Dealroom has published its annual European startups report with a focus on companies operating in the "Deep Tech" area. They define Deep Tech firms as those incorporating significant science or engineering elements to their products and services with an associated higher level of risk of not succeeding due to technical and market issues. Although the risks may be higher, there … [Read more...] about Is 2021 the year of European Deep Tech startups?
Beauhurst, a leader in tracking UK scale-ups, has published data on what it sees as the Top 10 tech startups in London to watch this year and beyond. Their research reveals 276 UK-based tech firms announced equity fundraising for the first time in 2020. 141 of these startups are in London with 41 of the companies raising over £1m. Beauhurst's graph below shows the evolving … [Read more...] about London tech startups worth watching in 2021
Tech Nation, which promotes the UK as a hub for techology firms, has published data showing the UK's tech sector has weathered the COVID-19 storm better than most sectors. Since July, technology job vacancies have risen 50%, reaching 75,353 in November. According to Auzuna co-founder, Andrew Hunter: "Specialist tech workers are very much in demand and the high salaries … [Read more...] about Tech Nation shows UK tech sector is in good health
Looking in the recesses of your data silos can pay dividends for CIOs seeking to improve business processes and drive innovation. Competing with data is nothing new. Startups and industry incumbents have long known that harnessing the power of proprietary data sets can be a sustaining source of competitive advantage. However, as many data sources become commoditized and the … [Read more...] about Tapping into dark data for efficiency, innovation, and income
Data Poisoning as an Attack Vector As artificial intelligence (AI) and its associated activities of machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL) become embedded in the economic and social fabric of developed economies, maintaining the security of these systems and the data they use is paramount. The global cyber security market was estimated by IDC to be worth $107 billion in … [Read more...] about Data Poisoning: a Ticking Time Bomb