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UK Startup Tech News 2016 - July and August

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by Startacus Admin

Startup news roundup for UK Startups 2016

Our 2016 UK Startup Review is now halfway through - phew!

Post the BREXIT vote at the end of June, we return to recap key UK Startup and Tech news and events during the sunny (ish) summer months of July and August.  With BREXIT still very much at the forefront of public conversation, we start with a summary of many of the key BREXIT headlines that hit the Startup / Tech media and community in July...


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  • But let us move on from BREXIT, there was loads more going on in a bumper month for UK Startups…

  • Our pals at IncuBus ventures teamed up with London’s world-famous Camden Market to open a retail space called the ‘Future of Retail’ where the most innovative and exciting retail startups could demonstrate and showcase their work.

  • With George Osborne also departing from UK Government the BBC asked what would be next for Osborne’s pet project the Northern Powerhouse.

Startup News UK 2016


August was an awful lot quieter in startup world, but these are the key snippets of UK Startup news and happenings…

  • UK Startups were encouraged to apply to French Tech Ticket a programme that wanted 70 startups from across the globe to be hosted by 41 incubators in France for a full year at the start of 2017.

  • Six UK startups, alongside two International Startups were chosen for Startupbootcamp's 2016 fintech cohort.

Hopefully that gave you a taste of many of key UK Startup happenings and events for July and August ‘16. Keep an eye out via Startacus itself, our Twitter handle, or via our Facebook page where all Startacus articles are shared.

Also why not catch up with the rest of the year:

  • Startup UK News Review 2016 - September and October

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Published on: 23rd December 2016

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