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Global Entrepreneurs Believe Brexit Will Have a Negative Impact on UK Tech
Phil Oakley  
10/4/2018   Post a comment
This doesn't align with UK Prime Minister Theresa May's 'Global Britain' vision post-Brexit.
Medtech Firm Locum's Nest Raises 3M to Expand Hospital Work Platform
Phil Oakley  
10/3/2018   Post a comment
Locum's Nest helps locum doctors find work in hospitals, cutting out inefficient agency middlemen and making the process less expensive for everyone.
Millennials Want More Flexible Working Options – Report
Phil Oakley  
10/2/2018   Post a comment
With 71% of organizations using a BYOD policy, millennials want more options on flexible working and access to better technology, according to a new report.
Deliveroo Sales Grew 116% in 2017, but Uber Aims to Gobble It Up
Phil Oakley  
10/1/2018   Post a comment
Acquiring Deliveroo would give Uber a significant foothold in Europe's food delivery market, which it has struggled to do so far.
Oxford & Cambridge Top Prestigious Global University Computer Science Ranking
Phil Oakley  
10/1/2018   Post a comment
According to the Times Higher Education 2019 rankings, Oxford and Cambridge lead the way in computer science research, ahead of big-name US institutions.
Two Thirds of Pharmaceuticals Experimenting With Blockchain – Research
Phil Oakley  
9/27/2018   Post a comment
In the world of pharmaceuticals, blockchain could eliminate the threat of counterfeit and fraudulent drugs, as well as make medical data much more secure, according to a new report.
Revolut Considering Luxembourg E-Money License as Brexit Looms
Phil Oakley  
9/26/2018   Post a comment
Revolut is one of the largest UK fintech startups, with 3 million members worldwide and plans to expand into the US market by the end of 2018.
London Hackspace Reopens in Wembley for All Your Tinkering Needs
Phil Oakley  
9/25/2018   Post a comment
The hackspace has woodwork and metal workshops, laser cutters, electronic facilities, 3D printers and a lot more.
Monzo Signs Up 1M Customers for Its Next-Gen Current Account
Phil Oakley  
9/24/2018   Post a comment
Monzo's mobile-based current account is making headway on the company's aim of changing people's attitudes to money.
AR Firm Blippar Raises More Cash as Losses Mount
Phil Oakley  
9/24/2018   Post a comment
Blippar's technology seems impressive, but getting people and companies to pay for it is the hard bit.
Fintech Chatbot Cleo Raises $10M, Plans International Expansion
Phil Oakley  
9/21/2018   Post a comment
Cleo interacts with its users mainly through an eponymous chatbot, which gives its 600,000 users flair and personality while managing their money.
Third of Digital Transformation Projects Canceled in Last 2 Years – Report
Phil Oakley  
9/20/2018   2 comments
A new report finds that 46% of digital transformation projects produce proven results with 58% of organizations reporting that customers are driving their digital strategy.
Startup Profile: Octotrip
Phil Oakley  
9/19/2018   Post a comment
Business travel can be a huge problem for SMEs and large corporates alike, but Asian tech startup Octotrip is here to help with a platform powered by data and AI.
The Next Generation: Kainos Announces Winners of Its AI Training Camp
Phil Oakley  
9/18/2018   Post a comment
The three students impressed the judges with their application of AI for image translation.
Innovate UK Invests 400K Into Biomedical Health Accelerator KQ Labs
Phil Oakley  
9/17/2018   Post a comment
The program, run by the Francis Crick Institute, will back ten startups with a 40,000 investment each, with an intense 16 weeks in store for successful applicants.
Startup Profile: Airtame
Phil Oakley  
9/12/2018   Post a comment
No more dangling HDMI cables in meeting rooms or slow, laggy metric screens displaying KPIs for different teams – Airtame fixes that.
UK's Medopad Acquires Silicon Valley AI Startup
Phil Oakley  
9/11/2018   Post a comment
Medtech startup Medopad works with hospitals, tech giants and pharmaceutical companies to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
London Is Europe's Top Tech Hub, With Thames Valley Not Far Behind – Report
Phil Oakley  
9/10/2018   Post a comment
London topped the 'scale cluster' category, beating major European capital cities, while Thames Valley topped the 'super clusters' list.
Tech Nation Announces First Set of Startups for Its Fintech Growth Programme
Phil Oakley  
9/7/2018   Post a comment
The 20 chosen fintech startups come from all across the UK, and will gain insights from leading fintech and technology industry figures in the five-month programme.
UK Challenger Bank Monese Raises $60M
Phil Oakley  
9/6/2018   Post a comment
Monese offers the ability to open a UK bank account without a UK address, and has been aggressively expanding in Europe recently.
Beyond China & India: Digital Opportunities Across Asia
Phil Oakley  
9/5/2018   Post a comment
China and India may be the world's most populous countries, but tech should also focus on other, less connected Asian countries for growth opportunities.
Dyson to Invest 200M in Purpose-Built Track for Electric Car R&D
Phil Oakley  
9/4/2018   Post a comment
Dyson's electric car is expected to be available in 2020 and aims to become 'the UK's Tesla.'
China's AI Startups Raised Almost $5B in 2017, Overtaking US Competitors
Phil Oakley  
8/30/2018   Post a comment
Chinese AI startups raised $4.9 billion as worldwide AI investment soared by 150%.
Tech Diversity Efforts to Be Bolstered by 1M UK Government Funding
Phil Oakley  
8/29/2018   Post a comment
The Digital Skills Innovation Fund will help women, the disabled and minority groups develop the skills they need to get a job in tech.
Gold-Trading Startup Glint Heads Stateside
Phil Oakley  
8/28/2018   Post a comment
Glint's platform allows customers to buy, save and spend gold, as well as hold three other major world currencies, in multi-currency wallets.
