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IoT startup ThingTrax gets over £250,000 in Seed funding

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UK govt reportedly planning to ban encryption following Manchester attack


PropTech startup SPCE raises £280,210 on crowdfunding platform Seedrs

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Zzish hits £1.15m funding target on Crowdcube for technology that will democratise quality education and move the needle on learning
Okappy announces the launch of its investment pitch on the AngelsDen equity crowdfunding platform
Recruitment disruptor poised for further growth with €8m investment secured



5 startups using tech to disrupt the retail landscape
posted on April 7, 2017

We take a look at 5 startups harnessing emerging technologies to disrupt the retail space and enhance customer experiences.

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Innovation: 4 steps to getting your idea off the ground
posted on April 6, 2017

Nick Kerigan, managing director future payments at Barclaycard, explains how tech startup founders can get their visions past the drawing board.


5 UK firms innovating in the events sector
posted on February 20, 2017

We take a look at the UK’s EventTech scene and assess major investments, innovations, disruptions and developments.


How UK tech can compete on the global stage
posted on February 15, 2017

Angus Horner, director of science and innovation centre Harwell Campus, explores how UK tech innovation can continue to grow in the 21st century.

Startup & corporate

2017: New year, new opportunities for corporate innovation
posted on January 13, 2017

Tom Salmon, co-founder of corporate innovation firm The Bakery, outlines how corporates can learn from startups to innovate in 2017.


Top tech stats: Tech in Manchester, post-Brexit innovation spending & more
posted on November 26, 2016

Beth Daniel brings your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to the UK tech industry.

Tech collaboration

Clusters are at the heart of the creative economy
posted on November 18, 2016

Charles Armstrong, social entrepreneur and founder of The Trampery, explores the importance of tech companies working in clusters.

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British Airways CEO: Corporate accelerators need the startups that don’t want them
posted on November 3, 2016

Alex Cruz, chief executive at British Airways, explores why corporate accelerators need to attract startups that don’t necessarily want them in order to maximise innovation.

Brexit: The challenges and opportunities for UK FinTech
posted on October 26, 2016

Steve Gibson, CEO of Euclid Opportunities, looks at what Brexit will mean for the UK’s FinTech firms.


Report: UK construction industry ripe for tech disruption
posted on October 19, 2016

Investing in technology is imperative if the construction industry is to meet the UK’s housing needs, according to a report.

Why open sourcing your software is a smart business decision
posted on August 3, 2016

Teemu Turunen, social responsibility lead at digital innovation consultancy Futurice, explores why open sourcing is a good business decision.

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The startup effect: Digital transformation in government
posted on July 31, 2016

Stephen Morgan, co-founder of Squiz, discusses how government bodies can learn from innovative startups. Earlier in the summer, Professor Vishanth Weerakkody from Brunel University released a paper criticising the government’s digital transformation efforts. A major issue, he points out, is that the government has an “obsession with websites” – what he means is: transferring services…

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IoT startup ThingTrax gets over £250,000 in Seed funding
posted 22 mins ago

Amber Rudd

UK govt reportedly planning to ban encryption following Manchester attack
posted 18 hours ago


PropTech startup SPCE raises £280,210 on crowdfunding platform Seedrs
posted 19 hours ago


RegTech startup Regnosys gets $900,000
posted 21 hours ago

Theresa May

The Conservative manifesto: What does it mean for UK tech?
posted 21 hours ago

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On-demand delivery firm Quiqup gets £20m as it gears up for global expansion
posted on May 24, 2017