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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.

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

The Startup Magazine

Entrepreneurship barriers to growth business strategy economic pressures economies of scale economy global financial crisis liquidation MGJL Mike Gillard physical assets Startups United Kingdom

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.

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

Up and Running

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.

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.

Is Your Competitor A "Mutton-Headed Mugwump?"

Inc Startups

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn, Great Britain, competition, Boris Johnson, United Kingdom, customers, mugwump, muttonhead, professionalism, Brexit. Sales

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

Up and Running

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.

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.

2 women filmed a ghost at NC's Tryon Palace and British media sites love it (Video)

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — Two tourists visiting Tryon Palace in eastern North Carolina have reportedly recorded images of a ghost, and newspapers in the United Kingdom can’t get enough of it

Who owns that new island off the N.C. coast? It's not who you think

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — The new island forming off North Carolina’s coast has captivated attention from Asia to the United Kingdom, but perhaps the most mysterious thing about the mile-long crescent is a question few have asked

Prime Minister’s letter to Donald Tusk triggering Article 50


On 23 June last year, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. On the contrary, the United Kingdom wants the European Union to succeed and prosper. And we want the United Kingdom to play its full part in realising that vision for our continent.

Who owns that new island off the NC coast? It's not who you think

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — The new island forming off North Carolina’s coast has captivated attention from Asia to the United Kingdom, but perhaps the most mysterious thing about the mile-long crescent is a question few have asked

Businesses Reeling After Amazon Pricing Glitch

Inc Startups

A technical malfunction caused hundreds of products to be sold in the United Kingdom for just a penny

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.

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.

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

ShowStoppers Moderates Press Keynote at CEATEC in Tokyo, Gears up for Digital Holidays in NYC

EIN News

Journalists from the United States and United Kingdom took part in the. via a smart grid. selected journalists, bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives. Industry leaders, innovators and

First Edition: July 21, 2011

EIN News

and the United Kingdom" (7/20). taps hospital execs' thoughts on ACOs while venture capitalists are betting on this system of care. disabilities. Among the handful of exceptions: The U.S. The Washington

Great New London Product Management Opportunities!

The Product Guy

Product Manager @ Freesat (London, United Kingdom) Keywords: Mobile , Product Manager, TV [link] Filed under: product jobs Tagged: product management. If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board. Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community. Each week we highlight some of the recently posted openings.

OECD report finds Israel as top country for venture capital investment

EIN News

higher than developed economies such as the United States, the United Kingdom and Sweden. ranks poorly in terms of bureaucratic obstacles, venture capital is relatively easy to obtain here, found. However, Israel. investments in mature technology companies: Israel's venture capitalists tend to invest in young start-ups. Israel

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%.

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.

Global Economic Outlook Is Stable


In Europe, while negotiations between the European Union and the United Kingdom did not break down in recent weeks, they have been shunted into the sidelines. The global economy is continuing to perform strongly, with growth stabilizing at levels last seen more than two years ago in Q3.

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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.

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.

Should You Apply for PayPal Working Capital?

The Startup Magazine

Initially, the PayPal loan was meant for businesses based in the United States, but soon it started to cover the market in the United Kingdom and Australia. According to a recent survey, it has been found out that PayPal has lent more than $3 Billion in loans to its users.

Electrical Businesses: Starting Up In A Market With 14% Growth


Electricians are also in high demand in the United Kingdom and there’s a major skill shortage in Australia for electricians. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the electrician market to grow as a rate of 14% between 2014 and 2024.

A Serial Entrepreneur Becomes A Millionaire From An Accidental Startup


million from investors but later ran out of money), Rahman was in the middle of a social networking site startup ( ) that would be the Friendster for Muslims living in the United States and United Kingdom, when he stumbled upon the need for his current business. Monis Rahman, serial entrepreneur, accidentally launched when he needed to find more programmers for his startup.

6 Principles For Overcoming Entrepreneurial Adversity

Startup Professionals Musings

Today, Branson is known for over 400 companies, many very technologically advanced and he is the fourth richest person in the United Kingdom. Every entrepreneur knows what it’s like to face adversity.

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?

BoS Registrations reach halfway. Here is where people are coming from.

Business of Software Blog

United Kingdom: 18. United States: 126. I was idly thinking about seeing if some Business of Software delegates might be interested in getting together before the conference so had a look at where the 180 registered attendees are coming from (exactly halfway now).

[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.

575 ideas, 50 nations, $50,000: the 15th Annual Global Social Venture Competition

UC Berkeley

Originally posted on Haas Achieves : Launched by Berkeley-Haas students in 1999, the annual Global Social Venture Competition is the oldest and biggest student-run competition aimed at elevating social enterprise start-ups.

Kickstarter Surpasses $1 Billion in Funding

Growthink Blog

On March 3rd, Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced that is surpassed $1 BILLION in funding pledges. That’s $1,000,000,000 in funding for entrepreneurs. Very interestingly, Kickstarter included lots of interesting statistics on these crowdfundings as follows: 5.7

Kickstarter's Nine-Figure Milestone

Inc Startups

led all countries in the amount of money pledged, with more than $633 million, followed by the United Kingdom and Canada. Projects on the platform have received more than $1 billion in total pledges, showing how robust a source of startup capital crowdfunding has become.

Chapter 15


domestic adoption of the Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency promulgated by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law ("UNCITRAL") in 1997, and it replaces section 304 of the Bankruptcy Code. As an alternative, the debtor or a creditor may commence a full chapter 7 or chapter 11 case in the United States if the assets in the United States are sufficiently complex to merit a full-blown domestic bankruptcy case.

Funding Circle Reviews: What You Need To Know

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

in 2010 by successful business owners whose loan applications had been rejected by numerous banks, Funding Circle has now lent more than $ 2 billion to over 15,000 businesses in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain. What is Funding Circle?

Risk-Takers? Not Most Entrepreneurs

Inc Startups

New research from the United Kingdom suggests they are more cautious than the general population. Contrary to most stereotypes, entrepreneurs characterize themselves as more cautious than crazy, adventurous types.

Social Enterprises Globally

Business Plan Blog

There is a rich social enterprise culture present in the United Kingdom. With the 2010 election of Prime Minister David Cameron, a platform policy of the U.K. Conservative Party known as the “Big Society” has been launched and aims to empower local community entrepreneurs.