London may lead headlines for British business, but a study has revealed the UK’s top locations for new startup growth this year – and it’s not the capital.
The UK’s tech sector continues to be championed by the government and key figures including London mayor Boris Johnson, so we’ve spoken with the leaders of tech ventures to discuss the difficulties faced on the road to growth.
The second UK outing of Start Tank, a six-month mentoring programme from PayPal and its Braintree division, has come to an end. The six startups that completed the scheme are now ready to spread their wings, which means PayPal is seeking a new batch of companies for a third incubation period.
The debut Start Tank mentorship programme from PayPal and Braintree has come to an end after six months. And as the payment firms prepare to welcome another selection of startups into the latter's London office, they've revealed how the five companies graduating from the scheme have grown over the period.
As an entrepreneur at the helm of a fast-growth SaaS venture, Vaughan Rowsell shares his tips on the approach and attitude needed to create a technology business selling around the world.