All-male teams get 93% of money
Ninety three per cent of the money invested in European tech goes to all-male teams, with half of women in the sector reporting discrimination in tech business, one of the continent’s most respected venture firms said last week, as it released a ‘state of European tech’ report alongside a guide to boosting diversity in the sector. (more…)
Big tech must take ad duties seriously
Tech giants need to take more responsibility for the advertising that makes them billions – with business ethics the only way that makes sense moving forward, argues Sarah Glozer. (more…)
Digestive health now no gut instinct
Ai and data are helping digital health startups address personalised nutrition – meaning 2019 could be the year we get to know the bacteria in our intestines, says Sinead Mac Manus.
Global goals duo emerges
Two ventures focussed on sustainability to meet the UN’s global goals emerged this week from a three-month accelerator programme, backed by senior figures in tech for good, sustainability and investment. Julian Blake reports.
Ai and the secret life of men
The latest Harry’s masculinity report contains startling findings about what it means to be a man in the UK in 2019. Its data has been collected by a bot deployed by London ‘intelligently artificial’ studio Us Ai. Co-founder Pete Trainor says machines used wisely can guide us to a more positive future.