Almost a Quarter of Tech Employee Burnout Is Due to Poor Leadership Report
Phil Oakley  
8/24/2018   Post a comment
35% of employees at eBay report that they are burnt out due to poor leadership and unclear direction from management.
Slack Raises $427M in Series H Round, Now Worth $7.1B
Phil Oakley  
8/23/2018   Post a comment
Slack now has 70,000 paying teams and 8 million daily active users -- quite a statement for a company that happened upon the product by accident.
Renewable Energy Supplier Bulb Secures 60M in Funding
Phil Oakley  
8/20/2018   Post a comment
Bulb is only 4 years old, but already supplies renewable energy to 670,000 homes across the UK.
Almost a Third Believe AI Will Be Commonplace in Business by 2028 — Study
Phil Oakley  
8/17/2018   Post a comment
32% of companies believe AI will be commplace in business within a decade, but 32% of people feel they will be left behind by the rate of technological change.
Healthera Raises 3 Million Series A to Scale Platform Across the UK
Phil Oakley  
8/16/2018   Post a comment
Healthera's app helps patients track their prescriptions and get in contact with a pharmacist, easing the strain on overworked GPs.
Sport Tech Hub's Next Cohort Is Focused on Health in the Workplace
Phil Oakley  
8/15/2018   Post a comment
London Sport aims to get 1 million Londoners active by 2020, and believes tech is the way to do this.
Millions Going to Waste in Pursuit of Digital Transformation – Report
Phil Oakley  
8/14/2018   Post a comment
95% of respondents to the study by Couchbase said digital transformation can feel like an insurmountable task, increasing the risk of failure.
London Toppled by Tokyo as World's Most Innovative City
Phil Oakley  
8/13/2018   Post a comment
Tokyo has been ranked as the world's most innovative city, knocking London off its perch.
Third of Millennials Think AI Will 'Destroy Us' – Study
Phil Oakley  
8/10/2018   Post a comment
Distrust of technology among young people is high, especially when it comes to AI, according to a new report.
Popular Tech Pitching Competition Pitch@Palace Back for 10th Edition
Phil Oakley  
8/7/2018   Post a comment
The tenth edition of the popular pitching event will have a broad technology theme encompassing most major tech sectors.
Monzo Makes Full Current Account Available to 16 & 17 Year Olds
Phil Oakley  
8/6/2018   Post a comment
The full Monzo current account is available to 16 and 17 year olds no training wheels needed.
Gartner Points Out Speedbumps on the Digital Highway
Phil Oakley  
8/6/2018   Post a comment
The 'Talent Gap' and outdated processes are among the challenges holding back companies from becoming digital businesses, according to a new report from Gartner.
Tesla to Build Its Own AI Hardware to Power Autonomous Functions
Phil Oakley  
8/2/2018   Post a comment
CEO Elon Musk announced Tesla will build its own AI hardware for its cars, meaning the company has a lot more control over its headline Autopilot feature.
LG Opens New AI Research Lab in Toronto
Phil Oakley  
8/1/2018   Post a comment
The South Korean tech company is partnering with the University of Toronto to open the new lab, which it hopes will give it an edge over rivals.
Uber Halts Self-Driving Truck Development, Will Focus on Cars
Phil Oakley  
7/31/2018   Post a comment
Uber is to halt its self-driving truck development program and refocus its attention on cars as it looks to catch up with industry leaders Waymo.
Slack Acquires Atlassian's Hipchat & Stride, Only to Shut Them Down
Phil Oakley  
7/27/2018   Post a comment
Slack and Atlassian have formed a partnership, which sees Hipchat and Stride being discontinued in lieu of deeper integrations between Atlassian products and Slack.
Google Announces Contact Center AI, Host of Cloud Platform Improvements
Phil Oakley  
7/25/2018   Post a comment
Google's Contact Center AI means simple customer service requests can be automated, leaving the more complex cases to a human employee.
Facebook Opening 2 New London Offices
Phil Oakley  
7/24/2018   Post a comment
Facebook's new office space, near King's Cross, will see 6,000 new workstations created for the social giant media giant.
UK Government Aims for Full Fiber Broadband Access by 2033
Phil Oakley  
7/24/2018   Post a comment
Only 4% of the UK has access to 'full fiber' broadband, with the government committing billions to changing this to 100% by 2033.
Cisco Invests $100M in UK Tech, Starts AI Research Center With UCL
Phil Oakley  
7/20/2018   Post a comment
The investment includes the creation of London's first AI Research Center, in partnership with UCL, and a bunch of other associated programs.
Revolut Uncovers Potential Money-Laundering Activity on Its Platform
Phil Oakley  
7/19/2018   Post a comment
Apparent scam raises concerns about Revolut's security and compliance checks.
UK Job Losses Due to AI Will Be Offset by Job Creation PwC
Phil Oakley  
7/18/2018   Post a comment
Industries such as healthcare and education will see job creation, but others, such as transport and manufacturing, are at high risk of automation.
Iceland Innovation Lab Seeks Next-Gen Food Biz Startups
Phil Oakley  
7/17/2018   Post a comment
British supermarket chain Iceland wants startups to help it find the next big thing in food, and in return will mentor the startups and give them access to the chain's partner network.
UK Back on Top in Europe's VC Market but Decline Continues – KPMG
Phil Oakley  
7/16/2018   Post a comment
The UK regained its crown as Europe's VC investment leader during Q2, but the value of investments is in decline as Brexit remains a concern.
We Must Protect Our Data & Find Alternatives to Tech Giants Tech for Good Panel
Phil Oakley  
7/13/2018   Post a comment
Data is precious, both for consumers and companies, and more must be done to protect and use it beneficially, said a Tech for Good panel at WeWork.
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