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ComplyAdvantage Rebrands to Mimiro, Raises $30M to Fight Financial Crime
Phil Oakley  
1/30/2019   2 comments
ComplyAdvantage – or is that Mimiro? – uses machine learning to help compliance teams know who they're doing business with.
Digital Insights Platform Contentsquare Raises £45M, Eyes New Markets in Asia
Phil Oakley  
1/29/2019   1 comment
Contentsquare's Series C round comes just a year after its £31 million Series B.
Vodafone Announces Techstarter Finalists, 3 Awards up for Grabs
Phil Oakley  
1/28/2019   Post a comment
The Techatarter Award is for startups that have a social good mission to improve the world using technology and innovation.
Fintech Scaleup MarketInvoice Raises £26M
Phil Oakley  
1/21/2019   Post a comment
The company, which provides funding options for companies in need of cash, has provided funding worth £2 billion in total to more than 170,00 companies.
Farming-as-a-Service Startup Small Robot Company Raises £1.2M in Crowdfunding
Phil Oakley  
1/17/2019   Post a comment
Small Robot Company currently has four prototype robots: Tom, Dick, Harry and Wilma.
Innovate UK Offering £10M for Medtech Startups
Phil Oakley  
1/17/2019   1 comment
The fund is looking for projects pursuing digital innovation in healthcare and medical technologies.
HS. Partners With Orthopaedic Research UK for Ronald Furlong Fund
Phil Oakley  
1/15/2019   Post a comment
The fund will invest up to £100K in successful startups who are innovating in the musculoskeletal space.
UK Businesses Increasingly Use Multiple Cloud Providers – Report
Phil Oakley  
1/7/2019   1 comment
Using multiple cloud providers gives companies cost and service options.
Businesses Will Spend $745B on IoT in 2019 – Study
Phil Oakley  
1/4/2019   Post a comment
Almost half of the $745 billion will be spent on the industrial trio of manufacturing, transportation and utilities alone, according to IDC.
'Pervasive Intelligence' Helps UK Tech Companies Make Most of Data
Phil Oakley  
1/3/2019   Post a comment
With 46% of UK tech companies using big data as a core part of their businesses, the application of 'pervasive intelligence' to data is becoming increasingly popular.
TaskRabbit Launches in 6 New Locations Across the UK
Phil Oakley  
1/2/2019   Post a comment
TaskRabbit has launched in six new locations across the UK, including Cardiff and Liverpool, bringing its total locations to ten, with Edinburgh and Glasgow arriving in 'early 2019.'
Flux Raises $7.5M to Digitize Receipts
Phil Oakley  
12/21/2018   Post a comment
In a digital world, the idea of receiving a record of what you buy on paper seems anachronistic. This London-based fintech startup is here to fix that.
TotallyMoney Raises £29M to Scale Free Credit Report Service
Phil Oakley  
12/19/2018   Post a comment
TotallyMoney not only offers a free credit report, but also allows customers to see how likely it is they'll get accepted for credit, without impacting their credit score.
B-Social Raises £3.2M Seed Funding to Build a Social Bank
Phil Oakley  
12/18/2018   Post a comment
The co-founders of B-Social realized people often act like banks themselves, lending money to friends and family. So why not use that as the basis for a new kind of bank?
Ukrainian Digital Bank Monobank Eyes UK for New Fintech Business
Phil Oakley  
12/17/2018   1 comment
Monobank's new fintech business, Koto, will offer a credit card to UK customers in 2019, differentiating itself from many of its rivals right from the start.
Deliveroo Riders Are Self-Employed, Rules UK High Court
Phil Oakley  
12/6/2018   Post a comment
In what will be seen as a blow to the gig economy, a UK high court judge has ruled that Deliveroo riders are self-employed, meaning they do not have the right to collectively bargain.
Revolut Set to Launch in Japan & Singapore in Q1 2019
Phil Oakley  
11/29/2018   Post a comment
Revolut missed its original aim of Q4 2018 for an APAC launch, but offering services in Japan will be seen as a win by the company and its investors.
Amazon Prepares to Enter Healthcare With AI-Powered Tool
Phil Oakley  
11/28/2018   1 comment
Amazon's healthcare product will analyze patient data and extract useful and relevant information, saving medical professionals time and resources.
What Does It Mean to Be 'Agile'?
Phil Oakley  
11/26/2018   Post a comment
'Agile' is a word which is bandied around the tech community a lot these days, but what does it actually mean?
Monzo Plans to Shake Up SME Banking With Business Current Account
Phil Oakley  
11/23/2018   Post a comment
The digital bank is applying for funding to help it build a business current account, but not at the expense of its personal current accounts.
In the UK's Top Tech Companies, Just 4 Board Members Are From Ethnic Minorities
Phil Oakley  
11/21/2018   Post a comment
Of those four board members across 16 top UK tech companies, just one is a woman.
Google Building 'AI Assistant for Nurses & Doctors' Using DeepMind Tech
Phil Oakley  
11/14/2018   Post a comment
Google is absorbing the DeepMind Health team, which built Streams, an app for healthcare professionals in UK hospitals, to manage patients.
Revolut Sees Fourfold Drop in Card Fraud by Using AI
Phil Oakley  
11/13/2018   Post a comment
Company CEO Nik Storonsky is convinced that his company is an acquisition target because of its ability to greatly speed up the time it takes to detect credit card theft and other types of financial fraud.
Atom Bank & Newcastle University Partnering on Blockchain-Based Mortgages
Phil Oakley  
11/6/2018   Post a comment
Atom bank will build a blockchain mortgage product, drawing on the expertise from Newcastle University.
Monzo Raises £85M Series E Round, Adding 100,000 Customers Every Month
Phil Oakley  
10/31/2018   Post a comment
Monzo is acquiring 100,000 customers a month, and has promised a new crowdfunding round for later this year.
OneTech Aims to Double Diversity Amongst Founders in London
Phil Oakley  
10/30/2018   2 comments
Gender-diverse boards have 0.7% higher turnover rate – which is equivalent to £70,000.
Hackajob Raises £5M to Turn Tech Talent Recruitment Upside Down
Phil Oakley  
10/29/2018   Post a comment
Instead of candidates applying to companies, Hackajob allows companies apply to the candidates.
Scottish Tech Industry Now Championed by Tech Scotland Advocates
Phil Oakley  
10/24/2018   Post a comment
Tech Scotland Advocates is the eleventh chapter in the Global Tech Advocates family, and will support the Scottish tech community as it grows.
The UK Starts & Grows Most of Europe's Tech Unicorns
Phil Oakley  
10/23/2018   Post a comment
UK tech clusters, such as Manchester and Oxbridge, are competing head-to-head with major European capitals.
Ananda Ventures Raises €50M to Invest in European Startups
Phil Oakley  
10/22/2018   Post a comment
Ananda Ventures has offices in London and Berlin and has raised more than €80 million to date.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
Almost a Third Believe AI Will Be Commonplace in Business by 2028 — Study
Phil Oakley  
8/17/2018   1 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.
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.
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