Semmle and Gousto take off, Instagram start advertising, and more in your Week in Tech

Gousto and Seemle both raise over $8m, Instagram announces advertising in the UK,  and Apple is forced to pull the plug on their new HealthKit service at the last minute.

All this and more in your Week in Tech!

The Elevator Pitch is back

12 entrepreneurs took a taxi ride unlike any other this week as the final round of the Elevator Pitch took place.

The first video comes out this Tuesday so keep your eyes peeled.

Download of the Week

This week’s download is London-based TransferWise who has just released its new app.  It helps you save money when transferring abroad and is available for free on iOS and Android.

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Further reading

Recipe box startup Gousto raises $8.3m to bring meals straight to your door [Tech City News]

Oxford-based Semmle raises $8m as they set up permanent US office [Tech City News]

Apple HealthKit apps are on hold due to last-minute problems [VentureBeat]

Instagram prepares UK users for adverts on feeds [BBC Newsbeat]

London-based SwiftKey unveils its iOS 8 app (and a Stephen Fry ad) [Tech City News]

Apple makes it easier to delete the new U2 album from iTunes libraries [The Guardian]