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A $40m funding round, Snapchat’s poor results, Deliveroo’s first acquisition and more in The Week in Tech
posted on May 12, 2017

Welcome to The Week in Tech, your roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week, we have just under £40m in UK tech investment, Snapchat’s dire financial results, Deliveroo’s first acquisition and more.

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JustEat and Hungryhouse merger under investigation
posted on May 10, 2017

Just Eat’s acquisition of Hungryhouse is facing an ‘in-depth’ investigation unless the firm is able to address concerns over competition.

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Startup Weekly: Just Eat’s FoodTech cohort, TrueStart’s call for applications and much more
posted on April 21, 2017

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.

Startup Weekly: Just Eat accelerator, WeWork Labs and much more
posted on March 3, 2017

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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Just Eat acquires Hungryhouse for £200m
posted on December 15, 2016

Just Eat has agreed to acquire its former online food delivery competitor Hungryhouse from Delivery Hero for £200m.

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Q&A: Rock Pamper Scissors founder & former Just Eat CMO Mat Braddy on earning growth and his life-sized Tardis
posted on December 9, 2016

This week, we spoke with Mat Braddy, former CMO of takeaway ordering platform Just Eat and founder of Rock Pamper Scissors, an app that enables users to book appointments with local hairdressers and beauticians. He talked about earning growth, not buying it, plus his life-sized Tardis.

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Just Eat invests in Flypay, driverless cars take to UK roads & more in the Week in Tech
posted on October 14, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week we filmed from the new IT Technology Education Campus on the Isle of Man.

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Just Eat invests £3.5m in hospitality app Flypay
posted on October 10, 2016

Hospitality app Flypay has raised £3.5m from online food delivery platform Just Eat.

How Deliveroo and UberEATS are changing the £9bn food delivery landscape
posted on August 9, 2016

Let’s face it, we all love a takeaway, and the emergence of many food delivery service platforms means getting a takeaway in 2016 has never been easier.

Darktrace gets $65m, DeepMind joins the NHS & more in your Week in Tech
posted on July 8, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – our video round up of this week’s top technology news. Investments Plentific, one of the UK’s fastest growing PropTech startups, raised £2m in funding backed by Property Innovation Labs (Pi Labs) and other tech investors. This brings the total investment in the company to just over £2.9m. Echobox…

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Rock Pamper Scissors gets £1.2m to strengthen its tech team
posted on May 23, 2016

London-based Rock Pamper Scissors, has received £1.2m in funding from investors including 500 Startups and Seedcamp. The funding round also drew support from a group of angel investors including Tom Singh OBE, New Look’s founder. Founded by Just Eat‘s former CMO, Mat Braddy, Rock Pamper Scissors allows users to make hairdresser appointments through its app. Speaking about…

Tech City is Five: Q&A with Mayor’s key advisor Joe Mitten
posted on November 5, 2015

‘Tech City’ was first hailed by David Cameron in a speech on 4 November 2010, five years ago this week, as an attempt “to rival Silicon Valley”, so Tech City News has caught up with Joe Mitten, the Mayor of London’s senior advisor on business and enterprise, to reflect on the success of London’s tech expansion. What has…

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UK startups predict difficult times ahead following EU tech funding freeze
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EXCLUSIVE: Suffolk-based SaveMoneyCutCarbon raises £2.2m
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Shipping software provider Shipamax raises $2.5m in Seed funding
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Top tech stats: Entrepreneurial confidence, VR headsets and much more
posted on May 20, 2017