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Ahti Heinla, co-founder of Starship Technologies, on how robots will transform the delivery space

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UK government to announce £17.3m boost for artificial intelligence and robotics

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Top tech stats: Unpaid overtime, poor data usage and more

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Software testing leader TestPlant appoints Dr. John Bates as CEO
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Koru Kids raises £600,000 for nanny sharing platform
posted on January 26, 2017

Koru Kids has raised £600,000 in Seed funding from investors including Rocket Internet’s VC arm Global Founders Capital.

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AI financial assistant Cleo raises a $700,000 Angel round
posted on January 25, 2017

Cleo, an AI-enabled financial assistant, has raised $700,000 from a series of Angel investors.

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UK FinTech ‘attracts $532m in VC investment’ in Q3 2016
posted on November 16, 2016

The UK came third in terms of total global VC investment in FinTech up to Q3 2016.

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Musician booking platform Encore gets £560,000 in Seed funding
posted on October 31, 2016

Encore, a booking platform for musicians, has raised slightly over £560,000 in Seed funding from Entrepreneur First and a series of angel investors.

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Startup Weekly: FinTech Innovation Lab, EY Startup Challenge & more
posted on September 9, 2016

Beth Daniel brings you 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.

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Entrepreneur First gets £40m, NHS tech upgrade, Dell’s acquisition & more in the Week in Tech
posted on September 9, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you Entrepreneur First’s £40m Enterprise Capital Fund, the new NHS website and Dell’s acquisition of EMC Corporation.

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Tech startup creator Entrepreneur First secures £40m
posted on September 6, 2016

British pre-seed startup accelerator Entrepreneur First has secured a £40m Enterprise Capital Fund.

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Startup Weekly: Entrepreneur First expansion, MassChallenge cohort & more
posted on August 12, 2016

Here’s your weekly round up of news about startup competitions, awards, co-working spaces, accelerators and other exciting things happening in the UK tech sector. MassChallenge 2016 accelerator MassChallenge has announced the 100 finalists for its 2016 UK accelerator programme, due to be held in London this autumn. According to a statement, 86 teams of the…

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The rise of the machines: How AI can transform our lives
posted on July 21, 2016

Tech City News held a roundtable attended by a variety of AI experts, who discussed the potential of AI and the ethical challenges posed by the technology. Yessi Bello Perez, our reporter, has more. Just last year, Stephen Hawking – arguably one of the world’s brightest minds – predicted artificially intelligent computers would overtake humans…

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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…

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Highlights from The Europas, Manchester innovation centre launches & more in your Week in Tech
posted on June 17, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – our video round up of this week’s top technology news. Investments Beamery has raised $2m in seed funding to build recruiting software that lets companies connect with jobseekers and nurture relationships before they start. Scottish startup Spoonfed, a SaaS provider, has raised £585,000 in funding from a group…

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Isomer Capital launches €150m investment fund to boost Europe’s tech startups
posted on February 19, 2016

Isomer Capital has launched a €150m investment fund to boost European tech startups. Operated by experienced investors Joe Schorge, a former executive at Pomona Capital and Cambridge Associates and Chris Wade, former founder and CEO of Cambridge Positioning Systems, the fund has already made commitments to various early stage VC funds such as Hoxton Ventures, White…

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Ahti Heinla, co-founder of Starship Technologies, on how robots will transform the delivery space
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UK government to announce £17.3m boost for artificial intelligence and robotics
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Top tech stats: Unpaid overtime, poor data usage and more
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