• Khan do on technology
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  • Northstar’s tech mission
  • Lucca’s Wonderluk
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Twelve women rise to 5050tech challenge

The female founders of a dozen UK tech startups, including from Qudini, Edukit and Memrica, presented to investors this week in an event at London’s Google Campus, led by Martha Lane Fox and her Dot Everyone campaign.


Tech businesses ‘growing a third faster’

Digital technology businesses are growing 32% faster than the rest of the UK economy, accounting for 1.56m jobs across the country, according to Tech Nation 2016, “the most comprehensive analysis of the UK’s digital tech industries to date”, published this week.

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Infographic: Tech Nation 2016 in numbers

The Tech Nation 2016 report comes packed with fascinating new data showing the shape and scale of digital Britain. This infographic from Tech City UK and Nesta show how digital tech industries are driving economic growth, employment and regional development.

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Skills and talent top London tech debate

Skills and the ongoing tech talent crunch topped the London political agenda this week, as London’s five leading mayoral candidates took to the stage at Here East in the first official hustings event ahead of the capital’s mayoral election on May 5.

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Khan do on technology

London goes to the polls on May 5 to elect a successor mayor to Boris Johnson. Frontrunner in the polls right now is Labour’s Sadiq Khan. Fresh off stage from this week’s DebateTech hustings, Khan tells us his priorities for technology policy, particularly on the talent crunch.

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Goldsmith sets out London tech agenda

What will Zac Goldsmith do to promote a digital London if he’s elected London mayor in May? The Conservative candidate answers our questions – and pledges to stand up for London in negotiating with Conservative colleagues in government.


Creatives ‘underestimate’ cyber risk

Small businesses in the design and creative industries are underestimating the impact that a cyber attack could have on their reputation and must take steps to protect it, according to a new government-backed report.

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Search for a billion trees by 2020

Ecosia is using search to change the world. Its ‘carbon-neutral search engine’ donates at least 80% of the profits from ad revenue to a tree planting program in Burkina Faso. Founder Christian Kroll explains the mission.

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