UK's £520m SMB digital support fund welcomed by techUK
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UK's £520m SMB digital support fund welcomed by techUK

Government support for digitisation could lead to 400,000 jobs and £21 billion in economic output, according to Sage research
3 Mar 2021
UK gov will reportedly buy stakes in tech startups
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UK gov will reportedly buy stakes in tech startups

The £375 million 'Future Fund: Breakthrough' scheme is expected to be announced during Rishi Sunak's budget this week
1 Mar 2021
UK gov pledges £1 billion to support fintech startups
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UK gov pledges £1 billion to support fintech startups

Independent review also recommends a fintech innovation centre and a regulatory 'scale box'
26 Feb 2021
Dell and LORCA extend partnership to support UK security startups
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Dell and LORCA extend partnership to support UK security startups

The renewed partnership will also include access to senior figures at VMware and Nvidia
25 Feb 2021
OnePlus co-founder's Nothing startup buys Essential smartphone brand
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OnePlus co-founder's Nothing startup buys Essential smartphone brand

Carl Pei's mysterious UK startup has reportedly acquired the failed phone brand from Andy Rubin
16 Feb 2021
Row breaks out over UK gov's "dependence" on AWS
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Row breaks out over UK gov's "dependence" on AWS

Tory peers question £75m cloud contracts, but experts suggest Amazon is also helping smaller UK firms
1 Feb 2021
So you want to work for a tech startup? It’s not all ping-pong tables and yoga
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So you want to work for a tech startup? It’s not all ping-pong tables and yoga

In the tech world, startups have an almost mythic appeal. But they’re far from perfect
22 Dec 2020
A guide to the UK’s tech sector
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A guide to the UK’s tech sector

Julian David, the CEO of techUK, takes us through the country’s fastest growing industry
18 Dec 2020
European startups set to break investment record in 2020
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European startups set to break investment record in 2020

Mega-funding rounds of more than $100 million have boosted the continent's tech industry amid economic uncertainty
8 Dec 2020
Foreign Office appoints Joe White as US tech envoy
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Foreign Office appoints Joe White as US tech envoy

White will also take on the dual responsibility of UK Consul-General to San Francisco
4 Dec 2020
Monzo ends difficult year with £125m investment
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Monzo ends difficult year with £125m investment

Challenger bank closes its latest funding round with a £60 million top-up after reporting huge losses over the summer
3 Dec 2020
UK gov urged to help SMBs with digital adoption incentives
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UK gov urged to help SMBs with digital adoption incentives

The UK will become the 'sick man of Europe again' without digital incentives, Coadec report suggests
9 Nov 2020
The future of business banking now
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The future of business banking now

Open banking and digital innovation mean banking is no longer about queuing at the branch. This is what you and your business need to know about chall…
4 Nov 2020
Ex-Uber exec accused of stealing IP secrets to found London tech startup
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Ex-Uber exec accused of stealing IP secrets to found London tech startup

Lawsuit claims former exec stole trade secrets from a US-based logistical firm
29 Oct 2020
UK records a 16% increase in new tech startups
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UK records a 16% increase in new tech startups

RSM credits the growth to an increase in demand for technology to support remote working
28 Oct 2020
Spotify CEO to invest €1bn to 'protect EU startups from US buyers'
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Spotify CEO to invest €1bn to 'protect EU startups from US buyers'

Daniel Ek argues too many entrepreneurs are selling up to US firms before their ideas have been 'fully realised'
25 Sep 2020
Is now the right time to launch your tech business?
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Is now the right time to launch your tech business?

Times are uncertain and risks abound, but being a first mover could bring serious rewards
3 Sep 2020
Starting afresh: Why startups will lead the new normal
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Starting afresh: Why startups will lead the new normal

Why new businesses have the agility needed to adapt to a post-COVID world
31 Aug 2020
Funding for cyber security startups surges by 940%
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Funding for cyber security startups surges by 940%

The cyber security sector saw a 44% increase in the number of startups in the past two years
20 Aug 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Going from startup to scale-up
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The IT Pro Podcast: Going from startup to scale-up

How companies can overcome ‘second album syndrome’ as they grow
7 Aug 2020
IT Pro 20/20: Small businesses will lead the new normal
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IT Pro 20/20: Small businesses will lead the new normal

The seventh issue of IT Pro 20/20 looks at the pivotal role small businesses will play in a post-coronavirus world
3 Aug 2020
Why the coronavirus pandemic could prove fertile ground for startups
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Why the coronavirus pandemic could prove fertile ground for startups

From the dot-com bubble to the 2008 financial crisis, new tech companies often grow out of economic troubles
23 Jul 2020
How tech startups can present their best selves to investors
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How tech startups can present their best selves to investors

Businesses need funding and, in the beginning, that means impressing investors. Here are some tips on how to do that
21 Jul 2020