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Report: AI and IoT attracted almost half of InsurTech funding in 2016


Tech in Cambridge: A successful hub with a marketing problem

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The North of England

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

Over 168,000 people are employed in the tech sector in the North of England, according to Tech City UK’s Tech Nation report. Which are the main hubs and what’s the tech scene like in each?


Forget Silicon Valley, Europe’s tech clusters can be stronger together
posted on February 27, 2017

Gianpiero Lotito, founder and CEO of search platform FacilityLive, outlines a vision in which Europe can rival Silicon Valley and explains how UK firms can get on board.

North of England

Maven Capital Partners to invest £57.5m in Northern SMEs
posted on February 22, 2017

Maven Capital Partners is to allocate £57.5m to growing SMEs across the North of England after inking a deal with the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).


EXCLUSIVE: Manchester startup Zaptic receives seven-figure investment from ex-Microsoft execs
posted on February 21, 2017

Tech City News can exclusively reveal that Zaptic, a digital software company aiming to optimise operations for the frontline workforce, has completed a seven-figure investment round.


Car buying website Hellocar raises £1m to launch in Manchester
posted on February 13, 2017

Car buying website Hellocar has closed a £1m Seed round to launch in Manchester ahead of its national roll-out.


Manchester’s Boohoo acquires American fashion retailer Nasty Gal for $20m
posted on February 9, 2017

Boohoo, a fashion e-commerce startup based in Manchester, has acquired American fashion retailer Nasty Gal for $20m.


Manchester-based retail tech startup DigitalBridge raises £700,000
posted on February 7, 2017

DigitalBridge, a home decor retail tech platform, has raised a £700,000 Seed round from a series of private investors.


£9.7m to UK tech startups, e2v’s £620m acquisition & more in the Week in Tech
posted on December 16, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week, we bring you the acquisition of Chemsford-based e2v Technologies, a £4m grant for the creation of two new tech hubs in Manchester, a $1bn clean tech fund and an app to help you track your investment portfolio.


Startup Weekly: Wayra expands across the UK, Startupbootcamp launches in China & more
posted on December 9, 2016

It’s been another exciting week in UK tech … here’s your weekly round up of startup competitions, awards, co-working space and accelerator news.


How can Liverpool become a go-to place for scientists, innovators and tech investors?
posted on November 27, 2016

Romilly Dennys, executive director at Coadec, looks at how Liverpool can become a leading tech hub.


Top tech stats: Tech in Manchester, post-Brexit innovation spending & more
posted on November 26, 2016

Beth Daniel brings your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to the UK tech industry.

Ian Kennedy

Cisco’s Ian Kennedy on why Manchester is the ideal place for tech startups
posted on November 15, 2016

Emily Spaven spoke to to Ian Kennedy, vice president of technical operations for EMEA, at Cisco, about how Manchester is emerging as an important UK tech hub.

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The Midlands, Birmingham

Top tech hubs in the Midlands
posted 4 hours ago


Report: AI and IoT attracted almost half of InsurTech funding in 2016
posted 4 hours ago


Tech in Cambridge: A successful hub with a marketing problem
posted 5 hours ago


HealthTech startup LiveSmart closes £700,000 Seed
posted 11 hours ago

East of England

Top tech hubs in the East of England
posted on March 29, 2017


Founders Factory graduate Vidsy lands £1.3m
posted on March 29, 2017