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

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FinTech startup Quantexa lands $3.3m Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC

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Fashion

Manchester’s Boohoo acquires American fashion retailer Nasty Gal for $20m
posted on February 9, 2017

Boohoo, a fashion e-commerce startup based in Manchester, has acquired American fashion retailer Nasty Gal for $20m.

My 1st Years founders

E-commerce startup My 1st Years lands £5m to boost US expansion
posted on January 16, 2017

E-commerce startup My 1st Years has raised £5m in growth funding to boost its international expansion to the US.

software

How e-commerce software can help startups to scale
posted on January 11, 2017

Adriana Lordan, head of product at Avangate, explores how e-commerce software can help startups to remain competitive and grow.

statistics

Top tech stats: The best e-commerce apps, diversity in tech & more
posted on October 8, 2016

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

digital business

E-commerce startup Paddle lands $3.2m in funding
posted on September 28, 2016

Paddle, an e-commerce platform for software businesses, has closed $3.2m in a Series A round led by BGF Ventures.

retail

Buying into London’s retail tech future
posted on September 26, 2016

Tom Adeyoola, founder of e-commerce fashion platform Metail, explores the future of retail technology in the UK.

Aron Bloom and Wild

Q&A: Bloom & Wild CEO talks securing Seed funding, expanding to Ireland and paying attention to detail
posted on September 21, 2016

This week we speak with Aron Gelbard, CEO of Bloom & Wild, a platform that enables people to order flowers, which are packaged in such a way that they can be delivered through a letterbox. He shares his views on how to secure Seed funding, expanding his company to Ireland and the importance of attention to detail.

startup-weekly

Startup Weekly: Welsh ICE funding, Accenture HealthTech Innovation challenge & more
posted on September 16, 2016

Yessi Bello Perez brings you the hottest news relevant to UK tech startups.

Notonthehighstreet

Notonthehighstreet.com secures £21m Series E
posted on August 30, 2016

Notonthehighstreet.com, a marketplace for creative small businesses, has raised a £21m Series E round.

investment

NEW: Tech Investment Tracker 2016
posted on August 12, 2016

Our UK Tech Investment Tracker shows you the most prominent investment deals in the UK technology space.

Dublin

London-based e-commerce firm Ve Interactive expands to Ireland
posted on July 20, 2016

London-based e-commerce firm Ve Interactive has announced the opening of a Dublin office to consolidate its presence in Ireland. Founded in 2009, the company now has 34 offices across the globe, having opened another office in Delhi earlier this year. Brian O’Keefe, managing director at Ve Interactive, commented on the expansion:  “The Irish eCommerce industry is…

Farfetch

E-commerce fashion firm Farfetch lands $110m in funding
posted on May 4, 2016

E-commerce marketplace Farfetch has closed a $110m Series F round of investment. Led by Temasek, IDG Capital and Eurazeo; the round also drew support from new investor Vitruvian Partners. The raise comes after the e-commerce firm closed a $86m Series E round in March last year. Alexandre Quirici, partner at IDG Capital Partners commented: “We…

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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

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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

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How tech is shaking up the world of banking
posted on March 23, 2017