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What we do
We empower ambitious tech entrepreneurs to grow faster through growth programmes, digital entrepreneurship skills, a visa scheme for exceptional talent, and by championing the UK’s digital sector through data, stories and media campaigns.
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Upscale: the book
What it takes to scale a startup. By the people who’ve done it.
Learn from 25 of the UK’s top tech entrepreneurs, investors and industry veterans in Upscale, the book. A collection of unmissable insights on the challenges all startups face as they grow.
What they think
"It’s a fantastic network of great people and companies. Great support from the Government which is doing a fantastic job in the UK tech industry."
— José Neves, CEO, Farfetch
"The concierge-style service means that there's a team who are able to give us practical help and advice in tackling the speed bumps we face on our growth journey."
— Sarah Wood, CEO, Unruly
”Really appreciate the support from Tech Nation and Future Fifty over the last few years - made a big difference.”
— Ben Medlock, Co-founder, SwiftKey
“Quite simply, it's the best scaleup programme around. It's an incredibly well thought-through format, and is an unparalleled learning & networking opportunity”
— Tessa Clarke, Co-founder & CEO, OLIO
“There were 3 reasons we entered Rising Stars- it raises your profile and spreads your name among other startups and investors, being involved with Tech Nation is a great stamp of approval and builds trust and recognition”
— Anthony Rose, Founder & CEO, SeedLegals
“What makes the Upscale programme special is the raw and candid insights from founders who've been through the scale-up journey.”
— Conrad Ford, Co-Founder & CEO, Funding Options