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How hiring a CFO will benefit your startup

When lining up talent for their c-suite, it’s likely most startups will first focus on roles like CEO and CTO. But the larger the business grows and …

Why we’re closing BusinessZone

Three common threads appear to be weaved into every successful startup story; networking, relentlessness and failure.<p>Just beyond the PR-grabbing …

Why we’re closing BusinessZone

Three common threads appear to be weaved into every successful startup story; networking, relentlessness and failure.<p>Just beyond the PR-grabbing …

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UK government renews calls for WhatsApp backdoor after Londo…

Following last week’s terrorist attack in London, the UK government has renewed a familiar campaign against digital encryption. Echoing criticisms …

German engineering giant Siemens signals UK tech startup interest despite Brexit as deputy mayor makes trade visit to Berlin

The German engineering giant behind the new Thameslink trains and the technology which can identify when vehicles enter London's congestion zone has …

European Union

Octopus Ventures raises £120m to invest in UK AI startups

Tweets<p>RT @GotoGrow_London: We're offering you and your business the chance to meet with an @KPMG #expert to explore ways in which your company …

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How London’s fashion and beauty start-ups are taking the UK by storm

British fashion and beauty brands are harnessing innovation and technology like never before to become market leaders and benchmark-setters in their …

Lystable Adds $10M To Series A Funding Round

Share Email<p>Lystable, a freelancer collaboration app that enables managers to monitor profiles, assign work, track invoices and make payments, …

Blockchain A Potential Significant Enabler for UK Solar, Says SolarCoin Co-Founder

Advertisement<p>The blockchain presents the opportunity of becoming a ‘potentially significant enabler’ for U.K. solar, according to SolarCoin …

Fintech Startup Squirrel Completes SyndicateRoom Funding Round

Squirrel, a personal finance app designed to help users have more control over their money, has successfully completed its SyndicateRoom funding …

How Morale Changes as a Startup Grows

When we think about startup cultures, we imagine ping pong tables, kegerators, and Nerf guns. More importantly, we envision an <i>esprit de corps</i> that drives employees to happily burn the midnight oil to build the next big thing.<p>However, this startup cultural utopia invariably hits a rough patch for …

Employee Engagement

This startup is turning waste plastic into the very roads we use every day

Plastic is a problem. It’s a problem that Scottish startup MacRebur is taking on one mile at a time.<p>MacRebur is aiming to challenge three major world …

Lack of investment opportunities sees female startup founders lose out

Female entrepreneurs could be at a disadvantage when looking to scale up their company, according to new research that suggested a gender gap in …

London based FinTech Startup Revolut launches its Premium Membership eliminating exchange rate fees

London based startup Revolut today announced its Premium Membership, edging even closer to neo-bank territory as it continues to develop financial …

Open Banking Apps Won’t Be Mainstream Until 2020

The Open Banking revolution is now underway, but the overthrow of the existing financial order won't happen overnight.<p>It begins in earnest on 13 …

Europe's most valuable tech company has announced a $35 million startup fund

Enterprise software firm SAP announced a $35 million (£28 million) fund on Thursday that will be used to back promising early stage software companies.<p>SAP said the "SAP.iO fund" has been set up to support the existing SAP.iO programme, which is designed to get SAP employees and startups using SAP's …

Venture Capital

Digital Catapult has selected six VR and AR startups for Augmentor programme

A company pioneering virtual reality physiotherapy, a mixed reality board game and a startup utilising VR content to combat the symptoms of …