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Here’s what Google, Apple and Microsoft are up to in healthcare


Freelance management app Lystable closes £8m Series A led by Valar Ventures


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

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Software testing leader TestPlant appoints Dr. John Bates as CEO

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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.

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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.


2016: A year in UK tech
posted on December 31, 2016

We round up 2016’s biggest UK technology events to date, featuring impressive funding rounds and some of the year’s biggest hacks.


Balderton Capital: Brexit could diminish UK’s position as a leading tech hub
posted on December 5, 2016

The UK’s prominence as a European tech hub is at risk if access to skills and talent are not guaranteed during Brexit negotiations, a new study warns.


Brexit: The challenges and opportunities for UK FinTech
posted on October 26, 2016

Steve Gibson, CEO of Euclid Opportunities, looks at what Brexit will mean for the UK’s FinTech firms.

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What the falling price of sterling means for UK tech firms
posted on October 11, 2016

It’s an exciting time for forex traders, with the pound fluctuating faster than you can say ‘Brexit’. But what does it all mean for the UK’s tech firms?


UK government announces £220m boost for cutting-edge tech
posted on October 3, 2016

The chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond has announced a support package which includes a £220m boost to help support the country’s technology sector.

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Tech companies: What Brexit means for you
posted on July 29, 2016

Christina Wojcik, vice president, legal services at Seal Software Limited, discusses what UK tech companies need to know about the implications of Brexit. Uncertainty. That fear of the unknown has left many businesses feeling rattled as they await the ripple effect of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union(EU). Between stock market turmoil and the…

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How technology can help when revolution is in the air
posted on July 12, 2016

Ian McVey, UK Director of customer and employee engagement firm Qualtrics, looks at how technology can enable societal, economic and political change. Democracy is in doubt. On the one hand, Labour MPs are second guessing their grassroots members, on the other, Parliament is in complete disarray over the results of the Brexit referendum, as David…

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UK firms to adopt EU-US Privacy Shield
posted on July 12, 2016

UK firms will now have to adopt the EU-US Privacy Shield, a new framework that will set out to govern data transfers between the European Union (EU) and the United States. The Privacy Shield, adopted today, will seek to protect the fundamental rights of individuals in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the…


Brexit ‘will cause UK cybersecurity firms to lose €1.8bn EU investment’
posted on July 5, 2016

UK cybersecurity firms may lose out on the benefits of a €1.8bn investment from the European Union (EU) if the country ‘Brexits’. The news comes after the European Commission (EC) announced the launch of a new public-private partnership on cybersecurity. As part of the partnership, announced today, the EC is expected to invest €450m under Horizon…

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