Category Archives: UK-Startups

Ve acquires GDM Digital in $12 million deal to expand its digital advertising division

Today’s big news is that the UK-founded ecommerce conversion company Ve has acquired digital advertising company GDM Digital in a $12 million deal. The acquisition marks a major development in Ve’s expansion into digital advertising and the deal increases Ve’s … Continue reading

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Bitcoin poker platform Bitnplay to bolster security with Veridu’s help

Whenever money is exchanged online, most governments require the enabling service to know both parties in the transaction. This is primarily to avoid money laundering. In anticipation of this, Bitnplay has teamed up with Veridu and will be using the … Continue reading

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TheFashion.com raises $1.7M to expand to Northern Europe

TheFashion.com, a discovery platform that aggregates a multitude of fashion sites into one online destination, has closed a $1.7 million seed funding round led by North East Venture Capital and The Danish Growth Fund. Based in London and Copenhagen, the fashion startup … Continue reading

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GeoSpock secures $1.25M in funding and joins TechStars

GeoSpock today announced a seed investment round of over $1.2 million. The investment comes from a group of UK-based entrepreneurs. In addition, GeoSpock has received £74,000 investment as part of its entry into the TechStars London Winter 2014 programme. Lasting … Continue reading

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Laundry app ZipJet launches in London

ZipJet, Rocket Internet’s new laundry service, launched in London today. The new startup is aimed at liberating Londoners from the tedious task of laundry – their job is to pick your dirty clothing whenever and wherever you like and return … Continue reading

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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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