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We’re always looking to ensure we’re delving into the topics that matter most to UK tech, and provide the data the ecosystem needs to optimise growth.
Our research informs startups, corporates and policymakers on the challenges and opportunities in the UK’s thriving tech sector and underpins the data-driven approach to the work we do.
10 Jun 2019: A year on from when we first reported with Dealroom on the UK’s tech unicorns for the Government’s Digital Economy Council, it is revealed that the UK has created 13 new unicorns – privately-owned tech companies valued at over $1bn – in the last year, ranking the UK third behind only the US and China in creating fast-growing global tech companies.
4 Jun 2019: In collaboration with Dealroom, this ground-breaking national tech industry database provides a 360-degree view of the UK’s rapidly evolving innovation economy. It includes detailed information on individual technology businesses, founders, investors, VC funds, angels, accelerators, universities and service providers to the sector.
24 Apr 2019: We found that the UK is a global centre for socially responsible technology innovation. ‘Tech for social good’ companies were worth £2.3 billion in 2018, with a turnover of £732 million – larger than the amount generated by the manufacture of consumer electronics in the UK (£634 million).
4 Oct 2018: Tech Nation and data.world have worked together to map Artificial Intelligence business and innovation globally. This research provides clarity at a time when the rate of change in the area makes for a challenging but potentially highly rewarding business climate.
17 May 2018: Tech Nation’s flagship report, the state of the UK tech nation, found that UK sigital tech expanding 2.6x faster than the rest of the UK economy in 2017. In 2017 the digital tech sector was worth nearly £184bn to UK economy, up from £170bn in 2016. And the UK has digital suburbs not just cities.