The founders of Berlin-based Soundcloud are launching a new e-bike subscription startup. Eric Quidenus-Wahlforss and Alexander Ljung, who founded Souncloud, along with Christian Springub, co-founder of Jimdo are back into the startup world with high hopes for the subscription model.
The government has expanded the £500m Future Fund, allowing UK startups that have moved headquarters abroad to still access the scheme. Announced back in April by the Treasury, it is providing a lifeline to tech startups who have been hit hard amid the...
This week has seen the launch of The Spirit of London Kickstart Fund. The Evening Standard has partnered with Triple Point to offer between £100,000 and £150,000 to promising start-up ideas. As a way to help support business innovation during...
Investment Management services company Rathbone Brotehrs announced on Thursday that its wholly owned subsidiary, Rathbone Investment Management Trust Ltd, had reached an agreement to acquire the Personal Injury and Court of Protection business of Barclays Wealth, subject to regulatory approval. The Company said their new acquisition is comprised of roughly "£500m...
WH Smith said on Thursday that it will acquire the US travel retailer Marshall Retail Group for $400 million (roughly £312 million). Shares in the British retailer, and household name on the UK high street, (LON:SMWH) were up during trading on Thursday. WH Smith will use the acquisition as a way to drive...