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Habito lands £5.5m in Series A round led by Silicon Valley’s Ribbit Capital

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No more electronic ‘loose change’: innovative fintech charity payment scheme launched today across 6,000 UK schools
Chimni calls for the UK proptech community to work more closely with the housebuilding industry
Blockchain Conference: Blockchain Expo announces Berlin and North America dates

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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…

Europe

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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London startup talent agency announces expansion to Singapore
posted on January 19, 2016

London-based startup talent agency Entrepreneur First (EF) has announced its overseas expansion to Singapore in partnership with Singapore Infocomm Investments. Speaking at the launch event which took place at EF’s London office today, Matt Clifford, CEO and co-founder of EF, said: “Entrepreneur First is the biggest creator of startups in Europe, and we have ambitions to…

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Credit Benchmark raises $20m, Apple Pay launches and an exclusive look at Hive connected Home
posted on July 17, 2015

This week we filmed from Hive Connected Home for the launch of Hive Active Heating 2. Rakuten acquires a 100% stake in Fi, s.me. Entrepreneur First raises £8.5 million in funds to help talented individuals create innovative products and Balderton Capital leads a $20m series B round for Credit Benchmark. Apple pay launches with 3…

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PM Theresa May to reveal Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to support UK tech
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Habito lands £5.5m in Series A round led by Silicon Valley’s Ribbit Capital
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posted on January 21, 2017

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AI and the legal sector: Opportunities, challenges and predictions
posted on January 20, 2017