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Government and Deloitte-backed cyber security startup accelerator returns for second intake
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startups

Government and Deloitte-backed cyber security startup accelerator returns for second intake

The Cyber Runway accelerator is accepting its second cohort with its support programme placing special focus on sustainability and diversity
5 Jul 2022
Government competition promises £12 million fund for UK tech startups
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Business strategy

Government competition promises £12 million fund for UK tech startups

Winning bidders will run a two-year programme to give smaller firms a seat at the table of the UK’s $1 trillion tech sector
28 Jun 2022
UK tech sector beats China for VC investment with £12.4bn so far in 2022
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UK tech sector beats China for VC investment with £12.4bn so far in 2022

The digital sector continues to thrive in the UK despite a global market slow down
13 Jun 2022
IT Pro 20/20: Disrupting cyber security
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cyber security

IT Pro 20/20: Disrupting cyber security

Issue 29 looks at the companies and trends aiming to shake up the industry in 2022
8 Jun 2022
Icelandic tech firms are reinventing Reykjavík
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startups

Icelandic tech firms are reinventing Reykjavík

A country with a rich history of fishing and tourism has a innovative tech scene that’s rising to the surface
23 May 2022
UK plan to abandon big tech regulator powers “makes no sense”
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Policy & legislation

UK plan to abandon big tech regulator powers “makes no sense”

The government will reportedly not give any statutory powers to the Digital Markets Unit, meaning it won’t be able to set any rules or impose fines on…
3 May 2022
Government launches £12 million grant to boost startup growth
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Government launches £12 million grant to boost startup growth

A key focus of the funding will be improving regional support networks for startups
11 Apr 2022
UK tech sector reaches $1 trillion valuation
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UK tech sector reaches $1 trillion valuation

The country's digital industry is worth more than double Germany's equivalent, according to Dealroom
29 Mar 2022
Alphabet spins off quantum company Sandbox AQ into independent company
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startups

Alphabet spins off quantum company Sandbox AQ into independent company

The firm aims to move quantum and AI technologies away from research and into mainstream development
23 Mar 2022
UK tech startups to watch in 2022
Startups
startups

UK tech startups to watch in 2022

Fintech, AI, mixed reality and a remote onboarding specialist make up IT Pro's list of small businesses to watch
11 Mar 2022
AWS expands its public sector startup accelerator to Japan
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startups

AWS expands its public sector startup accelerator to Japan

Fledgling companies in nine APAC countries can now apply to be part of the AWS Startup Ramp programme
4 Mar 2022
Cyber security startups pull in record-breaking investment in 2021
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Cyber security startups pull in record-breaking investment in 2021

Data suggests high-profile data breaches led to a greater number of transactions valued at $100 million or more
10 Feb 2022
Tech IPOs raised a record £6.6 billion in 2021
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Business operations

Tech IPOs raised a record £6.6 billion in 2021

London managed to attract overseas companies such as Danish TrustPilot and Canadian AlphawaveIP
31 Jan 2022
IT vacancies in England and Wales up 105% in 2021
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Careers & training

IT vacancies in England and Wales up 105% in 2021

Software developers and engineers are most in-demand as "more money than ever" flows into UK tech
27 Jan 2022
Applications open for government's Help to Grow: Digital scheme
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startups

Applications open for government's Help to Grow: Digital scheme

New small business support site provides a list of 'approved' CRM and digital accountancy providers
20 Jan 2022
UK sets unicorn record, creating more than France and Germany combined in 2021
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UK sets unicorn record, creating more than France and Germany combined in 2021

The UK has again proven to be a tech superpower in Europe sweeping up investments and opening up opportunities throughout the country
20 Dec 2021
UK 'impact' startups raised £2 billion in 2021
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UK 'impact' startups raised £2 billion in 2021

Businesses created to tackle sustainable development goals see a 127% investment increase since 2018
29 Nov 2021
Retail giant Schwarz Group snaps up Israeli cyber security startup XM Cyber
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mergers and acquisitions

Retail giant Schwarz Group snaps up Israeli cyber security startup XM Cyber

The startup will help support a planned expansion of the group's digital business
23 Nov 2021
BT launches UK’s first telecoms robotics test lab
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Network & Internet

BT launches UK’s first telecoms robotics test lab

The company is hoping the initiative will help it engage with universities and robotics startups to challenge civil engineering tasks
9 Nov 2021
Why does Japan lag behind on startups?
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startups

Why does Japan lag behind on startups?

The country has a reputation as a tech leader, but its startup ecosystem has yet to achieve its potential
26 Oct 2021
Microsoft launches AI startup acceleration programme in India
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Careers & training

Microsoft launches AI startup acceleration programme in India

Microsoft AI Innovate will prioritise enterprise tech startups that can best serve the company's customer base
20 Oct 2021
West Midlands become's UK's fastest growing tech hub
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West Midlands become's UK's fastest growing tech hub

Government report suggests the region will add 52,000 digital roles over the next four years
11 Oct 2021
How UK tech’s environmental startup scene is growing in stature
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How UK tech’s environmental startup scene is growing in stature

Can our most innovative green technology companies make a difference and turn a profit?
9 Oct 2021