The Rise of the Tech Startup

The Rise of the Tech Startup

Here are the stats behind the meteoric rise of tech startups in the UK.

By David Kiriakidis

Since the turn of the millennium, the swell in UK digital businesses has been remarkable. From home-based entrepreneurs to pop-up shops and tech hubs, a workforce exceeding 1 million is driving this booming sector of the economy. Jargon like 'unicorn' or 'pivot' have emerged alongside the expansion of the startup scene, with the trendiest ventures attracting young talent with promises of ping pong and juice machines. Although you might've seen the signs of growth first hand, our infographic provides an idea of scale: the number of startups, growth predictions, regional increases, the industries they operate in, and locations of tech clusters.

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