The Future Fifty: A dissection of the United Kingdom’s tech scene

The Next Web

Jay Patani is an analyst at EC1 Capital, a London-based early stage, Web technology focused venture capital company. Email him at jay(at) The UK government has been keen to champion the UK as a hub for technology and innovation. Announced in late 2013, the Future Fifty, a selection of the finest 50 tech companies the UK has to offer, is a government initiative to create a “solid pipeline of British tech IPOs”.

Entrepreneurial Journey Takes Melvin Brewing To Denver’s Heights and Beyond

The Startup Magazine

During the festival, beers are shipped overseas to South Korea, Japan, Norway, Belgium, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Jeremy Tofte’s family background in the beer business shows through in his work with Melvin Brewing.

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A Guide To Digital Upskilling in the Business World

The Startup Magazine

In spite of this, a report from the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development), employers in the United Kingdom are investing less money in training than other significant economies are. Staffing Technology commitment communication development Education Employees Innovation leadership MBA Organization personnel skill development staff training United Kingdom workers workforceYour education isn’t something that begins and ends in the classroom.

Widespread UK Business Sector Welcomes Government’s New “Industrial Strategy” White Paper


In the News Britain economy industry United KingdomThe UK government earlier unveiled a highly anticipated industrial strategy designed to tackle Britain’s productivity woes and championing sectors such as Construction, Manufacturing, Automotive and Life sciences. Business groups in the UK gave a widely positive reception to the Government’s new industrial strategy white paper.

What Stock Brokers Do and How to Engage their Services

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In the United States, they may be called Chartered Financial Consultants, Chartered Financial Planners, or Chartered Financial Analysts. In the United Kingdom, they are called Chartered Financial Planners while in Canada, they are called Chartered Strategic Wealth Professionals. For many entrepreneurs and startups, investing in stocks is a good option for building more capital. So knowing more about stocks and trading is critical.

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Female Founders: Role Models, Support Networks, and Confidence

The Startup Magazine

As part of our ongoing Female Founders series , The Startup Magazine asked Zandra Moore, CEO of Panintelligence, for some insights on her journey as a successful female entrepreneur.

The Brexit Effect on Workplace Recruitment

The Startup Magazine

There has been a decline in EU workers in the United Kingdom, which may be contributing to the rising wages for those who remain, as well as the tighter labour market. Community Finance World affecting business Brexit depression economy employee benefits Employment equipment foreign workers immigration inflation Interest rate Productivity recruiting strategic plan students trade United Kingdom Wage work from homeBrexit will be affecting businesses on every front.

How Silicon Valley Influences The UK’s University Spin-out Company Culture


Others incubation program Silicon Valley startup culture UK United Kingdom universitySilicon Valley is undoubtedly the world’s technology epicentre. The success of this technology hub has continued to influence global innovators around the world. Of the 131 startups valued at $1B and above Silicon Valley is home to 53 of them. For some examples of its influence, programming schools are springing up faster than ever in Vietnam with help from the government.

Registering A UK Limited Company As A Non-UK Resident


Resources business incorporation company incorporation setting up a business United KingdomBy Rachel Craig, Rapid Formations. There is no requirement to live in the UK to set up a business here. Non residents are eligible to register and manage a UK limited company as long as they can satisfy the following three conditions: Are at least 16 years old. Are not going through the process of bankruptcy. Have not been disqualified from company directorship.

A Guide to Starting a Career in Australia

The Startup Magazine

Between 2005 and 2010, over 100,000 people have moved to Australia from the United Kingdom alone and you need to consider why. Community Staffing Work-life Australia benefits Employees salary United KingdomAustralia has a lot to offer in terms of job opportunities and economy in addition to a wonderful change of lifestyle where the outdoors can be enjoyed from the wonderful beaches.

Formula One Fuels Tech Connections Between Austin and the U.K.


