Zoom has announced the introduction of Notes, a new workspace to create and collaborate before, during, and after meetings. Notes allows users to create and share content within a Zoom Meeting and collaborate with others on the call for real-time inputs—eliminating the distraction of jumping between Zoom and third-party documents and tools.
In Octopus Ventures’ latest report, the University of Dundee has been named as the top university for spin-out success. This ranking was determined by factors such as patents, spinouts created and recent portfolio success, which for Dundee, included the £2.2 billion IPO of Exscientia on the US NASDAQ, one of the largest ever UK university exits.
New research from Xero, the global small business platform, has revealed that UK small business owners are concerned that AI development is outpacing regulation and a third (32%) want more training and resources to support AI adoption, as generative AI tools permeate various industries and the workforce.
Every year over 340 million workers suffer a workplace injury: slips and falls, strains and sprains, vehicle collisions and crashes. Voxel, an AI startup using computer vision to transform safety and operations in the workplace, has announced a $12 million strategic funding round to improve workplace safety and save lives.
CES Unveiled Amsterdam and World Summit AI Join Forces in October Summit, Reinforcing Amsterdam as a Global Technology Epicenter
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and InspiredMinds flagship product World Summit AI (WSAI), the world’s leading AI event, are announcing a new partnership to co-locate CES Unveiled Amsterdam at global tech summit - World Summit AI this October. CES Unveiled Amsterdam will take place at the Taets Art & Event Park on October 12, 2023, the second day of the WSAI Summit, in partnership with the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. Amsterdam is a top global hub for technology innovation and this new partnership will serve as one of Europe’s most influential tech events.
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and France Digitale, the leading startup association in Europe, announced a partnership to co-host the CES 2024 Tech Trends - formerly CES Unveiled Paris - a global kickoff event for CES 2024. The CES 2024 Tech Trends will be held on September 20, 2023, at the Musee des Arts Forains in Paris. It will take place during France Digitale’s FDDay 2023, a key startup and innovation event that convenes entrepreneurs and investors from across Europe to propel the tech industry forward. Owned and produced by CTA, CES 2024 returns to Las Vegas January 9-12, 2024.
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced that L’Oréal CEO Nicolas Hieronimus will deliver the first-ever keynote from a beauty company at CES 2024. A nine-time CES Innovation Award honoree, L'Oréal's keynote will demonstrate how the company’s ongoing technology transformation ensures that it remains prepared for a future of its business that is at once physical, digital, and virtual.
Increasing competition and the viral popularity of ChatGPT is spurring businesses to launch AI apps but they face time and budget constraints in rolling these out. Helping businesses solve this bottleneck, Portkey.ai has announced a $3 million seed funding round empowering engineering teams to build and launch generative AI apps faster.
Why and How Growth Startups Can Double Down on Marketing during Time of Downturn (Without Hitting the P&L)
Venture capital fundraising is experiencing a troubling downturn, hitting a nine-year low, as revealed by the State of European Tech report (2022). Over 80% of respondents who took part in the study believe that raising venture capital has become substantially more challenging than it was just a year ago - the most significant change in sentiment recorded in the past half-decade.
Karta, an award-winning metaverse studio pioneering the world of in-game experiential marketing, has launched its own studio dedicated to creating bespoke in-game experiences in Fortnite. Karta’s Fortnite studio has been set up to partner with rights holders and popular IP owners from music, entertainment and sports talent to create innovative takes on Fortnite experiences within the platform - opening up new revenue streams for rights holders.
Silico, the Business Process Simulation platform has announced a strategic partnership with Marcadus, a business improvement management consultancy and Celonis Gold Partner. This collaboration aims to extend both companies’ process improvement offerings by combining Silico's Process Simulation Platform with Marcadus' data-driven Process Mining services.
Rodez Aveyron Football (Rodez AF) has entered into a strategic collaboration with Wiremind to upgrade its ticketing management and operations. This partnership heralds a new era for the club's ticketing system, as they integrate the all-encompassing ticketing management platform, EVENTORI, into their existing system.
