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Paul Smith Steps Down As CEO Of U.K. Accelerator Ignite

In what seems like an end of an era, Paul Smith is stepping down as CEO of Ignite, the U.K.-based accelerator he founded almost five years ago. He’ll be replaced by Tristan Watson, current Ignit

Laundrapp Acquires Washbox As Competition Shrinks

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.laundrapp.com/">Laundrapp</a>, one of a plethora of on-demand laundry startups targeting London and other cities in the U.K., has acquired rival Washbox.

Rentecarlo Launches U.K. Peer-To-Peer Car Rental Marketplace

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.rentecarlo.com">Rentecarlo</a>, the U.K. startup and graduate of accelerator <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/02/25/bye-bye-demo-day/">Ignite100</a>, is o

Ignite, U.K.’s Northeastern Incubator, Plots Route To London And Manchester

The tech-powered pull of the U.K. capital city has convinced regional accelerator Ignite to put down some roots. The Newcastle-based incubator today announcing plans to expand to London and Manchester

The DJ Revolution Will Be Televised

"Think of Chew as the 'Twitch.tv for DJs'," says Chew co-founder Wil Benton. "It’s a platform where DJs can learn from one another, enjoy each other’s music and share it with the world."

Shuttlecook, A More Spontaneous Cook-At-Home Food Delivery Service, Launches In London

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.shuttlecook.com">Shuttlecook</a>, after graduating from accelerator <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/02/25/bye-bye-demo-day/">Ignite100</a>, is launching

Bye, Bye Demo Day — Ignite100 Evolves Accelerator Model After Raising £700K To Run Three New Programs

Along with funding to enable it to run three new programs, UK accelerator Ignite100 is taking the opportunity to iterate the Y Combinator/Techstars model from which it originally took inspiration. Nam

Accelerator Ignite100 Opens Applications As It Builds Bridge From The UK’s North East To The Big Apple

Applications for Ignite100's third programme have duly opened. It's seems that rumours of the accelerator's death were greatly exaggerated. In fact, I'm hearing that this year's plans are more ambitio

Blooie Launches Its Chat Platform For Online Publishers, Powered By The Interest-Graph

Promising to help online publishers increase engagement, ensuring that visitors stick around for longer and return more often, <a target="_blank" href="http://bloo.ie" title="Blooie">Blooie</a>’s ch