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Tech investors in the UK helped create eight ‘unicorns’ in 2019

The UK created eight unicorns in 2019 – companies worth more than one billion US dollars – as investment into the tech sector hit new record highs, research has found. Investment in UK tech hit 13.2 billion dollars (£10.1 billion) last year, with the speed of growth faster than both the US and China and outstripping fundraisers in France and Germany.


AI investment in the UK reaches all-time high

Investment into UK artificial intelligence companies reached record levels in the first six months of this year, sealing a record year for funding and the UK’s position as a top-three country for AI investment.

Tech Nation compiled the statistics to compare the UK’s performance with other countries worldwide, to coincide with the launch of its new Applied AI growth programme.


Why blockchain evolution is set to transform venture capital

Baroness Michelle Mone OBE, co-founder of crypto-powered investment platform EQUI, speaks around the potential impact of blockchain in venture capital  Venture Capital (VC) has traditionally been the preserve of institutions and high net worth individuals. It’s a part of the investment market that has restricted access to exciting high-growth tech start-ups. It is usually only after… Read More


London leads record year for UK tech despite Brexit

Business is good for UK technology as it topped the European investment tables, spearheaded by London. In the first full year since the Brexit vote, happy venture capitalists plunged £2.99 billion into tech firms in the UK in 2017; nearly twice what was invested the year before. The vast majority of that investment happened within… Read More


The Voice of the Industry: Is the UK an attractive investment prospect?

Welcome to The Stack’s weekly Voice of the Industry rundown, where we take a hot tech topic and find out what the experts think. This week, we’re looking at investment into the technology industry in the UK. We published an article on a report that found that the UK benefits from the most Silicon Valley… Read More



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