Pivotal Labs today opened a brand new office at the heart of the so-called Tech City, signalling the start of a $100m investment in London's burgeoning technology community over the next 10 years.
The venture capital fund is Europe’s first to use the microcap venture investing model and will focus on four to six early stage startups in high growth segments.
The number of new digital and technology companies in London has doubled in the last three years, according to a report due out tomorrow.
The acquisition has been confirmed by Apple with no word yet as to how it will use the technology or in what direction it will take the company’s social efforts.
London and Berlin-based startup Lock8 has secured funding from two major investors in order to begin rolling out its smart lock and bike-sharing program in the US and Europe.
On a recent visit to South Korea, we sat down with iPortfolio CEO Robert Kim to talk about his country's burgeoning startup scene and its aspirations for the future.
Yahoo has revealed its acquisition of natural language processing startup SkyPhrase. The four-person SkyPhrase team will join the Yahoo Labs department in the New York City offices.
The short-term rentals business for elite university students and alumni will use the new investment to increase the amount of listings and push on with expansion into the US and Europe.
Liam Fox MP spoke at the SAS Student Academy Careers Fair at Brunel Business School, about the potential for big data to transform the UK economy. "Someone is going to unlock that potential," he said.
Research from Synthesio illustrated that Zeebox is the most talked about startup on social media as it beat out competition from Swiftkey and Zoopla to take the crown.
A booking site for household cleaners and a dating app that "helps you find Eve, not Steve" have been named among the winners at the inaugural Elevator Pitch Awards.