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At least 26 London-based tech entrepreneurs ‘have lost out on funding’ since Brexit

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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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MEPs vote to regulate robotics and artificial intelligence
posted on February 17, 2017

Members of European Parliament (MEPs) have called out for robots and artificial intelligence (AI) to be regulated.


Brexit, Industrial Strategy and Trump’s Muslim ban: A month in UK tech
posted on February 1, 2017

We take a look at the major policy decisions that took place throughout the month of January and their effect on the UK’s tech sector.

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UK tech reacts to PM Theresa May’s Brexit Speech
posted on January 17, 2017

UK tech entrepreneurs have reacted to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech.


What Trump’s appointment means for UK tech
posted on November 11, 2016

Emily Spaven takes a look at what Trump’s US presidency could spell for the UK tech sector.

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Velocity gets $22.5m, Apple taxes, Amazon Dash & more in the Week in Tech
posted on September 2, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you the $22.5m investment received by Velocity, Wired’s ‘hottest startups’ supplement and the launch of Amazon’s new Dash buttons. Watch the video, or read on for all this and more.


UK cloud services provider Adapt acquired by US firm Datapipe
posted on August 17, 2016

UK-based cloud services provider Adapt has been acquired by Datapipe, a US-based firm that provides hosting services for cloud computing and IT companies.


Why UK businesses should embrace diversity
posted on July 11, 2016

Marta Krupinska, co-founder and general manager at Azimo, looks at why businesses should embrace diversity following the vote for Brexit. Healthy migration is the key to innovation in vital industries like the technology sector – you just have to look at the startup scene to see that many founders are migrants, myself included (a Polish…


Brexit and privacy legislation: Why the GDPR is probably here to stay
posted on July 6, 2016

Peter Galdies, development director at DQM GRC, details why he thinks we should prepare for the GDPR regardless of Brexit. Whilst the decision by the people of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union has implications for the legislative framework for privacy in the UK, these implications are unlikely to significantly affect the need…

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Implementing a GDPR strategy: What you need to know
posted on June 30, 2016

Simon Kouttis, head of cybersecurity at Stott and May, explains what you need to know about the upcoming GDPR. The European Commission’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into force on May 25, 2018. With this comes new rules regarding the collection and processing of personal data which will affect some 508 million EU…

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A post-Brexit view of the UK tech sector
posted on June 27, 2016

In this article, co-authored by Ajay Sule, practice director EIA; and Adrian Drodz, research director and digital transformation at Frost & Sullivan, we find out about the impact of Brexit on the UK’s tech sector. The tech sector accounts for around 10% of UK GDP, and is one of the fastest growing components of the…


UK tech community reacts to Brexit
posted on June 24, 2016

The UK’s tech community has reacted to today’s Brexit vote. The results, announced early this morning, saw 48.1% of voters asking to remain in the European Union (EU), whilst the remaining 51.9% voted for a Brexit. The news comes after various surveys conducted across the industry showed the tech sector’s overall support for remaining within…

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Here’s what Google, Apple and Microsoft are up to in healthcare
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Freelance management app Lystable closes £8m Series A led by Valar Ventures
posted 5 hours ago


At least 26 London-based tech entrepreneurs ‘have lost out on funding’ since Brexit
posted 16 hours ago


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