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ComplyAdvantage Rebrands to Mimiro, Raises $30M to Fight Financial Crime
Phil Oakley  
1/30/2019   Post a comment
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   Post a 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.
Tech Sector Momentum Slows to 2015 Levels but Outlook Is Positive – Report
Phil Oakley  
1/24/2019   Post a comment
While growth and hiring are down, the tech sector is a lot more positive, despite the uncertainty that faces the UK in 2019.
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.
Tide & ClearBank Partnering on New Business Banking Product
Phil Oakley  
1/16/2019   Post a comment
Tide and ClearBank have applied for a grant from RBS's Alternative Remedies package, which they hope to use to build a better business banking product.
Manchester-Based Fintech Firm AccessPay Raises £9M
Phil Oakley  
1/15/2019   Post a comment
AccessPay processes 40 million transactions a year and has over 500 corporate customers using its SaaS fintech platform.
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.
Poll: Which Tech Sector Will Attract the Most Investment in 2019?
Phil Oakley  
1/14/2019   Post a comment
Will blockchain finally come into the mainstream in 2019, or will AI continue to be an upstoppable behemoth? Or will augmented reality make a return?
Berlin-Based Digital Bank N26 Raises $300M, Eyes US Launch
Phil Oakley  
1/11/2019   Post a comment
The $300 million round values six-year-old N26 at $2.7 billion -- now it's eyeing a US launch.
UK & London Tech Investments Fell in 2018
Phil Oakley  
1/10/2019   Post a comment
While London and the UK are well ahead of their nearest competitors, Germany and its capital Berlin, investment is well down from the 2017 peak.
New Service Smooths the Way for UK Startups
Phil Oakley  
1/9/2019   Post a comment
Startups can register their company and tax at the same time, potentially saving them money and allowing them to do what they do best – change the world.
Monzo Appoints Former Northern Rock CEO as Chairman
Phil Oakley  
1/9/2019   Post a comment
The new appointment signals Monzo's intentions to scale up its ambition to become the centre of its users' financial lives.
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.
Revolut Preps Full Current Accounts for European Customers
Phil Oakley  
12/13/2018   Post a comment
Offering full current accounts will put banking upstart Revolut on a level playing field with rivals such as N26, Monzo and Starling.
Fuel Ventures Raises £20M Fund for Overseas Investments
Phil Oakley  
12/12/2018   Post a comment
Fuel Ventures aims to invest in startups beyond the UK with its new warchest.
Why Startups Fail: Product and Market
Phil Oakley  
12/12/2018   Post a comment
Startups often fail because entrepreneurs haven't aligned product and market together to achieve 'fit,' which is crucial to scale and growth.
How to Found a Startup: Part 1, Identifying a Problem
Phil Oakley  
12/10/2018   Post a comment
Identifying a problem is the first step to founding a successful business, but it's a step many entrepreneurs bypass, then wonder why their business is failing.
$21B Softbank IPO Could Funnel In More Vision Funds
Phil Oakley  
12/5/2018   Post a comment
SoftBank's Vision Fund is worth a staggering $100 billion and has invested in tens of technology companies across the world.
Startups Are More Likely to Be Successful With Older Founders – Report
Phil Oakley  
12/4/2018   Post a comment
Startups with older founders were more likely to achieve growth, investment, and have success, MIT research has found.
Monzo Announces £20M Crowdfunding Round, Shares Start at £7.71
Phil Oakley  
11/28/2018   Post a comment
The last time Monzo hosted a crowdfunding round, it raised £1 million in 96 seconds. Can it break that this time?
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?
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.
European Venture Capital Has Increased Fourfold Since 2015 – Report
Phil Oakley  
11/12/2018   Post a comment
The number of deals, meanwhile, has decreased, pointing to larger average deal sizes, which is good news for growth prospects.
Investment Deals Declined 20% in Q3 – Report
Phil Oakley  
11/7/2018   Post a comment
There were fewer deals and less money invested from the second quarter to the third quarter of this year, but the average deal size rose substantially.
Why Does the UK Tech Industry Struggle Post-Unicorn?
Phil Oakley  
11/5/2018   Post a comment
The UK is the startup factory of Europe, and has no problems scaling up these startups to become billion-dollar unicorns. But what happens after that?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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