Month

September 2015
The world is now full of wonderful opportunities in the field of technology, with the industry seeing advances at an incredibly fast rate. This means that there is a lot of potential for startups and entrepreneurs in this field. Tech startups now have the most wonderful opportunity to enter into a market that is challenging...
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The past year has seen an incredible number of tech startups appear, something that is seen by many people as an incredibly positive occurrence. However, to the long-standing traditional operators that have to compete with new services like Uber, Airbnb and Deliveroo, things don’t appear to be quite so positive. Many of these traditional titans...
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These days it seems that with each passing day another startup or two springs up in the capital. Indeed, over the past year London has seen brilliant startup after amazing startup, after tremendous startup be set up and this trend looks set to continue. London has always been a city that welcomes innovation and adventure...
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The past few years has seen an extraordinary number of startups explode onto the London scene and with many of these startups becoming incredibly successful and seeing huge growth, probably even beyond their founders’ wildest dreams, it is worth looking into why this might be so. Analysis of data from Companies House shows that, over...
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The term unicorn is generally associated with the horned mythical creature; however, it has now become a term to describe a billion dollar tech startup, so named because the company has achieved something extremely difficult and rare. For once Britain appears to be leading the way in something and has more unicorns than any other...
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Many graduates of the year 2008 will remember just how hard it was to get a job, let alone secure one with a good salary. Indeed a graduate in software development might expect to start their career on anything from £25,000 to £28,000. However, these days with the increase in the number of tech firms,...
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The UK is said to have more unicorns than any other country in Europe. Now, we’re not talking about the beautiful (but mythical) horned horse; we are talking about tech startups that are worth $1 billion or more. For the UK, this is a very impressive figure, that is until you realise that Silicon Valley...
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The past year has seen a huge rise in the number of tech startups in London and boy are these startups flourishing! Quarter 1 of 2015 saw a record £437 million of funding being secured by startups in the capital and analysis released by London & Partners shows that venture capital investment is expected to...
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London has always been an ideal location to base a business, even back in the old days, for it is not only ideally located, i.e. close to important transport routes etc. but it provides a central hub of activity and a ready and waiting customer base. These days the same is true, especially for tech...
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