Earlier this month the PM hosted a tech roundtable event, to showcase Britain as the best place to run a tech company in the world. Three firms announced their private investment into the UK economy.
The companies who announced investment were:
During the event, the PM also announced several government-funded initiatives that will help develop British start-ups and attract foreign talent.
A £2.5 billion program to help develop UK companies grow overseas was among the initiatives, as well as a visa scheme run by the government that aims to attract more foreign entrepreneurs. In addition, the government will be starting two overseas ‘tech hubs’ in South Africa and Brazil. The ‘tech hubs’ are developed to build innovative partnerships and develop skills, capability and business networks in these markets