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Starling Bank unveils beta as it begins roll out to first customers

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Are wearables the future of healthcare?
posted on March 16, 2017

Wearables aren’t just for fitness and fun, they’re helping to improve healthcare, too. Emily Spaven reports.


UK FinTech firms ‘raised $173m across 16 deals in Q4 2016’
posted on February 15, 2017

UK FinTech startups raised $173m across 16 deals in Q4 2016, up $95m from Q3, according to a report by CB Insights.

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UK ranks second for global tech exits in 2016
posted on January 31, 2017

The UK has ranked second globally in terms of tech exits in 2016, according to the latest CB Insights report.


Report: UK tech startups raised $834m in Q3 2016
posted on October 13, 2016

UK VC-backed startups raised a total of $834m in funding across 110 deals during Q3 2016, reversing a series of quarterly declines since Q4’15, says a new report.


Over £14m in VC funding, Twitter’s legal battle & more in your Week in Tech
posted on September 23, 2016

Here’s your Week in Tech, presented by Emily Spaven and featuring the latest news from the global tech scene.


UK ranks second for global tech exits in H1 2016
posted on September 21, 2016

Yessi Bello Perez rounds up the latest research from CB Insights, which shows the UK’s global prominence in terms of global tech exits.

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To exit or not to exit? Exit strategies explored
posted on September 14, 2016

Emily Spaven takes a look at exit strategies, and whether or not startup founders should plan an exit from the outset.

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FinTech Monthly: Privitar lands £3m, bitcoin hack, new FinTech incubator & more
posted on September 5, 2016

Welcome to FinTech Monthly for July 2016 – your monthly round up of the top financial technology news. This month, we filmed from the Funding Circle office in London. In this episode, we have Pritivar’s funding round, The Pulse of FinTech Report by KPMG and CB Insights, Barclays voice recognition and more.


VC investment in German FinTech ‘outpaced UK by 80%’ in Q2 2016
posted on August 17, 2016

UK-based FinTech firms received less venture capital funding than their German counterparts throughout Q2 2016.

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Corporate VC-backed UK tech deals ‘reached an all-time high’ in Q2 2016
posted on August 10, 2016

UK deals with corporate venture capital participation reached an all-time high in Q2 of 2016, according to a new report.


Brexit ’caused over 40% fall’ in UK VC investment in Q2 2016
posted on July 19, 2016

UK venture capital investment fell more than 40% from Q1 2016 partly as a result of Brexit. According to CB Insights and KPMG Venture Pulse report Q2 2016, uncertainty around the Brexit referendum contributed to the decline in VC investment over the quarter. Many investors, the report adds, refrained from making investments, instead taking a…

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VC investment in UK FinTech ‘outpaced Germany despite decline’ in Q1 2016
posted on May 25, 2016

Funding for VC-backed UK FinTech companies has fallen by 41% on a quarterly basis despite it still outpacing that of Germany, according to KPMG and CB Insights Pulse of FinTech Q1 2016 report. Following on from the collapse of former UK payments unicorn Powa, the report says funding provided by VCs for FinTech firms slowed…

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The Midlands, Birmingham

Top tech hubs in the Midlands
posted 4 hours ago


Report: AI and IoT attracted almost half of InsurTech funding in 2016
posted 4 hours ago


Tech in Cambridge: A successful hub with a marketing problem
posted 5 hours ago


HealthTech startup LiveSmart closes £700,000 Seed
posted 11 hours ago

East of England

Top tech hubs in the East of England
posted on March 29, 2017


Founders Factory graduate Vidsy lands £1.3m
posted on March 29, 2017