London Startups

Venture Capital Funding

Tech start-ups in London raise record $26bn in funding in 2021

Amount raised by London tech companies more than doubles year on year, bringing total tech unicorns to 75

Growth Planning

London & Partners Q&A — driving growth in the London startup ecosystem

In this Q&A, we explore how London & Partners' Business Growth Programme is driving economic growth and inclusion in the London startup scene


Abu Dhabi $400m fund for tech start-ups to open in London

Mubadala plans to invest between $5 million and $30 million in high-growth European tech companies

Growth Planning

Is your tech start-up in the wrong London location? 

A new study from recruitment firm Talentful looks into the best boroughs in London for tech start-ups to make it through the early stages intact.

Growth Planning

When good hires go bad: London start-up prioritises culture fit in recruitment

Beyond personality, conscientiousness and integrity tests, ThriveMap measures how likely new hires are to succeed or fail based on practical insights about how a team works.


London food-tech start-up makes a mark in the Valley

Healthy ice cream start-up, Wheyhey, is representing the UK in an American food tech accelerator programme in Silicon Valley


Amazon looks for UK's next $1BN business with London startup programme

Amazon's cloud platform AWS, which is used by two thirds of UK startups, launches London programme to help build the next $1 billion company.


Records for investment in London's tech scene are tumbling this year – here's why…

To mark the start of London Technology Week we look at the reasons behind global investors finally injecting some serious cash into the city's tech start-ups.


London startup TransferWise leads underwear protest in New York

Spectacle designed to highlighting lack of transparency in US banking practices


London Technology Week 2014: Why the capital is the best place to grow tech start-ups

In a week when the past achievements and future potential of the London technology sector are put centre stage, Garry Mackay, partner and joint CEO of Ashfords, reveals why the capital has morphed into a prime ecosystem for companies in the sector.


Beringea makes play in big data market by backing London start-up

A Series A investment round worth £1.25 million has been closed by a big data services company based in London.


London tech start-up The Currency Cloud bolstered by eight-figure fundraising

A host of well-known venture capital firms are uniting to back the future growth of payments engine The Currency Cloud as the British business looks to increase transaction numbers.