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Why blockchain evolution is set to transform venture capital

Baroness Michelle Mone OBE, co-founder of crypto-powered investment platform EQUI, speaks around the potential impact of blockchain in venture capital  Venture Capital (VC) has traditionally been the preserve of institutions and high net worth individuals. It’s a part of the investment market that has restricted access to exciting high-growth tech start-ups. It is usually only after… Read More

London leads record year for UK tech despite Brexit

Business is good for UK technology as it topped the European investment tables, spearheaded by London. In the first full year since the Brexit vote, happy venture capitalists plunged £2.99 billion into tech firms in the UK in 2017; nearly twice what was invested the year before. The vast majority of that investment happened within… Read More

The Voice of the Industry: Is the UK an attractive investment prospect?

Welcome to The Stack’s weekly Voice of the Industry rundown, where we take a hot tech topic and find out what the experts think. This week, we’re looking at investment into the technology industry in the UK. We published an article on a report that found that the UK benefits from the most Silicon Valley… Read More

French startup iAdvize receives $38 million in funding

French e-commerce startup iAdvize has raised $38 million (approx. £29 million) in a series C funding round, with investment from Bpifrance and Quadrille Capital, bringing total funding to $56 million. The Nantes based firm specialises in conversational marketing, describing itself as the European leader in the technology, which enables business to engage with customers through… Read More

Switch hopes to raise half a billion dollars through IPO

Leading data centre provider Switch is hoping to raise up to $500 million (approx. £372 million) through its initial public offering (IPO). The Las Vegas-based firm is offering around 31 million shares at a cost of between $14 and $16 each. Should the shares be sold at the higher end of this range, the market… Read More