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ATI Boeing Accelerator takes off, accepting aerospace startups from around the world

The Aerospace Technology Institute, Boeing, and European accelerator Ignite have teamed up to launch a brand new aerospace acceleration programme, with the aim of strengthening the UK’s aerospace industry.  Applications for the inaugural round of the ATI Boeing Accelerator are now open and will be accepted until November 15. GKN Aerospace is this batch’s corporate […]


Stacker raises £1 million seed to enable anyone to build their own app

Stacker, a startup founded by three British developers, has raised a £1 million seed round led by London VC Pentech and angel investor Charlie Songhurst. Stacker’s mission is to empower everyone to build their own apps, even if they can’t write a line of code, and this funding will bring its product to market. As […]


Video marketing platform TwentyThree acquires Buto to expand into enterprise

TwentyThree, the video marketing platform, will acquire Buto, a UK enterprise video platform, in its mission to become the leading European provider and go-to choice of digital marketers. Video is on the rise in organisations big and small, defining today’s digital marketing strategies. Based in Copenhagen, TwentyThree has seen its platform adopted by more and […]


German startup Thinksurance raises €13 million Series B to modernise insurance distribution

Frankfurt-based Thinksurance, an insurance distribution platform, has raised a €13 million Series B from Eight Roads Ventures. The commercial insurance industry in Germany alone is worth almost €30 billion in premiums per year and continues to grow, but transactions between insurers and distributors remain mostly manual. Founded in 2016, Thinksurance has built a platform for […]


Tel-Aviv automotive startup Upstream Security gets $30 million Series B to protect connected cars

Upstream Security, an Israeli automotive cybersecurity company, announced a $30 million Series B round, led by Alliance Ventures, an automotive alliance constituting Renault, Mitsubishi, and Nissan. Volvo Group, Hyundai, Charles River Ventures, Glilot Capital, Maniv Mobility, and Nationwide also participated in the round. The Tel Aviv-based startup provides cybersecurity solutions designed specifically to protect connected […]

Speechmatics raises £6 million, will add 75 languages to global speech recognition engine

Speechmatics, a Cambridge-based startup applying machine learning to automatic speech recognition (ASR), has raised a £6.35 million Series A round, led by AlbionVC with support from IQ Capital and several angel investors. Awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in ‘Innovation’ earlier this year, the Speechmatics technology stands out for its accuracy, wide variety of languages, […]