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On-demand delivery firm Quiqup gets £20m as it gears up for global expansion


Ex-CEO of Ve Interactive under investigation for fraud


EXCLUSIVE: E-commerce firm Paddle merges with DevMate in ‘seven figure’ deal

Press Releases

Zzish hits £1.15m funding target on Crowdcube for technology that will democratise quality education and move the needle on learning
Okappy announces the launch of its investment pitch on the AngelsDen equity crowdfunding platform
Recruitment disruptor poised for further growth with €8m investment secured


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ADV strikes investment deals with six UK tech firms
posted on May 9, 2017

British tech investment engine Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV) has struck investment deals with six UK digital technology firms.

Top tech stats

Top tech stats: Bad tech experiences, search engine concerns and much more
posted on May 6, 2017

This week we bring you stats relating to poor experiences with in store technology, users’ privacy concerns over search engines, the increasing demand for big data professionals and much more.

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DueDil: Salford tops ranking for UK startup growth in 2017
posted on May 5, 2017

Salford has outranked London as the UK’s hotspot for startup growth this year.

Manchester Media City

Manchester tech firm VST Enterprises raises £11.4m
posted on May 3, 2017

Manchester-based cybersecurity firm VST Enterprises has raised £11.4m from several private investors.


LoveCrafts raises £26m in round led by Scottish Equity Partners
posted on April 25, 2017

LoveCrafts has raised £26m in a funding round led by London-based venture capital firm Scottish Equity Partners.

Startup Weekly: HutZero calls for entries, Pi Labs demo day and much more
posted on April 7, 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.


5 startups using tech to disrupt the retail landscape
posted on April 7, 2017

We take a look at 5 startups harnessing emerging technologies to disrupt the retail space and enhance customer experiences.

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.

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On-demand delivery firm Quiqup gets £20m as it gears up for global expansion
posted 10 hours ago

David Brown, VE

Ex-CEO of Ve Interactive under investigation for fraud
posted 17 hours ago

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EXCLUSIVE: E-commerce firm Paddle merges with DevMate in ‘seven figure’ deal
posted 19 hours ago


Calum Smeaton, CEO of TVSquared, on growing a successful UK AdTech firm and raising $12.5m
posted 21 hours ago

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Research spotlights lack of women in UK venture capital industry
posted 23 hours ago

Labour’s Manifesto: what does it mean for UK tech?
posted on May 23, 2017