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What would a second Scottish referendum mean for tech startups?
posted on March 16, 2017

The possibility of a second independence referendum raises questions on how this community would be impacted. We asked tech startups from both sides of the border for their thoughts.

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8 Scotland-based tech startups that have raised funding
posted on March 13, 2017

Our UK tech investment tracker shows that Scotland-based startups raised approximately £15m in 2016 and £7.2m so far this year.

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Edinburgh-based smart battery firm Dukosi gets £2m
posted on March 2, 2017

Scotland-based firm Dukosi has topped up its Series A round with an additional £2m.

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Edinburgh cybersecurity firm ZoneFox closes £3.6m Series A
posted on March 1, 2017

Cybersecurity startup ZoneFox has secured a £3.6m Series A round led by Scottish business angel investment syndicate Archangels.

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Forget Silicon Valley, Europe’s tech clusters can be stronger together
posted on February 27, 2017

Gianpiero Lotito, founder and CEO of search platform FacilityLive, outlines a vision in which Europe can rival Silicon Valley and explains how UK firms can get on board.

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Edinburgh-based ad analytics firm TVSquared gets $6.5m
posted on February 20, 2017

Edinburgh-based analytics platform TVSquared has received $6.5m in a round led by West Coast Capital.

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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.

Skyscanner

Edinburgh-based Skyscanner to be acquired by Chinese listed company Ctrip
posted on November 24, 2016

Edinburgh-based Skyscanner, which raised $192m in January, is set to be acquired by Ctrip, a Chinese listed travel company.

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What will the Autumn Statement 2016 mean for UK tech?
posted on November 22, 2016

The eyes of most tech entrepreneurs in the UK will be eagerly fixed on Philip Hammond, the chancellor of the exchequer, as he is set to deliver his first Autumn Statement on Wednesday.

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Edinburgh-based FinTech firm FreeAgent IPOs on AIM, raises £10.7m
posted on November 16, 2016

Edinburgh-based FinTech company FreeAgent has floated on AIM, raising £10.7m.

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October funding roundup: UK tech investment tops £130m
posted on November 7, 2016

October saw 25 UK tech companies announce new funding rounds, totaling $161.2m (£130.2m), according to the Tech City News UK Investment Tracker. This is significantly higher than the amount announced in September – $70.91m (£53.8m) – representing a 142% increase. The October total was skewed somewhat by the $30m raise by Bristol-based computer chip startup…

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Edinburgh-based HealthTech firm Snap40 secures £2m
posted on October 12, 2016

Snap40, an Edinburgh-based HealthTech startup, has landed £2m in Seed funding from investment firm Par Equity.

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Deloitte: Blockchain can transform emerging ‘trust economy’
posted on March 22, 2017

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Octopus Ventures raises £120m to invest in UK AI startups
posted on March 22, 2017

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FemTech startup Elvie gets $6m in round led by Octopus Ventures
posted on March 22, 2017