Tech City


Tech City start-up goes global, grows by 1074 per cent

London headquartered appointment booking platform, BookingBug, has grown ten-fold through international markets|London headquartered appointment booking platform, BookingBug, has grown ten-fold through international markets


Less than a fifth of directors at Tech City firms are women

New figures expose the lack of female directors in Europe’s largest tech startup cluster.


Northern initiative launched to replicate Tech City in London

The government is coming together with Tech City UK to create a technology hub in the north of England in the hope that the region can capitalise on talent.

Human Resources

Top six hiring trends in London’s Tech City 

Alex Dover and Stacey McCarthy, director and office manager at Tech City recruitment consultancy Prism Digital, reveal how networking, shared spaces and overseas workers are dominating Silicon Roundabout recruitment.


Tech City UK Internet of Things Launchpad signs up big brands

An initiative set up in partnership between the government and Tech City UK to provide support for start-ups and growth companies in the Internet of Things sector has boosted its offering.


London technology scene still needs more risk capital, says deputy mayor Kit Malthouse

Despite the rapid growth of London's start-up technology scene, the deputy mayor of London still believes that more venture capital support is needed for the city to truly realise its potential.

Company Flotations

The Future Fifty scheme: On the road to IPO

Green Man Gaming was one of 25 companies named as part of the first crop of Future Fifty firms in 2013. Six months later, CEO Paul Sulyok explains how being part of the programme has impacted on the business.


Tech City resident eCommera sets sights on US after closing $41 million deal

British technology company eCommera has built on the back of a three year period which has seen the business achieve compound annual growth of 46 per cent by securing new growth capital.


Blackberry's Gerard Grech takes over from Joanna Shields as Tech City CEO

Former head of Europe for Facebook Joanna Shields has stepped down as CEO of Tech City UK but will continue to serve as chairman.


David Cameron heralds growth of London’s Tech City on three-year anniversary

The number of technology and digital companies in London has grown by 76 per cent in the last three years, and now stands at 88,215.


Tech City's Azimo gets backing from German venture capital firm

Business secretary Vince Cable has described the backing of Azimo by e.ventures as evidence that the UK has the infrastructure, skills base and competitive edge to capitalise on its expertise in financial services.


Tech City firm Mobento closes biggest education technology seed round ever

An education technology start-up created by an American entrepreneur has netted £1.1 million of seed capital.