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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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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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TCi announces 2014 awards shortlist

On Thursday we launch TechCityinsider’s TCi100 Almanac for 2014, celebrating 100 people redefining digital Britain. We’re pleased that this year we will also be giving out four extra awards for the first time.

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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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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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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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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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Tech talent war ‘just starting’

Industry may be facing a shortage of tech talent, but changing demographics mean that it is as nothing compared to what is to come, one of the world’s most powerful UK businessmen warned a London audience today.

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Cooke shows what’s possible

DUBLIN WEB SUMMIT: One of the UK’s best-respected digital networkers and deal-brokers, Possible chief executive Justin Cooke, talks about the work of the global creative agency and the changing nature of marketing in the social and mobile era.

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