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Robin Tombs, CEO of Yoti, discusses the future of biometric digital identity, launching in India and his entrepreneurial journey!


We celebrated a milestone at Yoti HQ last week. A pretty big milestone too. Our app reached 1,000,000 downloads, being installed by people from 201 countries around the world. You might say that’s fantastic news for myself, the other co-founders …

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Avi Meir, Co Founder and CEO of TravelPerk discusses the creation of a one-stop business travel shop, closing a $21m Series B Round and his entrepreneurial journey


Whether I like it or not, I’m sometimes referred to as a serial entrepreneur. And as TravelPerk  gains more and more traction, I get asked more frequently about my perspective on entrepreneurship. It was only three years ago that this …

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As Gpad are shortlisted as one of the four winning concepts for the transformation of London’s Silicon Roundabout, Graeme Winestone discusses the ‘Old Street Digital Garden’!


Old Street Roundabout has faced strong criticism over the years: It has been remembered more for traffic congestion rather than its rising fame as a technology hub. The roundabout has continued to be a prominent strategic site in London and …

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Paris, Stockholm, Berlin, Barcelona as well as China pose a significant challenge to growing emergence of the UK’s tech ecosystem. The Rt Hon Ed Vaizey MP, Minister of Culture, Communications and Creative Industries from 2010 to 2016 explains!


By any number of metrics, the UK’s tech industry is flourishing. Within the past 10 years, we have rapidly emerged from the technological shadows to become one of the three most important digital hubs in the world. The sector in …

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Growth in the leading consumer goods groups is being squeezed by innovative offerings from smaller companies. Many are now pursuing acquisitions or broad restructurings to keep investors on their side’ (FT 1 MARCH 18) We asked Christer Holloman, CEO at Divido, to discuss the changing retail landscape, retail finance payment options and his entrepreneurial journey.


On the week that Toys R Us announced it is to close its doors for good, the Financial Times warning for leading consumer good groups back at the beginning of March reads all the more poignantly.  The toy store’s plummet …

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Are we ‘summoning the demon’ with our embrace of AI? We asked Dr Steve Marsh, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, GeoSpock


Elon Musk famously declared we are ‘summoning the demon’ with the development of artificial intelligence (AI), and cited it as the most serious threat to the survival of the human race. Coming from someone famous for cutting edge technological innovation, …

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From a London playground to a £2m Series A Round in less than 20 months! Katie Massie-Taylor talks about Mush and her entrepreneurial journey.


Sarah and I met in a rainy playground three years ago when we were both getting to grips with having “two under two”.  We were at the height of sleep deprivation and finding the long days tough (and lonely!) when …

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As cities grow in autonomy and become economic powerhouses in their own right, their branding has never been more important. Julietta Dexter, CEO & Founder of London based The Communications Store, explains why!


Any quick Google search tells you instantly that Barcelona, Siem Reap, Cape Town and so forth rank the highest as best cities in the world. So I guess the branding, PR and communications of these cities are getting the most …

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‘In The Wired World in 2018’ Martin Sorrell’s piece begins ‘THE QUESTION I ALWAYS ASK MY CLIENTS IS,” What keeps you awake at night?” We asked Harry Hugo, Co-Founder of Shoreditch based Goat Agency, what innovations, ideas and challenges do you believe are set to further disrupt the media industry in the coming year and are keeping you awake?!


For us, the biggest innovation in terms of media spaces has definitely been influencers. From people in their bedrooms to organised groups of collaborators and influencers turned celebrity, the influencer media space has grown exponentially in 2017, and it shows …

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Dr. Vivian Chan, co-founder of Sparrho, talks scientific discovery engines, machine learning, building a global user base and entrepreneurship.


As a trained scientist with a PhD in biochemistry, I’d been accustomed to having a direct line to the latest cutting-edge science throughout my academic career. It was only after graduating from Cambridge University that I began to notice the …

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