Tech City UK Blog

Welcome to Tech Nation 2017 1000+ data points 61 tech company case studies 200+ community partners     Today marks the launch of Tech Nation 2017 from Tech City UK. Tech Nation 2017 shows that the UK digital tech sector is one of the country’s economic success stories, growing twice as fast as the wider … Read More

Today we’re delighted to announce the companies joining the Future Fifty programme in 2017. We’re also celebrating 26 companies graduating from the programme and the remarkable success of Future Fifty Alumni Future Fifty gives the 26 fast-growing companies immediate access to a valuable peer network; expert-led classes and workshops designed to take their businesses to the next … Read More

Today we’re announcing 33 companies joining Upscale in 2017. The Upscale programme from Tech City UK will power some of the fastest growing UK tech companies on their scaling journey. Upscale is Tech City UK’s six month programme to help the most promising early stage startups to begin their scaling journey, under the mentorship of … Read More

Following this morning’s breakfast event at Digital Catapult, Tech City UK reveals that it has now received 257 applications for the Tech Nation Visa Scheme with 181 (76%) endorsements.   –       257 applications received since April 2014 –       181 (76%) applicants gained endorsement from Tech City UK (20 currently pending) –       1/3 applications received … Read More

We’re delighted today to publish joint research with Stripe identifying a new ‘Startup Stack’, a suite of cloud-based tools powering the UK’s startup economy. Tools like GitHub, Zendesk, Google Analytics, Salesforce, Stripe, AWS, Slack and Xero were among the most popular, with the majority of respondents estimating that UK startups are using between 6-15 tools to … Read More

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   METHODOLOGY: With the support of 31 UK tech ecosystem partners (see below), Tech City UK surveyed 1,205 people working in tech between … Read More