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Features and expert comment on the latest technology sector fundraising, finance and merger moves, covering IPOs, M&A transactions, Private Equity and Venture Capital activity, and investor profiles.

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Wunderman Thompson acquires NN4M to strengthen commerce offering

Wunderman Thompson acquires NN4M to strengthen commerce offering

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Node4 acquires Starcom Technologies to further enhance cloud services

Node4 acquires Starcom Technologies to further enhance cloud services

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M&A
Kaseya acquires security platform RocketCyber to strengthen service suite

Kaseya acquires security platform RocketCyber to strengthen service suite

24 February 2021 / The acquisition of RocketCyber, which developed a cloud-agent security operations centre (SOC) that requires no [...]

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Quorum Software and Aucerna merge and make oil and gas acquisition

Quorum Software and Aucerna merge and make oil and gas acquisition

15 February 2021 / The new combined business, to operate as Quorum Software going forward, looks to focus on [...]

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F5 to acquire Volterra to deliver edge 2.0 platform

F5 to acquire Volterra to deliver edge 2.0 platform

8 January 2021 / In a deal worth approximately $440 million in cash and around $60 million in deferred [...]

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Salesforce acquires Slack for £20.6 billion

Salesforce acquires Slack for £20.6 billion

2 December 2020 / Before being acquired by Salesforce, a move that has been heavily rumoured for a number [...]

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ServiceNow to acquire Element AI and establish an AI Innovation Hub

ServiceNow to acquire Element AI and establish an AI Innovation Hub

30 November 2020 / The use of capabilities from Element AI will allow ServiceNow customers to streamline business decisions, [...]

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Electric acquires Sinu to drive a more modern approach to IT

Electric acquires Sinu to drive a more modern approach to IT

19 November 2020 / The abrupt shift to remote work revealed that companies can no longer rely on outdated [...]

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Ascent completes acquisition of Mango Solutions

Ascent completes acquisition of Mango Solutions

18 November 2020 / Expected to add 65 employees and approximately £5M in annual revenues to Ascent, the acquisition [...]

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Adobe set to acquire Workfront for $1.5 billion

Adobe set to acquire Workfront for $1.5 billion

10 November 2020 / Adobe is set to acquire Workfront, the leading work management platform for marketers, for $1.5 [...]

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Solving the biggest data challenges – TIBCO to acquire Information Builders

Solving the biggest data challenges – TIBCO to acquire Information Builders

26 October 2020 / TIBCO Software, the leader in enterprise data, has announced that it is set to acquire [...]

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Twilio to acquire Segment to enhance customer engagement

Twilio to acquire Segment to enhance customer engagement

12 October 2020 / In a deal estimated to be worth $3.2 billion in Twilio Class A common stock, [...]

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Start-up scene
Angel investor vs VC: which should your tech start-up pitch to?

Angel investor vs VC: which should your tech start-up pitch to?

2 September 2020 / As a venture capital (VC) investor in tech startups, I’m often asked by new founders [...]

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Cybersecurity
The hidden dangers of data in the M&A process

The hidden dangers of data in the M&A process

24 August 2020 / There’s no denying that mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are big business. According to Government statistics, [...]

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Diversity
Top global VCs demystify unconscious bias in venture capital and corporate innovation

Top global VCs demystify unconscious bias in venture capital and corporate innovation

9 June 2020 / Since the coronavirus outbreak, multiple concerns about the pandemic deepening social and economic inequalities have [...]

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PE & VC
Urban life innovations post-lockdown: Top VCs on the cities of tomorrow

Urban life innovations post-lockdown: Top VCs on the cities of tomorrow

13 May 2020 / As the UK prepares for the next phase of lockdown, leading venture capital investors and [...]

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Major Contracts
What does a merger between Virgin Media and O2 mean for UK telecoms?

What does a merger between Virgin Media and O2 mean for UK telecoms?

7 May 2020 / The deal between Virgin Media and O2 is expected to be completed in the middle [...]

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Business Skills
Leading VCs discuss the future of innovation in a post Covid-19 world

Leading VCs discuss the future of innovation in a post Covid-19 world

28 April 2020 / Days after the announcement of UK’s Future Fund, a few of the most prominent VC [...]

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Signicat acquires Connectis to create stronger digital identity platform

Signicat acquires Connectis to create stronger digital identity platform

2 April 2020 / The move will accelerate Nordic company Signicat’s share of the identity verification market, a market [...]

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Fincons Group acquires Mondadori IT unit to bolster role in publishing

Fincons Group acquires Mondadori IT unit to bolster role in publishing

23 March 2020 / The acquisition will further bolster the delivery services offered by Fincons Group in the publishing [...]

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BMC will acquire Compuware to bring the mainframe into the mainstream

BMC will acquire Compuware to bring the mainframe into the mainstream

2 March 2020 / BMC, a KKR portfolio company and IT solutions provider for the digital enterprise, has today [...]

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Global software sector has seen a surge in M&A deals

Global software sector has seen a surge in M&A deals

6 December 2019 / The volume of M&A deals in the global software sector has soared to its highest [...]

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UK technology industry M&A deals total $280.18 million in September 2019

UK technology industry M&A deals total $280.18 million in September 2019

7 November 2019 / The number of UK technology M&A deals totalled $280.18 million in September 2019 — this [...]

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What will it take for Google’s acquisition of Fitbit to be a success?

What will it take for Google’s acquisition of Fitbit to be a success?

4 November 2019 / Google and Fitbit: a match made in heaven? Not without an integration strategy. Google’s $2.1 [...]

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Accenture acquires Parker Fitzgerald to enhance finance and risk capabilities

Accenture acquires Parker Fitzgerald to enhance finance and risk capabilities

20 August 2019 / Accenture has acquired Parker Fitzgerald, a strategic advisor and consulting partner to leading global financial [...]

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