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A £20m Series B, Microsoft’s new Surface Pro, mermaid emojis and more in The Week in Tech
posted on May 26, 2017

Welcome to The Week in Tech, your roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week, we have a £20m Series B round raised by a UK tech firm, news about the latest Microsoft Surface Pro, interesting stats on tech in Asia and more.

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UK FinTech firms ‘raised $328m in Q1 2017’
posted on April 26, 2017

Venture capital funding into UK FinTech firms rose during Q1 2017, according to CB Insight’s latest report.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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Iris Capital launches €250m European tech investment fund
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Uber’s CEO resigns, over £368m in UK tech funding, a new $3.3bn fund and more in The Week in Tech
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EXCLUSIVE: London-based Inploi raises £500,000, brings total to £1m
posted on June 22, 2017

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UK-founded tech startup Blockchain secures $40m Series B
posted on June 22, 2017