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Nathalie Richards

EduKit’s tech boosts student opportunity

TECHNATION200: EduKit makes it easier for schools to find personal and professional development programmes to support their students. On the back of a successful US mission, director and co-founder Nathalie Richards explains the business.

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Xero’s options are multiple

TECH TALK 41: UK cloud accounting market leader Xero on 600,000 subscribers and an expected £20m in revenues this year. Core to its growth is collaboration with banks and other partners – including Microsoft and Metro Bank, who join our wide-ranging business discussion.

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TCi joins Hackney for London Tech Week

TechCityinsider joins forces with the London Borough of Hackney and partners for an afternoon of live debate and networking for London Technology Week on June 22, under the Hackney House banner highlighting east London business growth.

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Jack Huang

Truly’s success down to experience

TECHNATION200: Online experience aggregator Truly lets people treat themselves or others to a fancy event or activity. Co-founder Jack Huang tells us how his startup goes the extra mile to ensure his customers feel great for a day.

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Brighton feels digital growing pains

Brighton & Hove’s tech scene is buzzing, no doubt, with creative, social and sharing economy business giving the city’s digital industry its unique feel. But, asks Francesca Woodhouse, does its tech business community need more support?

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Mark Weedon

Weedon helps investor partners in prime

TECHNATION200: Residential property crowdfunding platform Property Partner was set up to make it possible for people to invest and own shares in a piece of real estate. Mark Weedon, PP’s head of institutional development, tells Toni Sekinah about the business.

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Tech startup hiring ‘up 49% year-on-year’

George Osborne was the surprise guest at this week’s opening of the London Stock Exchange by Silicon Milkroundabout, where the jobs fair people launched research showing nearly 50% more UK tech startup vacancies – and City investment fuelling the surge.

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Kuato plays game of code

TECHNATION200: Mark Horneff of educational games startup Kuato Studios, explains the games the studio has developed to teach young people to code and encourage their creativity through storytelling. He tells us why learning through play is at the heart of the Kuato project.

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Digital disruption again for Reading

Reading’s week-long Festival of Digital Disruption returns for second time next month, bringing together innovators in the growing Thames Valley digital economy, as part of a determined effort to highlight tech startup business in the area.

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Brabyn looks to Level39’s next three years

TECHNATION200: Hard to believe, but it’s now three years since Level39 – Canary Wharf’s tech accelerator and high-growth workspace – started. It’s an organisation in transition, withex-Royal Marine Ben Brabyn replacing Eric van der Kleij as head. Brabyn tells us his plans.

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