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 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
London gym 1Rebel unveils at-home Peloton competitor
London gym 1Rebel unveils at-home Peloton competitor
City gym studio 1Rebel has revealed a collaboration with equipment provider Technogym to take its rivalry with US fitness giant [...]
November 11, 2019
London startup founded by NHS manager secures £9.1m injection
London startup founded by NHS manager secures £9.1m injection
Visionable, a healthtech startup co-founded by a former NHS manager and independent peer Lord Victor Adebowale, has today revealed its [...]
November 11, 2019
KKR to target record $15bn in Asia-focused buyout fund
KKR to target record $15bn in Asia-focused buyout fund
Private equity giant KKR is said to be targeting a record $15bn (£11.7bn) raise for its planned Asia-focused buyout fund. [...]
November 7, 2019
Peer-to-peer lender Zopa makes banking debut as pressure mounts
Peer-to-peer lender Zopa makes banking debut as pressure mounts
Zopa, one of the UK’s three largest names in peer-to-peer lending, is to launch its first foray into banking after [...]
November 7, 2019
New technologies to gain funding boost over next five years
New technologies to gain funding boost over next five years
Nascent technologies such as quantum computing, blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) are set to receive significant attention from British businesses [...]
November 5, 2019
Facebook launches corporate rebrand amid antitrust concerns
Facebook launches corporate rebrand amid antitrust concerns
Facebook has today unveiled a rebrand for the parent company, in an effort to help users understand what apps and [...]
November 4, 2019
German and British scaleups go head-to-head in tech funding wars
German and British scaleups go head-to-head in tech funding wars
Tech scaleups in the UK and in Germany are leading the way for European late stage funding, locked in a [...]
November 4, 2019
City startup Freetrade raises $15m from Revolut backer Draper Esprit
City startup Freetrade raises $15m from Revolut backer Draper Esprit
Zero-commission stock trading startup Freetrade has today revealed the close of its $15m series A funding round, bringing on board [...]
October 31, 2019
HSBC-backed fintech Bud to re-focus product stream after restructuring
HSBC-backed fintech Bud to re-focus product stream after restructuring
A fintech startup backed by HSBC is to open up its software to businesses outside of banking, as part of [...]
October 31, 2019
Apple shares bounce as Christmas forecast tops estimates
Apple shares bounce as Christmas forecast tops estimates
Apple has predicted a bumper holiday period, easing concerns regarding the impact of the US-China trade war on its overall [...]
October 30, 2019
Alphabet shares dip as profit fails to meet expectations
Alphabet shares dip as profit fails to meet expectations
Google parent Alphabet missed Wall Street estimates on its third-quarter results tonight, having failed to live up to expectations on [...]
October 28, 2019
Uber sizes up to the City in financial services push
Uber sizes up to the City in financial services push
Ride-hailing app Uber has taken a leaf out of the Square Mile’s book, and today revealed a move into financial [...]
October 28, 2019