Tech City UK Blog

We are delighted to announce that, following Tech City UK’s commitment to launch a new FinTech Delivery Panel in November 2016, we have finalised the list of 23 industry experts that will participate in this initiative. Tom Blomfield, CEO, Monzo Anne Boden, CEO, Starling Bank Philip Brown, Head of Policy, LV= Eileen Burbidge, Partner, Passion Capital … Read More

We’re excited to announce the launch of our latest offering: Tech Immersion. The programme provides corporates and SME employees with the opportunity to learn key knowledge about the digital tech sector.   The digital tech economy is growing 32% faster than the rest of the economy. Getting to know the tech sector could give your … Read More

ActiveLab is a new accelerator from not-for-profit health body ukactive which matches physical activity startups with an array of leading investors, influencers and coaches. These are the first 12 companies to join.   With the UK’s physical inactivity epidemic costing £20bn each year and causing 37,000 deaths, the need to find innovative ways to inspire … Read More

Following yesterday’s Autumn Statement, Tech City UK is delighted to announce that it will deliver a new FinTech Delivery Panel to ensure that the UK remains the world’s leading hub for Financial Technology.  Tech City UK will launch the new FinTech Delivery Panel for industry initiatives and begin a discovery phase for a new FinTech Professional Services Hub … Read More

Today’s Autumn Statement contained good news for the tech and digital sector. The Chancellor showed in his first big set-piece speech on the economy that he understands some of the main drivers behind our industry. Here’s a summary of some of the key announcements.   At a time when the UK technology sector is particularly … Read More

This morning CityAM featured a letter signed by almost 50 tech entrepreneurs, many of whom are alumni or current members of Tech City UK’s Future Fifty programme. Founders and tech employees are worried that Brexit will hamper their ability to hire talented tech workers and will deter the brightest and best from wanting to come … 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