Start-Up

Online Safety Bill May Pose Risk To Startups, Suggests Regulator Boss

UK's forthcoming online safety bill risks stifling start-ups, the UK tech regulator chief who will help oversee its eventual implementation

3 weeks ago

Apple Acquires UK Fintech Credit Kudos – Report

Tech giant Apple reportedly acquires British fintech start-up Credit Kudos for $150m, to perhaps bolster its financial services operation

2 months ago

Facebook To Close Down Diem Crypto Venture – Report

End of the road for Diem (formerly Libra) digital currency, with sale reported of Diem Association to financial institution

4 months ago

Amazon-Backed Rivian Enjoys Successful Nasdaq IPO

Amazon-backed electric car start-up Rivian enjoys biggest public listing in the United States since Facebook back in 2012

6 months ago

Texas Governor Bans Vaccine Mandates

Over 4 million cases of Covid in Texas and 66,000 thousand deaths, does not stop Texas governor from banning vaccine…

7 months ago

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

8 months 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…

8 months 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

9 months 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…

10 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

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

11 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…

11 months ago

Chinese Ride-Hailing Giant Didi 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…

11 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

3 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

4 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

5 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…

5 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

5 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.

5 years ago