Start-Up

Freshworks Valued At $12.2 Billion After Nasdaq IPO

Business software provider Freshworks, which seeks to challenge Salesforce in the CRM space, enjoys successful Nasdaq debut

3 days ago

UK Government Holds Stakes In 158 Start-ups

British Business Bank which runs the Government's 'Future Fund' has provided funding of $1.1 billion and holds stakes in 158…

2 weeks ago

Amazon-Backed Electric Car Maker Rivian Files For IPO

Amazon-backed electric car start-up Rivian files for IPO, weeks ahead of delayed plans to deliver first pick-up trucks to customers

4 weeks ago

Amazon-Backed Rivian Raises Another $2.5bn From Investors

Electric vehicle start-up raises another $2.5bn from existing investors such as Amazon, as it looks to deliver first vehicles this…

2 months ago

Government £375m Fund For UK Tech Firm Growth

Government opens £375 million scheme to deliver funding for British startups including tech players, to bolster UK’s post-pandemic economy

2 months ago

SoftBank Buys Into Korean Travel Start-Up Yanolja Ahead Of US Listing

SoftBank's Vision Fund reportedly planning to buy 10 percent of South Korean hotel booking platform Yanolja as it looks to…

3 months ago

Crypto Exchange Start-Up Bullish Sets Market Debut

Cryptocurrency market start-up Bullish plans $9bn market debut through merger with Far Peak Acquisition, headed by former NYSE president Tom…

3 months ago

Indonesia’s Bukalapak Plans $1bn Domestic IPO

Indonesian e-commerce firm Bukalapak set to become first tech 'unicorn' to make market debut in the country as it seeks…

3 months ago

Hiring In UK Tech Sector Hits Five Year High

Welcomed news. Tech hiring hits five year high, with 132,000 open jobs per week in May, new data for the…

3 months ago

Virgin Atlantic Works With Bristol Start-Up On ‘Flying Taxis’

Virgin Atlantic works with Vertical Aerospace to explore 'flying taxi' network that would transport passengers from regional cities to major…

3 months ago

Chinese Ride-Hailing Giant Did Chuxing Files For US IPO

World's second-biggest ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing files to go public in US, in what could be biggest Chinese US listing…

3 months ago

AI Security Firm Darktrace Plans London IPO

Darktrace, a pioneer in applying artificial intelligence techniques to cyber-security, makes first major London IPO bid following Deliveroo flop

6 months ago

Neuralink Video Shows Monkey Playing Pong With Its Mind

Video posted by Elon Musk start-up Neuralink shows macaque monkey playing Pong with brain signals transmitted via wireless interface

6 months ago

Deliveroo Flop Raises Questions For London Tech IPOs

Questions raised over Deliveroo pricing strategy after biggest London IPO in a decade delivers biggest flop in recent memory

6 months ago

Europe Looks To Ease Red Tape For Start-Ups

European Commission proposes new rules to lessen red tape for start-ups, including stock option reform and easier immigration visas

6 months ago

Budget 2021: Contactless Limit Raised To £100

Budget 2021. Debit card contactless payment limit raised to £100, as Coronavirus pandemic accelerates electronic payment popularity

7 months ago

Facebook Libra Hires Former HSBC Executive

Libra cryptocurrency project still progressing after it confirms it has hired former HSBC executive as chief financial officer

12 months ago

Role Of Wirecard Supervisors To Be Probed By EU

The actions of financial supervisors responsible during the Wirecard collapse should be investigated, says senior EU official

1 year ago

Wirecard Collapses, Files For Insolvency

German fintech start-up Wirecard has filed for insolvency, becoming the first DAX member to fail after a financing scandal

1 year ago

Google Readies Bank Accounts For US Customers

Search engine giant is planning a banking move, in a development that is sure to trigger regulatory investigations

2 years ago

RSA Conference 2019: Security Startups To Pitch For ‘Dragon Den’ Funding

Conference to allow security start-ups to pitch to venture capitalists, amid competition to find most innovative security start-up

3 years ago

Brexit Won’t Stop London From Being A Fintech Bastion For Europe

London's fintech sector will likely ride out the Brexit storm in the medium-term

4 years ago

Microsoft Ventures Launches AI Startup Competition

The software giant's investment arm and other participating venture capitalists will pour a total of $3.5 million into the winning…

4 years ago

Funding For UK Fintech Surges Despite Brexit Vote

Weathering Brexit...funding skyrockets for British fintech start-ups, as UK ranked third for investment

4 years ago

Multi-million Pound Cyber Security Centre To Open In London

Up to £14.5m will be invested into the innovation centre, with established firms working alongside cutting-edge startups.

4 years ago

London Is ‘Third Best Global City’ for Women Entrepreneurs

London is the only UK city to make it into the top 50

4 years ago

Samsung NEXT Startup Investment Fund Set Sights On Europe

The investment plans marks Samsung's move to expand in Europe

4 years ago

London And UK Tech Firms Gain Record Investment Despite Brexit Looming

However, London appears to be taking more than the lion's share of investment from the rest of the UK

4 years ago

Virgin Trains £25m Startup Fund Looks To Improve Train Travel

Entrants are tasked with improving the passenger journey and increasing digital engagement

4 years ago

TfL Joins Forces With Tech City Ventures Nitrous Programme To Embrace Startup Innovation

Six startups will work with TfL to find ways to reduce congestion and pollution in London

4 years ago