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Hibob closes $17.5m Series A, brings total raised to $25m

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London HealthTech startup Babylon raises additional $60m

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VC investment in London ‘driven by AI, robotics and big data’
posted on April 20, 2017

Artificial intelligence, robotics and big data are among the fastest growing areas for investment, according to analysis of VC capital flows carried out by the founders of London Tech Week.

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Startup Weekly: #LDNTechWeek, Welsh startup demo & more
posted on June 24, 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. #LDNTechWeek events Tech City News hosted two events during London Tech Week. The first, a panel discussion sponsored by Cisco served to discuss co-innovation between tech startups and big corporate…

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Defining FinTech: Lifting the lid on financial tech
posted on June 21, 2016

Toby Young, CTO at Ebury, lifts the lid on FinTech during London Tech Week.  If you asked the question, “What is Fintech?” many would answer the same way. FinTech is still often described as a new phenomenon; a disruptive innovation challenging traditional financial services, if not professional services more broadly. The image FinTech conjures is…

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London & Partners survey marks the start of London Tech Week 2016
posted on June 20, 2016

Robots will eventually outnumber human beings, the number of driverless cars will surpass that of traditional vehicles and drones will be used to deliver pizzas, according to research released today to mark the beginning of London Tech Week. A survey of more than 2000 consumers, commissioned by London & Partners,  also found that 62% of…

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#LDNTechWeek: LTW hailed a success as visitor and event numbers increase
posted on June 22, 2015

London Technology Week has been hailed a huge success, with 43,000 people attending, 228 events at 141 different venues. The week of face-to-face events celebrating London’s global position as a hotbed of tech innovation, business successes, entrepreneurship and creative talent saw the capital buzzing with people talking about the latest tech innovations. The event brought…

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#LDNTechWeek: Straight from the unicorn’s mouth
posted on June 19, 2015

Despite the gloomy economic climate of past years, London Tech Week is a testament to the success and growth of the city as a global technology hub. As was said at the launch of London Technology Week, London is the most nutrient dense ecosystem for the startup community. With its international business culture and strong…

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#LDNTechWeek: The year of mainstream success
posted on June 17, 2015

In London virtually every traditional industry is being affected by the digital revolution. This year we are seeing tech startups and scaleups moving closer towards the sectors London has traditionally been famous for – such as finance, fashion, retail and advertising – and driving radical change through innovation and disruption. In this way, technology is…

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#LDNTechWeek: FutureTech Livecast: The end of the world as we know it?
posted on June 16, 2015

Tech City News has partnered with technology legal experts Bristows LLP and Internet of Everything evangelists Cisco to bring you the highlight of an exciting series of events we are hosting this #LDNTechWeek. From 6:30pm this evening, our FutureTech event will give you an in-depth vision of how London’s startups are currently responding to the demands of tomorrow with…

#LDNTechWeek: A focus on diversity is required
posted on June 16, 2015

We live in a city that prides itself on its diverse, cosmopolitan nature. Indeed, almost half (46%) of Tech London Advocates see London technology companies as the most accessible to women in world. Yet, sadly, our most exciting industry fails to reflect this – most noticeably at senior level. Indeed, a quarter companies within London tech…

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#LDNTechWeek: Funding your startup
posted on June 16, 2015

Tech City News partnered up with accountants Blick Rothenberg LLP and NatWest for the first in a series of events during London Technology Week: ‘Ensuring investment is a catalyst, not a catastrophe’. When should I use the crowd? Karen Kerrigan, legal and finance director at crowdfunding platform Seedrs, as well as the director of the…

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#LDNTechWeek: Let’s make London the #cleanweb capital of Europe
posted on June 15, 2015

Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, has publicly backed plans to create a cleantech hub in west London, to position London as the green tech capital of Europe. When most people think of cleantech, they think about the capital intensive investment into solar panels, wind farms, recycling plants, electric cars and batteries, but this asset-heavy…

#LDNTechWeek: 23% of London tech startups have no women on the board
posted on June 15, 2015

Almost one in four London-based tech companies have no women on their boards, according to a Tech London Advocates membership survey conducted for London Tech Week. With 23% of London tech companies admitting to having no women at board level, a further 15% have no women in their senior management team, while 39% said that women…

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UK tech investment trends of Q1 2017
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Hibob closes $17.5m Series A, brings total raised to $25m
posted 16 hours ago

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London HealthTech startup Babylon raises additional $60m
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LoveCrafts raises £26m in round led by Scottish Equity Partners
posted on April 25, 2017

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PropTech firm No Agent raises over £500,000 through crowdfunding
posted on April 24, 2017

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Oxford’s AI firm Oxbotica gets £8.6m to lead driverless car consortium
posted on April 24, 2017