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Monese raises $10m, a €250m fund for entrepreneurs & more in the Week in Tech
posted on January 6, 2017

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week, we bring you Monese’s $10m Series A round, the New Year Honours list for 2017 and Alven Capital’s €250m venture capital fund for French entrepreneurs.


Record $3.6bn investment in 2015, Indiegogo launches ‘enterprise crowdfunding’ & more in your Week in Tech
posted on January 8, 2016

British tech raised a record $3.6bn VC investment in 2015, PushDoctor kicks off the year with a $2.8m round and Indiegogo launches ‘enterprise crowdfunding’. Georgie Barrat presents all this and more in your Week in Tech. Download of the week For those of you that dread the new year’s fitness resolution here’s a handy app to keep…


AI doesn’t need to be ‘Man vs Machine’
posted on January 26, 2015

Over the past few years, we have seen machines become increasingly intelligent. Real-time voice translation programmes, smart thermostats, and inbuilt sensors are making the objects around us more responsive and intuitive. In fact, at this year’s CES convention, the technology world pledged its biggest ever commitment to the Internet of Things (IoT). Samsung, for example,…


What it’s like to be a CES ‘booth babe’
posted on January 15, 2014

“They won’t even approach me. It’s almost like they’re scared.” The ravishing brunette in front of me is in her early to mid 20s. Her makeup is flawless; her hair is a case study in the perfect Victoria’s Secret-model blowout. She, along with hundreds of other models on the 2014 International CES show floor, is…


Can wearable tech go mainstream?
posted on January 8, 2014

“Darling, who are you wearing?” they’ll shout in Paris, London and Milan. But in 2014 it won’t be Givenchy or Armani in reply, but Google or Apple. Wearable tech is being touted as the trend of 2014 — but can wearables really go mainstream and even become fashionable? In many ways the tech world is already starting to mirror its…


The $99 connected electric toothbrush you didn’t know you needed
posted on January 6, 2014

Kolibree is announcing what it calls the world’s first connected electric toothbrush today. It sounds pretty weird, but Kolibree says it can analyze your brushing habits and display them on a mobile dashboard that you can access from your phone. The idea is to motivate you, or shame you, into brushing better. For $99, it better…

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How tech is shaking up the world of banking
posted 11 hours ago

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Here’s what Google, Apple and Microsoft are up to in healthcare
posted 16 hours ago


Freelance management app Lystable closes £8m Series A led by Valar Ventures
posted 19 hours ago


At least 26 London-based tech entrepreneurs ‘have lost out on funding’ since Brexit
posted on March 23, 2017


Deloitte: Blockchain can transform emerging ‘trust economy’
posted on March 22, 2017

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Octopus Ventures raises £120m to invest in UK AI startups
posted on March 22, 2017