16 Jun Surging UK tech is poised to take on the world
While data fuels much of modern life, raw numbers can only ever tell you part of the story. For a fuller picture, there’s no substitute for old-fashioned shoe-leather and getting out on the road. Last month, the Tech City UK team did just that to share the findings of our Tech Nation report 2017 and meet some of the UK’s most impressive tech companies on their home turf.
The recent announcement of SoftBank’s £400m investment in UK virtual simulation startup Improbable – valuing the company at over $1bn – capped an extraordinary few weeks for UK tech in which evidence gathered by Tech Nation also reaffirmed Britain’s position as Europe’s runaway digital capital.