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Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs


Top tech stats: Job automation, driverless cars and much more


Startup Weekly: Nesta’s £5m prize fund, Digital Catapult and Seedcamp’s VR cohort and much more

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Starling Bank unveils beta as it begins roll out to first customers
VentureFounders surpasses £40m funding mark in 2 years of operation
Software testing leader TestPlant appoints Dr. John Bates as CEO


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House of Fraser pulls £29m investment in UK challenger bank Tandem
posted on March 20, 2017

UK challenger bank Tandem has lost out on a £29m investment after one of its investors decided to pull the funds.


EXCLUSIVE: AR startup Zappar lands $3.75m Series A
posted on February 23, 2017

Tech City News can exclusively reveal that augmented reality startup Zappar has closed a $3.75m Series A round led by Hargreave Hale.

CB Insights

UK corporate venture capital activity ‘rose by 35% in 2016’
posted on February 22, 2017

Corporate venture capital (CVC) deal activity in the UK increased by 35% in 2016 when compared to 2015.

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Startup Weekly: New Milton Keynes tech accelerator, MassChallenge demo day & more
posted on January 20, 2017

Yessi Bello Perez brings you this week’s top news from the UK’s technology startup scene.

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London-based data centre operator Global Switch gains £2.4bn from Chinese investors
posted on December 22, 2016

Global Switch, a London-based data company, has sold a 49% stake to Elegant Jubilee, a consortium of Chinese investors, for £2.4bn.


Startup Weekly: Wayra expands across the UK, Startupbootcamp launches in China & more
posted on December 9, 2016

It’s been another exciting week in UK tech … here’s your weekly round up of startup competitions, awards, co-working space and accelerator news.


Mulberry Green Fund launches £20m UK tech investment pool
posted on December 8, 2016

Early stage green tech startups in the UK will now have access to a £20m venture capital investment fund.


Russ Shaw: Why the growth of international tech investment spells good news
posted on December 2, 2016

Russ Shaw, founder of Tech London Advocates, explores the attitudes towards international tech investment and explains why we should embrace, not fear, it.


Level39 head: The future of UK FinTech lies in international partnerships
posted on November 28, 2016

Ben Brabyn, head of Level39, looks at why the UK’s FinTech sector must work more collaboratively with China.


Edinburgh-based Skyscanner to be acquired by Chinese listed company Ctrip
posted on November 24, 2016

Edinburgh-based Skyscanner, which raised $192m in January, is set to be acquired by Ctrip, a Chinese listed travel company.


TravelTech startups to gain funding following Founders Factory and easyJet partnership
posted on October 17, 2016

British low-cost airline easyJet will be investing in five early-stage TravelTech startups thanks to a multimillion pound partnership with Founders Factory.

Founders Factory

Founders Factory lands multimillion pound investment to nurture AI startups
posted on October 10, 2016

Founders Factory has received a ‘multimillion pound’ investment from Chinese private equity firm CSC Group to help it nurture AI talent in Europe and China.

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Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
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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

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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