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Hostmaker raises £5m Series A from French VC firm Ventech
posted on February 23, 2017

Hospitality management firm Hostmaker has closed a £5m Series A funding round led by French venture capital fund Ventech and existing investors DN Capital.

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Vitruvian Partners acquires TravelTech firm OAG for $215m
posted on February 16, 2017

Vitruvian Partners, a London-based private equity company, has acquired TravelTech firm OAG for approximately $215m.

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Atomico announces $765m investment fund to boost European tech
posted on February 16, 2017

London-based VC Atomico has announced a new $765m fund to support disruptive European tech startups.

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FinTech startup Pleo tops up Seed round with $3.25m from Creandum
posted on February 15, 2017

Pleo, a London and Copenhagen-based smart company payments startup, has raised a $3.25m round led by Creandum.

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Software firm Perfect Channel gets £2m from Beringea and UIL Limited
posted on February 14, 2017

Software startup Perfect Channel has closed a £2m funding round from its long-term backer Beringea and new investor UIL Limited.

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Startup Weekly: Digital Catapult and Seedcamp partnership, Winton Labs demo day & more
posted on February 10, 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.

Phone repair

On-demand tech repair startup Repairly raises £265,000 to expand in London
posted on February 10, 2017

Repairly, an on-demand technology repair service, has closed a £265,000 Seed round.

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Cloud services provider Timico raises £50m from Lyceum Capital
posted on February 9, 2017

Timico, a managed cloud services provider based in Nottinghamshire, has raised £50m from private equity firm Lyceum Capital.

HeadBox

HeadBox closes £1.4m Series A to expand across the UK
posted on February 9, 2017

HeadBox, an online marketplace for booking offsite meeting spaces, has raised a £1.4m Series A round.

Ollie Purdue, Loot founder

Ollie Purdue talks FinTech, forced fun and founding a startup aged 23
posted on February 8, 2017

We spoke to Ollie Purdue, founder and CEO of money management app Loot, about retaining tech talent, attracting VC funding and managing personal finance.

Travel

Travel search engine Momondo Group acquired by Priceline Group for $550m
posted on February 8, 2017

Momondo Group, a London-based travel search engine firm, has been acquired by US travel e-commerce company Priceline for $550m.

Lottery

Free Postcode Lottery raises £1m from new investor Zeal Investments
posted on February 8, 2017

Free Postcode Lottery, an online lottery platform, has raised £1m in Seed funding from Zeal Investments.

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Startup Weekly: Starling Bank’s hackathon, FoodTech awards & more
posted 18 hours ago

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A happy workforce: The key to business success
posted 21 hours ago

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Here’s how your tech firm can exploit the podcasting revolution
posted 22 hours ago

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Cheshire-based mobile app SurveyMe gets £2m
posted 23 hours ago

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