This has been the most impressive year for tech investment across the North of England since records began. It bodes well for the future, and continues to alleviate brexit fears. Northern tech investment growth now sits alongside some of the largest economies in Europe. Tech North will be monitoring how this progresses throughout 2018 – watch this space.
Data was sourced from Pitchbook, Beauhurst and other manual web scraping tools. It is intended to offer a guide on trends in the digital technology sector in the North of England, and is for general information only. This may not include every digital technology deal in the region during the period.
Data was cleansed to remove any companies not classed by Tech North as a digital tech company. The data includes all VC stages, private equity growth/expansion, and ‘corporate’ deals. It does not include M&A deals, IPOs, liquidity or buyout deals.
This report is published for general information only. Although high standards have been used in the data sourcing, analysis, views and projections presented in this report, no responsibility or liability can be accepted by Tech North for any loss or damage resultant from any use of, reliance on or reference to the content of this document.
Past figures may fluctuate as further information is published and sourced. Deals of less than £0.5 million are excluded from the analyses.
Overall cumulative investment shows how growth is increasing exponentially.