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Why London shouldn’t strive to become the next Silicon Valley

London Silicon Valley

As we approach the 10th anniversary of London Tech Week, there is much for us to celebrate around the growth of London’s tech sector during the last decade.

In the past ten years we’ve seen London grow from a burgeoning startup hub in East London to Europe’s largest tech ecosystem and now a top three hub on the global stage.

According to the latest figures we are publishing today, London has attracted more tech foreign direct investment projects than any other city in the past decade.

However, it’s clear there are some challenging times ahead for the global tech sector.

From a decline in the deployment of venture capital funding to the recent series of tech layoffs, we should not be under any illusions that London is fully immune to some of these headwinds....