Founded in 2013, Tech London Advocates is a private sector led network of over 5,500 tech professionals, established with a mission to champion London as a global tech hub and campaign to address the challenges faced by tech companies in the UK.
The Leap 100 is an annual list identifying the most exciting, fast growth companies in the UK. Published in City AM, it features companies that re-define their categories and aim higher than their competitors to find new, smarter ways to engage with their customers.
Runway East provides coworking, private offices and events designed to help startups take off. Its three locations in Shoreditch & The City host over 1000 startup employees from over 100 high growth startups.
Toucan is an eco-system that supports your creative potential as a long term partner through the tough start-up phases by using our Mentor and Investor network specialising in Food & Beverage, Lifestyle and Retail
techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. More than 950 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ approximately 700,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups. The majority of our members are small and medium-sized businesses.
The Innovation Forum is an accelerator for science-based ventures. It is supported by a global grassroots network of over 10,000 innovators that seeks to build bridges between industry, academia and government. We focus on the future and the evolution of today’s technologies, which range from the nascent stage to the cusp of commercial application.
Nesta is a global innovation foundation. It backs new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time, through its knowledge, networks, funding and skills. Nesta works in partnership with others, including governments, businesses and charities. It is a UK charity that works all over the world, supported by a financial endowment.
The EIS Association (EISA) is the official trade body for the Enterprise Investment Scheme. EISA is a highly effective not for profit organisation which exists to aid the provision of capital to UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS).
The InsurTech Gateway is a next generation accelerator for the InsurTech space. The fastest place for startups to develop and test new insurance products, ideas and services.
Tech City UK, soon to be Tech Nation. Tech City UK will be evolving to Tech Nation in April 2018, as announced by the Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer in November 2017. Tech Nation will help transform London and the UK from a series of standalone tech hubs into a powerful national network that will place the UK firmly at the top of global tech rankings. This will ensure that conditions for tech talent and international investment become even more attractive at this crucial point in the UK’s history.
The New Entrepreneurs Foundation (NEF) was established to create a new generation of outstanding entrepreneurs who will build market-leading businesses and play a key role in driving Britain’s future prosperity.
ICE is a non-profit collective of founders, creators, disrupters and investors who want to change the world through technology, and help each-other while doing it.
The Entrepreneurs' Forum helps entrepreneurs in the North East of England, supporting them to develop as leaders, creating new opportunities and growing their business. They provide inspiration and a helping hand to business owners from all sectors through an annual program of events and an award-winning peer-to-peer mentoring program.