??‍?‍?? Crowdfunding is big business, says Beahurst, in this report on top investor types in the UK.


? Atomico heavyweight investor Sophia Bendz on what being an Angel investor means to her.

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? Is going public in Europe the kiss of death, asks Labiotech, which writes about European biotech.

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?Are vast funding rounds a death knell to startups? Scott Kupor, partner at Andreessen Horowitz, thinks so and says as much in his new book, The Secrets of Sand Hill Road.


? Investors are picky, but founders should vet investors too. Connect VC partner Rory Sterling explains what questions startups should ask and why.


? Meet Suzanne Ashman-Blair, partner at much-watched London VC LocalGlobe.

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? Car ownership is so over. The average car is unused 96% of the time, says French firm Atos in its deep-dive into the future of British transport.


? What a rising unicorn population says about the UK tech ecosystem, from Forbes.


? What happens to rental scooters and bikes when they die? Micromobility podcast cohost Oliver Bruce sheds light on our wasteful woes.


? How far are we from achieving general artificial intelligence? From Forbes.


? How once down-at-heels Manchester is reinventing itself as a meeting place for education, industry and government.


?? Great Wired profile on Margrethe Vestager: the European entirely unafraid of the US tech giants.


? Not sure what’s going on with the French tech scene? Well, then there’s a lot to catch up on: read this, from Venture Beat.


? What’s next for the NHS app? Partnerships with other app developers, for one.


? How can corporations work better with startups? From the Harvard Business Review.


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