The co-founder of book-maker Lostmy.name argues that children's technology has become "very needy, very shouty and very demanding".
Despite all the talk, Europe has yet to spawn its very own tech giant, along the lines of Google, Facebook or Twitter.
Asi Sharabi, co-founder of Lostmy.name, says the company is leading the competition and is growing 30 percent month-on-month.
A slideshow of the British women who took the risk in starting up a technology business and are now reaping the rewards.
It's the question all apps developers have to grapple with: to charge or not? Paid apps rake in the revenue, free apps get the downloads.
Simon Devonshire, director of Wayra Europe, says Lostmy.name is an "inventive" startup but questions how it can defend its business plan.
Richard Corbett, founder and CEO of Eyetease, says the company was "bootstrapped" but is eying further investment and international expansion.
Eze Vidra, head of Google for Entrepreneurs Europe, says he is bullish on the display market sector, but Eyetease could face regulatory hurdles.
John Davis, managing director at cloud technology provider BCSG, discusses London's tech sector, which he says benefits from great "optimism, buzz and investment".
Trying to get funding for your big idea can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be.
Emi Gal, founder and CEO of Brainient, says the company is growing at a rapid pace and says it is well-ahead of its competitors.
Peter Briffett, COO of YPlan, explains the reasons why he would not invest in ad-tech company Brainient at this moment.
Embracing failure has rapidly become the norm at start-ups, but some think this "failure fetish" might have gone too far.
The U.K.'s tech scene is snapping at the heels of its stateside counterparts, growing faster than its Californian rival, according to a new report.
Simon Cook, CEO of DFJ Esprit, says entrepreneurs do not need to raise large amounts of money to start a business due to online fundraising platforms.
At the Founders Forum of CEOs, entrepreneurs and investors on Thursday, the consensus was that disruptive start-ups were here to stay.
Michael Acton Smith, CEO of Mind Candy, says the company is turning its Moshi Monsters game into a franchise and discusses its next game ¿ World of Warriors ¿as well as the challenges with mobile gaming.
Greg Marsh, co-founder and CEO of onefinestay, says the service offers an alternative to luxury city center accommodation and discusses the environment for start-ups in the U.K. and London.
Neelie Kroes, vice-president of the European Commission, says the technology of taxi company Uber isn't too disruptive and change is positive for the consumer.
Eileen Burbidge is a partner at prominent seed-stage venture fund Passion Capital, which she established alongside Stefan Glaenzer and Robert Dighero.
She brings experience to her investment activities gleaned from business and product development roles at Yahoo!, Skype, PalmSource, Openwave, Sun and Apple.
Eileen was ranked No. 18 in the WIRED100 list (2012) and serves on the advisory board for Tech City, chaired by the U.K. Prime Minister’s Office at No. 10 Downing Street.