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7 Excel tricks that will make you a spreadsheet pro
posted on February 28, 2017

If you’re running a startup or scaleup, likelihood is you’re using Excel spreadsheets to organise some form of data. If you’re not an Excel whizz, never fear, as Andrew Hewertson from Microsoft Office training provider STL is here to share his useful tips and tricks that will save you from spreadsheet nightmares.

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Tech Chats: Data ethics with EY’s Ian Williamson
posted on February 20, 2017

We sat down with Ian Williamson, a director in EY’s Tech Law team, to discuss what data ethics is and why companies of all sizes need to bear it in mind. Check out the video and read the article to find out more.

How data can help bootstrapped startups create authentic brand experiences
posted on February 6, 2017

Cyrille Vincey, data scientist and chief data officer at Ve, explains the financial benefits of using data to serve a more engaging brand experience.

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Data literacy: The trends tech startups need to be aware of
posted on January 29, 2017

Dan Sommer, senior director of Qlik, predicts the data literacy trends startups need to look out for in 2017.

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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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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.


Top tech stats: Post-Brexit tech talent concerns, startup financing & more
posted on December 10, 2016

Beth Daniel brings your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to the UK tech industry.


Reversing data’s damaged reputation
posted on November 21, 2016

Jonny Shipp, director of public affairs at Telefónica, explores how data’s tarnished reputation can be reversed.

Q&A: Sage’s global analytics manager on why the European attitude to data has to change
posted on November 7, 2016

Ahead of his presentation at the Chief Data Officer Summit, part of the London Data Fest, on 16th and 17th November, we spoke to Maciej Piwoni, global analytics manager at Sage about his work and the current challenges facing big data.


SoundCloud and MIT discuss data analytics and visualisation
posted on October 31, 2016

We interview two speakers from the upcoming London Data Fest, taking place on 16th and 17th November. Eleftherios Diakomichalis, head of data (science and engineering) at SoundCloud, who is speaking at the Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit, and Paul McDonagh-Smith, digital capability leader at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who is speaking at the Data Visualisation Summit.


London Data Fest: A data event that’s not to be missed
posted on October 24, 2016

The London Data Fest is taking place in the capital on 16th and 17th November, comprising of three summits: The Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit, The Chief Data Officer Summit and The Data Visualisation Summit.


How data-driven transactions will define dealmaking for a generation
posted on October 19, 2016

Richard Diffenthal, partner at Hogan Lovells, explores the global dash for data.

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