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PM Theresa May to reveal Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to support UK tech

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Habito lands £5.5m in Series A round led by Silicon Valley’s Ribbit Capital

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No more electronic ‘loose change’: innovative fintech charity payment scheme launched today across 6,000 UK schools
Chimni calls for the UK proptech community to work more closely with the housebuilding industry
Blockchain Conference: Blockchain Expo announces Berlin and North America dates

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Millennials

Move over millennials, there’s a new generation coming
posted on January 8, 2017

Amidst fast technological change, constant disruption and the ever-growing digital skills gap, what will Gen Z bring to the tech industry? Georgie Barrat explores

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Tech World: Google and Facebook tackle fake news, Samsung buys Harman International Industries & more
posted on November 29, 2016

Welcome to Tech World, your round up of the top technology news stories from across the globe. This month, we have Samsung’s acquisition of Harman International Industries, Chinese tech giant Coolpad’s struggle in tough economic conditions and new measures being made by Google and Facebook to tackle the distribution of fake news.

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UK-based VC Seraphim Capital launches £80m space tech investment fund
posted on November 21, 2016

UK-based Seraphim Capital has announced the launch of its early-stage £80m space tech venture fund.

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18 UK digital news projects to benefit from Google’s €24m fund
posted on November 17, 2016

Some 18 UK digital news projects will benefit from Google’s €24m fund to support innovation across the sector.

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Hiring and demographics: The implications for UK tech startups
posted on October 31, 2016

Geoff Smith, managing director, Experis UK & Ireland, discusses how the UK’s ageing demographic will impact the way in which tech startups will approach hiring.

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Tech World: Google Pixel, Zuckerberg defends Thiel, Snapchat’s rumoured flotation & more
posted on October 27, 2016

Welcome to Tech World, your monthly round up of the top technology news from across the globe. This month, we have smartphone news, a $3.25bn acquisition and even some politics. We also speak with Rahul Gautam from EY about blockchain and digital rights management.

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£220m for UK tech, Salesforce acquires Krux, Google’s Pixel phone & more in the Week in Tech
posted on October 7, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you Iwoca’s £21m Series C round, £220m for the UK tech sector, Salesforce’s acquisition of Krux and Toyota’s baby bot.

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Addressing the ambition gap: What UK tech needs to succeed
posted on October 6, 2016

Dan Cobley, managing partner at Blenheim Chalcot, compares the UK and US tech scene.

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Paddle gets $3.2m, Google & Disney eye up Twitter & more in the Week in Tech
posted on September 30, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you e-commerce startup Paddle’s $3.2m round, Newcastle’s Screach £1.13m raise, Twitter acquisition rumours, and Snapchat’s wearable tech device.

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Software startup Lystable lands investment from PayPal co-founder Max Levchin
posted on September 29, 2016

Software startup Lystable has received additional funding from PayPal co-founder Max Levchin and LeFrak’s venture capital arm. Although the amount remains undisclosed, the new contribution adds to the startup’s $11m Series A led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures, which closed in June. Although Lystable was founded in the UK by former Google designer Pete Johnston,…

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Startup Weekly: MasterCard Start Path Global calls for applications, Google opens Digital Garage & more
posted on September 23, 2016

Beth Daniel brings you the hottest news relevant to UK tech startups.

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At a Pivot Point? 4 Steps to Pivot Your Career (or Business)
posted on August 31, 2016

Jenny Blake is a career and business strategist and international speaker who helps people build sustainable, dynamic careers they love. She is the author of PIVOT: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One. In this article, she explains…

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PM Theresa May to reveal Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to support UK tech
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Here’s how tech for good startups can maximise their chances of getting funded
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Habito lands £5.5m in Series A round led by Silicon Valley’s Ribbit Capital
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Amit Gudka, co-founder of Bulb, on the biggest misconceptions of startup life and his proudest moment so far
posted on January 22, 2017

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Top tech stats: HealthTech investments trends, AI within business & more
posted on January 21, 2017

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AI and the legal sector: Opportunities, challenges and predictions
posted on January 20, 2017