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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

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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Here are the 33 companies joining Tech City UK’s Upscale 2017 scheme
posted on January 26, 2017

Tech City UK has announced the 33 early-stage tech startups joining its Upscale programme in 2017.

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How e-commerce software can help startups to scale
posted on January 11, 2017

Adriana Lordan, head of product at Avangate, explores how e-commerce software can help startups to remain competitive and grow.

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Attracting the best: needle movers for candidates joining startups and scaleups
posted on May 6, 2016

Tom Davenport, co-founder of Talent Pool, discusses how to attract the best candidates for your startup or scaleup. It’s not the money that makes high growth SMEs attractive places to work. As a rule, this sector offers a better work-life balance, greater opportunities to assume ‘outsized’ responsibilities and a healthier and more stimulating working environment…

Tech City UK unveils updates Tier 1 visa scheme
posted on October 16, 2015

Tech City UK has unveiled an update to its government-backed Tier 1 ‘exceptional talent’ visa, adding four new qualifying criteria for applicants from the tech industry looking to set up home in the UK. 1. Building UK Scaleups As scaleups become ever more crucial to the growth of the UK digital economy, as part of the…

CBI calls for “mission critical” support for UK’s scaleups
posted on August 26, 2015

The CBI has called on government to offer better tax incentives to encourage savers to put their cash into long-term debt funding for medium-sized firms. The Stepping Up report, released with accountancy firm BDO, has found that more than half of the UK’s scaleups have found it hard to access a loan with terms longer than…

#LDNTechWeek: The year of mainstream success
posted on June 17, 2015

In London virtually every traditional industry is being affected by the digital revolution. This year we are seeing tech startups and scaleups moving closer towards the sectors London has traditionally been famous for – such as finance, fashion, retail and advertising – and driving radical change through innovation and disruption. In this way, technology is…

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Startup Weekly: IKEA Bootcamp, Nesta’s ShareLab Fund and much more
posted 13 hours ago

Theresa May

Theresa May: Tech giants should be encouraged to do more to fight online extremism
posted 15 hours ago

Alfa Financial completes ‘largest UK tech listing in almost two years’
posted 18 hours ago

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The Liberal Democrats Manifesto: what does it mean for UK tech?
posted 19 hours ago

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A £20m Series B, Microsoft’s new Surface Pro, mermaid emojis and more in The Week in Tech
posted 22 hours ago

British robot firm moves production to Madrid to maintain EU base post-Brexit
posted on May 25, 2017