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MARKET: What’s happening?

Published by Ronan Bryan on March 17, 2016, 4:58 pm in Promotion, Blog post

 

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Monthly digest of UK news, trends and innovation in the GRID marketplace:

 

GAZELLES to INDUSTRIAL INTERNET
February 2016.
 
Gazelles outside London | Banks fund P2P | Sharing economy Trustmark | UK spin-out blues |Preparing for the industrial internet | Crowdfunding credibility.

 

 

SPIN-OUTS to SCIENCE PARKS

January 2016.

 

UK university spin-outs in decline? | Chinese interest in UK innovationCreative: #2 economic sector | Insurers invest in start-ups | UK banks: big 4 vs upstarts | 19 UK Unicorns | UK science parks | UK yacht makers | Start-up hotspots; Birmingham #2 | Tech & fintech investment up |Manchester funds founders | Northern powerhouse floats | AIM down in 2015 | Organic food online.

 

 

STREAMING to TOP TECH

December 2015

 

Enterprises growth drives jobs | Government enterprise support focuses on LEPs and Catapults | Battery Power | Manufacturers scale back | Streaming services struggle | Top Tech table

 

 

START-UPS to GLOBAL INNOVATORS

November 2015 a)

 

More new businesses; 75% fail | Crowdfunding mergers; 20% fail | Maths & Scaling up | Start-up Cities UK | 40% LSE overseas-based | Top 100 innovators: France 10, UK 0.

 

 

ACCELERATORS IN START-UP CITIES

November 2015 b)

 

Universities, Angels, VCs, funds, hubs, incubators, councils and corporates from The Sunday Times start-up list