It’s not just the tourists flocking to London as the capital recovers post pandemic.
The latest data published by Dealroom.co and London & Partners confirms London’s place as the top European destination for stateside VC investors, who participated in nearly 400 rounds for startups based in the capital in 2021.
For a number of years US tech firms have been investing heavily in London as they look to expand and as the value of UK’s tech ecosystem passes $1T in 2022, the city is now growing faster than the Bay Area. With early stage investors Plug and Play Tech Center arriving with the promise of investment for 30 UK early-stage startups (UKTN | UK Tech News) it’s clear that the UK tech is also attracting cash at the most crucial stage of growth in order for this ecosystem to continue to thrive.
So what makes the UK and London in particular so attractive?
It’s all about talent. As the UK’s reputation as a tech hub has grown it has continued to attract the talent that’s essential to generate the creativity and tech innovation essential to create interest from investors.
TalentEdge‘s tech team help the Uk’s most exciting high-growth tech find the best finance talent from first hires for early stage startups to building out finance teams for scaleups.
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