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HackXLR8 hackathon in the heart of London Tech Week
posted on May 18, 2017

HackXLR8 is a two-day hackathon happening in the middle of London Tech Week’s headline event, TechXLR8 at Excel London.

Startup Weekly: HutZero calls for entries, Pi Labs demo day and much more
posted on April 7, 2017

Here’s your weekly roundup of news about startup competitions, awards, co-working spaces, accelerators and any other exciting things happening in the UK tech sector.


Startup Weekly: Aviation accelerator, Norwich coworking space & more
posted on October 7, 2016

Yessi Bello Perez brings you the latest news from the UK’s tech startup world.

Join Startupbootcamp Insurance hack for chance to win £5,000
posted on September 22, 2015

Ahead of Startupbootcamp’s first insurance innovation accelerator programme, which goes live with its first teams in London in January, the company has created a weekend hackathon to get the creative juices flowing. SBC is offering hackers the opportunity to use blockchain, IoT and wearables APIs from its corporate partners to hack everything from travel, home, car…

Hack sport for social good and win £10,000 at Sport England hackathon
posted on September 4, 2015

Sport England is giving techies the opportunity to win a £10,000 bursary by taking part in its Sports Hackathon. The prototypes created at the 24-hour event on 3 October must help target an underrepresented group in sport to get more active. Teams of up to six people aged 18 or over, including at least one…

Crate dominates Battlefield to take £30,000 prize
posted on October 22, 2014

As the first ever Tech Crunch Disrupt Europe in London came to a close last night, was announced as the winner of the highly sought-after Disrupt Cup. The Berlin-based startup took home the £30,000 prize as well as the admiration (and probably envy) of the 14 startups they beat. helps companies set up…

The Fall of Mt Gox, Elevator Pitch, SXSW & more in your Week in Tech!
posted on March 7, 2014

Catch up with the biggest tech stories of the week Catch the Week in Tech every Friday from 07:00 London time This week: The Fall of Mt Gox, Elevator Pitch Series III, Robot unmanned ships & more in your Week in Tech! Voting opens Friday 12pm! Which of the 16 lucky startups will you whittle…

Transatlantic Hackathon kicks off first London-Austin direct flight
posted on March 5, 2014

30,000 feet above Earth, in a 787 Dreamliner, a team of developers put their heads together. Racing against the clock, they created a new app to save money whilst travelling, all before touchdown. The in-flight hackathon, which finished yesterday afternoon, was organised by British Airways and RetailMeNot to mark the first direct flight between London…

Facebook hosts Europe’s First LGBT Hackathon
posted on November 27, 2013

Facebook’s London headquarters hosted Europe’s first LGBT hackathon over the weekend. Teams of developers competed to create new applications and web services to improve the lives of LGBT people. The event was organised by InterTech and backed by Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Dell and Nokia. 30 developers turned up on Friday evening, and in just 24…

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Startup Weekly: IKEA Bootcamp, Nesta’s ShareLab Fund and much more
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Theresa May

Theresa May: Tech giants should be encouraged to do more to fight online extremism
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Alfa Financial completes ‘largest UK tech listing in almost two years’
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The Liberal Democrats Manifesto: what does it mean for UK tech?
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A £20m Series B, Microsoft’s new Surface Pro, mermaid emojis and more in The Week in Tech
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British robot firm moves production to Madrid to maintain EU base post-Brexit
posted on May 25, 2017