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Limejump closes £3m Series A to disrupt the energy utility market

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Mass redundancies at Jinn as startup struggles to succeed in on-demand delivery market

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Tribunal fees ruled unlawful: How will this impact gig economy firms?

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GreenKey Technologies and Red Box Recorders partner to launch integrated trading voice collaboration and compliance recording solution
Leading light in British HealthTech, Network Locum, rebrands to Lantum
SteelEye announces regulatory tech specialist Matt Smith as CEO

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Data delivery firm Ably gets $1m in round led by Forward Partners
posted on July 13, 2017

Data delivery platform Ably has raised $1m (£773,000) in a round led by Forward Partners.

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EXCLUSIVE: Airsupply gets £250,000 to match supply teachers with schools
posted on May 31, 2017

Airsupply, a London-based startup which matches supply teachers with schools that need them, has raised £250,000 from early stage investor Forward Partners.

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Appear Here raises $12m Series B led by Octopus Ventures
posted on May 17, 2017

Appear Here, an online marketplace for short-term retail space, has raised $12m in Series B funding.

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Appear Here expands to the US with New York office opening
posted on April 19, 2017

AppearHere, an online marketplace for short-term retail space, is expanding to the US.

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A $9m Series B, a £60m fund for UK tech, WhatsApp payments and more in The Week in Tech
posted on April 7, 2017

Welcome to the Week in Tech, your roundup of the week’s top UK technology news. This week, we have a $9m Series B, a £60m fund for UK tech, news of a WhatsApp payments function and much more.

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Forward Partners raises £60m fund for UK tech startups
posted on April 5, 2017

London-based VC firm Forward Partners has raised a £60m fund to invest in UK pre-Seed and Seed-stage startups.

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Tech and dating: How you can score funding and help millions find love
posted on February 14, 2017

Online dating is a lucrative industry – recent research estimates that dating apps contribute a staggering £1bn to the UK economy every year – so it’s hardly surprising that new services, both big and small, are springing up faster than you can say ‘I love you’. But how can tech startups and scaleups break through the noise?

Spoke

Mens fashion tech disruptor Spoke raises $1.8m late Seed
posted on January 30, 2017

Spoke, an online fashion platform for menswear, has raised a $1.8m late Seed round led by Oxford Capital.

ClickMechanic

ClickMechanic lands $1m in funding round led by Forward Partners
posted on January 18, 2017

ClickMechanic, an online marketplace for car mechanics, has closed a $1m funding round led by early stage VC Forward Partners.

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Live Better With gets $2m to help improve the lives of cancer patients
posted on August 15, 2016

Live Better With, a curated healthcare platform which seeks to improve the daily lives of cancer patients, has closed a $2m late seed funding round.

Pitching to a VC

What not to do when pitching to a VC
posted on July 13, 2016

Getting funded and how to approach VCs for investment is often on every startup founder’s mind. Nic Brisbourne, managing partner at Forward Partners, shares his advice on how to approach tech investors. In my role as a VC investing in very early stage startups, I’m lucky to meet aspiring and established entrepreneurs every week and…

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Startup Weekly: Google Campus Exchange, Activate Capital accelerator & more
posted on July 8, 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. Google’s search for startups Global tech giant Google is on a nationwide search for startups in an attempt to mentor 10 of the country’s most innovative businesses this summer. Selected startup…

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Limejump

Limejump closes £3m Series A to disrupt the energy utility market
posted 8 hours ago

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Mass redundancies at Jinn as startup struggles to succeed in on-demand delivery market
posted 10 hours ago

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Tribunal fees ruled unlawful: How will this impact gig economy firms?
posted 11 hours ago

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VIDEO: Urban Massage’s founder on the challenges and joys of growing a tech startup
posted 14 hours ago

London FinTech

UK ‘ranks third for global FinTech VC funding as firms raise $564m in H1 2017’
posted 15 hours ago

Cleo

FinTech startup Cleo gets £2m in round led by LocalGlobe
posted 17 hours ago