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Appear Here raises $12m Series B led by Octopus Ventures
posted on May 17, 2017

Appear Here, an online marketplace for short-term retail space, has raised $12m in Series B funding.

Basingstoke-based NewVoiceMedia expands to Munich

UK tech firm NewVoiceMedia expands to Germany
posted on May 17, 2017

Basingstoke-based technology firm NewVoiceMedia has announced its expansion to Munich.

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UK tech investment trends of Q1 2017
posted on April 25, 2017

Find out how much was raised by UK tech firms in Q1 2017, who the biggest winners were and which type of tech proved most popular with investors.

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Appear Here expands to the US with New York office opening
posted on April 19, 2017

AppearHere, an online marketplace for short-term retail space, is expanding to the US.

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Bloom & Wild lands £3.75m Series B to boost international expansion
posted on February 13, 2017

Online flower company Bloom & Wild has announced the closure of a £3.75m Series B round led by Burda Principal Investments.

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Cheshire-based startup TyresOnTheDrive gets £8m from Halfords
posted on January 19, 2017

Mobile tyre fitting firm TyresOnTheDrive has received £8m from Halfords in exchange for a minority stake in the business.

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AI startup Signal Media raises £5.8m Series A
posted on December 13, 2016

Signal Media, an AI-powered news monitoring resource, has raised a £5.8m Series A round.

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Gousto lands £10m from existing investors including BGF Ventures
posted on November 3, 2016

Gousto, a food recipe kit service, has secured an additional £10m in funding from existing investors including BGF Ventures and Unilever Ventures.

Bruce Macfarlane: What MMC Ventures is looking for in tech startups
posted on September 5, 2016

Yessi Bello Perez speaks to Bruce Macfarlane, managing partner at MMC Ventures, about his tech investment strategy.

UK Brexit tech vote

VCs pledge to support UK tech despite Brexit vote
posted on July 25, 2016

A number of investment firms have committed to continue supporting the UK’s tech sector despite the country’s Brexit vote. The pledge comes after Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, launched the #LondonIsOpen campaign last week in an attempt to show that the city remained open for business following the EU referendum. Khan said: “This is further proof…

Nokia acquires Withings for €170m, UK Government explores using blockchain & more in your Week in Tech
posted on April 29, 2016

Investments Biobeats has raised $2.8m. Biobeats is a machine learning platform that delivers insights about the real-time wellbeing of employees in corporate settings. Smart content platform StoryStream has closed a £1.8m Series A funding round led by MMC Ventures. LaunchPad Recruits has raised £2m in Series A. The startup provides video interviewing and screening technology…

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Brighton-based StoryStream gets £1.8m in Series A funding
posted on April 27, 2016

Smart content platform StoryStream has closed a £1.8m Series A funding round led by MMC Ventures. Based in Brighton and founded in 2012, StoryStream’s technology sets out to solve the challenges faced by brands who are competing for customer attention online, helping marketers to combine user generated content to create a targeted brand experience. The…

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British robot firm moves production to Madrid to maintain EU base post-Brexit
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