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Startup Weekly

Startup Weekly: Nesta’s £5m prize fund, Digital Catapult and Seedcamp’s VR cohort and much more
posted on March 24, 2017

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

London skyline

FinTech startup Quantexa lands $3.3m Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC
posted on March 24, 2017

FinTech startup Quantexa Limited has raised a $3.3m Series A round led by Albion Ventures and HSBC.

Lystable

Freelance management app Lystable closes £8m Series A led by Valar Ventures
posted on March 23, 2017

Freelance collaboration app Lystable has raised $10m (£8m) in Series A funding in a round led by US venture capital firm Valar Ventures.

UK tech nation

Tech Nation: UK tech tops European investment tables raising £6.8bn in 2016
posted on March 22, 2017

In 2016, UK tech companies received more investment than technology firms in France, Germany, The Netherlands and Denmark combined. That’s according to the Tech Nation 2017 report from Tech City UK.

biotech

London-based biotech company Pulmocide raises $30.4m Series B
posted on March 20, 2017

Pulmocide, a biotech firm run by former GlaxoSmithKline scientists, has closed a $30.4m Series B.

Nested team

London PropTech firm Nested raises £8m in round led by Passion Capital
posted on March 20, 2017

Nested, a London-based PropTech startup, has raised a further £8m in funding in a round led by Passion Capital.

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Top tech stats: Shortfall in future female tech talent, self-driving cars and more
posted on March 11, 2017

This week, we have statistics relating to autonomous vehicles, photo backs, the lack of women in tech and the state of the UK’s IT sector.

London FinTech

MarTech startup Cloud.IQ secures £4m to fund global expansion
posted on March 9, 2017

MarTech startup Cloud.IQ has closed a £4m Series A round led by London-based venture capital firm Nauta Capital.

LoopMe team

London AI startup LoopMe secures $10m
posted on March 7, 2017

LoopMe, a London-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup, has secured $10m in a continuation of its Series A funding round.

cybersecurity

Cybersecurity firm Garrison Technology closes £12m Series A
posted on March 6, 2017

Garrison Technology Limited has announced the closure of a £12m Series A round led by Touchstone Innovations, which contributed £3.85m.

AI public sector

Here’s how the UK public sector is using artificial intelligence
posted on March 2, 2017

AI has been credited with helping organisations save time and money, here’s how the UK public sector is interacting with the technology.

Property investment

London PropTech firm BrickVest raises £2m from angel investors
posted on March 1, 2017

Real estate investment platform BrickVest has raised £2m from a number of angel investors, including Jean-Romain Lhomme, former co-head of Europe at Colony Capital.

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Big Ben Spring Budget 2017

Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
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jobs automation top tech stats

Top tech stats: Job automation, driverless cars and much more
posted on March 25, 2017

Startup Weekly

Startup Weekly: Nesta’s £5m prize fund, Digital Catapult and Seedcamp’s VR cohort and much more
posted on March 24, 2017

London skyline

FinTech startup Quantexa lands $3.3m Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC
posted on March 24, 2017

The North of England

The top tech hubs in the North of England
posted on March 24, 2017

TWIT Emily 23.03.17

A $30.4m Series B, a £120m AI fund, a Mario Kart hack and more in The Week in Tech
posted on March 24, 2017