While British politicians believe the UK is an entrepreneurial heavyweight, new research has shown that initiatives such as Silicon Roundabout are less well known on a global scale.
With the vote to decide London's third mayor now less than two months away, we tracked down Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith to find out what is offering to the capital's small and medium-sized businesses and why we should trust his enterprise acumen.
The British technology industry continues to surge, as new results from Boris Johnson's London & Partners promotional company have revealed that the sector raised a $3.6bn worth of venture capital funding in 2015 – a new record.
Mayor Boris Johnson continues to sing the praises of London's Tech City and Silicon Roundabout communities, but his department has officially revealed the UK capital is the home of more tech talent than any other major city in the world.
London's Silicon Roundabout area in Shoreditch is the dominant spot for tech and creative firms, with the businesses bunched eight times more densely than those in closest rival Manchester. So how do the other UK digital communities measure up?
An online platform which puts people in contact with local sports instructors has announced a successful seeding round – led by private investors working with investment body The Angel CoFund.
London's Tech City may be the most publicised, but it certainly isn't the only one, as proven by a study of the UK's technology communities that found the demand for IT professionals across the nation grew in Q1 2015.
The future of London’s iconic "Silicon Roundabout" is at risk with two-thirds of SME owners poised to abandon the capital because of soaring property prices.
The European division of Japanese camera business Canon has bought digital photo startup Lifecake to build a presence in London's bustling Tech City.
Business accelerator Tech City UK has enhanced its Digital Business Academy, which provides free enterprise skills from BBC, O2, Microsoft, Twitter and more, following over 12,000 programme registrations from across the nation.
Digital business in the UK capital is booming, according to figures from Boris Johnson's promotional company London & Partners, which found investments in the London technology industry have hit a record high in Q1 2015.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson is hoping to see more collaboration between the US and the UK, as new figures have revealed that American investors are funding more of London and UK technology businesses than ever before.