Austin British F1 Formula 1 Formula One technology United Kingdom By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News There was something almost surreally Texan about the Best of Great Britain Showcase Friday night at the Moody Theater at ACL Live. At one point, a conclave of what appeared to be seven-foot men in 10-gallon hats created a kind of Texan Stonehenge, towering over the crowd […] The post Formula One Fuels Tech Connections Between Austin and the U.K.

A Guide to Funding a Business in the U.K.

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uk United KingdomThe process of securing funding for your business—whatever stage you’re at or field you’re in—can be challenging and stressful. But, gaining a clear understanding of what options are available and how quickly you can access them at short notice can prove crucial to business development. A full awareness of what is possible gives you more flexibility in planning for the future, and generally a greater capacity to react quickly to challenging circumstances.

Spredfast Opens an Office in London


Austin Europe London Social Media Spredfast United Kingdom Austin-based Spredfast, the social media marketing firm, keeps on making news. The company announced on Thursday plans to open its first European office in London. The company has customers in more than 20 different countries. It has 150 employees nationwide with 110 of those in Austin. It expects to hire 120 people this year. The […] The post Spredfast Opens an Office in London appeared first on SiliconHills.

How do economic pressures impact the UK’s growing businesses?

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Entrepreneurship barriers to growth business strategy economic pressures economies of scale economy global financial crisis liquidation MGJL Mike Gillard physical assets Startups United KingdomThe global financial crisis of 2007-2008 was dubbed the ‘worst economic disaster since the Great Depression’. The aftermath still affects many organisations to this day. In addition, the impact of the Brexit vote in 2016 made a significant impact on the UK economy over a short period of time.

You Can’t Beat ‘Em, So Join ‘Em: Get Your Retail Shop Online

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Sales & Marketing Facebook online marketing online retailing Retail and Online Store social media twitter United Kingdom In recent years the retail industry–and small retailers in particular–have come to see the internet as something of a threat to their livelihoods. Industry experts have blamed high profile businesses (such as Amazon or Nordstrom) for the rise in popularity of online shopping, claiming that consumers now have no need to visit physical retail shops.

[UK][Infographic] Spare A Thought For The Millionaires


The number of millionaires in the United Kingdom has actually increased over the years – according to the HMRC the number of people making over 1 million pounds a year has nearly doubled over the past 2 years. Others infographic money United Kingdom wealth So you think that millionaires have it good? That they’re rolling in their cash hoard like Scrooge McDuck in his private vault?

UK-Based THG is Considering San Antonio for its U.S. Divisional Headquarters with 165 Jobs


A technology company from the United Kingdom is considering San Antonio for its U.S. The Hut Group, based in Manchester, United Kingdom, first considered San Antonio for a new U.S. divisional headquarters with 165 high-paying jobs. based sales center but has since decided to put an even bigger office in San Antonio, pending the approval […]. The post UK-Based THG is Considering San Antonio for its U.S.

Three Startups Win Food+City Challenge Prizes at SXSW


China, Kenya and the United Kingdom. […]. By Laura Lorek Publisher of Silicon Hills News For the first time, Food+City held its annual Challenge Prize competition at South by Southwest. And judges awarded three $10,000 cash prizes to the winner of each of three sessions on Tuesday. Altogether 14 startups competed as finalists from the U.S., The post Three Startups Win Food+City Challenge Prizes at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Mattress company Emma is fastest-growing startup in Europe

The Next Web

For the fifth year in a row Adyen and TNW teamed up to find the fastest growing companies in Europe’s six hottest startup ecosystems: the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, and Sweden. The winner, mattress business Emma (Germany), was announced tonight at TNW Conference Founders Dinner in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Ideas and Innovation Exchange Between the EU and US at SXSW


The EU has 28 member states and various ones like the United Kingdom and Ireland have been at SXSW for years in different capacities, said James Barbour, spokesman […] The post Ideas and Innovation Exchange Between the EU and US at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. By LAURA LOREK Publisher and Reporter with Silicon Hills News For the first time, the European Union is showcasing its technology and innovation at South by Southwest.

