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.
The state of the Tech Nation
Diversity and inclusion in UK tech companies
Summary: We found that the state of diversity among directors of UK tech companies is unbalanced, and for the first time this research backs up with data-based findings, anecdotal reports of unrepresentative directorship.
Artificial Intelligence: mapping global AI
Summary: 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.
Northern Tech 100 League Table
Summary: The Northern Tech 100 league table ranks the top 100 fastest-growing tech companies in the North, celebrating some of the region’s most exciting startups and scaleups.
Northern Investment Index
Summary: 2017 was the strongest year on record for Northern tech investment – a total of £432m was raised with 113 individual deals made, according to the Tech North Investment Index report.
UK tech leads European success in 2018
Summary: It has been another remarkable year for UK tech, with the UK again attracting more venture capital investment than anywhere else in Europe, with £6.3bn ($7.9bn) in funding from investors.