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October 2015
It’s no wonder London’s Tech startup scene is thriving when it has the steadfast support of the capital’s thriving financial district. The latest Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) details how London is once again at the top of the list; a position it last held two years ago before it was knocked off the top...
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When you have spent years putting everything you are into starting up your own business, dealing with constant challenges and battling for your place in the market, it can be somewhat of a shock to realise your company is now defined. It is successful and what lies before you now is the next stage of...
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Last year saw 581,000 new companies created in the UK during 2014 and results this year show 2015 is on track to be another record-breaker, with over 600,000 startups expected to launch. The tech sector continues to see the largest amount of growth, especially in London, which has seen tech services shoot up by an...
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PricewaterhouseCoopers recently released a report which detailed how London is the number one ranking city in the world for opportunity; thus making it the ideal place to start up and grow your own company. However, just being located in London doesn’t automatically mean that your startup will be a success but it gives you a...
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So, how does a company achieve ‘unicorn’ status? Well firstly the company must be a startup and secondly its valuation must exceed the $1 billion dollars mark (based on fundraising). This equates to £0.6 billion. The name ‘unicorn’ alludes to the fact that a startup reaching the dizzy heights of $1 billion is a rarity, or...
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