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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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....
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A recent survey of the UK’s capital has shown that the city is the place to be for female entrepreneurs, especially for those who want to start up a technology business. Women benefiting from London’s tech hub status Mortimer Spinks, the leading innovator in technology recruitment in the UK, conducted the survey, interviewing over 3,700...
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Many people are still recovering from the shock of the UK deciding to leave the EU, including a number of large organisations, as well as a huge number of entrepreneurs. Several entrepreneurs have spoken out since the UK made its decision to leave, expressing their displeasure and calling it a “disaster” and a “blow to...
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