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Number of job vacancies hits post-recession record

Almost two unfilled positions for every jobseeker in November as economy added roles ahead of Christmas<p>Britain’s employment market has hit a post-recession record with the number of job vacancies hitting 1,244,772.<p>The number of advertised vacancies in November is almost a third higher than the same …

London startup JustPark has laid off a bunch of its employees

The company, founded by Anthony Eskinazi in 2006, cut around 20 people, according to one source who is familiar with JustPark executives.<p>JustPark has since claimed the true number of layoffs is more like 10 and strongly denies that it's laid off anywhere near half of the company.<p>JustPark, one of …

Power Moves | Smythson Names CEO, Liberty's Buying Directors, Abercrombie Leadership

BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the …

New York vs London: Which Is the World's Fashion-Tech Capital?

London and New York are both home to vibrant start-up ecosystems. But which is the world’s true fashion-tech capital?<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> <b>—</b> New York …

Knyttan Aims to Disrupt $200 Billion Knitwear Market

Armed with $3.1 million in seed funding, Knyttan is building a ‘curated customisation’ platform to reinvent knitwear.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> <b>—</b> From …

Farewell Balderton

Six years ago I was sitting reading the papers in the May sunshine in Buckinghamshire. I’d just left my startup, Firefly Tonics, and was taking the …

What Is Daum Kakao And Why Did It Buy Path?

It isn’t often that a company in Asia acquires a U.S. rival, particularly one that has surfed a wave of hype in Silicon Valley. But that’s exactly what happened this week after Path announced the sale of its flagship app to Korea’s Daum Kakao.<p>The deal is undisclosed, but, as an real acquisition …

Startups

Who Will Be Hurt Most When The Tech Bubble Bursts? Not VCs

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Manish Goyal is the senior manager and Bharat Ramnani is head of business of valuation and advisory services at Aranca.</i><p>Do we have a ticking time bomb on hand? The debate over whether Silicon Valley is sitting on another tech bubble rages on. It is being fueled by many celebrated …

Venture Capital

Argos implements live chat powered by predictive analytics

Argos is using new technology to predict which customers could most use help, in the form of live chat, with their online shopping.<p>It has implemented …

Customer Experience

Andreessen to invest $58m in TransferWise | Financial Times

Andreessen Horowitz, the US venture capital group that was an early backer of Facebook, has won a competitive bidding process to invest in …

Venture Capital

A16Z Leads $58M Round In UK’s TransferWise To Ramp Up Its P2P Transfer Business

TransferWise, the fast-growing UK-based P2P money transfer startup that has reportedly been in talks with Facebook for remittance services, has raised a large tranche of funding led by one of the social network’s earliest backers. Andreessen Horowitz is heading up a new investment of $58 million, a …

fintech

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Building Emilys Kano

Laserlight, the bright idea of a student behind a lifesaver for cyclists

The moment of clarity for cyclist Emily Brooke was less like an apple falling on her head and more like the prospect of a white van slamming into her.<p>Like many bicycle users before her, she realised that if the vehicle beside her on the road turned left, she would be squashed as she was in the …

TechHub Demo Night at Google Campus

Very proud of Percy Stilwell for a faultless demo of Resource Guru at Google Campus earlier this week. SXSW - here we come!

SXSW

Why Cards Are the Future of the Web

Cards are fast becoming the best design pattern for mobile devices<p>We are currently witnessing a re-architecture of the web, away from pages and …

Mobile Devices

After Just Eat, Zendesk, King & Criteo, Index Ventures announces new €400 Million fund

Index Ventures has closed €400 Million fund, which it plans to use to invest in “more of the same” – which for Index Ventures, means global leaders …

Index Ventures Raises $542 Million Fund for Europe, U.S.

Index Ventures, an early investor in Skype Technology SA, raised 400 million euros ($542 million) for a new fund to invest in Europe and the U.S.<p>It’s …

Index announces $550m to fund the mainstream tech of tomorrow

In a stark and pristine office in the sunlit uplands of London's Mayfair, three of Index Ventures' senior investors are settling around a table to announce their latest fund, adding a further £328m ($550m) to expand its investments in technology startups across the UK and Europe. Theirs is a …

Index Ventures raises $550m for marketplace, fintech and gaming investment - UKTN (UK Tech News)

One of Europe’s leading VC firms Index Ventures has raised over half a billion dollars to invest in and build some of the most iconic companies in …

Index Ventures raises a new $542M fund for early-stage startups

London-based Index Ventures has just announced a new $542 million fund for seed-stage companies that have raised under $20 million.<p>The firm says it will invest mainly in European startups but may make a few bets on companies from Israel and the U.S.<p>The new fund will focus on investments in big …

European start-ups 'on a roll': Pro

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Startups

Index Ventures raises $550m fund

Index says it will invest in early-stage companies in Europe, the US, and Israel.<p>Index Ventures has raised €400 million ($550 million) for its …

Index piles into Europe’s tech start ups

10 Million Monthly Songkickers Can’t Be Wrong – Songkick

We’ve had a lot of ace things to announce in the past year — but this milestone is one that we’re really proud to tell you about.<p>Songkick is now …