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Astuta Assists in Concerto Acquisition By Bellrock

London, UK – 30 September 2016 – Astuta helps ensure smooth acquisition of leading company in web based software solutions. Astuta, a provider of innovative digital transformation solutions aligned to particular markets, such as Fintech and Healthcare has assisted Concerto with the acquisition of their business by leading Facilities Management specialist, Bellrock.  Concerto is a […]

How FinTech Is Supporting Digital Transformation In 2016

When people talk about digital transformation, they are usually referring to the changes that have occurred following applications of digital technology into human society. For instance the Internet of Things (IoT) or Artificial Intelligence (AI) would be two key examples. However, when we focus on such things, it is important to note that incorporating digital and transforming […]

Top 10 Trends In Digital Transformation For 2017

In the digital world, it’s never too early to start thinking about next year. That’s right, with 2017 just round the corner (!) it is time to predict what’s going to be trending in the digital transformation arena. 1. The Internet of Things (IoT) With an ever-increasing number of devices now on the market with […]

Is Brexit Making London More Affordable For Startups?

There was rather a lot of fallout and negativity following the Brexit result. Some may argue that this was warranted given the economic uncertainty that came about as a result of the vote, as well as that fact that interest rates were cut to an all-time-low by the Bank of England. On the up side, […]

£1 Billion For London Startups In First Half Of 2016

The latest data from Statista has shown that startups in London have received more funding so far in 2016, than any other city in Europe. Statista’s research was compiled with help from the figures contained in EY’s Startup Barometer Germany Report, which detailed how, in the first six months of 2016, startups in the capital […]

Astuta Invest In Innovative IOT platform Company, SPICA

London, UK – 18 August 2016 – Astuta Partners (Astuta) – an entrepreneur-led investment and advisory firm providing strategic counsel and operational support to technology companies – has once more demonstrated their commitment to partnering with new and innovative technologies with their recent investment in SPICA. SPICA helps companies drive business efficiencies by utilising ‘connected […]

3 London Startups Creating Renewable Energy

Earlier this month ‘Make the Future London’, a four day festival, took place in London. The festival provided the opportunity for inventors and innovators to showcase their best and brightest energy ideas. Here are three exciting startups that impressed with their renewable energy efforts at the festival: 1. Pavegen http://www.pavegen.com Having started up with only […]

Workspace Startup Breather Sets Sights On London

London gets a Breather! Breather, a short-term office space and meeting room startup operates in a similar manner to Airbnb but focuses on the professional market as opposed to residential. The startup was founded in the US and is backed by Valar Ventures’ Peter Thiel. Offering work space that is easy to book and rent, […]

London AI Startup Snapped Up By Twitter

Magic Pony, a London-based artificial intelligence startup has recently been acquired by Twitter, the online networking service. Twitter has reportedly paid about $150 million for the startup, which was founded by Imperial College graduates. It is thought the co-founders, Rob Bishop and Zehan Wang, owned approximately half of their startup’s shares, which means the acquisition […]

Internet Of Things Bigger Than Mobile Phones By 2018?

According to the recently released edition of the Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) Mobility Report, by the end of the year 2021, we should expect to see 16 billion devices to join the Internet of Things (IoT). For those who might still be unsure of what IoT is, the term refers to a network of connected devices, i.e. […]