Summit shows UK edtech effect
Godfather of UK gaming Ian Livingstone, digital minister Matt Hancock and national technology advisor Liam Maxwell are among the heavyweight speakers at the second annual Edtech UK global summit in London this week, as education technology shows it has the government’s ear. (more…)
Impact winners put people first
With under four weeks to go til the closing date for entries to the 2018 Impact Awards, we hear from four of the big winners in 2017 in our people-themed categories – including babylon, Founders4Schools and Squirrel – about what the awards meant to them this year, and how they’ve progressed their ventures since.
Talent crunch tops tech Brexit fears
As tech professionals from across the world gathered in London last week for the launch of Global Tech Advocates, talent continues to top the list of post-Brexit business fears – despite immigration minister Brandon Lewis offering reassurances on visas and the rights of EU citizens living in the UK. (more…)
£20m catalyses govtech innovation
Ahead of this week’s budget, chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a £20m govtech fund to help digital boost public sector productivity. The scheme is set to operate by connecting government departments with startups offering digital solutions, through a series of challenges. Julian Blake reports. (more…)