
posted on December 22, 2016

Romilly Dennys takes a look at what local governments should do to stimulate the UK’s tech startup community.


Startup Weekly: EY’s Accelarator Program, UK FinTech trade mission to Australia & more
posted on December 2, 2016

Yessi Bello Perez brings you the hotest tech startup news from across the UK.

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London remains king for tech, but it’s not best for business
posted on June 1, 2016

Keith Tilley, EVP, global sales and customer services management at Sungard Availability Services, talks us through the firm’s latest research and what it means for the UK’s tech sector. Location, location, location; geography has always been an important factor for businesses, indeed choosing the right spot can be the difference between success and failure. The…


Brighton-based StoryStream gets £1.8m in Series A funding
posted on April 27, 2016

Smart content platform StoryStream has closed a £1.8m Series A funding round led by MMC Ventures. Based in Brighton and founded in 2012, StoryStream’s technology sets out to solve the challenges faced by brands who are competing for customer attention online, helping marketers to combine user generated content to create a targeted brand experience. The…

Over $20m UK investments, Microsoft acquires Swiftkey, new Safe Harbour deal & more in your week in tech
posted on February 5, 2016

Bookkeeping software company Receipt Bank has closed a $10m Series A round from equity firm Kennet Partners.The company, which was founded in London in 2011, has now raised a total of $15m. In other investment news, Brighton based SaaS provider Intelligent Positioning has raised $3.7m and programmatic advertising platform Admedo closed a $6m round from…


Brighton SaaS provider Intelligent Positioning lands £2.5m in funding
posted on February 2, 2016

Intelligent Positioning, a SaaS provider from Brighton has raised £2.5m in funding from existing investor Mercia Technologies Plc. The Series A round, which brings the company’s cumulative funding to date to £2.75m, will be used to develop Pi Datametrics — its SEO platform — and to expand overseas. Dr Mark Payton, CEO of Mercia Technologies,…

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Number of new UK startups increased 4.6% in 2015
posted on January 13, 2016

Startup formation in the UK increased by 4.6% last year, with 608,100 new businesses started in 2015 in comparison to 581,173 created in 2014. According to Companies House Data analysed by the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE), 2015 had the highest number of new incorporations on record, signalling a potential cultural shift towards entrepreneuralism. Luke Johnson, chairman at…

Tech job numbers and salaries drop in London
posted on November 3, 2015

The number of tech jobs on offer in the Capital has dropped in the past quarter, according to the latest Tech Cities Job Watch report from resourcing giant Experis, with salaries in London also experiencing a downturn. The company’s Q3 analysis of 52,000 tech jobs advertised across 10 UK tech hubs saw an 8% drop in the…

Brandwatch: How easy was it to raise $33m in Brighton?
posted on November 2, 2015

Last week, Brighton-based social analytics platform Brandwatch raised a $33m Series C round led by Silicon Valley’s Partech Ventures, and joined by existing backers Highland Capital Partners Europe, Nauta Capital and the PR’s best friend Gorkana. The company was founded on the UK’s sunny south coast in Brighton back in 2005, way before ‘Tech City’ was even…

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn meets entrepreneurs in Brighton
posted on September 28, 2015

Ahead of the Labour Party conference starting in Brighton today new leader Jeremy Corbyn met with entrepreneurs at the city’s Entrepreneurial Spark Hatchery. Entrepreneurial Spark CEO Jim Duffy said: “We’re delighted to have Jeremy Corbyn visit our Brighton Hatchery in one of his first engagements as Labour leader. It was great to be able to show…

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