UK Mission Looking for Fintech Startups in Austin and San Antonio


Officials with the United Kingdom are looking for a few good financial technology companies to go on a mission to the UK later this year. The focus is on learning more about the growing UK fintech network and on making connections to take their business global. The UK Trade & Investment will host the mission […] The post UK Mission Looking for Fintech Startups in Austin and San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio

U.K. Officials Seek to Attract Austin Gaming & Animation Companies


Officials with the United Kingdom, which is comprised of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, showcased some of the opportunities U.S. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News During Austin Startup Week, Austin Mayor Steve Adler declared Oct. 7th as “UK Day in Austin.” companies, and in particular Austin-based companies, have in expanding their operations […] The post U.K. Officials Seek to Attract Austin Gaming & Animation Companies appeared first on SiliconHills.

3 Strategies To Revitalise Your Business


A large part of their profits relies on how easily they’ve become a feature of the United Kingdom, refurbishing established buildings and maintaining their uniqueness to create a pleasant drinking environment unlike other budget venues. And while it’s become a huge global entity, it was originally created by James Dyson in the United Kingdom in 1991. The greatest painters in the world stole from their predecessors.

How Gold Investment Saved My Small Business


Having bought the industrial unit we operate from, as well as upgrading our machinery, our additional investment in gold has not only generated a significant return, but also protected our reserves from the future risk of inflation. by Alan Jenkins, founder and CEO of Quadrant2Design.

PSI Pay Offering Alternative Payment Solutions To The Business Community


Interestingly, the firm has since 2014, been offering the MasterCard services directly all over the United Kingdom. Kerv Wearables and the PSI-Pay based in the United Kingdom came together to announce the contactless payment ring. The PSI-Pay Company started being functional in the year 2007 as it helped the business community in the world.

These Are The 3 Best European Countries To Invest Your Money In


United Kingdom. The United Kingdom (UK) of England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland is located in the northwest corner of Europe. Europe welcomes over half a billion international visitors per year and is home to seven of the top ten most visited countries on the planet. Its popularity is understandable. The continent’s rich variety of cultures are easily traveled thanks to world-leading transport infrastructure and open border policies.

[ADV] Reasons Why Customers Need Cashback UK Sites


People in the United Kingdom would need a cashback UK site one that would cater to the needs that are based on their location and other demographic information. With this principle in mind, it’s easy to conclude that cashback UK sites can cater to the consumers in United Kingdom better than any other cash back websites. Every business has a goal to be successful in their chosen endeavor.

Meet 4 more of Europe’s fastest-growing tech firms:  Leetchi, MAG Interactive, Run a Shop, and Hailo

The Next Web

These startups include companies from France, United Kingdom, Germany, and Sweden. The Next Web has been hunting down the fastest-growing startups in Europe. These companies represent the best their respective countries have to offer and have gathered at the TNW Conference Europe as part of the Tech5 competition. The companies presenting were chosen from hundreds of startup submissions from seven European nations.

Coolest Mobile Business Ideas To Consider as a Career

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They’re all over the United Kingdom’s countryside, and Los Angeles’s Cabin Bus can accommodate 24 overnight guests in individual pods as it ferries them to San Francisco. There’s no one “right” path to success, but wherever your journey takes you, it’s a lot more fun on wheels.

You Don’t Need A Co-Founder To Be Successful


This British company was started in a husband and wife’s spare room and has grown into one of the largest businesses in the United Kingdom.

10 Startups To Keep Your Eye On


Veeno Company is an Italian wine café in the United Kingdom. Is a lawyer firm based in Manchester city of the United Kingdom. The following companies have managed to define the word startup in the last couple of years thanks to their successful development and progress. They have been awarded and financed thanks to how well they’ve done. Veeno. It was founded in 2013 and since then has become a chain and opened several cafes across the country.

3 Reasons Why Your Business Should Invest In A Generator


If you live in the United Kingdom, you can get new diesel generators for as low as 3000 British pounds. The power at your place of business can go out at any time, so prepare yourself and protect your assets with a generator. Though it can be a costly investment, a diesel generator will save you enough money to pay for itself over time. Here are three reasons you should invest in a generator for your business. Maintains Productivity.

