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New event tech firm Revl raises £2.4m Seed
posted on January 11, 2017

Events listing platform Revl has closed a £2.4m Seed round, supported by private investors. The app, which launched out of stealth mode today, helps UK consumers discover events, shows and performances.

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London FinTech firm CompareEuropeGroup secures €20m Series A
posted on January 11, 2017

CompareEuropeGroup has closed a €20m Series A round, with investors including ACE & Company, Pacific Century Group, Nova Founders Capital and SBI Holdings (formerly Softbank Investments).

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User-generated content platform Lobster raises £1m to deepen AI-powered search
posted on January 5, 2017

Lobster, a search and licensing platform for user-generated content, has raised £1m. The London-based firm enables brands, agencies and the media to search for and license visual content directly from social media users and cloud archives.

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Nutmeg adds £12m to Series D, bringing total to £42m
posted on December 22, 2016

UK FinTech firm Nutmeg has added a further £12m to its Series D round, bringing the total to £42m.

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VIDEO: Tech M&A trends of 2016 with EY’s Richard Goold
posted on December 20, 2016

We sat down with Richard Goold, ‎partner and head of tech law at EY Global, and discussed trends in tech mergers and acquisitions in 2016. Check out the video and read the article, co-authored by Simon Pearson, EY UK and Ireland’s TMT corporate finance leader, to find out more.

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London-based Decision Tech acquires comparemymobile.com
posted on December 14, 2016

Performance marketing and data company Decision Tech has acquired comparemymobile.com for an undisclosed sum.

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Marvel raises £4m, Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn is approved & more in the Week in Tech
posted on December 9, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you Marvel’s £4m Series A round, Host Europe Groups’s acquisition by GoDaddy, the approval of Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn and an app to help self-employed traders keep on top of their finances. Watch the video, or read on, for all this and more.

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Mulberry Green Fund launches £20m UK tech investment pool
posted on December 8, 2016

Early stage green tech startups in the UK will now have access to a £20m venture capital investment fund.

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SoftBank’s allocation of half its $100bn investment fund spells bad news for UK tech
posted on December 7, 2016

Members of the UK tech community have spoken out following reports that SoftBank will invest half of its $100bn London-based fund in US technology startups.

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November funding roundup: UK tech investment falls 54%
posted on December 7, 2016

November saw a 54% decrease in the amount of funding announced by UK tech companies. Some $73.5m (£59.4m) was raised across 18 rounds last month, compared with the $161.2m (£130.2m) raised in October, $70.91m (£53.8m) in September and $385.92m or (£294.96m) in August.

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Russ Shaw: Why the growth of international tech investment spells good news
posted on December 2, 2016

Russ Shaw, founder of Tech London Advocates, explores the attitudes towards international tech investment and explains why we should embrace, not fear, it.

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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.

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How your employees can play a role in attracting the best tech talent
posted on January 19, 2017

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Birmingham University spinout Smart Antenna Technologies secures £1m
posted on January 19, 2017