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Embracing the rise of new UK tech hubs

From Bristol to Dundee, many regions outside of London are becoming hubs for technology startups in their own right

London has created more unicorns than any other European city. According to data released in June by Tech Nation and Dealroom, 13 new billion-dollar startups were created in the leading UK tech hub in the previous 12 months.

While London leads the herd, other regions are playing a part too. Cambridge and Oxford have created ten unicorns between them, Manchester five, Edinburgh three, and Bristol and Leeds two each.

It’s a similar picture for job openings in the tech sector. Separate Tech Nation research, which was carried out for the government’s Digital Economy Council, found there were 1.7 million jobs advertised during 2018, spread throughout the UK. The place with the most openings outside the capital (164,000) was Manchester…

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Source: Raconteur