300-strong British startup community gathers in San Francisco for the annual GBx Gala Classroom communication app ClassDojo has been selected as the Best in British Tech by the British startup community in Silicon Valley. The award was presented last night at the annual GBx Gala by HRH Princess Beatrice of York and Mike Butcher, Editor […]

When a Brit endeavors in the United States, only another Brit can understand the kind of pickle one might be found. Accessing the market, fundraising, talking to the media in the U.S, finding connections (hey, GBX here!), and scaling, just to name a few! That’s why every year, the GBx community nominates and votes for […]

We’re thrilled to announce the Brits in the Bay participants – the most exciting UK startups looking to expand their business into the US. Aiden.AI – Marie Outtier, Co-founder & CEO  Aiden.ai is an Ai-as-a service for growth teams: a unified marketing platform that generates daily actionable recommendations across Facebook, Adwords, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. Log-in, approve Aiden’s […]

Digitalization has changed our experiences forever. We store our knowledge online and place our trust in the cloud. Companies dealing with big data have a much larger responsibility, as data leaks can destroy reputations permanently. James Chappell and Alastair Paterson, founders of Digital Shadows, a market leader in Digital Risk Protection, learned at an early […]

Making the first move is always hard. Thanks to technology, most of our daily decisions have become easier and effortless. One click is all it takes. However, when the first move means moving to a new home that’s when stress settles in.   Knowing the pain and hassle of searching for a new apartment, Anthemos Georgiades […]

Moving to a different country opens minds and new opportunities, but also brings infinite challenges. Credit access is often the toughest obstacle for most non-Americans. Stanford graduate student Nicky Goulimis had to start her financial life over when she moved from London to the U.S in 2014. Despite her excellent credit in the UK as […]

When in 2016, BBC News covered HER, a dating app for lesbian, bi-sexual and queer people, it had 1M users, no revenue and has just moved its headquarters to San Francisco. Two years later, the company is profitable and a home to the world’s largest – 4M and counting – community of queer women. It’s […]

Transcript from a conversation with Srin Madipalli, Product Manager, Airbnb, co-founder of Accomable. Listen on Soundcloud. Suz: Our guest today is Srin Madipalli in his own words – which I copied from his Twitter bio – an entrepreneur, a coder, a commercial lawyer, a writer, an adventurer, a traveler and a MBA grad from Oxford […]

The Youth Think Tank (YTT) is a research initiative launched by Mastercard Foundation and GBx’s partner Restless Development that works with young people from 7 countries in Africa exploring economic opportunities for young people. Development experts, policy makers and the tech sector have become increasingly interested in the last few years in emerging technologies and […]

Eva Tolage, a young campaigner from Tanzania, launched Stand With Eva back in February 2015 and since then has been campaigning locally and nationally to get a clean supply of water for her community and school. Now, just over a year since Eva launched her campaign, a new water tap has been installed near her […]