About Emily Nicolle

Technology editor, covering all things tech, fintech and venture capital. You can reach me on Twitter via @emilyjnicolle, or email me at: emily.nicolle@cityam.com

2019 Articles

London's Basinghall Partners to unveil €100m Europe tech fund
London's Basinghall Partners to unveil €100m Europe tech fund
London-based Basinghall Partners has today revealed its first venture capital fund, targeted at European early-stage business-focused startups. The Basinghall Tech [...]
December 9, 2019
Google founders to step down as executives of parent firm Alphabet
Google founders to step down as executives of parent firm Alphabet
Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the two co-founders of Google, have announced their intention to step down as executives of [...]
December 3, 2019
Insurtech startup Cuvva secures £15m to move into long-term car insurance
Insurtech startup Cuvva secures £15m to move into long-term car insurance
Insurtech startup Cuvva is to expand into long-term motor insurance, after raising £15m in a series A funding round. The [...]
December 3, 2019
US to slap France with tariffs over 'burdensome' digital tax
US to slap France with tariffs over 'burdensome' digital tax
The US has vowed to slap tariffs of up to 100 per cent on $2.4bn (£1.6bn) of French goods, in [...]
December 2, 2019
EU Commission to open investigation into data usage by Google and Facebook
EU Commission to open investigation into data usage by Google and Facebook
The European Commission has begun a preliminary inquiry into Google and Facebook, and whether the two firm’s data usage complies [...]
December 2, 2019
Mobile network Three scraps rewards offering Wuntu
Mobile network Three scraps rewards offering Wuntu
Telecoms giant Three UK has scrapped its rewards programme for customers, three years after it launched. Wuntu, which was available [...]
November 25, 2019
Pokémon Sword and Shield review: A spectacular upgrade for Nintendo's chart-topping series
Pokémon Sword and Shield review: A spectacular upgrade for Nintendo's chart-topping series
Pokémon’s creator GameFreak was uncharacteristically secretive during the development of Sword and Shield, the latest pair of monster collecting games [...]
November 21, 2019
Trading giant Robinhood makes its UK debut in Revolut challenge
Trading giant Robinhood makes its UK debut in Revolut challenge
US fintech Robinhood, a commission-free trading startup valued at $7.6bn (£5.9bn), has today arrived in the UK. The firm’s stock [...]
November 20, 2019
Augmented reality to add £62.5bn to British economy by 2030
Augmented reality to add £62.5bn to British economy by 2030
Virtual and augmented reality (AR) technologies are forecast to add £62.5bn to the UK economy in the next decade, as [...]
November 19, 2019
Gousto investor MMC Ventures reveals £100m scaleup fund
Gousto investor MMC Ventures reveals £100m scaleup fund
MMC Ventures has today revealed the close of its first fund for re-investing in its own portfolio of mature companies [...]
November 18, 2019
Spotify backer Northzone secures $500m
Spotify backer Northzone secures $500m
Early Spotify investor Northzone has today announced its ninth fund at $500m (£387.5m), which it said was raised at “record [...]
November 18, 2019
Motherhood social app Peanut nets $5m from Facebook backer Index
Motherhood social app Peanut nets $5m from Facebook backer Index
Peanut, a social networking app for mothers, has secured $5m in a funding round led by unicorn hunter Index Ventures. [...]
November 14, 2019
London startup Zego gains first ever licence for UK insurtech
London startup Zego gains first ever licence for UK insurtech
An insurance startup aimed at the gig economy today said it is the first insurtech firm in the UK to [...]
November 12, 2019
Revolut investor Balderton Capital unveils $400m seventh fund
Revolut investor Balderton Capital unveils $400m seventh fund
One of London’s biggest venture capital players has today debuted its seventh early-stage fund for European startups at $400m (£311.1m), [...]
November 12, 2019