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Swings and Silicon Roundabouts

London’s technology ecosystem is thriving. The city has over 50,000 tech firms, with over 260,000 employees. Venture capital investment rose from £384 million in 2013 to £1.8 billion in 2018. A number of companies, such as Deepmind, Transferwise and Deliveroo, have become unicorns, valued at more than £1 billion. It survived the financial crisis and is — so far — largely Brexit-proof.

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Max Nathan

Max Nathan

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UCL & CEP. Co-founder @centreforcities and @whatworksgrowth. Urbanism, economics, innovation, migration and public policy. My views. I’m at www.maxnathan.com.