Blog

The latest startup and SME news and opinions from Digital Risks.

28 Aug 2018
3 minute read

Will we ever see the back of passwords?!

What are the alternatives to passwords and how can we protect ourselves?

23 Aug 2018
5 minute read

Revolution or damp squib? Open Banking, the story so far!

Back in January, we were promised a revolution in banking, with the introduction of Open Banking legislation. The new rules were designed to bust open the big banks’ monopoly over customer data, encouraging innovative new financial services and increasing consumer choice. So, how are things are going?

20 Aug 2018
4 minute read

Must-have cyber security tools

We explore the latest tools to protect your systems against many of the most common cyber threats, and to ensure your business stays on its feet if the worst does happen...

16 Aug 2018
12 minute read

Your ultimate guide to cyber security

Everything you need to know about cyber-attacks, data breaches & cyber security. Find out about the risks and how to safeguard your business.

16 Aug 2018
4 minute read

How to keep a small team motivated

Small businesses need to stay lean and focused until you have investment to expand. With unemployment nearing an all-time low, combined with skills shortages in specialist roles, competition for good people is high. So keeping your existing team motivated and loyal is vital. So how do you keep everyone with you?

14 Aug 2018
4 minute read

Cash Flow - The Secret Killers

You might not be in business for the money - at least, not entirely. But cash - or a lack of it - can sure as hell finish you off, if you don’t manage it correctly.

27 Jul 2018
3 minute read

5 of the most exciting edtech businesses right now

Edtech is one of the most vibrant sectors in the UK right now, having attracted a third (34%) of all the venture capital funding in Europe – that’s a cool £178m - across more than 1,200 companies. Here’s our pick of the most exciting edtech companies around.

25 Jul 2018
4 minute read

How to be a master of persuasion

Founding and building a business – or setting out as a freelancer - means starting from nothing. No brand. No customers. No infrastructure. No boss to back you up. But one skill is going to serve you above all others – learning how to get what you want.

16 Jul 2018
4 minute read

Digital Risks raises £2.25m to simplify insurance

Digital Risks, the digital-first broker for fast-growth technology and media businesses, has raised £2.25m in an investment round led by Concentric, with participation from Seedcamp, London Co-Investment Fund, Beazley and Atami Capital.

12 Jul 2018
3 minute read

What does GDPR say businesses should do when they suffer a breach?

Digital Risks' Chief Underwriting Officer, Ben Rose, explains how businesses should react in the event of a cyber security breach and steps to take to regain customers' confidence.