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FinTech startup Quantexa lands $3.3m Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC

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Software testing leader TestPlant appoints Dr. John Bates as CEO

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Here’s what Google, Apple and Microsoft are up to in healthcare
posted on March 23, 2017

Tech giants such as Google, Apple and Microsoft are investing heavily in HealthTech. We take a look at what exactly they’re up to.

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FemTech startup Elvie gets $6m in round led by Octopus Ventures
posted on March 22, 2017

Elvie, a UK company developing smart health devices for women, has raised $6m in a round led by Octopus Ventures.

hardware + software

Belfast-based HealthTech startup BrainWaveBank raises over £1m
posted on March 21, 2017

Belfast-based BrainWaveBank has secured over £1m in funding from investors including the Angel CoFund and techstart NI.

the perfect storm

A boom on the horizon: VC investment in HealthTech
posted on March 21, 2017

Can the UK overtake the US in terms of VC investment? Seasoned investor Andrew Elder, of Albion Ventures, thinks so.

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Babylon: Bringing digital health to the world
posted on March 20, 2017

From refugee to serial entrepreneur, Ali Parsa, founder of Babylon Health, explains how tech is making healthcare more accessible.

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Are wearables the future of healthcare?
posted on March 16, 2017

Wearables aren’t just for fitness and fun, they’re helping to improve healthcare, too. Emily Spaven reports.

Active Needle

Healthtech startup Active Needle raises £350,000 on SyndicateRoom
posted on March 14, 2017

Active Needle Technology has raised £350,051 on online investment platform SyndicateRoom.

cancer

Using artificial intelligence to stop cancer in its tracks
posted on March 10, 2017

Cancer is one of the UK’s biggest killers. Could artificial intelligence put a stop to this? Yessi Bello Perez investigates.

HealthTech roundtable

UK HealthTech: The challenges and opportunities
posted on March 7, 2017

We got a panel of experts together to discuss how technology is being used in the healthcare space. Yessi Bello Perez has more.

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Tech and disability: Can mobile apps make a difference?
posted on February 28, 2017

Many tech inventions, designed originally for commercial profit, have been adapted to meet the needs of a disabled community. Luke Mintz takes a look at some of the tech companies innovating in this area.

Research lab scientists

The Electrospinning Company gets £650,000 to boost US expansion
posted on February 2, 2017

The Electrospinning Company has secured £650,000 in funding from a series of investors including the Rainbow Seed Fund.

HealthTech

Wiltshire-based HealthTech firm Atlas Genetics closes $35m Series D
posted on January 24, 2017

Atlas Genetics, a diagnostic HealthTech spinout from the University of Bath, has raised a $35m Series D round.

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Top tech stats: Job automation, driverless cars and much more
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Startup Weekly

Startup Weekly: Nesta’s £5m prize fund, Digital Catapult and Seedcamp’s VR cohort and much more
posted on March 24, 2017

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FinTech startup Quantexa lands $3.3m Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC
posted on March 24, 2017

The North of England

The top tech hubs in the North of England
posted on March 24, 2017

TWIT Emily 23.03.17

A $30.4m Series B, a £120m AI fund, a Mario Kart hack and more in The Week in Tech
posted on March 24, 2017

Tech and banking

How tech is shaking up the world of banking
posted on March 23, 2017