Make Your Data Center Location Work For You


If you have a website hosted on a server in Australia, then that website will be served to your visitors quicker than if the server was located in the United Kingdom. There has been a lot of talk over the past few years regarding the location of the data centers that host your websites.

5 Startups That Have Revolutionized The Law Industry


Lexoo is a company situated in the United Kingdom offering fixed quotes from handpicked lawyers in less than 24 hours. Legal startups are upsetting the legal industry in a good way. These organizations make it simpler for lawyers from renowned firms such as Marsh Blom to entrepreneurs and regular people to navigate the legal industry. The top companies offering industry-changing products and services comprise: 1. LawTrades.

[Event] Over 540 Young Entrepreneurs To Converge On Global Startup Youth


Alanna Ford (24), United Kingdom: a young woman who believes that investing in women has the potential to uplift entire communities. Malaysia will see over 500 youth descend on its capital Kuala Lumpur this October for Global Startup Youth (GSY) , a three-day idea accelerator program aimed at helping young entrepreneurs shape and launch new projects that will hopefully evolve into sustainable global businesses.

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Pleased that Scotland is still part of the union

The Equity Kicker

I don’t write much about politics on this blog but I’m making an exception today because it’s great that Scotland has voted to stay part of the United Kingdom. No 2,001,926 (55%). Yes: 1,617,989 (45%). Turnout: 84.6%. We have enjoyed remarkable political stability as a single country but as separate countries we could have found ourselves in turbulent times.

Build Your IT Career On An ITIL Foundation


It was first developed by the United Kingdom CCTA (Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency. To run things evenly, practically every business pins their hopes on a team of IT professionals. The best way is to build your IT career on an ITIL foundation. It is perfect for you if you are willing to make your career in the IT service management sector. About the same, IT services are in other words, IT activities.

Why Wilmington, Delaware Is The Best Place To Start Your New Business


Among them are Bank of America , JP Morgan Chase, and the United Kingdom’s HSBC. by Cynthia Griffith, author of “ The Sun Village Project “. The 21 st century’s industrial revolution is upon us and totally innovative ways to make a profit are being discovered all the time. Whether you’re introducing the world to your new fashioned take on traditional cuisine or you’re building a skyscraping interactive museum, you should seriously consider starting up in Wilmington, Delaware.

“Effective”, “Motivated”, “Track Record” Most Overused Words On LinkedIn Profiles In 2012


Here are the most overused words by country: Creative : Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. Professional online network LinkedIn today revealed the most overused words and phrases in its members’ profiles this year. Multinational : Brazil. Dynamic : France. Effective : India. Problem solving : Italy. Motivated : Ireland. Managerial : Spain. Track record : Singapore.

Office Working Conditions For Business Success


Employees should be able to use the correct facilities and be provided with desks, chairs, storage units, required devices and other office supplies. million members in the United Kingdom). What is the most important factor to create a successful company? The answer is simple: you need happy, motivated and productive employees, who instead of counting minutes to leave, would actually love coming to the office every day.

5 Books that you should read during the quarantine

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The United Kingdom is under dictatorial rule. Books aren’t just pages that you flip through when you have nothing better to do.

Startup Map & Trends Analysis – November 2012


This trend is mostly led by a decrease in product ready internet web service companies in the US, Canada, Spain and the United Kingdom, and with an increase in concept stage companies in Spain, India, Brazil and the United States. For November 2012 we are noticing an interesting trend of product ready companies declining, while concept stage companies are rising.

The World’s Best Telecommunications Companies For Investors


This happens to be one of the largest telecommunication companies in the United States. This happens to be the 2nd largest telecommunications company across the United States. It is currently serving over 26 countries making it one of the most valuable brands in the United Kingdom. One area that is still virgin and has not been invested fully is in the telecommunications industry.