Togggle, a KYC startup from the UK, has been crowned the winner of the Fifty Founders Battle at TechChill Milano, 2023. The Fifty Founders Battle received 316 applications from 39 countries, making it the most international pitch battle in TechChill history, with applicants from the USA and Canada to Indonesia and Ghana.
Sitehop, a Sheffield-based technology company has released its flagship product, the SAFE100, which is setting new standards for the cybersecurity industry. This follows an initial round of investment from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).
Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced the nine manufacturing startups chosen for its third Sixth Sense cohort. The selected companies were chosen from a highly competitive pool of hundreds of applicants, distinguishing themselves with groundbreaking solutions addressing critical manufacturing challenges, with a focus on sustainability and digital reality.
Thirteen life science startups have been accepted onto Discovery Park’s new business support programme and competition, Discovery Spark. The eight-week Discovery Spark programme will equip the early-stage companies with the necessary skills to catalyse their business growth plans and gives them the chance to win a business support package worth over £100,000.
Harper James, the commercial law firm purpose-built to enable entrepreneurial and ambitious businesses to succeed, has bolstered its intellectual property and trademark practice with the appointment of three new hires from top-50 law firm Blake Morgan LLP. The new appointments form part of the firm’s ambitious plan to double its number of lawyers by hiring 60 new solicitors by 2025.
Hoxton Farms, the London-based biotech developing cultivated animal fat, has opened its pilot facility to advance research, scaleup production and develop prototypes with customers. Signalling the next phase of growth, the new site in the heart of London’s Old Street is the UK’s first pilot production facility for cultivated animal fat.
The global “last mile” food and package delivery industry is worth almost $990 billion and is facing immense pressures to manage costs and cope with demand. Helping them deliver on their promise and create operational efficiencies, geo-location startup Naurt has announced the public launch of their software which is set to redefine the delivery ecosystem.
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced technology as a new eighth pillar of the Human Security for All (HS4A) campaign. The announcement took place at an event on the United Nations Main Campus, co-hosted by CTA, World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) and the UN Trust Fund for Human Security during the 78th session of the UN General Assembly.
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced that CES 2024 is thriving and on track to surpass the CES 2023 footprint and number of attendees, exhibitors and global media. CES 2024 will be the largest in-person, independently audited tech event in the world. Scheduled January 9-12 in Las Vegas, registration for CES 2024 is now open.
Lomar’s newly launched corporate venture lab, lomarlabs, has announced its latest portfolio company and collaboration with Silicon Valley tech startup Blue Dot Change. Together, they will work to develop, design, and test Blue Dot Change’s compact nature-based catalyst dispenser, which aims to accelerate the reduction of methane in the air.
Discover a unique event experience that transcends the boundaries of artistic inspiration at the upcoming Workspace Design Show, taking place from 11 - 12 October at RAI, Amsterdam. This event will bring together the Benelux workplace interiors community in a dynamic exploration of the future of experiential workspaces.
Tech Barcelona, the independent and non-profit association that works to consolidate Barcelona as a technological and digital hub of international reference, has announced its partnership with G-P (Globalization Partners) a player in the global employment industry, known for setting the standard in global employment compliance.
A survey has found that most dating app users experience negative emotions whilst swiping, with only a mere 4% expressing genuine happiness. Other alarming statistics, uncovered by inclusive dating app Mattr, found over a quarter of individuals report feeling overwhelmed and 17% experience depression whilst looking for potential matches.
Zoho, a global technology company, has announced Zoho Billing, an expanded version of its current application Zoho Subscriptions. Zoho Billing is a multifaceted billing solution built specifically for growing businesses, allowing users the flexibility to experiment with pricing and the ability to go to market swiftly.
Glasgow diagnostics spinout Microplate Dx has closed a £2.5 million seed funding round to develop its point-of-care diagnostic platform which can confirm the presence of bacteria and guide a patient’s doctor to effective treatment by rapidly identifying effective antibiotics to use and which ones to avoid.
The customisable and compliant embedded finance platform, FutureBank, has partnered with digital ID verification company IDVerse (previously known as OCR Labs Global) to further its digital transformation and accelerate customer onboarding through swift and secure digital identity verification (IDV).