Hosted by Jane Wakefield
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Each week, Jane Wakefield sits down with some of the key movers and shakers from the UK tech ecosystem for the UKTN Podcast. Learn growth strategies from both seasoned and up-and-coming founders, hear market sentiments from investors, and understand the tech policy affecting businesses across the country.

The UKTN Podcast provides insight into the most influential people in the UK’s innovation economy, exploring their personal and professional journeys and hearing their views on the hottest tech topics of the day. 

About our Host

Jane Wakefield has been a technology journalist for more than 20 years, most of these spent at the BBC. She has covered all aspects of the tech industry, from start-ups and innovations, through to tech regulation and the dominance of big tech to the impact of the internet on culture. As well as writing for the BBC news website, Wakefield has also presented World Service radio programmes and made documentaries for World TV.

Highlights of her long career include being the first UK journalist to interview a sex robot, covering a new type of drone technology as it made its maiden flight across Lake Victoria and visiting cities around the world to see how they are using tech to improve lives. She is also a regular at some of tech’s biggest conferences, including Web Summit and TED.

The UKTN Podcast is sponsored by HSBC Innovation Banking. From the first-time founders to the funds that back them, innovation needs different. HSBC Innovation Banking, is proud to accelerate growth for tech and life science businesses; creating meaningful connections and opening up a world of opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors alike.

Discover more at www.hsbcinnovationbanking.com/en-gb/.

Get the latest episode of the UKTN Podcast or listen back to season one below, or subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you catch your favourite podcasts.


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