2016 was a damp squib in so many ways, for reasons we hardly need to go into here. But despite some reports to the contrary, tech, and more specifically investing in early stage, London based tech startups flourished last year, insists the CEO of one of the UK’s most prolific early stage tech investors.
The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT in Boston was set up as a fellowship program to help MIT students build and scale their ventures through “principled, entrepreneurial leadership”. The center also provides seed grants and travel expenses for “students looking to explore and experience global innovation-driven entrepreneurship (IDE) opportunities”,
Far be it from us to call Christmas when it’s still November, but, well, we’re no Scrooge’s here at the HT and when it’s time, well it’s time we guess.
We wanted to hold out until the Christmas Tree’s arrive for sale outside the building on Kingsland Road where StreetFeast used to run a mean Friday night munch-up but they must still be on the way back from Poland where,
Does tech make our lives better? Will technological advances put us all out of a job (and is that a bad thing?), what role should, or more pertinently could government play in marshalling the forces of technology for good, and does tech make us more, or less sociable?
These and a myriad of other deep-tech,
“Woke up…got out of bed…dragged a comb across my head…” for many of us, the Beatles had it more-or-less right.
Mornings are for falling out of bed semi-conscious, scraping toothpaste off your suit as you speed walk / run to the tube or bus, consuming copious amounts of coffee and getting away with being disagreeable and antsy.
Just Eat, the disruptive food delivery service-cum-Tech “unicorn” which has spawned a thousand copy-cat companies, from mega-bucks success stories like restaurant food delivery service Deliveroo and Delivery Hero on the continent, to nearly-made-its like Pronto and TakeEatEasy, and still hanging-in-there rivals like Hungry House, has decided to share the secrets of its start-up success – by launching its own Food-Tech accelerator.