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

Amazon hits back at Hammond’s digital tax with high street venture
Amazon hits back at Hammond’s digital tax with high street venture
Amazon is launching a programme to help digital businesses find success on the high street, with a series of pop-up [...]
June 2, 2019
Mark Zuckerberg survives shareholder revolt at annual Facebook meeting
Mark Zuckerberg survives shareholder revolt at annual Facebook meeting
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has survived a shareholder revolt which sought to strip him of his chairman title, and reduce [...]
May 30, 2019
Bristol scaleup Ultrahaptics buys US augmented reality rival for $30m
Bristol scaleup Ultrahaptics buys US augmented reality rival for $30m
Bristol-based firm Ultrahaptics has acquired one of its main Silicon Valley rivals in a deal valued at $30m (£23.8m). Leap [...]
May 30, 2019
City fintech Yapily scores $5.4m from Transferwise founders and Localglobe
City fintech Yapily scores $5.4m from Transferwise founders and Localglobe
London fintech startup Yapily has closed $5.4m (£4.3m) in seed funding from King’s Cross-based venture capital firm Localglobe and HZ [...]
May 30, 2019
Netflix speaks out against Georgia's anti-abortion law
Netflix speaks out against Georgia's anti-abortion law
Netflix has pledged to work with activist organisations and politicians to fight the US state of Georgia’s recent anti-abortion legislation. The [...]
May 28, 2019
Facebook-backer Index Ventures leads $4m series A for UK legal startup
Facebook-backer Index Ventures leads $4m series A for UK legal startup
Seedlegals, which helps UK startups automate the fundraising process, has secured $4m (£3.2m) in funding from one of the world's [...]
May 28, 2019
Salesforce's venture capital arm raises second European tech fund at $125m
Salesforce's venture capital arm raises second European tech fund at $125m
The venture capital arm of Salesforce has closed its second fund for European tech startups at $125m (£98.7m), with a [...]
May 23, 2019
Wealthsimple grabs $100m in new funding round from Allianz
Wealthsimple grabs $100m in new funding round from Allianz
Digital wealth giant Wealthsimple has raised a CA$100m (£58.8m) investment round, led by the investment unit of insurance firm and asset [...]
May 22, 2019
Banking unicorn N26 rapped by German regulator in money laundering probe
Banking unicorn N26 rapped by German regulator in money laundering probe
Digital banking startup N26 has been ordered by the German banking regulator to step up its anti-money laundering policies, after [...]
May 22, 2019
Mobility software firm raises $4.6m from Amadeus and Global Brain
Mobility software firm raises $4.6m from Amadeus and Global Brain
Artificial intelligence mobility startup Immense Simulations has closed its series A funding round at $4.6m (£3.6m), after spinning out from [...]
May 21, 2019
Troubled British Steel braces for insolvency in last-ditch loan talks
Troubled British Steel braces for insolvency in last-ditch loan talks
Britain’s second-largest steel producer is preparing for an insolvency to occur within the next 48 hours, amid fears a bid [...]
May 21, 2019
Tencent backs top AI startup in $24m injection
Tencent backs top AI startup in $24m injection
A host of major businesses and venture capital firms have joined in a $24m (£18.9m) funding round for a Prowler.io, [...]
May 20, 2019
Fintech startup Wagestream picks up £15m from Balderton and Northzone
Fintech startup Wagestream picks up £15m from Balderton and Northzone
London fintech startup Wagestream has today closed a £15m series A funding round, co-led by venture capital investors Balderton Capital and [...]
May 20, 2019
Monzo hits 2m customer milestone as fintech race heats up
Monzo hits 2m customer milestone as fintech race heats up
Digital banking darling Monzo's current account is set to surpass 2m customers today, as it races to catch up with [...]
May 20, 2019