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London HealthTech startup Babylon raises additional $60m

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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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Ada Lovelace Day: What top #womenintech want
posted on October 13, 2015

It should not surprise you that when you email top women in London tech, many of them come back with polite and efficient ‘out-of-office’ replies from as far away as NYC and South Africa. But, that’s often followed rather swiftly with exactly the information you need. Had Ada Lovelace been alive today she might well despair…

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VIDEO: Making it in New York
posted on November 3, 2014

We’re pleased to announce our first documentary: Making it in New York! The Tech City News team spent a week interviewing members of New York’s tech community, some British, some American, about why New York has become a strong contender as a base for US expansion.

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Six things to know about startup hiring in London
posted on August 22, 2014

Hiring is extraordinarily difficult. Every programme we hire Associates and Hackstars to work alongside Techstars companies to do more faster. For the past programmes here in London we’ve hired more than 15 talented people, including Luca Tavazzani, who joined Techstars company Spatch, as well as Hadi Laasi and Giacomo Summa, who have since created their own compact Stylect. Here…

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5 Ways for women to increase opportunities in tech
posted on April 28, 2014

The tech skills gap is great news for anybody who has, or is willing to learn technical know-how. For women, this is especially good news. As minorities in the tech industry women are noted simply for working in the industry at all. As a way to get remembered by potential employers, this can really work to the…

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Why is General Assembly killing its NYC coworking space?
posted on October 7, 2013

Since 2010, General Assembly (GA) has counted itself as one of the many companies in New York City offering startups a place to learn, work, and connect. But some of that’s coming to an end. The company announced today that it will shutter its coworking services next year to focus on its education offerings, which have become…

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Google and Spotify open their doors for OpenCo London
posted on June 3, 2013

55 London Firms set to open their doors for OpenCo ‘Festival of Innovation’ Over 50 London firms including Google Campus and Spotify are set to host the innovation festival OpenCo on 7 June following its success in San Francisco and New York. The festival offers an insight into the inner workings of some of the…

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Why I left Tech City for Baker St
posted on January 15, 2013

Tak Lo describes himself as the co-founder of a stealth startup. In his first column for Tech City News he explains why East London’s Tech City isn’t for everyone.  Startups shouldn’t just flock to Tech City I confess – maybe I’m just not that cool. I work at Baker Street. Now before you judge, I’m…

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UK tech investment trends of Q1 2017
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Hibob closes $17.5m Series A, brings total raised to $25m
posted 16 hours ago

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London HealthTech startup Babylon raises additional $60m
posted 17 hours ago

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LoveCrafts raises £26m in round led by Scottish Equity Partners
posted on April 25, 2017

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PropTech firm No Agent raises over £500,000 through crowdfunding
posted on April 24, 2017

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Oxford’s AI firm Oxbotica gets £8.6m to lead driverless car consortium
posted on April 24, 2017