With more than 350 support initiatives in one city, it is not surprising that London is ranked consistently as the highest performing European startup ecosystem.


With this diagram, policy makers and ecosystem builders can visualize the full startup ecosystem of London and highlight the role and positioning of key stakeholders.

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Startup Infrastructure Diagram

About the London ecosystem


Interaction and Collaboration

“Your network is your net worth” is a saying that many startups will experience to be true in London. Luckily, there are plenty of organisations helping startups to find their way around and establish new connections.


Entrepreneurial talent

Some of the world’s leading universities are based in London, with dozens offering programmes for entrepreneurship and innovation and attracting students from all around the world.


Enabling growth

Thousands of startups call London their home, and there is an unparalleled support network ready to meet their needs. Besides the wide array of incubators, accelerators and growth support initiatives, London benefits from strong government support and policy initiatives that help business to start and grow.


Access to finance

The UK and London remain a popular destination for tech investors: 2017 was a record year for VC funding. The capital’s tech firms raised a record £2.45bn.

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