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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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VC investment in London ‘driven by AI, robotics and big data’
posted on April 20, 2017

Artificial intelligence, robotics and big data are among the fastest growing areas for investment, according to analysis of VC capital flows carried out by the founders of London Tech Week.


What tech giants Siemens and Apple have planned for post-Brexit Britain
posted on March 28, 2017

We take a look at how some of the world’s biggest technology companies are interacting with the UK as the government gears up to trigger Article 50 at the end of this month; formally beginning Brexit proceedings.

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Ahti Heinla, co-founder of Starship Technologies, on how robots will transform the delivery space
posted on February 26, 2017

This week, we spoke with Ahti Heinla, co-founder and CEO of Starship Technologies, a robotics company.

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MEPs vote to regulate robotics and artificial intelligence
posted on February 17, 2017

Members of European Parliament (MEPs) have called out for robots and artificial intelligence (AI) to be regulated.


The robotic revolution: How can we govern AI?
posted on January 31, 2017

In this co-authored article Peter Dickinson, partner and co-head at Mayer Brown’s Technology Transactions Practice, and Christian Higham, an associate and member, explore the challenges facing the governance of AI technology.

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UK government launches AI and robotics inquiry
posted on March 24, 2016

The UK government’s Science and Technology Committee has launched an inquiry into robotics and artificial intelligence. Speaking about the inquiry, Nicola Blackwood MP, said: “Robots are now beating humans at even the most complex games, like Go. Artificial intelligence (AI) will play an increasing role in our lives over the coming years. From navigation systems…

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British startups join Disney Accelerator Startup Program
posted on July 10, 2015

Two British startups have been selected to participate in the Disney Accelerator Startup Program. MakieLab from London and Open Bionics from Bristol were chosen as two of the ten select companies for the program. MakieLab lets kids bring toys to life by building their own customizable 3D-printed toys through creative games and apps. Open Bionics…


The indestructible remote controlled flying car
posted on June 10, 2013

Need a new toy? Help fund the remote controlled car-quadcopter hybrid that refuses to break Kickstarter is at its finest when it serves as a platform for mavericks with a unique vision to showcase their bonkers ideas. Witold Mielniczek is one such maverick. Last year he was part of the winning team in the Defense…

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UK tech investment trends of Q1 2017
posted 13 hours ago


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