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More UK scaling tech start-ups exiting than ever before

Tech Nation data has revealed the UK achieved 54 IPOs over the past decade – 37 taking place in 2021 alone.


Earliest-stage tech start-ups being starved of investment, warns Google

UK runs the risk of choking off future tech giants, warns internet giant, as proportion of VC funding for earliest-stage tech companies falls to 5% in 2021 compared with 15% a decade ago

Venture Capital Funding

Venture capital ploughs $15bn into UK tech companies in 2020

Two-thirds of VC investment in British technology last year came from overseas investors, rising to 84% in later funding rounds


33 fastest-growing tech start-ups in Britain in 2021 – are you one of them?

Tech Nation picks the 33 fastest-growing tech start-ups in Britain during 2021. Healthcare companies account for 1 in 5 of this year’s cohort


12 of the most exciting tech companies in Reading and Thames Valley

Reading's tech hub is the head of Britain's answer to Silicon Valley, the main centre of the Silicon Corridor or M4 Corridor

Venture Capital Funding

British tech start-ups have raised over £4bn so far this year

Government report warns that many investment deals were only agreed on paper before UK economy went into lockdown mid-March, and that tech start-ups face upward investment battle from now on


UK creates a tech unicorn company every month over the past year

The UK has produced 13 tech unicorns valued at over $1bn over past 12 months, taking overall total to 72


VC investment in UK AI start-ups hits $1.3bn in 2018

However, rate of investment growth slows compared with 2017


Tech Nation: Applications for Upscale and Future Fifty now open

Tech Nation is looking for the next Skyscanner, Deliveroo or Farfetch to help deliver business growth to the UK.