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Unlocking Global Tech: what does the UK offer international founders looking to expand?

Posted On: 18 Sep 2020   |   Posted By: Tech City UK

Unlocking Global Tech: what does the UK offer international founders looking to expand?

What does the UK have to offer founders of international digital tech companies looking to expand? Quite a lot, as it happens - the UK a hotbed of tech talent, employing 2.9m people in the sector. It is home to 77 ‘unicorn' companies valued over $1bn with 95 ‘ futurecorns' looking to join them.
So, moving is a no-brainer - and any startup or scaleup that does so will be in good company. There's still a lot for companies to consider before opening an office here. Our virtual Unlocking Global Tech event, held in partnership with Department for International Trade , saw founders and stakeholders discuss what the UK offers and what founders should be aware of - from the country's cultural quirks to its regional strengths. Here are some tip tops that emerged from the discussion.
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London is a global centre of tech excellence and a great source of VC. As Pru Ashby, Head of Key Accounts at investment agency London & Partners , said: “In London, you can have...

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