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Startup Weekly

Startup Weekly: Nesta’s £5m prize fund, Digital Catapult and Seedcamp’s VR cohort and much more
posted on March 24, 2017

Here’s your weekly roundup of news about startup competitions, awards, co-working spaces, accelerators and any other exciting things happening in the UK tech sector.

Startup Weekly: CyLon cohort, a win for Pavegen and much more
posted on March 17, 2017

Here’s your weekly roundup of news about startup competitions, awards, co-working spaces, accelerators and any other exciting things happening in the UK tech sector.

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Digital Catapult scores £1.1m from UK govt’s £1.9bn National Cyber Security Strategy
posted on February 17, 2017

Digital Catapult has received £1.1m in funding from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

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Startup Weekly: Digital Catapult and Seedcamp partnership, Winton Labs demo day & more
posted on February 10, 2017

Here’s your weekly round up of news about startup competitions, awards, co-working spaces, accelerators and any other exciting things happening in the UK tech sector.

Startup Weekly: MasterCard Start Path Global calls for applications, Google opens Digital Garage & more
posted on September 23, 2016

Beth Daniel brings you the hottest news relevant to UK tech startups.

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Startup Weekly: MassChallenge accelerator, Digital Catapult hire & more
posted on May 13, 2016

Here’s your weekly round up of startup competitions, awards, co-working space and accelerator news. We also bring you a quick sneak peak into exciting new hires across the UK’s tech scene. Digital Catapult Jeremy Silver, an investor and business mentor, will take on the new role of CEO at Digital Catapult from next month. Silver…

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Startup Weekly: Elevator Pitch competition deadline extension, new co-working space
posted on April 1, 2016

Here’s your weekly round up of startup competitions, awards, co-working space and accelerator news. Elevator Pitch deadline extension Due to the large volume of submissions received, Tech City News has decided to extend the deadline for this year’s Elevator Pitch competition. The Elevator Pitch competition seeks to teach startups to promote their company in the…

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Startup Weekly: Your accelerator, incubator, competition and awards roundup
posted on March 25, 2016

Welcome to Startup Weekly, our new roundup of the week’s top tech news for startups in the UK. Every week, we will bring you the latest from the country’s startup accelerators, incubators, competitions and awards. Here’s your inaugural round-up: Digital Health DigitalHealth London launched its accelerator programme earlier this week. It seeks to help small and…

IP Minister launches copyright initiative
posted on July 30, 2015

Intellectual Property Minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe both launched and became the first public user of The Copyright Hub, the Digital Catapult’s innovative new copyright technology. Using the tech the Minister was able to secure permission to use a copyrighted image provided by project partner 4Corners Images. The launch event marked the first time that The Copyright…

Paul Durrant joins Digital Catapult as creative leader in residence
posted on July 14, 2015

The Digital Catapult, a national centre to rapidly advance the UK’s best digital ideas, has appointed Paul Durrant as its creative leader in residence. The role will see Durrant drive creative development and collaborative projects for the Digital Catapult across the private and public sector. His appointment, which marks the second strategic management hire for the Digital Catapult…

The Digital Catapult appoints Andrew Carr as CCO
posted on June 8, 2015

The Digital Catapult has appointed tech sector veteran Andrew Carr as its new chief commercial officer. The role will see Carr develop and drive the Digital Catapult’s commercial innovation. This is a fundamental part of the Digital Catapult’s five-year strategy which will enable it to deliver £365m worth of additional economic value to the UK,…

90 startups join £500,000 MassChallenge UK accelerator competition
posted on May 20, 2015

MassChallenge UK has unveiled the 90 startups that will be competing in its accelerator programme for a £500,000 equity-free cash award. Almost half of the cohort are London-based and performed particularly well in “high tech” sectors, including internet and web services, enterprise software and hardware, with translator Babelverse, travel memory collator Timelooper, investor portfolio manager Xenapto and branded…

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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