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TWIT - Emily 23.02.17

A £12m series B, a £57.5m fund for Northern SMEs, a hoverbike and more in The Week in Tech
posted on February 24, 2017

Welcome to The Week in Tech, your video roundup of the week’s top technology news. This episode, we’ve got almost £30m of funding rounds, a £57.5m fund for Northern SMEs, a hoverbike and much more.

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Challenger bank Monzo announces £19.5m investment
posted on February 23, 2017

Challenger bank Monzo has announced a £19.5m Series B round from venture capital firms Thrive Capital, Passion Capital and Orange Digital Ventures.

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Maven Capital Partners to invest £57.5m in Northern SMEs
posted on February 22, 2017

Maven Capital Partners is to allocate £57.5m to growing SMEs across the North of England after inking a deal with the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).

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EXCLUSIVE: Manchester startup Zaptic receives seven-figure investment from ex-Microsoft execs
posted on February 21, 2017

Tech City News can exclusively reveal that Zaptic, a digital software company aiming to optimise operations for the frontline workforce, has completed a seven-figure investment round.

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UK FinTech firms ‘raised $173m across 16 deals in Q4 2016’
posted on February 15, 2017

UK FinTech startups raised $173m across 16 deals in Q4 2016, up $95m from Q3, according to a report by CB Insights.

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Call analytics startup Iovox secures $9m Series A with $1m debt financing
posted on February 15, 2017

UK-founded call analytics firm Iovox has raised $9m in Series A funding from Octopus Ventures and SF Capital, and $1m debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank.

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A $550m acquisition, two new tech funds, self-tying shoelaces and more in The Week in Tech
posted on February 10, 2017

Welcome to The Week in Tech – your roundup of the week’s top technology news. We filmed this episode from the office of technology firm Ve Interactive. This week, we bring you funding rounds topping £10m, a $550m acquisition, two new tech funds plus shoes with laces that fasten themselves.

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How to raise funding if your tech startup is not based in London
posted on January 31, 2017

Roger Carson, co-founder of Encompass Corporation, shares his advice on how technology startups based outside of London can get access to venture capital funding.

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UK tech investment trends of 2016
posted on January 26, 2017

Find out how much was raised by UK tech firms in 2016, who the biggest winners were and which type of tech proved most popular with investors.

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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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A £12m series B, a £57.5m fund for Northern SMEs, a hoverbike and more in The Week in Tech
posted on February 24, 2017