Deloitte has announced the winners of the 2017 UK Technology Fast 50 awards with Deliveroo named the overall winner with an average growth rate of 107,117 per cent over the last four years. The awards, now in their twentieth year,...
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Leeds-based James Gupta, one of the Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2017, was last night (16th November 2017)  announced as one of the 10 winners of the Tech North Northern Stars after a Dragon’s Den style pitching event...
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Deliveroo, the restaurant meal delivery service co-founded by Greg Orlowski and William Shu, has raised $480 million dollars in Series F funding led by funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. and Fidelity Management & Research Company,...
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The New Entrepreneurs Foundation (NEF) announced today (15th November 2017) that it has joined forces with the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) to create a new combined “entrepreneurial powerhouse”. NEF, whose vision is to transform UK business by developing the entrepreneurial...
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Trouva, the curated marketplace for the UK’s  homeware and lifestyle boutiques, today (13th November 2017) announced that it has raised $10m in a Series A round led by BGF Ventures, the UK’s largest venture fund, alongside Index Ventures (Europe’s largest...
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Tech City UK today (11th October 2017) published a study in partnership with innovation foundation Nesta which reveals the mix of nationalities working in the UK tech sector. The data is collated from the Office for National Statistics’ (ONS) Annual...
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Quit Genius, the world’s first app to help people quit smoking, was the People’s Choice winner at the Pitch@Palace 8.0 competition on 1st November 2017. Dr. Maroof Ahmed, Chief Operating Officer of Digital Therapeutics, pitched to an audience comprising of...
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Seedcamp, co-founded by Reshma Sohoni and Saul Klein, today announced that it had sold Seedcamp Funds I & II to venture capital firm Draper Esprit, delivering a 4x return to our investors. Seedcamp Co-founder and Managing Partner, Reshma Sohoni, said...
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A landmark report, published today (23rd October 2017) by Sage and Nesta, uncovers ‘postcode lottery’ of small business productivity, with alarming regional gaps. The report, ‘The State of Small Business Putting UK entrepreneurs on the map’ and map reveal Small...
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A new report ‘The Value of FinTech’, commissioned by the City of London Corporation and produced by KPMG, is guide to fintech and what it means for consumers, financial services and the wider economy. Fintech has grown rapidly in recent...
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