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Technology Business News - The world of technology venture capital in Silicon Valley is highly competitive. The success or failure of startups is dependent upon not just finding a venture partner but, perhaps more importantly, finding the right venture partner. Yet very few of the people who work in VC have a technical background or have ever run a company themselves. With a career path which has taken him from engineering, to CEO, to Venture Capital, Umesh Padval knows first-hand the real-world challenges startups face.

CEO, Turned Venture Partner, Explains His Unique Approach to Startup Investment

Technology Business News - Today - July 28th 2020 - Orca Security have released their 2020 State of Public Cloud Security Report.

Latest Orca research shows enterprises continue to be breached by weakest links

Technology Business News - In part 1 of this inspiring 3-part interview with Umesh Padval, Venture Partner at Thomvest Venture Partners, Umesh shares the fascinating story of his journey from his childhood in India, to CEO, and ultimately becoming a luminary of Silicon Valley s Venture Capital world.

The Inspiring Journey of One of Silicon Valley's Up-And-Coming Startup Investors

Technology Business News - CYBER.ORG has announced new initiatives to help significantly boost cybersecurity education training and career awareness across the United States. CYBER.

CYBER.ORG on a mission to ensure all students have access to cybersecurity education

Technology Business News - Government departments are increasingly undertaking large scale deployments to public and hybrid cloud infrastructures.

Governments unprepared for cyberthreats as cloud deployments outpace cloud security

Technology Business News - We ve all seen the Mission Impossible films where the IMF team have to employ all of their skills in order to crack top secret high-security encrypted systems using retina scans, voice recognition and even gait analysis.

How biometric authentication is changing the way we bank online

Technology Business News - Bolster, the AI powered fraud prevention company that protects some of the largest Fortune 500 companies from counterfeit activity, has just released its Q1 2020 State of Phishing and Online Fraud Report COVID Edition.

Bolster's AI engine detects surge in COVID-19 phishing and counterfeit websites

Technology Business News - The ScaleOut Digital Twin Streaming Service is capable of fundamentally changing the way industries such as healthcare, logistics, e-commerce, and financial services process live data streams.

ScaleOut Software Launch Revolutionary Digital Twin Streaming Service

Technology Business News - The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause widespread economic concerns yet many organizations, particularly in the non-profit and healthcare sectors, are still pressing on in the front lines in their fight against the pandemic.

FormAssembly Offers Free COVID-19 Assistance Program

Technology Business News - LONDON, 8 July, 2020 Palo Alto Networks NYSE PANW , the global cybersecurity leader, today unveiled its new UK-based cloud location dedicated to serving UK customers.

Palo Alto Networks Expands Cloud Hosting Locations to the UK

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Education Business News - Calling all budding journalists Young people are invited to a virtual newsroom that will help them to learn media skills, build their confidence and support their mental health and wellbeing through the pandemic.

Kids invited to virtual summer newsroom events to give little people big voices

Construction Business News - A Shropshire manufacturer has returned to full operational capacity after securing a record 500,000 of sales in just seven days. Fabweld Steel Products FSP , a market leader in the design and manufacture of fabricated steel access covers and associated drainage supplies, has recalled all of its staff back to its Telford factory to meet demand for its products.

Manufacturer returns to capacity with record £500k sales in one week

Construction Business News - Housing Plus Group has been named as one of the Top 50 Biggest Builders in the country in a new survey published by Inside Housing magazine. The 30m that the Group spent on building 291 new homes in 2019 20 brought a first appearance in the annual list of the largest developing housing associations, placing the organisation among the top three per cent of social landlords in the UK.

Midlands housing association in UK's top 50

Retail Business News - A flooring retailer will this weekend open its first store in London and its 20th nationally. Strictly Come Dancing star Neil Jones will perform the opening of a new Flooring Superstore at Staples Corner Retail Park on Saturday 8th August.

Flooring retailer prepares to open first London store

Charity Business News - After a week of activities, including a cycle ride the distance of Dorset to London, a six-hour football tournament and a 24-hour sponsored walk, the school and the charity raised an impressive 1,877.

