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Top tech hubs in the South West of England
posted 21 mins ago

The latest Tech Nation report from Tech City UK features 30 tech clusters, including five in the South West of England – Bournemouth and Poole; Bristol and Bath; Exeter; Plymouth; and Truro and Redruth. Here’s a quick summary of the findings from each of the five South West clusters.

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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

Welcome to the Week in Tech, your roundup of the week’s top technology news. We filmed this episode from the new office of video AdTech company Unruly. This week we have over £38m in UK tech investment, a new £120m AI fund and a Mario Kart-inspired driving simulator.

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Tech Nation: UK tech tops European investment tables raising £6.8bn in 2016
posted on March 22, 2017

In 2016, UK tech companies received more investment than technology firms in France, Germany, The Netherlands and Denmark combined. That’s according to the Tech Nation 2017 report from Tech City UK.

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Government grants 50 extra visas for tech workers amid Brexit uncertainty
posted on February 27, 2017

The UK government has approved an additional 50 immigration visas for foreign technology workers, amid concern that Britain’s exit from the European Union will restrict access to talented staff.

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Tech City UK adds 26 tech companies to its Future Fifty programme
posted on February 22, 2017

Tech City UK has announced the names of the 26 new technology companies joining its Future Fifty programme.

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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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Some 74% of people in UK tech believe ‘business will be affected by Brexit’
posted on July 13, 2016

Some 74% of people working in tech believe the business environment may get worse as a result of Brexit. The research carried out by Tech City UK –  a publicly funded organisation set up by David Cameron – also found that 85% of those surveyed wanted to see the government negotiate to remain part of the European Single…

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UK tech community reacts to Brexit
posted on June 24, 2016

The UK’s tech community has reacted to today’s Brexit vote. The results, announced early this morning, saw 48.1% of voters asking to remain in the European Union (EU), whilst the remaining 51.9% voted for a Brexit. The news comes after various surveys conducted across the industry showed the tech sector’s overall support for remaining within…

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Northern tech needs to think internationally
posted on March 30, 2016

Hugh Campbell, managing partner of GP Bullhound, the technology investment bank and organisers of the Northern Tech Awards. In this article, he discusses why tech firms in the north should taken an international outlook. For those in the know, the Northern technology sector is one of the most dynamic, diverse and fast growth digital economies…

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Over $120m UK investment, Tech Nation Report, Amsterdam in the spotlight & more in your week in tech
posted on February 12, 2016

Trussle, an online matchmaking service for mortgage seekers, has closed a $1.6m round led by Robin  and Saul Klein’s new VC firm, Localglobe. Money transfer service WorldRemit has landed $45m in new funding from TriplePoint Venture Growth, BDC Corp and Silicon Valley Bank. Cybersecurity startup Digital Shadows has closed a $14m series B round. Digital Shadows…

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Firms in UK tech sphere ‘outpacing those in other sectors by 32%’
posted on February 11, 2016

Digital businesses in the UK are growing 32% faster than the rest of the economy, according to a Tech City UK report released today. The report, titled ‘Tech Nation 2016’, produced in collaboration with innovation charity Nesta and data partner GrowthIntel says that the digital tech economy has had a strong impact on employment across…

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Tech City UK names 30 tech companies joining its Upscale scheme
posted on January 28, 2016

Tech City UK has announced the inaugural list of 30 digital companies joining its new Upscale programme. As part of the scheme, participants will get advice from coaches, who have a proven track record of developing successful tech companies across the globe. The coaches will include Skype founder Niklas Zennström, Techstars co-founder Brad Feld, and Unruly…

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