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Babel Systems acquired for $20m, Snapchat makes London its non-US home & more in the Week in Tech
posted on January 13, 2017

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. We filmed this episode from 133 Whitechapel High Street, a co-working and office space run by The Office Group.

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Snapchat makes London the home of its non-US activity
posted on January 10, 2017

Snap, the company behind messaging firm Snapchat, will set up its European headquarters in London.

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Why VCs are using Snapchat to attract the best tech startups
posted on December 26, 2016

Christian Miele, vice president at E.Ventures, explains why he thinks it’s time for VCs to reach a wider audience and how they can do it.

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Hiring and demographics: The implications for UK tech startups
posted on October 31, 2016

Geoff Smith, managing director, Experis UK & Ireland, discusses how the UK’s ageing demographic will impact the way in which tech startups will approach hiring.

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Tech World: Google Pixel, Zuckerberg defends Thiel, Snapchat’s rumoured flotation & more
posted on October 27, 2016

Welcome to Tech World, your monthly round up of the top technology news from across the globe. This month, we have smartphone news, a $3.25bn acquisition and even some politics. We also speak with Rahul Gautam from EY about blockchain and digital rights management.

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The future of marketing is live – plan for it
posted on September 30, 2016

Chris Hall, CEO of branding automation business Bynder, discusses why rock solid brand guidelines are essential to achieving agility in marketing.

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Paddle gets $3.2m, Google & Disney eye up Twitter & more in the Week in Tech
posted on September 30, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you e-commerce startup Paddle’s $3.2m round, Newcastle’s Screach £1.13m raise, Twitter acquisition rumours, and Snapchat’s wearable tech device.

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To exit or not to exit? Exit strategies explored
posted on September 14, 2016

Emily Spaven takes a look at exit strategies, and whether or not startup founders should plan an exit from the outset.

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Crazy startup ideas that actually worked out
posted on August 25, 2016

Emily Spaven takes a look at some of the stranger startup ideas that have actually turned out to be a success.

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The importance of mobile for you and your tech startup
posted on August 7, 2016

Mats Carduner, co-founder, president and CEO of fifty-five, explores the necessity of a strong mobile presence in today’s business climate.

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Blippar raises $54m, Snapchat cyber attack, TaskRabbit launches app & more in your week in tech
posted on March 4, 2016

In this week’s video we’ve rounded up some of the top tech-related investments from across the UK, including risk intelligence company Polecat’s $4.2m raise from Grassy Creek Ventures. The company was co-founded by Microsoft UK’s former head of innovation James Lawn and the new funds will be used to grow its presence in the UK….

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Early Google investor plows $50m into Cambridge Quantum Computing
posted on August 26, 2015

Google, Uber and Snapchat private equity investor Alberto Chang Rajii has stumped up a $50m first round of funding for one-year-old startup Cambridge Quantum Computing Limited. Cambridge Quantum Computing Limited is developing a quantum computer operating system called tiket> that it says will help any industry, from finance to defence, solve increasingly complex data problems. Next-generation quantum…

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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

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How tech is shaking up the world of banking
posted on March 23, 2017