London Startup Roundup – 13th October 2017

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As a partner to some of London’s most exciting and innovative startups, we take an active interest in what’s happening throughout the startup scene. Here’s a selection of the most exciting and insightful startup stories from the past week.

Startup Scene

It’s National Startup Day! Organised by, National Start-Ups Day UK 2017 shines a light on exciting and innovative start-ups. Read.

While not strictly startup news it’s nice to note that London has been named the world’s most attractive city in the Global Power City Index(GPCI) 2017 for the sixth year in a row. Reasons included unrivalled talent pool, the presence of a huge number of global businesses across all sectors, and access to regulators. Read.

Startups are using tech to tackle mental health (estimates suggest mental health issues cost the economy $1 trillion yearly) as the chance to do good has become commercialised. Read.

Foreign exchange startup Revolut is signing up 40 new business customers every day. Read.

Startup Funding

London gaming startup Supersolid has raised $4m from Index Ventures to launch its fourth Android and iOS app. Read.

Laundrapp competitor Laundryheap has raised £2m in angel funding to drive growth and begin operations across four new cities. The startup has been breaking even for three years previously. Read.

Our dedicated tech sector consultants work with some of the hottest names in the startup scene. If you’re interested in learning more please get in touch by emailing Haydn Furness or Alex Laurent.

Author: Haydn Furness

As an Finance Consultant I place people into finance and accountancy roles within the consumer technology sectors. If you are a finance professional looking for your next career move within this sector, or would like to have an informal and confidential conversation about the opportunities available to you, then get in touch.

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