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Tech Chats: EY’s Daniel Lyons on how tech is revolutionising transport


London machine learning startup Sportr closes $350k Seed round

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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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Sales tool Heresy gets £755,000 to expand across Europe
posted on June 14, 2017

Heresy, a London-based workflow and analytics platform, has raised £755,000 in Seed funding.

Glisser raises $1m in Seed funding to expand into US market
posted on October 10, 2016

Event technology startup Glisser has announced the closure of a $1m Seed funding round to fund growth and open a US base in New York.

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Bike navigation device BeeLine raises £500,000
posted on August 31, 2016

BeeLine, a navigation device and app for cyclists, has raised over £500,000 in its first Seed round.


Live Better With gets $2m to help improve the lives of cancer patients
posted on August 15, 2016

Live Better With, a curated healthcare platform which seeks to improve the daily lives of cancer patients, has closed a $2m late seed funding round.

Data science hub Pivigo secures funds from investors including Craigie Capital
posted on July 27, 2016

Data science hub Pivigo has landed funding from investors including Angel Academe, Craigie Capital, Dunamis Ventures and the London Co-Investment Fund.

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On-demand Valet parking platform Vallie closes $750,000 seed round
posted on July 22, 2016

On-demand valet parking service Vallie has closed a $750,000 seed funding round led by SAATCHiNVEST. Co-founded by Nash Islam and Robin Doble last year, Vallie enables customers in Central London to drop their car off and have it collected and parked by a driver. The money, a statement said, will be used to continue developing…


Hackajob scores £400,000 in seed funding
posted on May 31, 2016

Hackajob, an online recruitment platform, has raised £400,000 in seed funding in a round led by Downing Ventures. The former Elevator Pitch winner, which uses a unique matchmaking algorithm to match candidates with jobs tailored to their skills and expectations, has raised £500,000 to date. “We’re building a completely unique and original dataset that will have…


Fintech startup Curve raises $2m in Seed Round
posted on December 10, 2015

London fintech startup Curve has raised $2m in a Seed Round including investment from Speedinvest, Seedcamp and the Mayor of London’s London Co-Investment Fund. A number of notable individual investors also participated in the round, including Taavet Hinrikus of TransferWise, Ricky Knox of Tandem, Ed Wray of Betfair and former members of the Google Wallet…

GeckoLabs secures investment to boost growth
posted on September 14, 2015

London-based software startup GeckoLabs has secured a £250,000 investment as it looks to broaden its product range, open a new office in the capital and expand internationally. VC firm AngelLab led the investment through it’s venture partner Andrew Weisz, who will also join the GeckoLabs board, with additional funding provided by the London Co-Investment Fund. Founded in Edinburgh in…

Stockflare becomes first fintech firm to gain Mayor’s office money pledge
posted on August 11, 2015

London-based Stockflare has become the first fintech startup to gain an investment pledge from the London Co-Investment Fund, as it raises seed capital on Crowdcube. The startup, which makes it easier for private investors to pick to pick shares, has now reached 93% (£279,520) of its Crowdcube target of £300,000 of seed capital to develop…

Cloud compliance SAAS platfom NowWeComply raises $1.2m
posted on July 7, 2015

Cloud compliance SAAS firm NowWeComply has raised a $1.2m pre-Series A round from AngelLab and the Mayor’s London Co Investment Fund. The startup, which launched in 2011, works with FTSE 100 companies and SMEs to help manage compliance, risk and governance through a suite of open APIs and apps. Founder and CEO Ben Stoneham, said: “It has…

Powervault raises £700,000 on Crowdcube for home energy storage device
posted on June 23, 2015

London cleantech startup Powervault has raised £700,00 in less than four days on Crowdcube to ramp up its “aggressive” growth plan to take on Elon Musk’s Tesla. The company will use the money to redesign its solar energy storage product in order to cut manufacturing costs by 20%, helping it to reach its target of selling…

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London FinTech Aire raises $5m Series A from Sunstone Capital and White Star Capital
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Tech Chats: EY’s Daniel Lyons on how tech is revolutionising transport
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London machine learning startup Sportr closes $350k Seed round
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A $170m tech fund, a drowning robot and more in The Week in Tech
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Graphcore founders Nigel Toon CEO (right) & Simon Knowles CTO (left)

Bristol-based Graphcore raises $30m from backers including DeepMind co-founder and Atomico
posted on July 20, 2017

UK accounted for nearly ‘40% of European VC funding rounds in Q2 2017’
posted on July 20, 2017