Beauhurst have released analysis showing the top 50 fintech startups and scaleups to watch in 2021. According to Beauhurst's data, a total of 1,373 fintechs have hit at least one of their 8 tracking triggers since 2011. Between them these firms have raised £14.9bn in equity funding. 71% of those firms still operating are based in London. The top 20 from Beauhurst's list of 50 … [Read more...] about UK’s top 50 fintech startups and scaleups in 2021
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
Telecoms, media and technology consultancy, Analysys Mason, have released a set of predictions for what they see happening in the 5G and IoT landscape over the coming year. Among the highlights are: "5G will not provide any meaningful ARPU increase in 2021. 5G is not a ‘game changer’ for consumers. Many operators have still to demonstrate that 5G can significantly improve … [Read more...] about IoT and 5G predictions for 2021 from Analysys Mason