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British robot firm moves production to Madrid to maintain EU base post-Brexit

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AI startup Mogees raises £1m, brings total to £3m

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InsurTech startup Neos lands £5m in Series A round

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Zzish hits £1.15m funding target on Crowdcube for technology that will democratise quality education and move the needle on learning
Okappy announces the launch of its investment pitch on the AngelsDen equity crowdfunding platform
Recruitment disruptor talent.io poised for further growth with €8m investment secured

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Meet Angelica Anton, the ex-NASA, Oxford graduate who now heads up a $500m tech fund
posted on May 15, 2017

We speak with Angelica Anton, founding and managing partner of SILK Ventures, which has just announced a new $500m tech fund designed to help tech firms expand to the Chinese market.

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SILK Ventures raises $500m fund for tech scaleups
posted on May 15, 2017

UK-based SILK Ventures has raised a $500m fund to invest in tech companies in Europe and the US.

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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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GP Bullhound: UK’s ranking in FinTech declines slightly as China takes the lead
posted on April 21, 2017

China solidified its position as the rising leader in the world of FinTech last year, with four more of its firms reaching a billion-dollar valuation, while the UK’s position declined slightly.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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British robot firm moves production to Madrid to maintain EU base post-Brexit
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AI startup Mogees raises £1m, brings total to £3m
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InsurTech startup Neos lands £5m in Series A round
posted 8 hours ago

Bath-based wedding planning app Prezola raises £3m
posted 9 hours ago

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EXCLUSIVE: IoT startup ThingTrax gets over £250,000 in Seed funding
posted 13 hours ago

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UK govt reportedly planning to ban encryption following Manchester attack
posted on May 24, 2017