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Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs

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Top tech stats: Job automation, driverless cars and much more

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Big Ben Spring Budget 2017

Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
posted 12 hours ago

The Spring Budget may have been pretty dull this year, but what impact, if any, will it have on the UK tech community?

jobs automation top tech stats

Top tech stats: Job automation, driverless cars and much more
posted on March 25, 2017

This week, we have statistics relating to job automation, driverless cars, UK equity investment and much more.

Startup Weekly

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.

London skyline

FinTech startup Quantexa lands $3.3m Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC
posted on March 24, 2017

FinTech startup Quantexa Limited has raised a $3.3m Series A round led by Albion Ventures and HSBC.

Lystable

Freelance management app Lystable closes £8m Series A led by Valar Ventures
posted on March 23, 2017

Freelance collaboration app Lystable has raised $10m (£8m) in Series A funding in a round led by US venture capital firm Valar Ventures.

men

At least 26 London-based tech entrepreneurs ‘have lost out on funding’ since Brexit
posted on March 23, 2017

At least 26 tech entrepreneurs involved in London’s technology scene say they’ve experienced investors holding off or withdrawing from a funding round since the Brexit referendum.

Alex Macpherson, Octopus Ventures

Octopus Ventures raises £120m to invest in UK AI startups
posted on March 22, 2017

Prominent VC Octopus Ventures has raised a £120m tech investment fund to continue supporting AI startups in the UK.

Tania Boler, Elvie

FemTech startup Elvie gets $6m in round led by Octopus Ventures
posted on March 22, 2017

Elvie, a UK company developing smart health devices for women, has raised $6m in a round led by Octopus Ventures.

Durham

Report: Investment in Northern tech firms reached 10 year high in 2016
posted on March 21, 2017

2016 was a record year for investment in Northern tech companies, according to Tech North.

hardware + software

Belfast-based HealthTech startup BrainWaveBank raises over £1m
posted on March 21, 2017

Belfast-based BrainWaveBank has secured over £1m in funding from investors including the Angel CoFund and techstart NI.

the perfect storm

A boom on the horizon: VC investment in HealthTech
posted on March 21, 2017

Can the UK overtake the US in terms of VC investment? Seasoned investor Andrew Elder, of Albion Ventures, thinks so.

County Durham

Maven Capital Partners to manage £20m fund for County Durham businesses
posted on March 20, 2017

Maven Capital Partners has been appointed manager of a £20m investment fund by Business Durham, the economic development company for County Durham working on behalf of Durham County Council.

Editor's picks

Big Ben Spring Budget 2017

Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
posted 12 hours ago

jobs automation top tech stats

Top tech stats: Job automation, driverless cars and much more
posted on March 25, 2017

Startup Weekly

Startup Weekly: Nesta’s £5m prize fund, Digital Catapult and Seedcamp’s VR cohort and much more
posted on March 24, 2017

London skyline

FinTech startup Quantexa lands $3.3m Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC
posted on March 24, 2017

The North of England

The top tech hubs in the North of England
posted on March 24, 2017

TWIT Emily 23.03.17

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