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Connecting Tech City closes in on aim

Campaigning edtech initiative Connecting Tech City this week took a step closer to reaching its aim of an online platform for learning digital skills, with its appointment of three leading creative tech agencies to help build the platform.

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Silicon Gorge comes of age

BEYOND TECH CITY: Bristol & Bath is busily staking its claim as one of the UK’s fastest-growing tech clusters. Nick Sturge of the SETsquared business acceleration centre reports.

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Lemon’s head in Currency Cloud

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Cloud-based foreign exchange payments facilitator Currency Cloud has emerged as a game changer in the UK fintech sector. Co-founder Steve Lemon explains why the cross-border payments platform is so innovative.

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Jenny Griffiths

Snap Fashion pics a winner

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Snap Fashion lets users search and shop for fashion items they like from a simple photo and find equivalents to the products they like online. Founder Jenny Griffiths explains all.

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In Dublin’s tech city

More than 20,000 people gather in Dublin next week for the city’s annual Web Summit – the biggest tech gathering in Europe. Summit co-founder Daire Hickey answers our questions – and offers a pair of tickets worth €1310.

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Meet Europe’s startup disrupters

TECH TALK 32: One of Europe’s biggest tech gatherings, TechCrunch Disrupt, hit London this week. We met some of the contenders in TCD’s Startup Battlefield contest – including Berlin-based winners Crate.

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Festickets funds the future

TECH FUNDAMENTALS: Festival package booking service Festicket raised $2.7m in series A this September. Co-founder Zack Sabban tells us why they chose the investors they did and what the injection means for business growth.

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Benjamin Males

Studio XO suits the future

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Benjamin Males, co-founder and chief technology officer of wearable tech business Studio XO, tells us why his company is more than just about designing garments for Lady Gaga.

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Turn your tech into TV

Some of the world’s best-known television producers, including Warner Brothers, ITV Studios and ZigZag are among the companies looking for tech entrepreneurs to ‘turn their tech into TV’ through a new initiative called ConTech, happening at Bafta in London on November 18.

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Niall Murphy

Evrythng’s looking good

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Internet-of-things business Evrythng has been growing rapidly during 2014, using technology to help brands connect quite literally with consumers direct. Co-founder and chief executive Niall Murphy, a serial tech entrepreneur, spoke to us.

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