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Tech Talk with London
Oct 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmFree
Hosted by Greater Seattle Partners, the Mayor of London’s International Business Tech Mission is composed of technology companies offering services and products to large organizations. The main purpose of the visit to greater Seattle is to support British companies in their expansion to the US market, to offer them a better understanding of the greater Seattle market and introduce them to regional stakeholders.
Network with the Mayor of London’s International Business Tech Mission:
When: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | 5pm – 6:30pm
Where: WeWork Labs | 1411 Fourth Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
About London & Partners
London and Partners is the Mayor of London’s official promotional agency. Their purpose is to support the Mayor’s priorities by promoting London internationally as one of the best cities in the world in which to invest, work, study and visit. Their mission is to tell London’s story brilliantly to an international audience. They are the experts on doing business in London and help overseas businesses set up in London, and help London-based firms win business overseas through the Mayor’s International Business Programme. For more information please visit their website.
Mayor of London International Business Programme (MIBP)
The Mayor’s International Business Programme (GoToGrow) helps ambitious high growth (scale-up) companies from London’s Technology, Life Sciences, Creative and Urban sectors to expand their businesses internationally. Most importantly, they are already successful working and selling to big organizations (public or private) and ready to explore new markets.
18 Companies: aiden.ai | Automata | chargifi | EduMe | Flock | GeckoEngage | Kheiron Medical | NuRole | Pepper | Panaseer | Precrusive | Provenance | Relative Insight | Senseon | shepper | Speechmatics | The ID Co | VRtuoso | Fifty Five and Five
U.S. and Asian Investment in U.K. Tech Skyrockets (Tech Nation)
- $6.7 billion has been invested in UK tech companies in the first seven months of 2019
- More than half ($3.7bn) of these investments have come from the US and Asia
- UK tech has now overtaken the US for foreign investment per capita
- The sector is averaging $1bn a month from both foreign and domestic investors
- The top 30 foreign-funded companies have created more than 5,000 UK jobs
- UK-based tech talent is being celebrated in Tech Nation’s Bright Tech Futures Awards
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