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    1. July 1, 2015

      Sophos in biggest initial public offering for a UK software group

      Shares in Sophos jumped nearly 7 per cent as the cyber security company began trading publicly in the largest ever initial...

    2. July 1, 2015

      The riff: When two becomes too many

      Received wisdom dictates that creative people really only flourish by buddying up with other talented innovators. Arthur...

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    1. June 30, 2015

      Karmagenes kit: a genetic test for ‘personality’

      What can you learn from your DNA, and how much do you really want to know? Companies exist that are prepared to tell you...

    2. June 30, 2015

      Foreign groups battle for Indian ecommerce

      Indian soil has played host to many an epic battle involving invading foreign powers, from the Mughals to the British. Now...

    3. June 30, 2015

      Cork: seeking a bigger role in Ireland’s tech aspirations

      Ireland’s second city, capital of the so-called “rebel county” of Cork, has a reputation for both independence and a more...

    4. June 30, 2015

      LatAm Autos: revved up for online car ads

      For many in Latin America’s increasingly congested cities, the region’s growing love affair with the car is a curse....

    5. June 30, 2015

      To defy the start-up odds, try pitching like a poet

      While British entrepreneurship is at a generational high point, a lot of start-ups don’t make it. For many of the founders I...

    6. June 28, 2015

      Private tech bubble: eyes wide shut

      The difference between public markets and private markets seems blurry these days. A refresher: private companies have less...

    7. June 28, 2015

      Silicon Valley: Inside the winners’ circle

      When he last turned to investors to raise cash a year ago, tech entrepreneur Ken Lin thought a stock market listing was...

    8. June 26, 2015

      Vienna’s sights set on fostering a generation of tech start-ups

      Vienna’s 13th-century Hofburg palace was once the seat of the Holy Roman Empire. It hosted the premiere of Ludwig van...

    9. June 26, 2015

      Polaire steps out for success in fashion industry

      The three founders of start-up Polaire knew their business idea had the legs to become a reality when they saw one of their...

    10. June 25, 2015

      Sensoria’s talking socks that coach on pace and gait as you run

      From experienced marathon runners to “couch to 5K” newbies, runners of all levels dread that pain behind the kneecap that...

    11. June 25, 2015

      Google Ventures backs London start-ups Yieldify and Lost My Name

      The European arm of Google Ventures has taken stakes in two London-based start-ups, in the latest move for the technology...

    12. June 23, 2015

      Credit Karma raises $175m as hedge funds look to fintech sector

      Technology start-up Credit Karma has raised $175m, valuing the company at $3.5bn, as hedge fund investors pour money into...

    13. June 23, 2015

      Michael Gould, Anaplan: from cowshed to spreadsheet killer

      In Silicon Valley, the garage is the first home of many a tech start-up in popular imagination. In northern England, it...

    14. June 22, 2015

      A safety net fit for the sharing economy

      Try using the legal vocabulary of the last century to describe the kind of work that people do now, and you discover it can...

    15. June 21, 2015

      Mutaz Qubbaj, Squirrel founder, took leap of faith

      Family members struggled to understand why, in 2013, Mutaz Qubbaj quit a decade-long career in investment banking to become...

    16. June 18, 2015

      Fitbit: wearing it well, for now

      It is a great time to be a hardware company, especially where buzzwords such as “wearables” are involved. Shares in Fitbit,...

    17. June 18, 2015

      Millennial v Boomer: Is it ever too early to do good?

      Brynne Herbert This week I took the Founders Pledge along with other technology company founders in the US and UK. The...

    18. June 17, 2015

      Review: ‘Losing the Signal’ by Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff

      In the beginning there were two Steves at Apple: Jobs and Wozniak. Google had Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Yet there are few...

    19. June 16, 2015

      Start-up map shows the most enterprising regions

      Do you want to found a business that will hit £1m turnover within three years? Try Belfast. Looking to triple that within...

    20. June 16, 2015

      London tech hubs evolve to challenge Silicon Roundabout

      The founder of Croydon Tech City reckons the borough has all it needs to become the Silicon Valley of south London....

    21. June 16, 2015

      Guadalajara: Mexico’s second city is a Latin ‘Silicon Valley’

      Population: 1.5m (4.4m in greater Guadalajara)Backing: $100m+ for 300 Jalisco start-ups in two yearsTime to set up a...

    22. June 16, 2015

      Lexoo: a digital marketplace for legal services

      It is especially true of the professions that it takes an insider’s know-how to identify where innovation can be applied to...

    23. June 16, 2015

      Breakdown in US talks on facial-recognition rules

      Privacy advocates in the US have backed out of talks to agree a voluntary code of conduct for the use of facial recognition...

    24. June 15, 2015

      Tech prodigy eyes $40m in drive for sleep sensor start-up

      London-born tech entrepreneur James Proud skipped college to move to San Francisco as a teenager. Now, less than a year...

    25. June 10, 2015

      Review: ‘Peers Inc’ by Robin Chase

      Peers Inc: How People and Platforms Are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism, by Robin Chase;...

    26. June 9, 2015

      Iran’s start-ups harness tech to build vision of modernity

      A thousand Iranians from around the world arrived in Berlin last week to talk entrepreneurship. Their project was not much...

    27. June 8, 2015

      Delivery Hero reaches $3bn valuation on latest funding round

      Delivery Hero, an online food ordering business operating in 34 countries, has reached a valuation of $3.1bn after a new...

    28. June 7, 2015

      Health tech start-ups target internet talent

      A new wave of data-intensive “health tech” companies is drawing talent from the internet world as cloud computing,...

    29. June 5, 2015

      More cities aim to establish start-up clusters

      Andrew Daniels, founder of a web design and mobile app developer based in Manchester, believes his “can do” city has the...

    30. June 3, 2015

      Felix Capital’s $120m fund targets creative industry

      Frederic Court, the French venture capitalist who has backed some of Europe’s leading technology companies, is launching a...

    31. June 3, 2015

      Drive to create new businesses is running out of steam

      Waiting for a free table at Four Barrel Coffee, the artisan coffee shop in San Francisco’s Mission neighbourhood filled with...

    32. June 2, 2015

      Melbourne: most liveable city turns to technology

      Population 4m Start-ups in 2013 350 Statewide employment in ICT 91,000 For decades Melbourne has revelled in housing some of...

    33. June 2, 2015

      The misplaced hero worship of start-up founders

      President George W Bush was once believed to have said that the French lack a word for “entrepreneur”. What a pity this is a...

    34. June 1, 2015

      UK open data revolution boosts business

      The UK leads the way in publishing accessible data on everything from flood risks to late trains and it is changing British...

    35. May 31, 2015

      Robotics pioneers voice frustration with UK funding rules

      Dr Aldo Faisal is frustrated. Standing in the middle of his bustling laboratory he surveys the robotic equipment that is...

    36. May 27, 2015

      Sonos chief rings alarm over preferred stock

      Too many leading private technology companies are putting early shareholders and employees at a disadvantage by offering...

    37. May 26, 2015

      Acquiring proven entrepreneurs is a smart way to innovate

      Nearly every company understands the urgent need for innovation. Technology and globalisation have so accelerated change...

    38. May 19, 2015

      Marcos Galperín: founder of ‘Latin America’s eBay’

      Much has changed in Marcos Galperín’s life since 1999, when he and a colleague set up what would become the eBay of Latin...

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