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Top British tech designer reveals new voice-controlled speaker light

Morten Warren argues his Zuma has the potential to become the hub of home-management tech


Curve launches new crowdfunding round after 2019 record-breaker

The fintech, which raised £4 million in 42 minutes in its first crowdfunding round in 2019, told the Standard that this time the app will provide a detailed pitch presentation on its financials to potential retail investors

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Entrepreneurs: Ex-LME boss Garry Jones on corporate vs startup life

Garry Jones now leads newly-rebranded tech platform Novafori - digital host of auctions for Christie’s


Citymapper launches first crowdfunding campaign as it shares new plans

The city navigation app opened itself up to retail investors for the first time as its team revealed plans to expand into every major metropolis in the world


musicMagpie IPO: Pair who founded gadget recycler in garage net £22.1m

Founder Steve Oliver said he and co-founder Walt Gleeson would “never in a million years” have imagined this day back in 2007


Entrepreneurs: Meet Genomics founder Professor Sir Peter Donnelly

Would you want to know if your genes mean you are at high risk of developing heart disease, or not? Naomi Ackerman meets Genomics founder, Professor Sir Peter Donnelly


Entrepreneurs: The founder of fintech app Plum talks young savers

Victor Trokoudes, a former trader and an early Transferwise employee, is the co-founder and chief executive of savings app Plum - nearly 75% of the app’s users are under-35


Tech sector booming as number of London IPOs soars, major report finds

The capital saw a total of £8.7 billion of tech VC investment in the year, according to the annual Tech Nation Report 2021


ActiveOps reveals plans for ‘£100 million-plus’ AIM float

ActiveOps’ SaaS platform is used by banks and services firms including Nationwide and Capita to help manage office operations and staff workflows


IWD 2021: ES meets tech and WFH pioneer Dame Stephanie Shirley

On International Women’s Day Naomi Ackerman meets tech and female business pioneer Dame Stephanie Shirley to talk gender equality in 2021 - and why a hybrid working future has the potential to open up opportunities in the corporate world for people with autism