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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

Ohio offers $37m in tax incentives to $750m data centre

The city of New Albany, Ohio has offered $37 million (approx. £28 million) in tax incentives to a proposed $750 million data centre, according to Columbus Business Report. The amount includes waiving $36.25 million in sales and use tax on the IT equipment installed in the centre. The operator, which is aiming to build the city’s… Read More

EU Bank invests 25M euros in MariaDB

The European Investment Bank, the official bank of the European Union, has announced a 25M euro investment in MariaDB. MariaDB is one of the most popular and fastest-growing open source database solutions in the world. The investment from the European Investment Bank (EIB) will be used for product innovation and global expansion, with additions to… Read More