UK gov urged to help SMBs with digital adoption incentives
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UK gov urged to help SMBs with digital adoption incentives

The UK will become the 'sick man of Europe again' without digital incentives, Coadec report suggests
9 Nov 2020
Microsoft backs NCSC's effort to bolster UK cyber security
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Microsoft backs NCSC's effort to bolster UK cyber security

The security agency is hoping to nurture cyber talent inside the startup community
6 Nov 2020
The future of business banking now
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The future of business banking now

Open banking and digital innovation mean banking is no longer about queuing at the branch. This is what you and your business need to know about chall…
4 Nov 2020
Ex-Uber exec accused of stealing IP secrets to found London tech startup
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Ex-Uber exec accused of stealing IP secrets to found London tech startup

Lawsuit claims former exec stole trade secrets from a US-based logistical firm
29 Oct 2020
UK records a 16% increase in new tech startups
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UK records a 16% increase in new tech startups

RSM credits the growth to an increase in demand for technology to support remote working
28 Oct 2020
Spotify CEO to invest €1bn to 'protect EU startups from US buyers'
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Spotify CEO to invest €1bn to 'protect EU startups from US buyers'

Daniel Ek argues too many entrepreneurs are selling up to US firms before their ideas have been 'fully realised'
25 Sep 2020
UK tech startups to watch in 2021
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UK tech startups to watch in 2021

Fintech, AI, robotic arms, and a Gmail plugin make up IT Pro's list of small businesses to watch
11 Sep 2020
Is now the right time to launch your tech business?
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Is now the right time to launch your tech business?

Times are uncertain and risks abound, but being a first mover could bring serious rewards
3 Sep 2020
Starting afresh: Why startups will lead the new normal
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Starting afresh: Why startups will lead the new normal

Why new businesses have the agility needed to adapt to a post-COVID world
31 Aug 2020
Funding for cyber security startups surges by 940%
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Funding for cyber security startups surges by 940%

The cyber security sector saw a 44% increase in the number of startups in the past two years
20 Aug 2020
Fintech sector voices concern over future funding
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Fintech sector voices concern over future funding

Digital Finance Forum survey suggests startups are in for tough times when the government support schemes end in October
19 Aug 2020
Starling bank to break even in 2020
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Starling bank to break even in 2020

Despite doubling its losses for 2019, the UK challenger bank has seen a boost from the government's coronavirus lending scheme
7 Aug 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Going from startup to scale-up
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The IT Pro Podcast: Going from startup to scale-up

How companies can overcome ‘second album syndrome’ as they grow
7 Aug 2020
IT Pro 20/20: Small businesses will lead the new normal
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IT Pro 20/20: Small businesses will lead the new normal

The seventh issue of IT Pro 20/20 looks at the pivotal role small businesses will play in a post-coronavirus world
3 Aug 2020
Finding the right co-founder for your tech startup
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Finding the right co-founder for your tech startup

This most fundamental of business relationships can make or break a new venture, so it's important to get it right first time
25 Jul 2020
Why the coronavirus pandemic could prove fertile ground for startups
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Why the coronavirus pandemic could prove fertile ground for startups

From the dot-com bubble to the 2008 financial crisis, new tech companies often grow out of economic troubles
23 Jul 2020
How tech startups can present their best selves to investors
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How tech startups can present their best selves to investors

Businesses need funding and, in the beginning, that means impressing investors. Here are some tips on how to do that
21 Jul 2020
Can the UK develop a 5G giant to take on Huawei?
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Can the UK develop a 5G giant to take on Huawei?

Things aren’t easy for Huawei at the moment, but its woes could be someone else's opportunity. Is it time for the UK to develop its own 5G giant?
17 Jul 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: COVID-proofing your startup
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The IT Pro Podcast: COVID-proofing your startup

How can early-stage companies survive and thrive in the current climate?
10 Jul 2020
LORCA adds more female and BAME entrepreneurs to its cohort
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LORCA adds more female and BAME entrepreneurs to its cohort

The fifth cohort of cyber security startups have been recruited virtually due to the pandemic
8 Jul 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Coding our way out of recession
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The IT Pro Podcast: Coding our way out of recession

How the COVID crisis could lead to a startup boom
3 Jul 2020
Future Fund now supports UK startups headquartered abroad
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Future Fund now supports UK startups headquartered abroad

UK businesses that needed to set up entities for foreign investments are now eligible for the scheme
30 Jun 2020
UK government launches £200m package for R&D SMBs
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UK government launches £200m package for R&D SMBs

'The Sustainable Innovation Fund' will help startups to keep their groundbreaking ideas alive
29 Jun 2020