PlanetTech is an online magazine which provides daily news stories in areas related to technology and science. The content is intended to be accessible to a broad audience.[1]
Type of site
Online magazine, news and analyses aggregator and blog
OwnerPlanetTechNews Ltd in association with UCL
Created byAlex Muller
LaunchedNovember 2011
Current statusActive

Launched in November 2011, is a University College London (UCL) backed website.[2]


PlanetTechNews Ltd, the company which owns the website, was founded in late 2011 by student entrepreneur Alex Muller.[3] Muller started the website after winning the Bright Ideas Award for Entrepreneurship,[4] while studying for his undergraduate degree in computer science.[5] reached 1 million unique visitors in March 2013.[6]


  1. ^ "Bigambition - Final Year ITMB student has set up his own website". Retrieved 2014-11-21.
  2. ^ "Justluxe - Science and Technology News with a Luxury Look and Feel". Retrieved 2014-11-21.
  3. ^ "CrunchBase". Retrieved 2014-11-21.
  4. ^ "UCL Enterprise - UCL Bright Ideas 2011 Winners Announced". Retrieved 2014-11-21.
  5. ^ "The Huffington Post - Creating Entrepreneurs Now on the Curriculum in London". Retrieved 2014-11-21.
  6. ^ "UCL Enterprise - Entrepreneur sees tech news website pass one million views mark". Retrieved 2014-11-21.