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AgTech startup WeFarm gets £1.3m in Seed round led by LocalGlobe
posted on November 17, 2016

WeFarm, a peer-to-peer agriculture tech startup, has secured £1.3m in Seed funding in a round led by Robin and Saul Klein’s VC firm LocalGlobe.

Weengs closes £2.2m Seed round with support from Saul and Robin Klein
posted on October 23, 2016

Weengs, the shipping solution for small businesses and online sellers, has announced the closure of a £2.2m Seed funding round from LocalGlobe set up by father and son duo Robin and Saul Klein.

Weengs, the shipping solution for small businesses and online sellers, has announced the closure of a £2.2m Seed funding round from LocalGlobe set up by father and son duo Robin and Saul Klein.

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PropTech startup Bricklane.com gets £1.3m in seed funding
posted on September 22, 2016

Bricklane.com, an online property ISA, has raised £1.3m in seed funding from Zoopla and LocalGlobe.

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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…

Eileen Burbidge takes up Tech City UK chair role from Joanna Shields
posted on September 22, 2015

Fintech and women’s advocate Eileen Burbidge has added yet another new role to her CV with her appointment as chair of Tech City UK. Burbidge, who moved from the US to the UK in 2004 to join Skype’s young team, is a founding partner of VC firm Passion Capital and was recently appointed as the…

Entrepreneur First eyes “Europe’s next unicorns” with £8.5m fund
posted on July 16, 2015

Entrepreneur First (EF) has raised an £8.5m fund to help scale its “pre-team, pre-idea” accelerator programme for technical individuals. EF backs students, post-graduates and young professionals with almost £17,000 over six months to help them develop a tech idea, taking an 8% stake in the resulting business. The programme gets around 1,000 applicants from all…

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Media monitoring startup Signal raises $1.8m
posted on April 1, 2015

London’s Signal has raised $1.8m  to accelerate the development of its content analysis platform and add more data scientists to its team. The company uses text analysis, natural language processing and machine learning to analyse millions of online news site, blogs and social networks in order to help companies with real-time media monitoring. Bloomberg’s former…

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On-demand delivery firm Quiqup gets £20m as it gears up for global expansion
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Ex-CEO of Ve Interactive under investigation for fraud
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EXCLUSIVE: E-commerce firm Paddle merges with DevMate in ‘seven figure’ deal
posted 20 hours ago

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