start-ups

Microsoft Investment In Mistral AI Prompts EU Scrutiny Calls

European lawmakers call for investigation after Microsoft this week made small investment in French startup Mistral AI

4 months ago

UK Launches £1 Billion FinTech Fund

FinTech Growth Fund, backed by Mastercard, Barclays and the London Stock Exchange, aims to fund financial technology companies before listing

10 months ago

Paris To Ban E-Scooters After Referendum

Paris to ban e-scooters after voter poll, but providers criticise vote in which only 4 percent of residents took part

1 year ago

Failed Silicon Valley Bank UK Arm Sold To HSBC For £1

Government facilitates sale of UK operations of failed Silicon Valley Bank to HSBC as authorities work to limit fallout of…

1 year ago

Google Partners US Government To Develop Open Source Chips

US Commerce Department and Google team up to develop open source chips that can be utilised by startups and researchers

2 years 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…

3 years ago

EU Rule Change Allows Start-Ups To Access State Aid

European Commission plans to change state aid restrictions that had prevented tech start-ups from participating in government Covid-19 liquidity programmes

4 years ago

RSA Conference VC Event Showcases Early-Stage Security Start-Ups

Products competing for funding at the RSA Conference event in March build on blockchain, AI and Kubernetes technologies

5 years ago

Amazon’s Free London Restaurant Deliveries To Challenge Just Eat And Deliveroo

The new scheme takes direct aim at Just Eat, Deliveroo and Uber Eats

8 years ago

How Digital Technology Will Lead The UK’s Productivity Push

O2's Ben Dowd tells us how improving Britain's digital infrastructure could companies solve their productivity crisis

8 years ago

George Osborne Reveals Corporation Tax Reform

Multinational corporations face tougher rules as the Chancellor signals tax avoidance clampdown

8 years ago

Intel Invests $22 Million In Startups In Communications, IoT

With the latest round of investments, Intel Capital has now invested more than $500 million this year in startups around…

9 years ago

Google Invests £80m Into European Start-Ups

Google has created a dedicated venture fund for European technology companies

10 years ago

Red Hat Helps Startups Flourish With OpenShift Startup Program

New program aimed at helping companies grow their businesses with Red Hat’s award winning Platform-as-a-Service

10 years ago

UK Company Gets £500,000 Government Grant To Develop Indoor Navigation Tech

RNF Digital Innovation is making a navigation system based on iBeacons which is likely to make its debut at Bestway…

10 years ago

UK Team Brings Its Local Social Network To Imagine Cup 2014

A social network developed during telepresence meetings is fighting for the $50,000 Innovation prize

10 years ago

Vince Cable Starts Britain’s Self-Driving Car Programme In Milton Keynes

The £150 million project aims to put self-driving cars on the British roads and help modernise the country’s transport infrastructure

10 years ago

Technology Strategy Board Gives Almost £400,000 To Security Start-Ups

Seven cyber security companies located in the Severn Valley will receive generous grants from the UK government

10 years ago

UK Start-Ups To Compete For A Share Of $500,000 At Nvidia Event

Three GPU computing pioneers will travel to Emerging Companies Summit in California

10 years ago

Google Acquires Spider.io To Take On Ad Fraudsters

Google hopes the acquisition of Spider.io will improve its relationship with advertisers by spotting click fraud and advertising malware

10 years ago

Code_N Competition Is Bringing 50 Big Data Start-Ups To CeBIT

The finalists will be surrounded by a 12-metre tall data visualisation artwork

10 years ago

EasyGroup Attacks Crowdsourced Delivery Startup Easybring

London-based parent of EasyJet claims the crowdsourced delivery service infringes on its trademarks

10 years ago

Nick Clegg Opens Social Enterprise Accelerator Wayra UnLtd

Telefonica launches another start-up accelerator, but will it see any massive successes in London any time soon?

11 years ago

European Commission Set To Modernise Education Through IT

‘Opening Up Education’ initiative will aim to equip young people with digital tools and skills

11 years ago

Tech Club: What Has Tech City Ever Done For IT?

Are start-ups making things better for IT people? We're discussing the issue in London's Tech City next month

11 years ago

Salesforce Hopes To Lure Developers With €5m Start-Up Challenge

Salesforce courts developers and start-ups with venture capital help

11 years ago

Le Web 2012: Where Are The Brits?

UK start-ups were all but absent from Le Web, highlighting how far the US is ahead, says Tom Brewster

12 years ago

Osborne Opens Google’s Tech City Campus

Google's start up haven in London's Tech City has been launched by Chancellor Osborne

12 years ago