Autism Wessex celebrates raising £9828.39 for new playground

Finance Business News - With offices in London, Nottingham and Basingstoke, DSP was founded in 1999 and has grown to a turnover of almost 10m with circa 40 staff. In August 2018, YFM Equity Partners YFM backed the 10m MBO led by CEO, Simon Goodenough.

DSP acquires Leeds-based Explorer UK to create technology services group

Construction Business News - Historic Coventry Trust s work on the 8m restoration of one of Coventry s finest medieval buildings is about to reach a major milestone in the project.

Major milestone set for new Coventry visitor attraction

Health Business News - Vitamin D could help play a key role in the prevention and treatment of COVID-19, say health experts. The prohormone has been studied in the treatment of other respiratory diseases, offering the potential to boost antiviral immune responses and dampen harmful inflammation.

Vitamin D could help play key role in fight against COVID-19

Property Business News - 5-star housebuilder, Miller Homes, has recently welcomed their latest Development Sales Manager to the team. Frankie Healey, who joins Miller from Story Homes following a 4-year employment at the company.

Miller Homes Appoints New Development Sales Manager

Technology Business News - A group which is celebrating its fifth anniversary is encouraging innovative small businesses to get in touch with its members to access grants and support. The Coventry amp Warwickshire Focus Innovation Group was established to promote innovation and growth among SMEs in the area.

Innovative SMEs in C&W urged to apply for grants and help

Arts Business News - Ella and Sir Whoopsalot is a new project from Tyneside-based actress, presenter, writer and producer Kim Tserkezie, whose media production company Scattered Pictures promotes inclusion showcasing emerging and diverse talent from the region.

The Search is on for a Young Disabled Actor for New TV Series

Travel Business News - This welcome news comes after an unsettled period for the Stratford hotel, which was forced to shut in May 2020 when its previous occupier was placed into administration. Vine Hotels will now reinstate the jobs of 12 staff members who were made redundant with the closure, including general manager John McGhee and other key management positions.

Warwickshire's Charlecote Pheasant Hotel Joins Vine Hotels Portfolio

Property Business News - Lucas Lee also provides building consultancy services and is renowned for project managing the prestigious build and renovation of Ripon s 5-star hotel, Grantley Hall. The firm has taken on three new staff and has commenced recruitment for three extra staff in a bid to increase its Leeds presence.

Chartered surveyor to occupy new office space in Leeds city centre

Finance Business News - The Programme Delivery Board of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership CWLEP has agreed to contribute up to 2 million of funding to help SMEs in Coventry and Warwickshire suffering with cash flow as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Major new loan fund launched for SMEs in C&W

Arts Business News - A digital gallery of artwork, created by young people in Coventry during lockdown, is set to go live. The artists aged 13 to 25 are part of the Unplugged Series an eight-week programme of mentoring run by Positive Youth Foundation and Coventry City of Culture Trust. The project was funded by Youth Music, Spirit of 2012 and Coventry City of Culture Trust.

Digital gallery created by young people in Coventry all set to go live

Finance Business News - The government is to legalise the remote witnessing of wills making it easier for people to record their final wishes during the coronavirus pandemic. The change to the law will be backdated to January 31, the date of the first confirmed coronavirus case in the UK.

 Video-witnessed wills to be made legal during coronavirus pandemic

Property Business News - The move by SCP to continue leasing 4000sq ft of space in Colwyn Chambers on York Street is a vote of confidence in its office footprint - they have been there for the last five years and will be at the heart of growth plans for the business as they emerge from lockdown.

Transport consultancy business commits to Manchester office

Marketing Business News - Transformational digital technology agency J B Cole has appointed Julia Mitchell of Toast PR as its new marketing partner. Julia will be overseeing the company s marketing strategy and development whilst also focusing on the implementation of day-to-day creative, social and digital content supported by the company s in-house marketing team.

Transformational digital technology agency appoints Toast

Finance Business News - A new online support line has been launched for start-up businesses, or those businesses looking for support to grow out of the Coronavirus crisis. The Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce s Accelerated Growth team will hold one-to-one conversations with owners and managers of companies of all sizes and sectors every Tuesday between 11am and 1pm.

Support helpline launches as businesses look to emerge from COVID-19 crisis