Category Archives: UK-Startups

Seedrs Acquires Junction Investments and Will Expand to the United States

Seedrs has just acquired Junction Investments, a California-based online investment platform, and is going to use this acquisition to expand to the United States. Seedrs, a company based in London that deals with equity-based crowdfunding, announced yesterday that it has … Continue reading

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Tech startup TransferWise marks the end of traditional bank fees for Halloween

Halloween is approaching and over a hundred skeletons marched yesterday through the City of London to mark the end of hidden bank charges.

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KweekWeek Closes $3.25m Seed Funding Round

London-based event discovery, ticketing and management startup KweekWeek has closed a seed funding round of $3.25m.

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Breed Reply: an advanced incubator for startups delivering IoT solutions

Reply, a leading consulting, systems integration and digital services company with a solid tech expertise and market presence all over Europe and the USA, announces Breed Reply, a new advanced incubator for funding, accelerating and supporting the growth and establishment … Continue reading

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Shoppable videos: London-based Smartzer raises $400k

Smartzer, the London-based startup that makes videos shoppable, has secured $400k in funding from business angels. The funding was partially used to launch the product, in partnership with The British Fashion Council, at

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Publishing platform woto.com raises $500K with the goal to the mainstream

Woto, a London-based startup that created a new type of publishing platform, has just raised $800,000 in a seed round led by Ingenious Ventures. Founded in 2013, Woto allows users to set up single-page websites and since launching the beta … Continue reading

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Job of the week – Business Development Analyst at Finery

Become part of the success stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview, make sure to check out our job board. And … Continue reading

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TransferWise overhauls itself in the quest for the mainstream customer

After hitting its £1bn milestone and raising $25m from Sir Richard Branson and others this year, TransferWise is now moving beyond the ‘early adopter phase’ to challenge the banks for the mainstream customer.

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Startup Institute raises $3 million in financing, strikes partnership with Hailo

Startup Institute, an immersive career accelerator geared toward cultivating startup-savvy talent, announced a partnership with Silicon Valley Bank and an investment by SVB Financial Group of $3 million in the company to support worldwide expansion of offices and programs.

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Jobs of the week: Brandnew IO and Emerge Education

Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. For a complete overview, make sure to check … Continue reading

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