Latest News ▶

British Start Ups Patent Powering New Generation Of Solar Powered Mobiles
Field testing of a new solar powered mobile phone is currently taking place in the UK and the early results look are looking like a breakthrough. The phone, is designed and built around UK Start Up Roam Telecoms patented technology. Field testing of a new solar powered mobile phone is currently taking place in the UK and the early results look are looking like a breakthrough. The phone, is designed and built around UK Start Up Roam Telecoms patented technology.

Despite Recent Scandals, Facebook Influences People's Buying Decisions More Than 7 Other Social Media Platforms Combined
Consumers' interactions with brands on social media influence their buying decisions - 67% of consumers have made a purchase after seeing an advertisement on social media. However, a new survey finds that not all platforms hold the same weight in people's buying decisions.

Nearly Half of Female Business Owners Said They Sacrificed Pay When Starting a Business Opposed to a Third of Men
46 percent of female business owners said forgoing salary was their biggest sacrifice.

London job growth is at 44% year on year despite Brexit deadline looming
The technology sector is the largest and fastest growing, recording a significant 44% increase in hiring activity year-on-year. Given this, it’s no surprise that demand for IT professionals increased by 25% year-on-year, forming 37% of all advertised positions.

British Company Launches World-changing Battery Technology
The world, it seems, is going electric. And in the UK, efforts to improve existing sources of electrical energy and discover new ones is gaining momentum.

A British Financial Revolution For Raising Non-Equity Capital
ILOCX is a British-based platform that allows companies to raise non-equity capital through the sale of Initial License Offerings ("ILOs"). This is a new and unique revenue-based method to raise capital, promote and sell products and services, and to receive royalties based on a company's gross revenue.

Is Microsoft Teams About To Slay Slack
Last week Microsoft announce that Teams, it's cloud based business communications tool, now has 13 million active daily users; when Slack made it's regulatory filings in May it stated it has about 10 million active daily users.

Start Up News ▶

British Start Ups Patent Powering New Generation Of Solar Powered Mobiles
Field testing of a new solar powered mobile phone is currently taking place in the UK and the early results look are looking like a breakthrough. The phone, is designed and built around UK Start Up Roam Telecoms patented technology. Field testing of a new solar powered mobile phone is currently taking place in the UK and the early results look are looking like a breakthrough. The phone, is designed and built around UK Start Up Roam Telecoms patented technology.

VIDEO SERIES - Start Up Exposure - Coming Soon 📺 + 🔊
Interviews with start ups on the cusp of breaking though, we talk about their business, their product & their aspirations. LTN brings you interviews with those start ups on the cusp of breaking through; we talk about their business & their aspirations. We get their opinions on their industry sector & the difference their product or app will make.

VIDEO SERIES - Start Up Stories - Coming Soon 📺 + 🔊
We will be following start ups on their journey; from product conception to the success or failure funding campaign, & hopefully on to the launch of a world beating product or app.

Tech Women News ▶

British Start Ups Patent Powering New Generation Of Solar Powered Mobiles
Field testing of a new solar powered mobile phone is currently taking place in the UK and the early results look are looking like a breakthrough. The phone, is designed and built around UK Start Up Roam Telecoms patented technology. Field testing of a new solar powered mobile phone is currently taking place in the UK and the early results look are looking like a breakthrough. The phone, is designed and built around UK Start Up Roam Telecoms patented technology.

Nearly Half of Female Business Owners Said They Sacrificed Pay When Starting a Business Opposed to a Third of Men
46 percent of female business owners said forgoing salary was their biggest sacrifice.

Unlocking the Power of Female Investors
Roxana-Mohammadian Molina Chief Strategy Officer of BLEND Network calls for action to address the lack of female investors

Forbes 30 Under 30 British Fashion Designer and Entrepreneur Samanah Duran Launches a Membership Club for Women in Business
Samanah Duran, 29, is a British fashion designer and entrepreneur most recently named Forbes 30 under 30 most influential in retail and e-commerce. Samanah first launched retail company Critics Clothing when she was just 22 but fast forward 5 years whilst driving her retail brand success forward, she has turned her attention towards building BEYOUROWN, a digital media and news company dedicated to inspiring and champion entrepreneurs on a mission to lead.

Why the first female NFL coach is getting behind this fast-growing startup
As NFL players head to training camp this week, another touchdown is happening off the field. Caribu, an interactive video-calling platform that allows families to read and draw together long-distance, secures its second investment from an NFL all-star, Dr. Jen Welter, the first female NFL coach (Arizona Cardinals) and Founder of Grrrridiron Girls flag football camps for girls.

Belgium Based FinTech startup, Selected for Microsoft's London Scaleup Programme
Features Analytics, a leading AI technology company servicing the financial industry & founded by Cristina Soviany, has been selected by Microsoft Scaleup to join its high-growth start-up programme which gives companies unique access to enterprise partners/customers and the ability to qualify to co-sell with Microsoft's sales force.

Funding News ▶

Unlocking the Power of Female Investors
Roxana-Mohammadian Molina Chief Strategy Officer of BLEND Network calls for action to address the lack of female investors

A British Financial Revolution For Raising Non-Equity Capital
ILOCX is a British-based platform that allows companies to raise non-equity capital through the sale of Initial License Offerings ("ILOs"). This is a new and unique revenue-based method to raise capital, promote and sell products and services, and to receive royalties based on a company's gross revenue.

VIDEO SERIES - Crowd Us Seed Us - Coming Soon 📺 + 🔊
We will be talking to start ups prior to, & during, their crowd & seed funding campaigns, listening to their funding experiences & learning what they want to achieve with the funding & what their full back plan will be if the funding is unsuccessful.

TokenMarket Successfully Concludes its Security Token Offering with 158% Funding
TokenMarket, the investment platform powered by blockchain, announces today it's Security Token Offering (STO) has successfully concluded, achieving 158% of its funding goal.

London Based Apply Parking Raises £7.6m Series A
ApplyParking, the kerbside management & mobility technology firm that is transforming parking for motorists and empowering local authorities and car park operators to better manage their assets, has announced a £7.6 million Series A round.

London Based Pixion Games Raises $2M in Seed Funding to Develop Mobile Esports Games
Pixion Games, the London-based studio focused on building competitive esports games for mobile devices, today announced the closing of $2 million in seed funding led by private investment firm Eldridge Industries. Jabre Capital and three angel investors also participated in the round.

Global Tech News ▶

Canada Announces Investments Supporting Women Entrepreneurs In Canada's Burlington and London
Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion shared how the federal government is helping small business owners start up, scale up and access new markets

Why the first female NFL coach is getting behind this fast-growing startup
As NFL players head to training camp this week, another touchdown is happening off the field. Caribu, an interactive video-calling platform that allows families to read and draw together long-distance, secures its second investment from an NFL all-star, Dr. Jen Welter, the first female NFL coach (Arizona Cardinals) and Founder of Grrrridiron Girls flag football camps for girls.

British Company Launches World-changing Battery Technology
The world, it seems, is going electric. And in the UK, efforts to improve existing sources of electrical energy and discover new ones is gaining momentum.

Is Microsoft Teams About To Slay Slack
Last week Microsoft announce that Teams, it's cloud based business communications tool, now has 13 million active daily users; when Slack made it's regulatory filings in May it stated it has about 10 million active daily users.

VIDEO SERIES - The Big Picture - Coming Soon 📺 + 🔊
As part of our Global Tech News section The Big Picture video series will bring you interviews & opinions looking at the global issues, developments & changes that effect all of our the lives both current & future.