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

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.

1 Feb 2019
9 minute read

Guide to working as a contractor in the UK

Working as a contractor holds a lot of attractions, whether it's work-life balance, financial, or growing your network. So we've examined all the questions you might have!

31 Jan 2019
3 minute read

Case Study: Farillio

We had a chat with Merlie Calvert, Farillio founder, whose business we provided with comprehensive insurance right from the start.

23 Jan 2019
4 minute read

Cyber security risk management framework

To effectively protect your business from cyber-attacks and data breaches, you must first identify the biggest threats and vulnerabilities you face.