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February 19, 2016
One of London’s startups has recently secure $45 million in new funding! WorldRemit, a money transfer service landed the new funding from Silicon Valley Bank and TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. The startup prides itslef on being a low cost, fast, simple money transfer service, enabling people to “send money online, anytime, anywhere”. The startup...
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All over the world companies are still scratching their heads and battling with customer relationship management (CRM) systems. Fifteen years ago, it was reported by Gartner, the tech research and advisory firm that 50% of CRMs could be classed as failures. Despite over a decade passing since this report, studies are still showing that sales...
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Google’s self-driving car has been designed to be fully autonomous, which means there are no controls whatsoever within the car. The prototypes currently have a top speed of 25 MPH and while the car is still in its testing phase, the company has installed steering wheels and accelerator and brake pedals. This means that the...
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One year ago, a digital healthcare startup called Babylon released a mobile app that performs as a doctor – albeit an artificially intelligent one. The artificial intelligence (AI) app tracks your daily habits, i.e. what you are eating, and also integrates data it has from your medical records (as entered on to your smart device) and...
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Securing investment for your startup is by no means an easy task. Indeed, even when you have had a verbal commitment, it is still incredibly difficult to actually secure that commitment and receive the investment. Both founders and investors are at fault here; founders because they’re often too eager to hear the positives in what...
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(Check out part 1 of this guide here…) 6. Jukedeck In 2015, Jukedeck won TechCrunch Disrupt London, a clear sign to its founder Ed Rex that the startup was well on its way to success. The fact the startup also managed to close a £2 million funding round is yet another sign that Jukedeck is...
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In recent years London’s startup scene has really taken off and now the capital is considered to be one of the most influential and prosperous startup locations in the world. London well deserves this reputation, for it not only offers startups a terrific, culturally dynamic place to base themselves in but is also the biggest...
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These days it is much more common to see someone staring at their phone in public than conversing with friends. Indeed, it would almost be weird to be commuting on the tube in London and see someone NOT looking at their phone or some other kind of smart device. In many ways, this is rather...
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