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GreenKey Technologies and Red Box Recorders partner to launch integrated trading voice collaboration and compliance recording solution
Leading light in British HealthTech, Network Locum, rebrands to Lantum
SteelEye announces regulatory tech specialist Matt Smith as CEO

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Sharp contributes $1bn to SoftBank’s $100bn tech investment fund target
posted on May 18, 2017

Japanese technology giant SoftBank has received $1bn from Sharp towards its $100bn tech fund, according to The Financial Times.

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FinTech firm OpenGamma gets $1m from Japan Exchange Group
posted on February 1, 2017

FinTech startup OpenGamma has received $1m in funding from the Japan Exchange Group (JPX) in return for a minority stake in the business.

Softbank announces $100bn fund to invest in tech firms
posted on October 14, 2016

Softbank Group (SBG) has announced the launch of a global tech investment fund that could grow as large as $100bn.

Startup Weekly: New Cisco collaboration, PI Labs partnership & more
posted on August 5, 2016

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

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UK’s Arm Holdings looks set to be bought by SoftBank for £24bn
posted on July 18, 2016

Arm Holdings, a tech firm headquartered in Cambridge, is to be acquired by Japan’s SoftBank for an expected £24bn ($32bn).

Unruly’s Sarah Wood becomes Mayor’s tech ambassador
posted on October 13, 2015

Co-CEO of Unruly Sarah Wood has been appointed as the Mayor’s latest tech ambassador for London, joining Tech London Advocates’ Russ Shaw, Tech City UK’s Gerard Grech and Decoded’s Kathryn Parsons. Video ad firm Unruly, which was founded in London in 2006, was bought by News Corp for around £114m last month. It employs some 200…

Tech City startup TestPlant sets up in Tokyo
posted on August 28, 2015

Tech City software business TestPlant has opened up a global sales office in Tokyo to help it meet the demands of a growing number of clients in Japan. TestPlant, which was founded in 2008, already works with NTT DOCOMO, Sharp, NIKKEI and Yahoo! in Japan and the office will support these existing clients, as well as…

Mt. Gox shuts down Bitcoin transactions
posted on February 26, 2014

Following a rumored $350 million hack and extended downtime, Japan-based Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has released an official statement confirming that it has shut down “all transactions for the time being.” This decision, according to Mt. Gox’s official site, was made to protect the exchange’s service and users. Here is the Mt. Gox statement, in full: Dear MtGox…

Britain leads the pack in economic growth
posted on November 20, 2013

Britain is the fastest growing country in the G7, for the first time since the recession. The country’s economy grew by 0.8% in the three months to September, beating the US’s 0.7% and Japan’s 0.5%. My, haven’t you grown Only Canada is yet to publish and is forecast at 0.6%, which would put Britain at…

This Japanese company wants to 3D print your unborn baby’s face
posted on July 22, 2013

Can’t wait to see whether he’s got your nose? Just 3d print his face. One of the biggest problems with having babies is waiting nine months to see what they look like up close. 3D printing, however, is changing that. Working alongside Japanese clinics, Tokyo-based medical engineering firm Fasotec has started a program that gives expecting parents 3D printed…

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FinTech startup Cleo gets £2m in round led by LocalGlobe
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