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

August 2019 articles

Softbank-backed startup Uhuru to list in London
Softbank-backed startup Uhuru to list in London
Japanese software startup Uhuru is to go public in London later this year, after opening an office in the city [...]
August 21, 2019
Tech startups attract record $6.7bn in foreign investment
Tech startups attract record $6.7bn in foreign investment
British tech companies have attracted more foreign investment in the past seven months than in the whole of 2018, racking [...]
August 21, 2019
Robot delivery service Starship Technologies targets students in $40m raise
Robot delivery service Starship Technologies targets students in $40m raise
Starship Technologies, a US tech firm headed by former Airbnb exec Lex Bayer, has raised $40m (£33.1m) in a series [...]
August 20, 2019
Twitter and Facebook shut down network of Hong Kong misinformation accounts linked to Chinese state
Twitter and Facebook shut down network of Hong Kong misinformation accounts linked to Chinese state
Facebook and Twitter have taken down a wide-ranging network of social media accounts and profiles linked to a Chinese state [...]
August 19, 2019
Tech giants hit back at France’s digital tax
Tech giants hit back at France’s digital tax
Silicon Valley leaders have said plans for a French digital tax were discriminatory against US firms, but urged President Donald [...]
August 19, 2019
Uber poaches new UK boss from Twitter founder Dorsey’s Square
Uber poaches new UK boss from Twitter founder Dorsey’s Square
Uber has nabbed one of Twitter chief Jack Dorsey’s right-hand staff as its new general manager for its operations in [...]
August 19, 2019
Just Eat backer leads $11m raise for City fintech
Just Eat backer leads $11m raise for City fintech
Prolific tech investor Index Ventures has led an $11m (£9.2m) series A round for London fintech firm Flatfair. Other participating [...]
August 15, 2019
Ailing economy puts strain on UK tech growth
Ailing economy puts strain on UK tech growth
Following seven years of consecutive expansion in the fastest-growing sector of the UK economy, signs have emerged that growth in [...]
August 12, 2019
Klarna becomes Europe’s most valuable fintech in $460m raise
Klarna becomes Europe’s most valuable fintech in $460m raise
Online payments giant Klarna has scooped up another $460m in an equity funding round led by Dragoneer, which values the [...]
August 6, 2019
Starling to break even as bank customers double
Starling to break even as bank customers double
Starling Bank is set to break even in the UK by the end of 2020, its founder and chief executive [...]
August 4, 2019