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UK tech investment trends of Q1 2017


Hibob closes $17.5m Series A, brings total raised to $25m


London HealthTech startup Babylon raises additional $60m

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Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond champions UK FinTech
posted on April 12, 2017

The chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond wants the UK to remain at the forefront of the FinTech revolution post-Brexit.

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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.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond promotes UK FinTech in India
posted on April 4, 2017

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is leading a two day visit to India to promote the UK’s FinTech sector as the country gears up to Brexit.

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Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
posted on March 26, 2017

The Spring Budget may have been pretty dull this year, but what impact, if any, will it have on the UK tech community?

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Spring Budget 2017: UK tech’s predictions, hopes and desires
posted on March 7, 2017

UK tech entrepreneurs have called for reform on business rates as chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond gears up to deliver his Spring Budget tomorrow, which is expected to feature a £500m boost to science and innovation.


Skyscanner’s acquisition, the Autumn Statement & more in the Week in Tech
posted on November 25, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you the acquisition of Scotland-based Skyscanner by, an £80m space tech venture fund and Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement.


Autumn Statement 2016 roundup for tech companies
posted on November 23, 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn Statement today. Here’s a roundup of the key points that are most relevant to small tech companies in the UK.


Autumn Statement 2016: UK tech entrepreneurs respond to govt plans to boost sector
posted on November 23, 2016

The chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond has announced plans to invest more than £1bn in the UK’s digital infrastructure.

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What will the Autumn Statement 2016 mean for UK tech?
posted on November 22, 2016

The eyes of most tech entrepreneurs in the UK will be eagerly fixed on Philip Hammond, the chancellor of the exchequer, as he is set to deliver his first Autumn Statement on Wednesday.


PM Theresa May to announce £2bn annual fund to boost UK tech
posted on November 21, 2016

The UK government has pledged to spend billions of pounds on technology and science as part of its new and “ambitious” way of doing business in Britain.


UK tech industry reacts to government’s £1.9bn cybersecurity programme
posted on November 1, 2016

Tech City News has spoken to members of the UK’s tech community about the launch of the government’s £1.9bn National Cybersecurity Programme.


UK government announces £220m boost for cutting-edge tech
posted on October 3, 2016

The chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond has announced a support package which includes a £220m boost to help support the country’s technology sector.

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UK tech investment trends of Q1 2017
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Hibob closes $17.5m Series A, brings total raised to $25m
posted 16 hours ago


London HealthTech startup Babylon raises additional $60m
posted 17 hours ago


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

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PropTech firm No Agent raises over £500,000 through crowdfunding
posted on April 24, 2017

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Oxford’s AI firm Oxbotica gets £8.6m to lead driverless car consortium
posted on April 24, 2017