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AI Wizardry In The Future Of Home Delivery

two scientists working on the chassis of a robot vehicle.

Equity crowdfunding could bring driverless delivery to your home in the near future, and make a tidy sum of money for its investors if artificial intelligence reduces the costs of pointing exactly where a parcel needs to go.

Serial entrepreneur Pasi William Sachiti spent some of the proceeds his three previous successful startups on a degree in robotics at Aberystwyth University, and has just launched an equity round on Crowdcube.

Growing Businesses, Growing our Economy

"young woman offers you a juicy apple

The UK’s entrepreneurial ecosystem cannot survive without entrepreneurial success, otherwise the rewards of being an entrepreneur and the returns on investing in start-ups remain insufficient. Over the last decade the UK has experienced the first crucial act – a start-up revolution. The second act will need to be a scale-up revolution."

- Sherry Coutu, chair of the Scale-Up Institute, from the Foreword.

Fear, Hope, No Clarity in Brexit Startups Survey

Vote Leave campaigners in city street

The results are in from the first survey of UK startup's attitudes to Brexit. We could cherry-pick some statistics and tell you everything's going to be alright, or that everything's going to be terrible.

What we think the data says is that startup entrepreneurs are a resilient bunch, and tend to be optimistic. Nobody really knows for sure, but they want to do is carry on. 

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