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Tech financiers giving back with impact investing

Aug 09, 2018

Traditionally, investing has been all about financial gain. An investor puts their money into a company or project which, they hope, will bulk out their investment and pay back hefty dividends.

Investment opportunity for fintechs with TechInvest 4

Aug 09, 2018

The Mayor of London, in association with Business Angels, will shortly be holding the fourth and final instalment of its TechInvest programme - and this time the focus is Fintech!

Taking on the Johns: the need-to-know about female founder funding

Jul 26, 2018

In 2015, The Guardian worked out that there were more men named ‘John’ leading FTSE 100 companies than there were women. We’ve nothing against the name ‘John’ – but if you’re more likely to encounter two Johns in the boardroom than someone with a...

AI to change jobs – not steal them!

Jul 26, 2018

If you’ve touched a newspaper over the last three years, you’ll have encountered some of the hysteria about AI and automation. Gloomy headlines speak of human jobs going to algorithms, of queues outside job centres, and of the 1% getting rich(er)...

Head in the sand about cyber risks?

May 17, 2018

Cyber-attacks and data breaches are now commonplace for businesses of all sizes, with official research revealing that two in five small firms were hit in the last year.