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Gerard Grech
Chief Executive, Tech Nation

Stephen Kelly
Chair, Tech Nation

Press Releases

23 Sep 2021 – 1 in 8 job opportunities in the digital sector
22 Sep 2021 – 32 transformative companies joining Applied AI growth programme
21 Sep 2021 – Tech Nation announces 15 companies selected to join Future Fifty 10.0
20 Sep 2021 – UK creates almost one unicorn a week as tech boom grows
15 Sep 2021 – Tech Nation welcomes 32 revolutionary climate tech companies to Net Zero programme
31 Aug 2021 – Demand for Tech Nation Global Talent Visa Soars
13 Aug 2021 – Tech Nation welcomes new board member, Manchester-based Anna Dick
12 Aug 2021 – 100 tech companies make commitment to cut carbon emissions
6 Aug 2021 – Solution to £23bn problem of late payments for SMEs lies in new online platform
21 Jul 2021 – UK more than doubles number of rare $10bn+ tech businesses in 6 months
15 Jul 2021 – Report highlights opportunity of UK lawtech
17 June 2021 – UK hits milestone of 100 UK tech unicorns
16 Jun 2021 – Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit to help create equal opportunity in tech
2 Jun 2021 – UK AI sees 600% growth in homegrown companies over 10 years
22 Apr 2021 – Rules published to enable rapid resolution of blockchain and crypto legal disputes
21 Apr 2021 – Insurers increase appetite for innovation as industry joins Fintech Pledge
19 Apr 2021 – Future Fifty announced as Fintech scaleups accelerate tech sector growth
25 Mar 2021 – Next steps for first Lawtech Sandbox as pilot draws to a close
16 Mar 2021 – The Annual Tech Nation Report Launches Today
11 Mar 2021 – A new tech business launched every half an hour in the UK in 2020
25 Feb 2021 – Tech Nation reveals UK’s 10 tech Rising Stars
4 Feb 2021 – Tech sector revealed as the biggest hiring sector in the North East
3 Feb 2021 – Scotland’s tech scene is flourishing with almost 4,500 tech jobs advertised
27 Jan 2021 – West Midlands tech companies see big leap in investor interest
27 Jan 2021 – New ‘scale ratio’ identifies growth potential of UK tech hubs
26 Jan 2021 – Tech sector in Wales shows resilience in 2020, with 1,500 tech jobs advertised
19 Jan 2021 – Northern Irish tech companies raised a record £45.6m in 2020
12 Jan 2021 – One in 10 job vacancies in Yorkshire and Humber are now in tech

From our 2020 archives

29 Dec 2020 – High tech jobs recovery gathers pace as 1 in 10 advertised roles are in digital tech sector
9 Dec 2020 – Oxford’s tech sector bounces back from coronavirus impact to raise over $500m in 2020
19 Nov 2020 – Tech talent visa sees 48% increase in applications over one year
04 Nov 2020 – Manchester flies past Cambridge as UK’s second most attractive city for tech investment
03 Nov 2020 – Cambridge tech salaries some of the highest in the UK as demand for skilled workers surges
29 Oct 2020 – Investment into UK impact startups surges: 9.5x increase 2014 to 2019
14 Oct 2020 – Tech Nation announced 32 companies joining Applied AI 2.0
01 Oct 2020 – LawtechUK announces five new members to join the LawtechUK Panel
27 Sep 2020 – Tech Nation appoints new Board Directors to power UK tech scaleups for the Digital Age
23 Sep 2020 – Tech Nation announces 31 Fintech companies joining the Fintech Cohort 3.0
14 Sep 2020 – “Fintech Pledge” launched to further strengthen the UK’s Fintech sector
08 Sep 2020 – High-value tech jobs boom across the UK
08 Sep 2020 – The 30 UK tech scaleups tackling climate change to watch
3 Sep 2020 – Unlocking Global Tech Report Reveals 68% growth in UK global tech exports
14 Aug2020 – LawtechUK chooses delivery partners for Lawtech Sandbox and Dispute Resolution Platform
10 Jun 2020 – Tech Nation launches new Net Zero growth programme to support UK climate change goals
10 Jun 2020 – UK tech demonstrates resilience as startups navigate virus crisis
21 May 2020 – Plans for UK Lawtech R&D ‘sandbox’ announced today
22 Apr 2020 – The UK looks to healthtech startups as coronavirus pandemic puts spotlight on
17 Mar 2020 – Tech Nation Report 2020 and Future Fifty 8.0
11 Mar 2020 – Chancellor backs UK’s world leading Fintech and Insurtech sectors in the Budget
20 Feb 2020 – Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa Expanded With Cap Removed
13 Feb 2020 – Rising Stars 2.0: Tech Nation announces the winning rising stars of UK tech
29 Jan 2020 – Upscale 5.0: 30 fastest-growing UK tech scaleups selected for Tech Nation Upscale
15 Jan 2020 – UK tech sector beats both US and China to lead global growth in 2019

