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Lopez-Valenzuela, Alberto

Alva’s growing reputation

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Alberto Lopez-Valenzuela is leading the way in the sector of corporate reputation management, helping global companies keep a watchful eye on how they are regarded online. Toni Sekinah finds out how technology is powering reputation analysis.

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Alex Depledge

Depledge cleans up with Hassle

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Hassle offers consumers a simple way to book a trusted local cleaner – and gives cleaners a platform to connect with them. Founder Alex Depledge is looking to professionalise and bring transparency to the domestic cleaning market.

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Silicon Roundabout

New fellowship boosts young job chances

Three organisations have come together through the Connecting Tech City edtech initiative to create a new fellowship that will enable 100 young Londoners to access high-level software development training every year.

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con tech

Tech startups eye TV projects

Potential television format ideas, ranging from a dating show to kids’ branded content, have emerged from ConTech, which brought startup entrepreneurs face to face with senior TV production executives at this week’s Content London event.

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sid190

What I’m learning from fundraising

Raising finance to grow your startup is a learning experience for any entrepreneur. Siddarth VijayaKumar, founder of home dining startup Grub Club, gives his view for starters.

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Sherry Coutu landscape

Talent top issue for UK scale-up firms

Businesses that move from start-up to scale-up could contribute a million new jobs and add £1 trillion to UK economic growth by 2034, according to a new report from investor Sherry Coutu. Here she suggests how we could create a UK Google or Facebook.

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Anthony Eskinazi

Index just right for JustPark

TECH FUNDAMENTALS: Home parking space platform JustPark followed a 2011 seed round of £250,000 this year with a series A. Founder Anthony Eskinazi tells us how he stopped his parking space marketplace from stalling.

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Silicon Milkroundabout

Startups ‘paying 26% more’ for talent

Tech startups are paying 26% above the market rate for the best talent, with their hiring up 80% year-on-year, new figures released ahead of this weekend’s London tech jobs fair Silicon Milkroundabout reveal.

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jean de fougerolles

On the Ascension

TECH FUNDAMENTALS: London-based Ascension Ventures provides seed capital to digitally led tech businesses. Chief executive Jean de Fougerolles tells Toni Sekinah which tech firms would be on the same wavelength as Ascension.

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HowardKingston190

Kingston takes ads back to the lab

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Award-winning adtech business Future Ad Labs develops and distributes innovative advertising formats for the mobile generation. Meet co-founder and chief marketing officer Howard Kingston.
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