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The People Who Share launches ‘Sharetrade’ sharing economy kitemark
posted on June 10, 2015

The People Who Share, working with 500 organisations and individuals in the sharing economy across the globe, has launched a ‘Sharetrade‘ kitemark to help increase trust in this growing sector, identified as a key barrier to its success. Organisations that display the kitemark will need to be looking at verification, reputation, convention and protection in…


New trade body UKShareCo set to boost sharing economy
posted on November 14, 2014

Some of the UK’s leading sharing economy businesses have announced a new trade body for the sector, UKShareCo. As the sector continues its rapid growth, with the likes of Uber and AirBnb attaining household-name status, the organisation hopes to further increase its awareness. UK startups Sooqini, GoCarShare and OpenPlay are among the founding members. ‘Best…


London Technology Week takes over, Ai Weiwei launches art hackathon and more in your Week in Tech
posted on June 20, 2014

This week was all about London Technology Week. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was in town and Editor in Chief Alex Wood caught up with him to find out how he hopes to grow tech across the Atlantic. Vince Cable joined us as we launched the iconic International Hall of Fame awards at Level39,…


How to crowdfund like a pro
posted on October 14, 2013

After a pretty unsuccessful attempt to raise investment from angel investors, I decided to try and raise investment via ‘the crowd’ for goCarShare, my startup. We opted for Seedrs, their team were exceptionally helpful and gave us some good practical advice, but there were other things that I learnt from speaking to people who had…


Wayra announces €30M boost for startup economy
posted on September 30, 2013

Wayra, Telefónica’s accelerator programme , has revealed it’s helped raise investment of almost €30m since it was created just two years ago. Nearly 300 startups have been through the programme, and a reported 278 of them are still in business. Global programme Wayra operates academies in London, Barcelona, Munich, Prague, Caracas, Lime, Bogotá and Buenos Aires….


Elevator Pitch: GoCarShare – Startup of the Week
posted on September 3, 2013

GoCarShare – Elevator Pitch     Meet Drummond Gilbert from goCarShare our Startup of the Week Welcome to the first episode in our the Elevator Pitch series 2. Every week we’ll publish a 30 second pitch from 12 leading startups from across London. In this series we took the founders to the River Thames, aboard Canary…


Announcing the 25 Elevator Pitch Semi-finalists
posted on July 19, 2013

25 of London’s finest startups will go through to the The Elevator Pitch semi-finals We’re thrilled to announce the winning 25 startups going through to the semi-final of the Tech City News Elevator Pitch II. 20 companies went straight through from the first round, while 16 battled it out for the remaining 5 places in a Public Vote….


Where’s my nordic inditronica music startup?
posted on July 3, 2013

Sara Kelly is your eyes, ears and voice in Brussels and Westminster. Every fortnight she brings you the latest insights on policy changes, legislation and lobbying. I don’t know much about music. Most of my music taste is stuck in about 2004 when I fell in love with a danish indie band and began regularly…

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Wayra Academy selects 17 new startups for investment
posted on March 28, 2013

Tech accelerator Wayra has chosen 17 new digital startups to enter the Wayra Academy in April Following a three-day intensive pitch process, dubbed “WayraWeek”, where 30 finalists were assessed and judged by a panel of eight experts, 17 new tech startups have been selected to take part in the Wayra Academy, starting next month. The…

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