Tech start-ups

Articles and news on UK tech startups and their role in driving innovation, transforming the way we live, work, and interact in the digital age.


Government launches £50m tech and science fund

Funds will go toward research tackling diseases, climate change and developing emerging technologies

Venture Capital Funding

RTP Global launches $1bn fund

The fund is the firm’s largest to date and will focus on disruptive technology start-ups at seed and Series A stage.


3 UK tech jobs at high-growth companies

Sought-after specialities at fast-growing tech companies include web development, AI and machine learning, mobile development and user experience, says Jobbio's Kirstie McDermott

Venture Capital Funding

Target Global to deploy €130m into tech companies  

The global VC will back tech companies in fintech, edtech, healthtech and business software, both at seed and venture stage


Call for pension “super funds” to help UK science and tech start-ups

New pension super funds could limit the flow of UK tech and life sciences start-ups choosing to go overseas for listing and investment

Growth Planning

How to scale a tech start-up in a recession

What is a minimum viable product (MVP) and how can you use one to scale your tech start-up fast? What is agile development? Ritam Gandhi answers your questions


Government to hold a scale-up summit this year

Grant Shapps tells business leaders in Davos he wants UK businesses to ‘grow and mature into world-beaters’


3 exciting roles at tech scale-ups

Cloud, cybersecurity, AI, machine learning and blockchain continue to offer a wealth of career opportunities in 2023


UK tech sector now worth $1 trillion

The UK becomes the first country apart from the US and China whose tech ecosystem is worth more than a trillion dollars


Nesta launches £50m fund for social impact start-ups

Nesta Impact Investments will invest up to £1m in 5-10 start-ups promoting social and environmental good each year

PR and Marketing Strategy

Marketing for tech start-ups – how to bootstrap your marketing

Julia Payne of Incisive Edge offers five ways to bootstrap your marketing when you’re a tech start-up


Why it’s a good time to invest in UK start-ups if you’re a dollar investor

A weak pound, more realistic valuations, and US tech companies hungry to buy into British rivals, means there’s never been a better time to invest in UK start-ups, says Nick Hill of QVentures