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Opinion| Why the rulebooks on money transfer are being ripped up!


By Mike Laven, CEO, The Currency Cloud If ‘FinTech’ is one of technology’s hottest sectors today, then international payments must surely be the hottest niche, at least if we’re judging by level of investor activity. This year in London alone, …

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An algorithm ….a bidding war? ‘Silicon Valley’ is the brand new US comedy from Mike Judge and we have the trailer!


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Tradeshift have just raised $75m in funding. We asked CEO Christian Lanng what message he had for European entrepreneurs?


The European start-up scene is thriving, full of bright young things trying to turn innovative ideas into real businesses. But, increasingly I’m starting to feel that things are getting out of kilter: the start-up scene seems to have become more …

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We are thrilled that you can now listen to Monocle magazines fantastic weekly show ‘The Entrepreneurs’ on the blog now!


As part of our philosophy to make our fast growing Silicon Roundabout platform an invaluable resource in the technology ‘ecosystem’ we are delighted to now bring you Monocle Magazines weekly show ‘The Entrepreneurs’. Enjoy!  

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Your Seven Days in the World of Technology courtesy of the Wired.co.uk Podcast!


Listen this week for an entertaining 30-minute look at the most interesting technology and science stories from the last seven days, with Wired.co.uk’s Olivia Solon, Liat Clark and Nicholas Tufnell. Once again Care.data is proving to be a hot mess. …

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Expanding to London from the USA? In Part 3 of the series Richard Goold examines Employment Law Issues.


Non-EU nationals require a permit in order to be able to work in the UK, but otherwise hiring employees is relatively simple. Employees must be given written confirmation of their basic employment terms, either in a simple document or alternatively …

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Your week in Tech in a handy 30 minute Podcast, courtesy of Wired.co.uk!


Listen this week for an entertaining 30-minute look at the most interesting technology and science stories from the last seven days, with Wired.co.uk’s Olivia Solon, Katie Collins and Liat Clark. This week: Top stories 1) Microsoft has a new CEO 2) David …

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Thinking of exiting a tech business? Fay Margo explains the growing ‘Secondary Direct’ market!


Patience is a virtue, or so the saying goes… It’s not always a virtue though, if you’re a venture capitalist. VC investors are having to wait longer and longer before exiting their portfolio companies, according to research carried out by …

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Your week in tech, courtesy of Wired.co.uk’s Podcast!


Listen this week for an entertaining 30-minute look at the most interesting technology and science stories from the last seven days, with Wired.co.uk’s Nate Lanxon, Olivia Solon and Liat Clark. This week: Top stories 1) Forcing ISPs to block The Pirate …

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We asked the leading entrepreneurs behind Streethub, Kabbee, Borro, Lovestruck,SecretEscapes and Alex and Alexa what are your hopes for 2014 and what predictions do you have for the world of disruptive technology?


Maxim Berglund Co-founder of StreetHub www.streethub.com We hope for another great year for London startups in 2014! Technology is becoming increasingly location aware on a very granular level. Mobile phones are the perfect technology for location services and so we …

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