Through dedicated programmes, we support the digital technology sector’s need for skills, infrastructure, and investment. We gather and share vital information which informs policymakers, and give digital entrepreneurs a national and local voice.

Our work accelerates the growth of digital businesses, in London and across the UK, at all stages of their development. You can see our work in action with Future Fifty, UpscaleDigital Business Academy, Tech Nation, and HQUK.

We also have a team working across seven cities in the North of England – Tech North – to drive the digital economy forward in the region. The team has already launched Northern Stars, Founders Network, Digital Powerhouse and Career Hacker.

Our Programmes

Future Fifty

Future Fifty is a programme for selected growth stage companies providing bespoke access to expertise within both the Government and across the private sector.

 

Future Fifty

Future Fifty

Upscale

Upscale is a network of 30 amazing UK tech companies scaling fast, scaling together! In company with a group of world class entrepreneurs, our Scale Coaches.

 

Upscale

Upscale

Digital Business Academy

Digital Business Academy gives you the opportunity to gain the business skills you need for a digital world, at your own pace, from your own place, online. For free.
Digital Business Academy

Digital Business Academy

Tech Nation

Tech Nation is the most comprehensive analysis of the clusters powering the UK’s digital economy. The digital tech industries are growing 32% faster than the rest of the UK economy (in turnover).

Tech Nation

Tech Nation

Tech Nation Visa Scheme

Tech Nation Visa makes it possible for talent from around the world to come and work in the UK’s digital technology sector. If you receive endorsement, you’re eligible to submit your Visa application to the Home Office.Tech Nation Visa Scheme

Tech Nation Visa

Tech North

Tech North‘s mission is to make sure our Northern tech communities have the information, networks, support and inspiration they need to further the growth and success we’ve seen in recent years.

 

Tech North

Tech North

Tech Nation 2016: Transforming UK Industries

Tech Nation 2016 is the most comprehensive analysis of the UK’s Digital Tech Economy to date, showing how the Digital Tech Industries are driving economic growth, employment and regional development.

 

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Recent Announcements

We hosted the Future Fifty companies at the London Stock Exchange for deep-dive into IPO/Exits


 

30 of the UK’s Fastest Growing Tech Companies Celebrate Together

 

 

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Cause for Optimism as UK Tech Rises to Brexit Challenge

 

 

As first post-Brexit survey of the tech sector reveals concerns over recruitment, skills and investment, Tech City UK CEO Gerard Grech and others explain why UK entrepreneurs are still well-placed to succeed
 

Thank you to all of the community partners who helped push out the survey and ensure we got a substantial response rate (over 1,200).
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Introducing Tech Nation Best Practice ‘Promoting Enterprise & Regeneration’

 

 

Following the global impact of Tech Nation 2015 and 2016, we’re delighted to introduce the first ever Tech Nation Best Practice report ‘Promoting Enterprise & Regeneration’ from Tech City UK, in partnership with Hackney Council.
 

The report examines the role played by the creative tech community, local businesses and Hackney Council to drive significant inward investment and a change of perception of an area.