We help start-up and scale-up digital tech companies accelerate their growth through a series of programmesresearch and events aimed at boosting the number of high-growth businesses in the UK, raising the profile of the sector, and providing a feedback loop from business to government to help shape policy. We also work to eliminate the issues that hold back startups such as skills and access to finance.For more information on what, how, and why we do this, visit our about us page.

Future Fifty

Future Fifty is a programme for late-stage UK tech companies, to network, share challenges and feed back to government to inform policy.

 

Future Fifty

Future Fifty

Upscale

Upscale is a programme for early to mid-stage tech startups looking to scale through workshops delivered by world-class entrepreneurs.

 

Upscale

Upscale

Digital Business Academy

Digital Business Academy is a learning platform enabling you to gain the skills you need to start or join a digital business, at your own pace, from your own place, online. For free.
Digital Business Academy

Digital Business Academy

Tech Nation

The Tech Nation report is the most comprehensive analysis of the city clusters powering the UK’s digital economy. A key finding of the 2017 report is that the UK’s digital tech sector is growing 50% faster than the wider economy.Tech Nation

Tech Nation

Tech Nation Visa Scheme

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

Tech Nation Visa

Fintech For All

Fintech For All is a competition to find fintech companies that make financial services work for everyone. This is an opportunity to showcase how innovation can contribute to solving financial inclusion and improving the financial capability of people in the UK.

Fintech For All

Fintech For All

Tech Nation Talent

Tech Nation Talent is a series of four reports, published month by month, focussing on different aspects in the digital tech sector. The first report covered the nationality of workers in the UK tech workforce.

 

Tech Nation Talent

Tech Nation Talks

A monthly talk series, focussed on key topics of importance to the tech industry, such as culture, failure and mental health.

 

Tech Nation Talks

Tech Immersion

In just under two hours the Tech Immersion programme will take you through the world of startups and the UK digital economy to really understand how digital technology is transforming industries and society.

Tech Immersion

Tech North

Tech North‘s mission is to make sure that Northern tech businesses have the information, networks, support and inspiration they need to start, grow and succeed.

 

Tech North

Tech North

Northern Stars

Northern Stars is a pitch competition that seeks to find the 10 most promising tech startups in the North of England.

 

Tech North

Northern Stars

Founders Network

Founders’ Network is a growing network for founders of early-stage tech businesses in the North of England featuring a series of masterclasses, meetups and webinars.

Tech North

Founders Network

Hello Tech Nation!

Hello Tech Nation

We have some exciting news about Tech City UK and Tech North…

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Future Fifty applications open!

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Visit the new-look Digital Business Academy!

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Upscale 3.0 applications now closed – new companies announced January!

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Fintech For All Competition – find out who won on 15th November…

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Tech Nation Talks – the series

In Tech Nation Talks we tackle important topics such as culture, failure and mental health.

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Northern Stars 2017 – Winners announced

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