The pressure on businesses to perform will increase in the coming years, as the launch of London Technology Week has resulted in Brits revealing the digital developments – some of which are rather outlandish – they feel are likely to be in place by the time 2036 rolls around.
London Technology Week (LTW) took place from 15-21 June and was a week of face-to-face events where some of the world’s most innovative products and personalities were on display. Niall O’Loughlin, marketing manager at 99designs, has unveiled the event highlights of the design industry.
London's tech industry was declared omnipotent during London Technology Week. But for all of the headline-snatching statistics that show the sector's success, Britain's retail industry is the fastest growing, which makes it the one to watch.
In a week which is supposed be be showcasing the fast-growth London technology sector, it is alarming that a special on-ramp designed to make it easier for these companies to float has only had two takers.
Six Degrees Group (6DG), a London-based provider of technology services including cloud and data support, has been acquired by Charlesbank Capital Partners to help the private equity firm establish itself in the UK's tech sector.
To ensure London's creativity continues to grow, Tech.London, an online information hub for startups and investors, has been unveiled by IBM and funding platform Gust. During an interview at the official launch, Real Business discovered the platform may just grow beyond the borders of London to help the entire UK tech economy achieve its true potential.
The second outing of London Technology Week began a quarter of the way up The Shard this morning, but is an ongoing focus solely on the capital the best way to drive the sector forward?
Following on from the success of 2014′s maiden London Technology Week, which saw 40,000 people from 40 countries come together, 2015’s initiative will include 200 events. However, with such a crammed schedule, we've picked out the ten essential highlights.