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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.

Jason Stockwood

UK InsurTech firm Simply Business to be acquired for $490m
posted on March 13, 2017

Simply Business, an online insurance platform for SMEs, is being sold to US giant The Travelers Companies for $490m.

Expanding to America

Don’t let VCs convince you you’re Adele – breaking the US is harder than it looks
posted on February 17, 2017

In this article, Dan Rogers, co-founder at HR analytics provider Peakon, explains why tech startups shouldn’t set their hearts on expanding to the US – it’s often more trouble than it’s worth.

Travel

Travel search engine Momondo Group acquired by Priceline Group for $550m
posted on February 8, 2017

Momondo Group, a London-based travel search engine firm, has been acquired by US travel e-commerce company Priceline for $550m.

Brexit

Brexit, Industrial Strategy and Trump’s Muslim ban: A month in UK tech
posted on February 1, 2017

We take a look at the major policy decisions that took place throughout the month of January and their effect on the UK’s tech sector.

Signing document

UK ranks second for global tech exits in 2016
posted on January 31, 2017

The UK has ranked second globally in terms of tech exits in 2016, according to the latest CB Insights report.

New York

London cybersecurity firm Panaseer announces US expansion
posted on January 11, 2017

Cybersecurity software firm Panaseer is expanding to the US and will be opening an office in New York.

Finance

London FinTech startup Babel Systems acquired by InvestCloud for $20m
posted on January 9, 2017

Babel Systems, a securities processing platform for online trading, has been acquired by Californian finance software provider InvestCloud for $20m.

2016-in-review

2016: A year in UK tech
posted on December 31, 2016

We round up 2016’s biggest UK technology events to date, featuring impressive funding rounds and some of the year’s biggest hacks.

nottingham

Nottingham-based Exco InTouch bought by US giant ERT
posted on December 8, 2016

Nottingham-based digital health solutions provider Exco InTouch has been acquired by US-based public company ERT.

Donald Trump

SoftBank’s allocation of half its $100bn investment fund spells bad news for UK tech
posted on December 7, 2016

Members of the UK tech community have spoken out following reports that SoftBank will invest half of its $100bn London-based fund in US technology startups.

agreement

Host Europe Group to be acquired by GoDaddy in €1.69bn deal
posted on December 6, 2016

Host Europe Group (HEG), a Middlesex-based web hosting firm, is set to be acquired by GoDaddy for €1.69bn.

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