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Tech startups raked in £10.1bn last year

Every year, the health of Britain’s venture economy, and particularly tech, ecosystem is judged by the number of unicorns –

February 8, 2021

Astia has launched a $100m early-stage venture fund that will invest globally in high-growth companies that have at least one

February 8, 2021
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Startups in their earliest stage missed out on funding with the majority of the government’s Future Fund investment going to

February 2, 2021
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Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr. is launching a rolling venture fund focused on investing in sustainable technology.

January 28, 2021

Angel CoFund has rebranded to ACF Investors as it launches a new £30m fund for early-stage UK businesses as angel

January 26, 2021

London has cemented its role as Europe’s leading tech hub after a near-record year of investment as overseas investors circle

January 14, 2021
Greta Thunberg Attends COP25 Plenary Session In Madrid

The overarching story of 2020 for startups was the pandemic and the battle to innovate and to survive.  This year

January 4, 2021

2020 is on track for a record year of VC investment but after a slow start followed by an avalanche

December 23, 2020

Just a year ago Ada Ventures launched its first fund focused on impact investing. Today it has announced it has

December 9, 2020

When Phil Marshman set about launching his health startup Sentai this year he faced a challenge. For the serial entrepreneur,

November 19, 2020
Richard Hunter, Head of Markets at interactive investor, commented “The FTSE is again building on its positive momentum for the new year, unlike some of its global peers. Despite sterling continuing with its recent strength – a limiting factor on the FTSE100 with its constituents’ large exposure to overseas earnings – and the announcement of a new national lockdown, the UK’s premier index has had a decent start to the year. The index has been one to avoid for international investors over recent times, and there are some initial signs that the tide could be turning as investors re-examine areas which have potentially been oversold amid strong performances for other global indices.

Early stage VC firms are playing catchup and have the potential to generate higher returns than their later stage peers,

November 12, 2020
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Hopin, the UK virtual events provider, has raised $125m from venture capitalists, including Tiger Global and Accel, helping to drive

November 10, 2020

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