From our 2019 archives

28 Nov 2019 – Tech Nation reveals the UK’s top regional early-stage scaling tech companies
18 Nov 2019 – UK takes significant step towards certainty for blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies
01 Nov 2019 – Government allocates £2 million to Tech Nation to support the growth of UK lawtech
07 Oct 2019 – Tech boom strengthens Birmingham’s reputation as engine of UK innovation
03 Oct 2019 – Collaboration between US and UK tech sectors flourishes as UK scaleups grow at rapid pace
30 Sep 2019 – Belfast looks to the future with a fifth of jobs now in the tech sector
16 Sep 2019 – Tech Nation’s three leading growth programmes open applications
09 Sep 2019 – UK AI Investment reaches record levels as scaleups tackle fake news and climate change
05 Sep 2019 – 23 leading UK scaleups join Tech Nation’s Fintech growth programme
03 Sep 2019 – Bristol tech startups have attracted £305m in fundraising in first seven months of 2019
30 Aug 2019 – Demand for digital jobs soar in Cardiff as the race to become Wales’ first unicorn ramps up
27 Aug 2019 – Edinburgh recognised as one of the UK’s leading tech hubs
21 Aug 2019 – US and Asian investment in UK tech skyrockets
13 Jun 2019 – Tech Nation continues to see rising worldwide demand for UK tech visas
12 Jun 2019 – High-value tech jobs boom across the UK
11 Jun 2019 – Tech Nation opens applications for first ever Applied AI growth programme
10 Jun 2019 – UK’s digital tech sector has created one tech ‘unicorn’ a month for last year
05 Jun 2019 – Fintech Growth Programme for leaders of the UK’s most promising scaleups
04 Jun 2019 – Innovate Data Commons for UK tech reveals record $4.8bn venture capital in investment
14 May 2019 – Tech Nation Report 2019: UK leads Europe in scaleup investment
24 Apr 2019 – New study reveals UK strength in £2.3bn ‘tech for social good’ companies
17 Apr 2019 – 20 leading scaleups join Tech Nation’s first national cyber security growth programme
27 Mar 2019 – New wave of UK banking pioneers take centre stage in Tech Nation’s Future Fifty programme
13 Mar 2019 – Ground-breaking legal support boost for UK Insurtech sector
06 Mar 2019 – The “Rising Stars” of UK tech shine at Tech Nation’s newest startup competition
21 Feb 2019 – Venture capital investment in UK AI startups increases almost six-fold in five years
06 Feb 2019 – Tech Nation launches the UK’s first national cyber security scaleup programme
25 Jan 2019 – Tech Nation names 30 UK companies to watch at Upscale 4.0 kicks off

From our 2018 archives

20 Dec 2018 – UK tech leads European success in 2018
27 Nov 2018 – Leading figures from UK tech appear in ‘Upscale’, Tech Nation’s first book
06 Nov 2018 – UK is biggest source of intra-Europe investment in early-stage companies
23 Oct 2018 – UK regions come to the fore in producing $1bn tech companies
11 Oct 2018 – Startup jobs multiply as Tech Valleys ambition takes off in Wales
04 Oct 2018 – Manchester startups raise over £200m in 2018 as city’s tech sector continues to grow
27 Sep 2018 – Leeds digital tech sector thrives as mix of corporates and startups collaborate for success
19 Sep 2018 – Birmingham set for rapid tech growth as city embraces 5G trial
12 Sep 2018 – Bristol is UK’s most productive tech cluster
06 Sep 2018 – Tech Nation names 20 Fintech companies to watch as UK Fintech grows stronger
26 Jul 2018 – Belfast startups thrive on back of region’s skills and talent pool
19 Jul 2018 – Tech Nation Board focuses on founders with five new directors from across the UK
18 Jul 2018 – Reading digital density is seven times higher than UK average
27 Jun 2018 – North East rides tech wave after digital business births rocket
20 Jun 2018 – Scottish tech sector booms on back of talent and skills base
13 Jun 2018 – Fintech leaders will select candidates for Tech Nation’s first every fintech programme
11 Jun 2018 – UK extends lead over Europe
23 May 2018 – Cambridge has double the tech density of the average UK cluster
17 May 2018 – Tech Nation Report 2018 Launch
03 May 2018 – Tech Nation Takes Off

Tech Nation’s Key Stats

944New companies we engaged with in 2020 through our programmes and resources.
1,700+ The number of Global Talent Visa applications Tech Nation processed in 2020.
24%of UK tech unicorns have been through a Tech Nation programme.

See a full list of the companies we’ve worked with here

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