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Exeter’s startup tide on the rise

TechCityinsider’s TechCities content demonstrates that London is far from the only major UK hub for digital innovation. In our latest city startup overview from Company Formations 24.7, we hear from Devon’s county town, Exeter, where Crowdcube is the local tech star.

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Wales offers extra tech cluster lessons

Eighty leading digital professionals came together in Cardiff this spring for Transfer, an event shining a light on business activity in the Welsh capital. In our final instalment of films from the event, which offered lessons for all UK tech clusters, we hear from three key digital players in the region.

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When a stock listing makes sense

Why and how should a tech business aim for a stock market listing over other forms of fundraising? And, with market uncertainty, what kinds of success are London-listed businesses experiencing? James Clark of the London Stock Exchange answers our questions.

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New deals boost Birmingham’s Etive

Birmingham-based digital data handling solution provider Etive Technologies, based at the city’s Innovation Birmingham Campus, has signed three significant new deals as part of its efforts to help more people engage online.

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Brands come under tech week spotlight

Speakers from Virgin Media and The Guardian are the latest to join TechCityinsider and partners in Shoreditch for an afternoon of debate around digital business growth on Wednesday June 22, as part of London Technology Week 2016. Oh, and there’s a party too.

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Mind the LDN apprentice gap

TECHNATION200: The LDN Group helps young people to prepare for the world of work. Chief executive Simon Bozzoli tells Toni Sekinah how its Tech City Stars programme gives digital companies access to talent and increases tech sector diversity.

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Been there, Seenit, done it

TECHNATION200: Collaborative video creation platform Seenit allows brand marketers to outsource the creation of their video content to their employees and advocates. Founder Emily Forbes says the platform documents conversations instead of just events.

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Creating space to meet your maker

In our latest Tech Talk podcast, we talk to three people working to build the UK maker ecosystem – Gavin Poole from HereEast, Nat Hunter of Machines Room and Steven Roberts of Barclays Eagle Labs – about the challenges and opportunities facing the growing maker economy.

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Rose the advocate for digital Croydon

TECHNATION200: Croydon Tech City is the not-for-profit organisation bringing together the tech community and promoting the south London borough’s digital credentials in the face of poor public perceptions. Co-founder Jonny Rose explains his approach.

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Crowd2Fund gets innovative with AI

TECHNATION200: Crowd2Fund, a platform that specialises in crowdfunding for businesses that want to leverage their customer loyalty, is also now a provider of the government’s new Innovative Finance ISA. Chief executive Chris Hancock explains.

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