UK Tech Sector

News and analysis on the UK tech sector and its fast growth companies and startups.


UK tech investment sees fall of 57 per cent

Atomico research reveals that UK tech companies raised $7.4bn (£5.9bn) during the first half of 2023, in the sharpest investment decline across Europe


UK can increase tech GDP by £50bn a year with Government support

A business group addressed a shortage in skills and investment in a sector that contributes £150bn a year to the UK economy


UK tech could be worth $4 trillion within decade

Tech Nation says that UK technology companies will be worth $2.6tr if they keep on current trajectory but could hit $4 trillion with Government and investor support


Government to hold a scale-up summit this year

Grant Shapps tells business leaders in Davos he wants UK businesses to ‘grow and mature into world-beaters’


UK tech sector now worth $1 trillion

The UK becomes the first country apart from the US and China whose tech ecosystem is worth more than a trillion dollars


Government to unveil strategy to boost UK tech industry

The department for culture, digital and sport is aiming to increase investment into AI, quantum computing and digital health


Tech investment up 18% in first quarter of 2015

Promising start to the year in the tech investment space as £635m injected into the space.


Investments in London tech businesses breaches one billion dollar mark for 2014

Significant venture capital fundraising deals for companies including Funding Circle, TransferWise and Nutmeg have seen London levels reach new records.


UK tech venture NewVoiceMedia secures £29 million of new funding

A Series E venture capital funding round has been closed by NewVoiceMedia, with participation coming from a host of well-known investors.


UK tech firms urged to look abroad

Mid-market technology businesses in the UK are favouring domestic investment, new research shows.


Old and New: Silicon Roundabout

GrowthBusiness asks Silicon Roundabout businesses whether the recent government exposure is welcome and how the increased notoriety will affect its staunch culture.


Silicon Roundabout start-ups launch job campaign

London's Silicon Roundabout tech start-ups have joined forces to launch a recruitment campaign that aims to attract graduates and skilled software developers away from the financial services industry.