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wendy devolder

Devolder’s skills matter

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Skills Matter is a community of 60,000 developers who get together to learn and share skills with the aim of creative better tech. Founder and chief executive Wendy Devolder tells us why she is so passionate about tech education.

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TCIAliciaNavarro (landscape)

SEIS “bad” for tech economy: Navarro

Too many “bad” companies are getting funded at the seed stage as a result of the government’s tax-efficient SEIS programme, one of London’s leading tech startup founders has said.

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san francisco

Advocating London in San Francisco

This month, private sector business coalition Tech London Advocates hosted its first overseas event in San Francisco. TLA founder Russ Shaw explains the thinking behind the California mission.

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Tom Valentine

Valentine’s great Escapes

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Luxury membership travel agency Secret Escapes has technology at the heart of its operations. Co-founder and managing direct Tom Valentine sets out the rise of the business to the

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Future Fifty

Twelve move up from Future Fifty

Twelve fast-growth digital businesses have ‘graduated’ from the UK government’s Future Fifty initiative to make way for 12 new entrants to the most-likely-to-list scheme, Tech City UK announced this week.

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Alastair Mitchell

$51m round helps Huddle go bigger

The latest eye-watering funding round for London tech business is a $51m series D round for cloud collaboration platform Huddle. Co-founder and chief executive Alastair Mitchell explains what the funding means for the business, London and the collaboration space.

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George Berkowski

Tech Fundamentals: meet the founders

TECH TALK 37: Four prominent London tech startup entrepreneurs discuss the challenges of building a billion-dollar business with serial entrepreneur George Berkowski at Tech Fundamentals Live on December 2 2014. On the panel: Alicia Navarro (Skimlinks), Martin Macmillan (Pollen VC), Sarah Wood (Unruly) and Anthony Eskinazi (JustPark).

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Elizabetta Camilleri

SalesGossip’s funding hunt

TECH FUNDAMENTALS: SalesGossip harnesses mobile tech to point consumers in the direction of bargains at the same time as delivering data to retailers. What is the retail tech startup’s investment advice?

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george julian

Tech Fundamentals: meet the investors

TECH TALK 36: Hear leading technology investors discuss the challenges of moving from startup to scaleup with senior angel investor Sherry Coutu, at Tech Fundamentals Live. Also on the panel: Silicon Valley Bank, Tech London Advocates, Frog Capital and Crowdcube.

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david goldberg

Good work at Founders Forum

TECH CITY GETS GIVING: Founders Forum For Good aims to help the not-for-profit sector grow by bringing together successful tech entrepreneurs with social and environmental organisations to help tackle problems, at scale. FFFG director David Goldberg explains.

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