We help digital tech companies grow through a series of programmes, research and events aimed at building a pipeline of high-growth businesses, tackling issues that hinder their success such as skills and access to finance, raising the profile of the sector, and providing a feedback loop from business to government to help shape policy. For more information on what, how, and why we do this, visit our about us page.
Tech Nation 2017
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 economy and creating highly skilled workers and well-paid jobs. With 1000+ data points, 61 tech company case studies & 200+ community partners Tech Nation 2017 is our most comprehensive report to date.
TECH NATION REPORT 2017
26 companies joined the Future Fifty programme in 2017
FinTech: Azimo, ClearScore, Ebury, Onfido, Receipt Bank
Data, Analytics & Cybersecurity: Blis, Track Global, Ve Interactive
eCommerce & Marketplace: Bloom & Wild, carwow, Festicket, Gousto, LoveCrafts, Swoon Editions, Tails.com, Thread, Threads
Digital Advertising & Marketing: UNiDAYS, SuperAwesome
Digital Entertainment: Spitfire Audio
Enterprise Software & Cloud Computing: Condeco
Hardware & Devices: Epos Now, ROLI
SaaS: Fairsail, Interact
History of the programme
33 of the UK’s most promising tech companies join Upscale 2017
Upscale powers some of the most promising mid-stage UK tech companies on their scaling journey.
Upscale is Tech City UK’s six month programme to help the most promising mid-stage startups to begin their scaling journey, under the mentorship of some of the UK’s most successful tech entrepreneurs including: Riccardo Zacconi (KING.com/Candy Crush founder); Martha Lane Fox and Brent Hoberman (Lastminute.com founders); Lesley Eccles, (FanDuel founder); and David Buttress (Just Eat founder).
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