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UK startups predict difficult times ahead following EU tech funding freeze

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EXCLUSIVE: Suffolk-based SaveMoneyCutCarbon raises £2.2m

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Shipping software provider Shipamax raises $2.5m in Seed funding

Press Releases

Okappy announces the launch of its investment pitch on the AngelsDen equity crowdfunding platform
Recruitment disruptor talent.io poised for further growth with €8m investment secured
London tech startup Spoon Guru partners with Tesco to power food searches for consumers with specific dietary needs

Edtech

acquisition

EdTech startup Gojimo acquired by Telegraph Media Group
posted on April 26, 2017

UK EdTech startup Gojimo has been acquired by the Telegraph Media Group for an undisclosed sum.

London-based EdTech startup HowNow lands £1.2m
posted on April 13, 2017

HowNow, a London-based EdTech startup, has received £1.2m in funding from a number of private investors and Fuel.Ventures.

firefly learning

Joe Mathewson, co-founder of Firefly Learning, on turning his teenage hobby into an EdTech startup
posted on February 13, 2017

We spoke to Joe Mathewson, co-founder of EdTech firm Firefly Learning, about how he started his business at the age of 15.

homework

EdTech startup Show My Homework raises £2.4m from LocalGlobe
posted on January 5, 2017

Show My Homework, an online homework platform, has raised £2.4m from LocalGlobe.

EdTech

EdTech startup Firefly Learning gets £4.5m in Series A led by BGF Ventures
posted on November 16, 2016

Firefly Learning, a London-based EdTech startup, has closed a £4.5m Series A round led by BGF Ventures.

EdTech startup Pi-top raises £3.5m to expand to the US and India
posted on November 3, 2016

Pi-top, an EdTech startup, has raised £3.5m in a round led by Hambro Perks with support from Committed Capital.

Child VR

EdTech startup MEL Science gets $2.5m in Series A round led by Sistema Venture Capital
posted on October 12, 2016

MEL Science, a subscription EdTech service, has raised a $2.5m Series A round from Sistema Venture Capital.

survey

Top tech stats: FinTech investments up 148%, NHS cybersecurity & more
posted on September 24, 2016

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

Douglas Azoomee

Q&A: Douglas Lloyd of Azoomee talks EdTech, funding and working side-by-side with his wife
posted on September 1, 2016

Douglas Lloyd, CEO of Azoomee, a kids entertainment and learning platform explains the emotional ups and downs of running a startup, how he secured funding and what it’s like being a husband and wife co-founder team.

startup weekly 17th june

Startup Weekly: VOOM finalists, The Europas winners & more
posted on June 17, 2016

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. Mi-IDEA to launch in Manchester Manchester is set to get a new innovation centre following a partnership between Cisco and Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP). The centre will seek to support…

startup weekly 3rd june

Startup Weekly: Skyscanner developer competition, Seedcamp portfolio and more
posted on June 3, 2016

Here’s your weekly round up of news about startup competitions, awards, co-working spaces and accelerators. Skyscanner competition Edinburgh-based Skyscanner has launched a startup competition, offering developers the chance to be coached by its co-founder Gareth Williams. The winning team will also be able to spend a week based in Skyscanner’s HQ in Scotland and will…

Over $20m UK Investment, Uber expands to the Middle East, global EdTech report & more in your Week in Tech
posted on June 3, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech. Investments Game streaming firm Polystream has raised $1.5m in seed funding from London Venture Partners and Initial Capital. Elevator pitch winners Hackajob, an online recruitment platform, has raised £400,000 in seed funding in a round led by Downing Ventures. The startup uses a unique matchmaking algorithm to match candidates…

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Theresa May

UK startups predict difficult times ahead following EU tech funding freeze
posted 11 hours ago

savemoneycutcarbon

EXCLUSIVE: Suffolk-based SaveMoneyCutCarbon raises £2.2m
posted 12 hours ago

shipamax

Shipping software provider Shipamax raises $2.5m in Seed funding
posted 17 hours ago

MortgageGym

London-based robo-adviser MortgageGym raises £2m Seed
posted 17 hours ago

tech startup AI

AI and IP: What you need to know
posted on May 21, 2017

Top tech stats

Top tech stats: Entrepreneurial confidence, VR headsets and much more
posted on May 20, 2017