Path Solutions Gets a Big Win for the Middle East

By | Jan 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Recently the London-based International Finance Magazine (IFM) recently conferred and awarded the 2014 award for ‘Best Islamic Finance Technology Provider’ to Path Solutions. The Path Solutions platform won because they aim to be the market leader for the financial industry, specifically the Islamic banking…


How Smart Luggage Will Change How You Travel [Infographic]

By | Dec 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

There are many ways technology is providing solutions for travel experiences to be smooth and hassle free. More companies are companies are creating smart luggages to give travelers piece of mind and control. Here is an infographic of how this particular business will change…


Planning to Visit London? Don’t Miss These Apps!

By | Dec 11, 2014 at 2:36 pm

London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is the most visited city in the world, according to MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index. With a growth in visitors around 8%, with an estimated total of 18.69 million international visitors this year. It is…


This Belt Can Charge Your Smartphone and Keep Your Pants Up

By | Nov 20, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Your smartphone battery can be a constant concern to your daily work-life. The wearable industry has come up with various ways to keep customers charges and in style. The whole idea is to incorporate something as mundane as charging your phone into something cool…


The London Tech Boom: The New Silicon Valley

By | Nov 16, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Picture the most influential city in the world. What do you see? Lots of job opportunity? A media hub? A financial powerhouse? Which city is it? Most Americans would argue passionately for New York City, and for good reason. New York is home to…

Gear & Gadgets

Don’t Rush to Buy an iPhone 6 Before Considering the Contract

By | Oct 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm

All too many people only think about the cost of mobile phones, without also considering the true cost of the contracts they sign. Whenever a new, hot phone hits the market, plenty of people rush out to grab it without taking the time to…


European Taxi Drivers Hate Uber Too

By | Jun 11, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Most Europeans are not a fan of anything American. So it’s no surprise that European taxi drivers are not happy with the San Francisco car service company Uber creeping on their turf. “Uber cabs are stealing our clients,” said José Losada, 36. In at…


Touch Surgery is Improving Surgical Education Through Its Mobile App

By | Mar 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm

“There’s a global problem in central practice today when it comes to [surgical education],” says Jean Nehme, the CEO and one of the co-founders of Touch Surgery. “The way you learn surgery is: you see one, you do one, and then you teach one. But…

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SocioTransit Is a Sustainable and Cost-Effective Way to Transport Products around the Globe

By | Mar 3, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Need an economical and safe way to send something to the other side of the world (or maybe just the other side of the state) and have some flexibility as to how and when it gets there? Perhaps SocioTransit can help you out. SocioTransit…

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Fluency Arms Young People with Marketable Skills for the Digital Economy

By | Feb 25, 2014 at 4:37 pm

Fluency is a London-based company started by Sinead Mac Manus and Ian Anderson as a way to teach young adults web design and digital marketing skills to help them be more marketable in today’s digital world. They are then able to connect this new…


Get Radiohead, Jay-Z, and Tenacious D Concerts Delivered to Your Device with Kickit With

By | Feb 12, 2014 at 3:10 pm

As a fan of music, I couldn’t imagine a better time to be alive. Go back a dozen years or so- the way you consumed your music was likely controlled by one of the five media conglomerates- whether it be Carson Daly slinging music videos,…


Can Cloud Computing Take Your Startup to the Next Level?

By | Feb 9, 2014 at 5:22 pm

When used effectively, cloud computing can help take any business to a new level and help deliver a fresh competitive advantage. Here’s a look at some of the key benefits of cloud computing solutions: Improved security Let’s start by addressing the security concerns that many…

Gear & Gadgets

Can This Teddy Bear Help Keep Your Kids Healthy?

By | Jan 23, 2014 at 12:32 pm

At first glance, Teddy the Guardian looks like another teddy bear – it’s adorable and all you want to do is cuddle with it in bed. Looks can be deceiving, though. Teddy is essentially a real-life version of a Care Bear – one that will help monitor…

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Meet Your 4 Winners from Challenge Cup London

By | Dec 25, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Earlier this year, the Challenge Cup ventured to London, England to find the hottest startups tackling some of the world’s the biggest problems.  Dozens of startups in the sectors of education, energy, health, and smart cities gave short pitches to an esteemed panel at…


JustGo Raises $1.7 Million, Welcomes Big Changes

By | Dec 12, 2013 at 10:37 am

The social media audience management platform JustGo today announced $1.7 million raised from a private investor group. Including the founder Justin Golshir, the money was raised by Freddie Achom’s Rosemont Group Capital Partners and founding investors in Beatport. As part of the fundraising deal…


LIFTTT App Adds Location Capability to IFTTT

By | Dec 10, 2013 at 5:54 pm

Today VisualCandyApps launched a brand-new iOS app, LIFTTT: Location plus If This Then That. It marks the third app the UK-based company has created, giving users the ability to factor in the “where” to the already popular IFTTT app. “Our company was founded a…


Dear London Startup Scene: Be More Confident!

By | Dec 2, 2013 at 11:00 am

By now, you’re probably tired of reading about startup scenes that are the “next Silicon Valley.” And London should get credit here – in my three months there, I didn’t once hear any Londoners calling themselves the “Silicon Valley of Europe,” even though they…