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$15m investment for UK startups, Mastercard take on Apple, Disrupt Europe & more in your Week in Tech

Investments this week topped $15m with Nous raising $600k to crowdsource financial data, Mailcloud raising $2.8m to tackle the overflow of information and virtual changing room Metail raising a huge $12m to revolutionise how we shop online.

This week London hosted TechCrunch Disrupt attracting thousands of entrepreneurs and investors to the capital and Mastercard is took on Apple, announcing a card with NFC and fingerprint scanning.

All this and more in your Week in Tech, filmed at swanky new coworking space The Trampery, Old Street.

Download of the Week

Our download this week is London success-story Swiftkey. With swipe typing and different languages, this app could change the way you type for good, and with Stephen Fry’s endorsement, it’s definitely on the up. Available for free download on iOS and Android now.

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Further reading

Nous raises $600k to crowdsource financial data [Tech City News]

MailCloud raises $2.8m pre-launch to improve team communication[Tech City News]

Metail rejects VC route and raises $12m to bring the fitting room to you [Tech City News]

Mastercard brings the fight to Apple as it unveils fingerprint and NFC card [Tech City News]

Audi claims self-drive car speed record after German test [BBC News]

Nasa shares free sounds from space [BBC News]