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London FinTech Aire raises $5m Series A from Sunstone Capital and White Star Capital


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GreenKey Technologies and Red Box Recorders partner to launch integrated trading voice collaboration and compliance recording solution
Leading light in British HealthTech, Network Locum, rebrands to Lantum
SteelEye announces regulatory tech specialist Matt Smith as CEO


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Here’s how your tech firm can exploit the podcasting revolution
posted on February 24, 2017

Luke Mintz looks at how technology firms can leverage the podcasting revolution.

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Tech and dating: How you can score funding and help millions find love
posted on February 14, 2017

Online dating is a lucrative industry – recent research estimates that dating apps contribute a staggering £1bn to the UK economy every year – so it’s hardly surprising that new services, both big and small, are springing up faster than you can say ‘I love you’. But how can tech startups and scaleups break through the noise?


New Microsoft products, Arm Holdings CEO talks Brexit, Tinder gets political & more in the Week in Tech
posted on October 28, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you Honeycomb’s £3m Series A round, the CEO of Arm Holdings’ view on Brexit, Microsoft’s new products and a Tinder’s attempt to get love-seekers involved in US politics.

Transferwise raises $26m, Tinder sues 3nder, shocking wearables & more in your Week in Tech
posted on May 27, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech. Investments Rock Pamper Scissors has raised £1.2m from investors including 500 Startups and Seedcamp to strengthen their tech team. SyndicateRoom has raised £3.1m for its investor-led equity crowdfunding platform. Braci, a Birmingham-based startup has raised £490,000 pounds. Braci helps the hard of hearing with a sound recognition platform which…

Inspiring women in tech
posted on December 1, 2015

PORTER has released it’s 100 incredible women list, including the best and most inspiring women in the technology space. Instead of honoring women according to what they do for a living or how powerful they are, PORTER’s 100 Incredible Women list celebrates the way they have altered the status quo and influenced the world through their actions, achievements, innovations…

Modern romance: How Tinder made 2014 the year of the dating app
posted on December 23, 2014

This has truly been the year of the dating app. Tinder has grown astronomically over the past year, with a user base that now stands at over 50 million. Then there are all the dating website mobile apps: OkCupid, PlentyOfFish,, Zoosk, etc. A smorgasboard for LGBT singles: Grindr, Scruff, Jack’d and Hornet, for men,…

Tinder reminds us startup origin stories are rarely what they seem
posted on July 8, 2014

The legal troubles at Tinder reveal more than a series of seriously unpleasant messages. Prior to former vice president of marketing and apparent co-founder Whitney Wolfe’s legal action, the hookup app’s origin story had been presented quite simply with its success balanced on the shoulders of two co-founders, Sean Rad and Justin Mateen. But a…

Tinder lawsuit alleges a horrific story of sexual harassment and sex discrimination
posted on July 2, 2014

Tinder’s former VP of marketing, Whitney Wolfe, has filed a lawsuit against the company for the “sexual harassment and sex discrimination” she says she faced before she was allegedly forced out of the company and stripped of her cofounder status. The lawsuit, packed with pages of texts documenting numerous incidents, led an IAC spokesperson to “unequivocally condemn…

Yes, now you can get your Tinder profile pimped out for $50
posted on June 23, 2014

“No guile, no game, no girl,” said the fictional dating coach Hitch, played by Will Smith in the movie of the same name, to his newest customer. Dating advice, in formal and informal manners, has probably been around since dating was invented (I once heard dating was invented when cars became common). But now there’s…

Why the big picture matters on mobile
posted on January 20, 2014

  Chances are you’ve checked out Instagram, Tinder, Whisper or Snapchat within the last hour. Or maybe the last five minutes. They are some of the most popular and addicting consumer mobile apps today. And they have a remarkably consistent user interface: a big picture with an accompanying line of text. Research indicates that reading is…

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Top tech stats: Virgin’s business predictions, developers have their say and more
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London FinTech Aire raises $5m Series A from Sunstone Capital and White Star Capital
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Tech Chats: EY’s Daniel Lyons on how tech is revolutionising transport
posted on July 21, 2017

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London machine learning startup Sportr closes $350k Seed round
posted on July 21, 2017

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A $170m tech fund, a drowning robot and more in The Week in Tech
posted on July 21, 2017

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Bristol-based Graphcore raises $30m from backers including DeepMind co-founder and Atomico
posted on July 20, 2017