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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   1 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.
Renewable Energy Supplier Bulb Secures £60M in Funding
Phil Oakley  
8/20/2018   1 comment
Bulb is only 4 years old, but already supplies renewable energy to 670,000 homes across the UK.
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.
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.
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.
Banking-for-Millennials 'Financial Advocate' App Emma Raises £420K Seed
Phil Oakley  
7/12/2018   Post a comment
Emma helps millennials manage their money by interacting with a traditional high street bank account.
Berlin VC Earlybird to Invest in 'Digital West' With €175M Fund
Phil Oakley  
7/6/2018   Post a comment
Earlybird was an investor in 6WunderKinder, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2015.
Revolut Signs Up 1 Million UK Customers & Eyes Global Expansion
Phil Oakley  
7/5/2018   1 comment
Fintech specialist Revolut has its sights set on global expansion and plans to offer a 'breakthrough' product later this year.
Andreesen Horowitz Announces $300M Crypto Fund, First Female General Partner
Phil Oakley  
6/26/2018   Post a comment
a16z has a new crypto fund, with its first female general partner, Katie Haun, co-running the show.
Mindfulness App Calm Raises $27M, Puts Mental Fitness in Tech Spotlight
Phil Oakley  
6/22/2018   1 comment
Calm is the top app on the Apple App Store for mindfulness, and is gaining 50,000 new users every day.
Connecting Through Blockchain: An Interview With Alexandra Alden
Elliott Heath  
6/18/2018   1 comment
Blockchain can help startups gain the trust of investors and help them to attract funding, explains San Francisco-based Alexandra Alden.
5 Reasons Why London's Tech & Startup Scene Is the Best in the World
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6/13/2018   1 comment
Why is London's startup scene the best in the world, bettering Silicon Valley, New York City, Tel Aviv and Beijing? Aoife Geary from Jobbio explains.
Tech Nation Announces Fintech 'Growth Programme'
Phil Oakley  
6/13/2018   Post a comment
Tech Nation's first growth program will focus on fintech, something at which the UK is particularly good.
Boosting the Discoverability of the V4 Startup Ecosystem
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6/13/2018   1 comment
The global startup ecosystem is booming right now.
London's CDO Emphasises Capital's Smart City Credentials at Third TechInvest
Phil Oakley  
6/12/2018   1 comment
Theo Blackwell explains how he and the Mayor of London will turn the city into the world's leading smart city, as ten startups pitched investors at the third TechInvest of the year.
Parents of Tech: Can You Have Kids and Be a Tech Leader?
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6/12/2018   Post a comment
Is it possible to have a full-time job in tech and have children?
Data Is the Key to Innovation, Say Top Global Business Leaders
Phil Oakley  
6/11/2018   1 comment
Continued innovation will be enabled by data, whether that's in customer service, retail, fintech or automation.
LeadersIn Tech Day #1: Brexit Won’t Slow Down the UK Tech Scene
Niall Hunt  
6/11/2018   Post a comment
Margot James, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, and Saul Klein, prominent London-based venture capitalist, are optimistic about London's chances in tech post-Brexit.
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