12 Jan '18, 1pm

London dominates tech start-up investment in Europe

London dominates tech start-up investment in Europe

British tech firms attracted more venture capital funding than any other European country in 2017. According to data compiled for London & Partners by PitchBook, venture capital investment into the UK’s tech sector reached an all-time high in 2017 with UK firms attracting £2.9bn. This was almost double the total amount invested in 2016. London-based tech firms accounted for around 80% of all UK venture capital tech funding in 2017, raising £2.45bn. Some of the biggest deals last year included a £391m Series B investment into Improbable, Deliveroo (£364m) and Truphone (£255m). London’s artificial intelligence (AI) companies saw high levels of funding in 2017. Big deals for companies such as Babylon Health (£47.56m), Callsign (£26.92m) and Starship Technologies (£13.95m) saw investment in London AI companies reach over £200m – increasing over 50% on 2016 funding levels. This...

Full article: https://www.electronicsweekly.com/news/london-dominates-t...

Tweets

Reversing the drawdown in Europe:

armytimes.com 13 Jan '18, 2pm

The plan to spend about $200 million to fix and build U.S. air bases in Eastern Europe is a new step toward reversing the ...

Wanting the real London tea experience? Here's your guide! | #london #tea #travel #luxury

Wanting the real London tea experience? Here's ...

LuxeGetaways.com 11 Jan '18, 11pm

, and one that every traveler should make sure to include during their visit. While many choose the traditional service at...

Tech & Cryptocurrency

Tech & Cryptocurrency

thelist.sg 17 Jan '18, 11am

The omnipresence of technology has rapidly transformed lives over the last decade (remember, the iPhone was only released ...

The Iconic Ritz London

The Iconic Ritz London

oceanhomemag.com 13 Jan '18, 3pm

Photo courtesy of The Ritz London It is, quite literally, a feast for the eyes as a small army of neatly pressed waiters d...

WORLD-CLASS BUSINESS & TECH TEAM

levelnet.co 11 Jan '18, 10am

REGISTER IN LEVELNET WHITELIST AND TAKE PART IN ICO First off the contributors wishing to participate in the Whitelist mus...

The Future of Menswear is Slick and Shiny

The Future of Menswear is Slick and Shiny

highsnobiety.com 12 Jan '18, 12pm

The future of menswear is looking slick and shiny if London Fashion Week Men’s is anything to go by. As the first city to ...

Happy 155th to the .LONDON Underground's first ...

eurodns.com 10 Jan '18, 10am

A .LONDON name is for anyone working, living, or doing business in the city. The .LONDON domain extension is for individua...

'All in': Ford pledges to more than double green car investment

'All in': Ford pledges to more than double gree...

businessgreen.com 15 Jan '18, 10am

Auto giant Ford has unveiled plans to invest $11bn through to 2022 in a bid to bring 40 new electrified vehicles to market...