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EXCLUSIVE: London EdTech startup Zzish secures £1.5m
posted on May 31, 2017

EdTech startup Zzish has closed a £1.5m funding round, bringing the London-based firm’s total funds raised since its 2014 launch to £3m.

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London-founded CrowdJustice raises $2m Seed round
posted on May 30, 2017

CrowdJustice, a crowdfunding platform for legal cases, has raised a $2m Seed round. The London-based startup secured the funding from Venrock, First Round Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners and Kindred Capital.

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Why are more and more tech firms turning to crowdfunding?
posted on May 29, 2017

What is crowdfunding and should your startup use a crowdfunding platform to raise money? We take a look at some of the winners and losers of crowdfunding and explore why this method of fundraising is growing in popularity.

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PropTech startup SPCE raises £280,210 on crowdfunding platform Seedrs
posted on May 24, 2017

PropTech startup SPCE has raised £280,210 on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs.

Startup loses potential backers in crowdfunding disaster
posted on May 17, 2017

British tech firms received a stark warning about the dangers of relying on crowdfunding this week, after one startup founder spoke of his “eye-watering” experience of losing potential backers due to a false fraud alarm.

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PropTech firm No Agent raises over £500,000 through crowdfunding
posted on April 24, 2017

Online property management platform No Agent has raised more than £584,000 in a crowdfunding campaign, with contributions from more than 200 investors.

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Smart home security startup Cocoon raises £2.46m on Crowdcube
posted on March 27, 2017

Smart home security system provider Cocoon has raised £2.46m on Crowdcube, drawing support from 1117 investors.

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Healthtech startup Active Needle raises £350,000 on SyndicateRoom
posted on March 14, 2017

Active Needle Technology has raised £350,051 on online investment platform SyndicateRoom.

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FinTech firm Squirrel raises £460,000 on crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom
posted on February 28, 2017

London-based FinTech startup Squirrel has raised £459,871 on crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom, exceeding its £400,019 target.

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Challenger bank Monzo announces £19.5m investment
posted on February 23, 2017

Challenger bank Monzo has announced a £19.5m Series B round from venture capital firms Thrive Capital, Passion Capital and Orange Digital Ventures.

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Cambridge-based Crowdsurfer closes £1m Angel round led by Mustard Seed
posted on January 13, 2017

Crowdsurfer, a crowd finance data intelligence firm, has secured a £1m Angel investor round.

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Cambridge-based Oval Medical Technologies acquired by SMC
posted on December 13, 2016

HealthTech firm Oval Medical Technologies has been acquired by global pharmaceutical device manufacturer SMC Ltd. Founded in Cambridge in 2009, Oval is a medical technology company that designs and produces auto-injectors to enhance medical safety and help those who have a fear of needles.

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Top tech stats: Virgin’s business predictions, developers have their say and more
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London FinTech Aire raises $5m Series A from Sunstone Capital and White Star Capital
posted on July 21, 2017

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Tech Chats: EY’s Daniel Lyons on how tech is revolutionising transport
posted on July 21, 2017

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London machine learning startup Sportr closes $350k Seed round
posted on July 21, 2017

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A $170m tech fund, a drowning robot and more in The Week in Tech
posted on July 21, 2017

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Bristol-based Graphcore raises $30m from backers including DeepMind co-founder and Atomico
posted on July 20, 2017