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UK government launches £1.5m campaign to boost tech sector
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Tech Secretary Michelle Donelan announces a £1.5m government campaign to stimulate investment in UK science and technology startups.
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AI platform boosts VC funding chances for women of colour founders
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R/GA EMEA and Founderland have launched PAM, an AI-powered platform, to help women of colour founders secure venture capital (VC) funding, addressing the stark disparity in the industry.
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IWD 2024: Why we need to see more female leaders in Web3
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Ahead of IWD 2024, addressing gender disparity in Web3 is essential, with 94% of crypto executive roles held by men and the gender pay gap in the UK financial sector at 23.3%.
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IWD 2024: A founders advice on breaking cybersecurity stereotypes
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A Singapore-based female founder offers advice on overcoming cybersecurity stereotypes and enhancing gender equality within the male-dominated industry.
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IWD 2024: Breaking barriers in sportstech through cross-industry engagement
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Australia's sportstech sector, generating A$4.25 billion, fosters cross-industry collaboration leading to improved diversity and broader opportunities.
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UK Tech Minister emphasises trust for AI uptake in SMEs
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UK Tech Minister, Saqib Bhatti, emphasises the need for trust and transparency in AI to boost its acceptance among SMEs, highlighting a knowledge gap despite growing interest.
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IWD 2024: Funding - The key to empowering female entrepreneurs in the UK
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As mere 2p in every £1 invested in early-stage UK businesses goes to women, the IWD 2024 focus is on addressing the disparity in funding for female entrepreneurs.
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IWD 2024: Empowering New Investors with Clear Communication
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Clear, accessible shareholder communication is vital to empower a growing generation of female investors, in an increasingly complex financial climate.
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IWD 2024: International Women’s Day 2024: How sharing equity is inspiring inclusion for female founders
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In 2023, female-founded US start-ups received only 2% total venture-backed capital; the International Women's Day 2024 theme 'Inspire Inclusion' aims to break down such barriers.
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Cado Security uncovers sophisticated Linux malware campaign
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Cado Security Labs uncovers an unreported Linux malware campaign exploiting misconfigured servers, leveraging a pioneering platform to counteract the comprehensive cyber assault.
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IWD 2024: Who defines you as a woman
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On International Women's Day 2024, a veteran female leader in tech argues that a woman's identity is self-defined, despite persistent prejudice in male-dominated industries.
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IWD 2024: Emerald innovators: Irish women leading the digital health revolution
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Irish women are at the helm of transforming healthcare through digital innovation, improving patient outcomes, and shaping the future of health-tech worldwide.
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IWD 2024: The economic impact of investing in women in tech
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The case for gender diversity in tech transcends social fairness, underpinning substantial economic benefits that fuel innovation, financial performance, and talent pool expansion. .
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IWD 2024: Bridging the gender gap for women tech founders
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IWD 2024: Unconscious bias and stringent funding criteria hinder women tech founders, despite proven capability to disrupt industries and create million-dollar businesses.
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IWD 2024: The Tech Disparity: Why Female Founders Receive Less Venture Capital Funding
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Despite advances towards gender equality, female entrepreneurs worldwide, especially in Australia, continue to grapple with stark funding disparities, receiving notably less venture capital.
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IWD 2024: Remote work breaks down borders and bias
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Amid biases and inadequate leadership representation, remote work facilitates inclusive growth opportunities and improved work-life balance for women worldwide.
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IWD 2024: Breaking barriers: Building a brighter future for women in technology
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Despite improvements in attitudes towards equality, vast disparities persist in the tech industry's treatment of women, demanding urgent attention to investment, education, and mentorship.
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Sabio leadership: My journey of growth and inspiration
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The Sabio CEO recounts the company's rise from a small UK-based team to a global leader in contact centre solutions, predicated on innovation and a strong people-centred ethos.
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85% of Australian e-commerce content found to be plagiarised
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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Australian AI-driven SEO solutions specialist, OptiDan, reveals alarming levels of duplicate and plagiarised content amongst e-commerce retailers in its comprehensive industry study.
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Zühlke appoints Angela Bishop as new UK CEO
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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Zühlke appoints Angela Bishop, former UK MD for Industry Sector Practices, as new UK CEO with a focus on promoting diversity in the tech industry.
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HiBob acquires Pento to advance UK payroll services
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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HiBob takes major leap in UK payroll services with Pento acquisition, integrating the cloud-based automation platform with its HR offering 'Bob' to tackle payroll complexities.
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Salus Ventures reaches $40m target with QIC investment boost
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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Salus Ventures, an Australian seed-stage venture capital fund, has surpassed its $40m target, powered by a robust investment from Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC).
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QX Lab AI unveils world-first hybrid GenAI in 100 languages
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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QX Lab AI has released a breakthrough AGI service dubbed Ask QX, democratising AI via a multi-lingual platform with comprehensive Indian language coverage.
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CarbonHQ bags AUD $600,000 pre-seed funding to streamline carbon projects
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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Climate startup CarbonHQ raises AUD $600,000 in pre-seed funding to boost transparency in volatile carbon market and expedite Carbon credits projects.