Tag: Brexit

  • Brexit data transfer gaps a risk for UK startups, MPs told

    The uncertainty facing digital businesses as a result of Brexit was front and center during a committee session in the UK parliament today, with experts including the UK’s information commissioner responding to MPs’ questions about how and even whether data will continue to flow between the UK and the European Union once the country has […]

  • WPP CEO Sorrell Quits After Three Decades Building Ad Empire

    Quarta to step in as executive chairman in the interim Resignation follows allegations of personal misconduct announced April 3 that it was investigating the allegations. Chairman Roberto Quarta now becomes executive chairman until the appointment of a new CEO, WPP said in a statement late Saturday. Mark Read, who heads WPP agency Wunderman, and Andrew […]

  • Juro grabs $2M to take the hassle out of contracts

    UK startup Juro, which is applying a “design centric approach” and machine learning tech to help businesses speed up the authoring and management of sales contracts, has closed $2m in seed funding led by Point Nine Capital. Prior investor Seedcamp also contributed to the round. Juro is announcing Taavet Hinrikus (TransferWise’s co-founder) as an investor […]

  • $1 Trillion Fund Committed to U.K. No Matter What Brexit Outcome

    The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund will continue to invest in the U.K. no matter what the outcome of Brexit talks. “We remain a long-term and committed investor in the U.K. in all asset classes,” Norges Bank Investment Management’s Chief Executive Officer Yngve Slyngstad said at a press conference in Oslo, where the fund is […]

  • Aston Martin Is Making Its Supercars On a Shoestring

    Watching James Bond movies, you'd think British spies are all fast-living and stupendously wealthy. The reality is more prosaic. It's similar with 007's carmaker of choice: Aston Martin Holdings Ltd. Look beyond the immaculate paint job and eye-watering price tag of its luxury sportscars—the  1 Aston Martin lost money for years. But undaunted by Brexit, lacked funds to […]