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17 November 2014

And the winners are…

By Brian Henderson The great and the good of the UK technology industry descended on the Westminster Park Plaza on Wednesday 12 November to celebrate the UK tech awards 2014. The awards have gone from strength to strength, with a packed audience of around 700 in attendance this year. The...

06 November 2014

Trip of a lifetime: We meet Arnaud Bertrand, co-founder of HouseTrip.

By Brian Henderson Arnaud Bertrand is the co-founder of HouseTrip. After launching in January 2010, and moving from Lausanne to London in 2011, HouseTrip is now one of the fastest growing holiday rental websites in Europe. We met Arnaud to talk about the secrets behind his success and also his...

10 October 2014

Luxury Tech: We meet José Neves CEO and founder of Farfetch

By Brian Henderson José Neves is CEO and founder of Farfetch and an entrepreneur who began his career with a technology business founded whilst studying Economics at Universidad de Porto in 1994. He quickly added to his portfolio, establishing contemporary shoe brand Swear in London in 1996, followed by bstore...

08 October 2014

UK tech awards short-list celebrates another good year for UK tech

By Brian Henderson The tech sector is broad and complex in the UK but what is clear is that we continue to produce great innovations, management teams and businesses. The short-listed nominees for the UK Tech Awards 2014, sponsored by PwC, hail from all across the UK and cover a...

16 June 2014

Flying the flag for UK startups - We meet Cristiana Camisotti, Co-Founder of Silicon Milkroundabout

Silicon Milkroundabout runs regular events designed to match talented people with the thousands of jobs on offer at UK tech start-ups. Their 7th event which was held recently in May 2014 in East London saw 1000’s of jobs available in some of London’s coolest and brightest tech start-ups. Co-Founder Cristiana...

20 May 2014

The Un-hotelier: We meet Greg Marsh, Co-Founder & CEO of onefinestay

For our next Fast growth founder story, we talked to Greg Marsh about what inspired him to set up onefinestay and the formative experiences which have helped him on his successful journey so far. Onefinestay provides a unique service and not only allows the chance to book and stay in...

06 May 2014

Tech in fashion - we meet Chris Morton co-founder of Lyst

Chris is the CEO and cofounder of Lyst (www.lyst.com), a social curation platform for online fashion. Prior to founding Lyst, Chris was an investor at Balderton Capital, focusing on consumer internet; specifically ecommerce, music and games. We caught up with him to find out more about the story behind his...

25 April 2014

“Downright disruptive technology” – we meet TransferWise co-founder Kristo Käärmann

TransferWise was founded three years ago but thanks to the growth they’ve achieved their brand can now be seen on billboards across London. They have become one of the most recognised financial tech start-ups, not just in the UK, but in the USA as well, attracting investment from the likes...

15 April 2014

Fast growth founder stories

By Brian Henderson Coming soon... Over the next few weeks we will be releasing a series of interviews that we have conducted with exciting companies making waves in the UK tech scene in London. In the same vein as our blog with Titus Sharpe, CEO of MVF, we have been...

02 April 2014

UK Tech Awards 2014: celebrating a thriving tech sector

By Brian Henderson The tech sector in the UK is clearly performing well at the moment and while there is talk of another bubble, away from the headlines there are many really innovative companies emerging across the UK. These awards are a great opportunity for us to celebrate the achievements...