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Cloudflare announces $1.25 billion Workers Launchpad Funding Program
Start-ups
Business

Cloudflare announces $1.25 billion Workers Launchpad Funding Program

New initiative aims to help startups building apps on Cloudflare Workers to grow their businesses
28 Sep 2022
35 cyber startups join largest UK government-backed accelerator
Startup thinking of ideas
startups

35 cyber startups join largest UK government-backed accelerator

The startups will benefit from business masterclasses, mentoring and engineering support, and technical product development support
26 Sep 2022
UK and US startups selected for inaugural AWS defence accelerator
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startups

UK and US startups selected for inaugural AWS defence accelerator

Ten finalists will help the defence industry enhance abilities to uncover actionable intelligence, cloud giant says
8 Sep 2022
Libra 2.0 programme aims to help unrepresented founders get investment
Startup thinking of ideas
startups

Libra 2.0 programme aims to help unrepresented founders get investment

Second iteration of the programme aims to support startups with black, Arab, and Asian founders
7 Sep 2022
How smaller businesses can stave off the job loss epidemic
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Careers & training

How smaller businesses can stave off the job loss epidemic

SMBs need to move beyond buzzwords and start to plan for the future
6 Sep 2022
Can startups succeed in a recession?
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startups

Can startups succeed in a recession?

With the UK's economy under pressure, entrepreneurs with a great business idea are considering whether to hold off or throw the dice and kickstart the…
5 Sep 2022
IT Pro 20/20: Building a recession-proof startup
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startups

IT Pro 20/20: Building a recession-proof startup

Issue 30 considers the various cost-cutting measures startups can deploy, during a time of funding droughts and a cost of living crisis
23 Aug 2022
Investment starvation could stall startup innovation
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startups

Investment starvation could stall startup innovation

With tech startups seeing less funding coming their way, how serious will the ramifications be for UK innovation?
2 Aug 2022
NCSC launches startup incubator to protect against national cyber threats
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National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

NCSC launches startup incubator to protect against national cyber threats

The program is focused on the protection of highly available operational technology where there is a high risk of digital sabotage
28 Jul 2022
Government and Deloitte-backed cyber security startup accelerator returns for second intake
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startups

Government and Deloitte-backed cyber security startup accelerator returns for second intake

The Cyber Runway accelerator is accepting its second cohort with its support programme placing special focus on sustainability and diversity
5 Jul 2022
Government competition promises £12 million fund for UK tech startups
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Business strategy

Government competition promises £12 million fund for UK tech startups

Winning bidders will run a two-year programme to give smaller firms a seat at the table of the UK’s $1 trillion tech sector
28 Jun 2022
UK tech sector beats China for VC investment with £12.4bn so far in 2022
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startups

UK tech sector beats China for VC investment with £12.4bn so far in 2022

The digital sector continues to thrive in the UK despite a global market slow down
13 Jun 2022
IT Pro 20/20: Disrupting cyber security
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cyber security

IT Pro 20/20: Disrupting cyber security

Issue 29 looks at the companies and trends aiming to shake up the industry in 2022
8 Jun 2022
Icelandic tech firms are reinventing Reykjavík
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startups

Icelandic tech firms are reinventing Reykjavík

A country with a rich history of fishing and tourism has a innovative tech scene that’s rising to the surface
23 May 2022
Government launches £12 million grant to boost startup growth
Startup thinking of ideas
startups

Government launches £12 million grant to boost startup growth

A key focus of the funding will be improving regional support networks for startups
11 Apr 2022
UK tech sector reaches $1 trillion valuation
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startups

UK tech sector reaches $1 trillion valuation

The country's digital industry is worth more than double Germany's equivalent, according to Dealroom
29 Mar 2022
Alphabet spins off quantum company Sandbox AQ into independent company
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startups

Alphabet spins off quantum company Sandbox AQ into independent company

The firm aims to move quantum and AI technologies away from research and into mainstream development
23 Mar 2022
AWS expands its public sector startup accelerator to Japan
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startups

AWS expands its public sector startup accelerator to Japan

Fledgling companies in nine APAC countries can now apply to be part of the AWS Startup Ramp programme
4 Mar 2022
Cyber security startups pull in record-breaking investment in 2021
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startups

Cyber security startups pull in record-breaking investment in 2021

Data suggests high-profile data breaches led to a greater number of transactions valued at $100 million or more
10 Feb 2022
Tech IPOs raised a record £6.6 billion in 2021
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Business operations

Tech IPOs raised a record £6.6 billion in 2021

London managed to attract overseas companies such as Danish TrustPilot and Canadian AlphawaveIP
31 Jan 2022
UK sets unicorn record, creating more than France and Germany combined in 2021
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startups

UK sets unicorn record, creating more than France and Germany combined in 2021

The UK has again proven to be a tech superpower in Europe sweeping up investments and opening up opportunities throughout the country
20 Dec 2021
UK 'impact' startups raised £2 billion in 2021
Digital London
startups

UK 'impact' startups raised £2 billion in 2021

Businesses created to tackle sustainable development goals see a 127% investment increase since 2018
29 Nov 2021
Retail giant Schwarz Group snaps up Israeli cyber security startup XM Cyber
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mergers and acquisitions

Retail giant Schwarz Group snaps up Israeli cyber security startup XM Cyber

The startup will help support a planned expansion of the group's digital business
23 Nov 2021