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UK tech reacts to the arrival of the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive


Inbound investment into UK tech ‘reaches 10 year high’


Starling Bank expands to Ireland as it eyes Europe

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‘Connected finance’ app Curve hits £50m spend ahead of UK launch
“Coffee, networking and productivity”: Workspace disruptor ‘Lounge’ launches in London
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Babylon: Bringing digital health to the world
posted on March 20, 2017

From refugee to serial entrepreneur, Ali Parsa, founder of Babylon Health, explains how tech is making healthcare more accessible.

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5 UK tech firms using AI to transform healthcare
posted on January 30, 2017

Here are some of the UK’s most promising technology firms using AI to disrupt the healthcare industry.


HealthTech startup Babylon partners with NHS to offer AI-powered service to London patients
posted on January 5, 2017

Babylon Health, a digital healthcare app, has announced a partnership with the NHS to introduce its AI-powered chatbot to more than 1.2 million patients in north central London.

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Nutmeg closes £30m Series C, Samsung acquires Harman International & more in the Week in Tech
posted on November 18, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week we filmed from Whitespace, a co-working space based at St James Mill in Norwich.


Top tech stats: FinTech investments up 148%, NHS cybersecurity & more
posted on September 24, 2016

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

Entrepreneur First gets £40m, NHS tech upgrade, Dell’s acquisition & more in the Week in Tech
posted on September 9, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you Entrepreneur First’s £40m Enterprise Capital Fund, the new NHS website and Dell’s acquisition of EMC Corporation.

Online staffing platform Network Locum buys Leicester-based RLocums
posted on August 5, 2016

Online staffing platform Network Locum, which helps NHS hospitals and GP surgeries find available clinical staff, has purchased RLocums for an undisclosed sum.

Darktrace gets $65m, DeepMind joins the NHS & more in your Week in Tech
posted on July 8, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – our video round up of this week’s top technology news. Investments Plentific, one of the UK’s fastest growing PropTech startups, raised £2m in funding backed by Property Innovation Labs (Pi Labs) and other tech investors. This brings the total investment in the company to just over £2.9m. Echobox…

Wayra and MSD launch healthcare accelerator Velocity
posted on September 24, 2015

Wayra has partnered with global pharmaceutical giant MSD to launch the Velocity Health startup accelerator dedicated to using digital to offer preventative healthcare solutions. Up to £64,000 – half in investment, half in support services – will be given to startups working in two key areas: reimagining healthcare beyond the 21st century, and addressing the challenges outlined in…

NHS selects 17 healthtech innovators for Innovation Accelerator
posted on July 6, 2015

The NHS has selected 17 healthtech innovators to join the Innovation Accelerator, part of its Five Year Forward View commitment to transform the culture of innovation within the organisation. Participants include AliveCor with its mobile heart monitor, the Patients Know Best personal health data platform, the Sleepio digital sleep improvement system and peer-to-peer social network HealthUnlocked. “The NHS…

Women in tech are voting Labour at #GE2015
posted on April 27, 2015

If there were a general election tomorrow (or next week?), 35.3% of women in tech would vote Labour, followed by 19.1% who’d vote Green, with the same percentage saying they don’t yet know who they’d vote for, so found a member survey conducted by the online community Ada’s List. The Conservatives would be near the…

Geneix helps doctors find better treatment – Startup of the week
posted on November 4, 2014

Welcome to the sixth episode of the Elevator Pitch series 4. Every week we publish a 30 second pitch from the latest intake of the Elevator Pitch. These leading startups join an alumni group that includes the likes of YPlan, Hassle, and Glow, and has to-date raised over $36m. In this series we took the…

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UK tech reacts to the arrival of the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive
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Inbound investment into UK tech ‘reaches 10 year high’
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Starling Bank expands to Ireland as it eyes Europe
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FinTech startup Yoyo Wallet gets £12m to expand across Europe
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Survey: 22% of female tech founders not heard by male investors
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Your employer brand: How to be more attractive to tech professionals
posted on June 25, 2017