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CES 2017: our pick of the UK exhibitors

Today marks the start of CES 2017, the annual global consumer electronics and technology tradeshow native to Las Vegas. And this year's festival has already been mired in controversy: from Gary Shapiro's denouncing the British government as failing to support tech companies, to the NYT's festive proclamation that the "gadget apocalypse" was nigh, all omens seemed to indicate at best a damp squib on the horizon.

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Christmas cuisine part three: ingredients grow up

As Christmas approaches, the topic on everybody's mind is the same: food. With that in mind, we've put together a rundown of homemade British startups active in the culinary sphere – from underground herbs to brilliant new gadgets, take a look at our collection of kitchen delights (and lift the lid on the money behind the magic)...

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Tuning in to high-growth companies: innovating in the music industry

Music is integral to most of our lives, and never before have we had so much choice when it comes to listening – whether through an app or at a concert. But the options don't stop there. Below, we take a look at some of the most innovative and disruptive startups, scaleups, and high-growth companies in the music sphere.

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Christmas cuisine part two: investing time

As Christmas approaches, the topic on everybody's mind is the same: food. With that in mind, we've put together a rundown of homemade British startups active in the culinary sphere – from underground herbs to brilliant new gadgets, take a look at our collection of kitchen delights (and lift the lid on the money behind the magic)...

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Kymab receives funding injection of $100m

deal-of-the-week-2.2-1.jpgThe 1st December each year marks World AIDS day. It is fitting, then, that this week has seen a colossal fundraising by one of the life sciences companies at the forefront of research into the illness. 

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Skyscanner exit for £1.4bn

One of the UK's rare unicorns exits - for a massive £1.4bn. We look at the history of this titan of the UK tech community, and some of those that have benefitted from its success.

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Christmas cuisine: getting smarter with kitchen gadgets

As Christmas approaches, the topic on everybody's mind is the same: food. With that in mind, we've put together a rundown of homemade British startups active in the culinary sphere – from underground herbs to brilliant new gadgets, take a look at our collection of kitchen delights (and lift the lid on the money behind the magic)...

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Drone startups high-fliers within UK tech sector


Prior to 2010, the word 'drone' connoted either a tedious monologue or something reminiscent of science fiction. That all changed, however, with the advent of remote-controlled aircraft. Drones are now widespread in warfare, but they also have a wide variety of commercial and recreational applications. Beauhurst tracks 20 UK-based drone startups that have received equity investment, and only one of these – OpenWorks Engineering – is explicitly designed for conflict.

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Nutmeg spices up UK fintech with £30m equity investment


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Giving for a living: the UK startups dedicated to supporting charities

Can high-growth businesses combine a successful revenue model with charitable giving? We look at some of the UK's most interesting companies looking to prove that doing truly "good" business is possible.

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