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YPlan raises $24m, 3D printer goes to space and more in your Week in Tech

There were three big investments in British startups this week. Elevator Pitch alumnus YPlan raised $24m, Creo took home $5.5m and Appear Here got $7.5m.

Chivas Regal announced The Venture, a million dollar fund to make a positive global change.

NASA also made the news by sending a 3D printer into space.

All this and more in your Week in Tech!

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Further Reading

YPlan lays off staff, pivots and raises $24m [Tech City News]

Creo raises $5.5m for next-gen medical equipment [Tech City News]

Appear Here raises $7.5m from Balderton for even more popups [Tech City News]

International Space Station’s 3-D Printer [NASA]

Chivas Regal: The Venture is taking applications for their $1 million dollar fund

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