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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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Challenger bank Monzo announces £19.5m investment
posted on February 23, 2017

Challenger bank Monzo has announced a £19.5m Series B round from venture capital firms Thrive Capital, Passion Capital and Orange Digital Ventures.

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Reward Cloud’s co-founder Alex Preece on the joys of being your own boss
posted on December 12, 2016

This week, we spoke with Alex Preece, co-founder at Reward Cloud, a platform which champions the use of digital gift-cards.

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Finimize lands £450,000 Seed round led by Passion Capital
posted on November 29, 2016

Finimize has raised £450,000 in Seed funding in a round led by Passion Capital.

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UK FinTech ‘attracts $532m in VC investment’ in Q3 2016
posted on November 16, 2016

The UK came third in terms of total global VC investment in FinTech up to Q3 2016.

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Property.Works lands £1.5m Seed from investors including Passion Capital
posted on October 27, 2016

Property.Works, an online marketplace for commercial property, has announced the closure of a £1.5m Seed round.

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Digital challenger bank Monzo gets £4.8m at £50m valuation
posted on October 20, 2016

Challenger bank Monzo has announced the closure of a £4.8m bridging funding round led by existing investor Passion Capital. The funding, which raised the company’s valuation to £50m, will be used to ramp up production of its beta programme. Speaking about the raise, Tom Blomfield, CEO of Monzo, said: “We’re grateful for the ongoing support of…

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Fraud detection firm Ravelin closes £3m round led by Playfair Capital
posted on October 18, 2016

Ravelin, a firm that uses machine-learning to detect and fight fraud, has raised £3m in funding in a round led by Playfair Capital.

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Cambridge-based AI startup Prowler.io closes £1.5m Seed round
posted on September 30, 2016

Prowler.io, an AI startup, has announced the closure of a £1.5m Seed round with investment from Passion Capital, Amadeus Capital and Infocomm Investments.

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PropTech startup Nested raises £1.2m in equity funding
posted on September 21, 2016

PropTech startup Nested, which seeks to sell houses online within 90 days, has raised £1.2m in equity funding from Passion Capital and Global Founders Capital.

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London-based Pusher raises $2.5m to empower app developers
posted on August 31, 2016

Tech platform Pusher has closed $2.5m in funding from alternative growth capital provider SaaS Capital.

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Mobile-first banking service Tide gets $2m in seed funding
posted on July 25, 2016

Mobile-first banking service Tide has closed a $2m seed funding round with investment from LocalGlobe, Passion Capital and other high profile entrepreneurs. Founded early last year by George Bevis, also the CEO, Tide claims to allow customers to set up a business current account in three minutes or less in an attempt to let people…

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Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
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Top tech stats: Job automation, driverless cars and much more
posted on March 25, 2017

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

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

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

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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