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PM Theresa May to reveal Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to support UK tech

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No more electronic ‘loose change’: innovative fintech charity payment scheme launched today across 6,000 UK schools
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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What Trump’s appointment means for UK tech
posted on November 11, 2016

Emily Spaven takes a look at what Trump’s US presidency could spell for the UK tech sector.

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Keen Venture Partners launches €90m fund to invest in UK tech
posted on November 4, 2016

Keen Venture Partners, a new VC firm operating out of London and Amsterdam, has announced the launch of its €90m inaugural tech investment fund.

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Report: UK tech startups raised $834m in Q3 2016
posted on October 13, 2016

UK VC-backed startups raised a total of $834m in funding across 110 deals during Q3 2016, reversing a series of quarterly declines since Q4’15, says a new report.

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Glisser raises $1m in Seed funding to expand into US market
posted on October 10, 2016

Event technology startup Glisser has announced the closure of a $1m Seed funding round to fund growth and open a US base in New York.

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Software startup Lystable lands investment from PayPal co-founder Max Levchin
posted on September 29, 2016

Software startup Lystable has received additional funding from PayPal co-founder Max Levchin and LeFrak’s venture capital arm. Although the amount remains undisclosed, the new contribution adds to the startup’s $11m Series A led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures, which closed in June. Although Lystable was founded in the UK by former Google designer Pete Johnston,…

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SpareRoom to dedicate $6m to US expansion
posted on September 28, 2016

Flatmate matching service SpareRoom, founded in 2004, will be self-funding its expansion across the US.

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Leeds-based online sports network Pitchero lands £3.1m Series A
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UK tech community reacts to Theresa May’s Industrial Strategy proposals
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PM Theresa May to reveal Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to support UK tech
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Habito lands £5.5m in Series A round led by Silicon Valley’s Ribbit Capital
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Amit Gudka, co-founder of Bulb, on the biggest misconceptions of startup life and his proudest moment so far
posted on January 22, 2017