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Despite Brexit, UK startups can compete with Silicon Valley to win tech talent

September 11, 2019 0

Mehul Patel Contributor Mehul Patel is the CEO of Hired , the marketplace that matches tech talent with the world’s most innovative companies. Brexit has

Adarga closes £5M Series A funding for its Palantir-like AI platform

September 9, 2019 0

AI startup Adarga has closed a £5 million Series A fundraising by Allectus Capital. But this news rather cloaks the fact that it’s been building

PrimaryBid closes $8.6M round for its platform aimed to help retail investors

September 7, 2019 0

PrimaryBid, a UK-regulated platform connecting publicly listed companies with everyday investors for discounted share issuances has previously raised $3M. It’s now upped those stakes with

Wikipedia blames malicious DDOS attack after site goes down across Europe, Middle East

September 7, 2019 0

Wikipedia was forced offline in several countries Friday after a cyber attack hit the global encyclopedia. Users across Europe and parts of the Middle East

Update on Nigerian fintech firm Interswitch and its speculative IPO

August 30, 2019 0

Nigerian fintech firm Interswitch has been circulating in business news around a possible IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Last month Bloomberg News ran a

Facebook denies making contradictory claims on Cambridge Analytica and other ‘sketchy’ apps

August 13, 2019 0

Facebook has denied contradicting itself in evidence to the UK parliament and a US public prosecutor. Last month the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and

Just Eat and Takeaway.com reach agreement to gobble each other

August 5, 2019 0

The boards of Just Eat and Takeaway.com have reached agreement to combine their two European food delivery businesses. The pair of publicly listed companies announced

UK watchdog eyeing PM Boris Johnson’s Facebook ads data grab

August 5, 2019 0

The online campaigning activities of the UK’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, have already caught the eye of the country’s data protection watchdog. Responding to

Scottish spaceport closer to launch after land lease signed

August 2, 2019 0

Plans to open a new spaceport in Sutherland in Scotland have moved closer to final approval: The real estate companies working on the deal have

Muzmatch adds $7M to swipe right on Muslim majority markets

July 26, 2019 0

Muzmatch, a matchmaking app for Muslims, has just swiped a $7 million Series A on the back of continued momentum for its community sensitive approach

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