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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

Insider

Clubhouse: the invite-only app everyone’s talking about

From DJ nights and live comedy to political debate and career workshops, why Clubhouse is the only social media the A-list will use

The Escapist

The best dating apps to use in 2021

One in five UK Bumble users say they’ve joined after ending a committed relationship as a result of the pandemic, so spring brings a rush of new daters

The Escapist

New dating app Thursday only works on one day of the week

Couples, your single friends are about to start turning down all your Thursday night drink invitations

The Escapist

11 best apps to sell your stuff and make extra cash

From the designer handbag you never use to that old phone set you’ve got knocking around, these are the thriftiest second-hand selling apps for making some quick cash

Insider

‘I’m not a cat’: Most hilarious Zoom fails from the last year

We love to hate Zoom, but it’s provided us with no end of laughs during the pandemic, says Jochan Embley

Tech

Wearable fitness trackers can shave off pounds among the overweight

Researchers said that fitness trackers can help people to lose weight and reduce their body mass index.
Leisure & Retail

Amazon selects Wembley Park for location of next grocery store in UK

Amazon now has two London grocery stores, and more sites are expected to open....

Business

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

Business

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

Tech

The cool lender getting Gen Z hooked on debt

Klarna is the zeitgeist payments start-up with a fluffy pink image that has boomed during lockdown - its valued has now tripled in six months to $31 billion. But its success has sparked fears over easy credit and young spenders spiralling into debt, says Samuel Fishwick