AI could have a greater impact on the UK than the Industrial Revolution and play a key role in accelerating government decisions, according to Deputy PM Oliver Dowden. Reports from earlier this year found that around the world, as many as 300 million jobs could be impacted, generating new ones or wholly automating them.
Robin AI, the legal AI startup, has introduced The Legal Dictionary, a free tool available to anyone who needs access to high quality, common legal clauses for their commercial agreements. The Legal Dictionary was generated using a large language model (LLM), that has been fine-tuned with proprietary contract data, and then verified by Robin AI’s in-house team of legal experts.
In the fast-evolving realm of LFP battery cell production, Europe stands at the forefront of innovation, catching the attention of savvy venture capitalists and private equity investors attuned to global dynamics. Within the continent lies a world-class research ecosystem, spanning diverse deep tech and engineering faculties focused on renewable energy and battery technologies.
This week, Zoom Video Communications has opened its new London Engagement Hub to spearhead the shift from traditional office spaces to experiential working hubs, supported by its industry-leading technology. With the demand for hybrid and remote capabilities giving rise to unconventional ways of operating, Zoom has designed its new office to support the changing nature of the employee experience, marking a new era of modern work.
Momentum Presents "A Night At The Museum" - Belfast's Premier Business Event Returns With an All-Star Speaker Line-Up
Momentum, the pioneering business event that bridges the gap between business needs and mindset support, is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of "Momentum - A Night At The Museum." Building upon the resounding success of their inaugural event in January, Momentum is set to deliver an even more extraordinary experience for entrepreneurs, business owners, and professionals seeking inspiration, growth, and valuable connections.
Plastics are super-versatile and an essential part of our everyday lives, yet even today they often end up being incinerated. A more sustainable plastics economy is needed. Global plastics specialist igus is pursuing this goal with its “chainge" recycling platform, which recycles used energy chains. Now igus has invested in the startup company cirplus to pursue the common vision of closing the plastics loop and initiating a revolution in the trade of technical and standard thermoplastic recyclate or recycled plastic stock.
The architecture, engineering and construction industry has undergone significant changes in recent years yet one major challenge they face is the slow and costly manufacture of large components as part of their installations. Enabling the industry to move faster and efficiently, SAEKI has today launched from stealth with a $2.3 million seed funding round to create fully automated plants with industrial robots using 3D technology to create anything from wings for aircraft to construction site installations.
HiBob, the company behind Bob, the HR platform transforming how organisations operate in the modern world of work, today announces it has been named to the Forbes 2023 Cloud 100. The list is the definitive ranking of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, published by Forbes in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures.
Fresh off the opening of Huckletree Oxford Circus (which is already at 80% occupancy), the innovator in curated coworking spaces, Huckletree, has announced it is moving to two of London’s most enviable postcodes: Liverpool Street and Kensington as part of expansion plans, taking their total footprint to over 250,000 sq ft in the UK and Ireland.
"It is becoming more difficult to find employees, especially for physically demanding and at the same time monotonous tasks. The turnover of skilled workers is particularly high in these types of tasks," says Gerhard Müller, responsible for the regions Germany, Austria and Switzerland within KUKA's robotics division.
bp ventures has made a £4 million investment in Dynamon, a UK-based software company that specialises in developing advanced data analytics and simulation tools for commercial transport and logistics companies. The funding forms part of Dynamon’s Series A round, being raised to fully commercialise and scale up its platform and expand its operations in Europe and into North America.
Singapore witnessed a successful convergence of global tech leaders, cutting-edge innovation and insightful deliberations on the latest trends that dominate the emerging technology space. Day 1 of the World AI Show, World Blockchain Summit and World CX Summit (#TresconABC) concluded with resounding success at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, whetting the appetite of attendees for an even more exciting Day 2.