Mischief managed: 5 hackathon hacks for Potter fans inspired by the Marauder’s Map

Great news, Potter fans: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is no longer the only place in the world where you can find a working Marauder’s Map, the magical...

GoCardless spies a glimmer of hope for UK fintech amid the Brexit gloom

While the UK government continues to decline to provide any substantial intelligence on its plan for Brexit, and some continue to question whether it even has a plan,...

Index leads $5M Series A in Beamery’s ‘CRM for recruitment’

London-based Beamery has closed a $5 million Series A for its candidate relationship software. The round is led by Index Ventures, with participation from existing investors Edenred...

Personio, a HR startup in Munich, closes $12M Series A

Personio, a German startup that offers a HR management and recruiting platform, has closed $12 million in Series A funding. European VC Northzone led the...

My 1st Years, a startup that sells personalised gifts for babies and children, raises...

My 1st Years, a U.K.-based e-commerce startup that offers personalised gifts for babies and children, has picked up £5 million in growth funding. The round, which...

WTF is Brexit?

At 10pm on June 23, 2016, the polls closed on a UK referendum...

Habito, an app that helps you find the right mortgage, raises £18.5M Series B...

Habito, a London startup that is bringing the entire mortgage process online, has raised £18.5 million in Series B funding. Atomico, the European VC firm...

Revolut launches business accounts in U.K. and Europe

Revolut, the London fintech startup that offers a card and current account features, coupled with low currency exchange, is launching a new product aimed at...

Money transfer startup Azimo now lets you send money to a phone number

Azimo, the U.K. money transfer startup backed by Rakuten, is rolling out a neat new feature that makes it a lot easier to send money...

SentiOne raises $3.5 million to monitor social media

While it’s not exactly sentient, SentiOne sure sounds like it should be. This Polish company watches social media for brands allowing you to create an...

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Exclusive: Microsoft takes aim at Amazon with push for checkout-free retail

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent...