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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/16/2017
The UK's tech industry has a higher-than-average proportion of non-UK nationals working in it and those non-UK nationals are better educated than their UK counterparts, according to a new study from Tech City UK, the firm created by former Prime Minister David Cameron to champion UK digital tech businesses.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/16/2017
MadTech, or marketing, advertising and sales tech, has been a big area of growth for startups in the past few years. It makes sense, then, that the accelerators specializing in it are also growing. London and Amsterdam-based Collider is chief among these, with hundreds of applicants for its programs every year. TechX365 spoke to the accelerator on what ...
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/11/2017
Machine learning is revolutionizing every industry in one way or another, but one place it's really having an effect is in fintech. Aire, a London-based startup, is using machine learning and neural nets to assess applicants' credit scores, leading to a more consistent and on the whole, better system, and, ultimately, to more "democratized" credit scores.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 10/9/2017
London's first sport-dedicated startup accelerator, which has accepted 16 young companies all focused on disrupting the sports and fitness industries, opened its doors on October 5 at a launch event just off Borough High Street in the UK capital.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 9/27/2017
Uber might be going through tumultous times at the moment, but there is no denying its model of on-demand taxis works. No wonder, then, that other businesses have tried applying the same model to other areas, starting with Spanish startup OnTruck.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 9/25/2017
London-based food delivery firm Deliveroo has raised GB pound 285 million, valuing it at almost GB pound 1.5 billion, making it one of Europe's tech success stories and one of the UK's fastest-growing companies.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 9/22/2017
Blockchain startups are on course to attract more than $3 billion in investments in 2017, according to a forecast from Novum Insights.
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The Staff, 9/21/2017
There are many large companies that look to tap into the startup scene to tap into the latest industry developments and, in the tech sector, there are few bigger or more attractive potential corporate mentors than Cisco Systems.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 9/20/2017
On average, a school shooting takes place almost once a week in the US. It takes police eight minutes to respond -- in some, albeit rare, cases, many could have been injured or killed in this time. San Francisco-based startup AmberBox thinks it can go some way to fix the response times, by using artificial intelligence and sensors.
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