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July 2016

BGF Ventures investors are tapping into a £2.5 billion fund created by Britain’s 5 biggest banks

British Growth Fund (BGF) - a £2.5 billion investment company that backs businesses across the UK - decided to allocate £200 million to an early stage venture capital (VC) fund almost exactly a year ago to the day. Tech investors are tapping into a £2.5 billion fund created by Britain's 5 biggest banks "I think we're the second most active venture…
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Billions fewer plastic bags on the streets

From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Thérèse Coffey MP Part of: Charges for single-use plastic carrier bags Waste and recycling Marine environment Environmental quality Business and the environment Over seven billion carrier bags were issued by seven main retailers in 2014, falling to just over half a billion in the first six…
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Oracle is buying NetSuite for $9.3 billion

Oracle brings NetSuite home for $9.3 billion "Oracle and NetSuite cloud applications are complementary and will coexist in the marketplace forever," Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd said in a statement . Oracle is acquiring NetSuite, a cloud-based provider of accounting and financial management services, in a deal valued at about $9.3 billion. Oracle…
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Apple sold its billionth iPhone last week

Posted 15 hours ago by Brian Heater ( @bheater ) Thank you to everyone at Apple for helping change the world every day." China issues guidelines to legalize ride-hailing apps like Uber and Didi Chuxing Apple sold its billionth iPhone last week Apple's revenue dives 33 percent in Greater China Read the full article, click here. @AiChatBots: ""Apple…
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