Blog

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

21 Feb 2019
5 minute read

Cyber security and risk management

It’s your duty to customers, suppliers, the public, and your own business, to keep their data safe and secure. Here are the basics of cyber security and risk management.

15 Feb 2019
6 minute read

Ten emerging technologies of 2019

We’ve compiled an easy to digest list of ten of the most exciting technologies to keep your eye on in 2019.

13 Feb 2019
1 minute read

Digital Risks achieves Lloyd’s coverholder status

Digital Risks, the digital-first insurance provider for fast-growth technology and media businesses, has achieved Lloyd’s coverholder status, following an application sponsored by Beazley, an investor and partner in the business. The new status enables Digital Risks to cover more specialist risks and insure UK businesses that trade internationally.

12 Feb 2019
4 minute read

Startups to watch: Machine Learning

In the past three years, investment in the capital’s AI industry has been growing rapidly. In fact, the UK still remains the biggest AI hub in Europe. These startups are promising to surprise us all.

11 Feb 2019
4 minute read

Improving cyber security in your business

Cyber-attacks have risen by more than 50% in the last three years, as cyber criminals become increasingly sophisticated, and businesses fail to keep pace.

11 Feb 2019
1  minute read

Women in startups

Of all the startups launched in the UK between 2000-2018, 19.4% were founded by women. We’ve unpacked key stats that tell the story of women-led startups across the UK.

7 Feb 2019
4 minute read

Why do so many startups fail?

We only tend to hear about entrepreneurial success stories but in fact, an astonishing 90% of startups fail within their first couple of years. So how can you avoid that fate?

6 Feb 2019
7 minute read

Women in tech: Merlie Calvert

Merlie has shown us the true WIT not only with her take on life and business, but also as a Woman In Tech.

4 Feb 2019
4 minute read

The best mental health tools for overworked founders

The fast-paced, high-stakes nature of entrepreneurship means that as a founder, you’re a lot more vulnerable than you might think to mental illness. So here're a range of apps, websites, and other resources designed to help you keep you on an even keel, and working at your best.

1 Feb 2019
9 minute read

How do I become self-employed guide

The self-employed lifestyle is very tempting. Time-flexibility, the freedom to work where you want, the ability to be your own boss. Perhaps that’s why self-employment is blossoming like never before in the UK. So here's everything you need to know about setting up as self-employed in the UK.