About London

London is one of the world’s leading technology hubs, offering businesses the fastest route to growth. The city is the third largest technology cluster in the world, after San Francisco and New York and tech is increasingly influencing every sector, with the emergence of new convergent sectors such as fintech, adtech, retailtech, edtech and medtech.

With an estimated ecosystem value of $44bn and an exciting convergence of high-quality staff, capital, infrastructure and ideas, London is a thriving tech hub. The city also boasts an abundance of high quality office, co-working, start-up and grow on spaces, high connectivity, support from dedicated organisations and the ability to register your company in a matter of a few hours.


Local Contact

Bob Doyle
Head of Inward Investments

Tel:  +44 (0)20 7234 5871
Mobile: +44 (0)7917 372968


Key Industries

New Manufacturing

Local Partners

London & Partners

The Start Alliance program in London: city to city business welcome

The Start Alliance London is hosted by London & Partners with their city to city initiative. The city to city initiative is a global network of cities, that are collaborating to help businesses transition and grow from one destination to another. All Start Alliance benefits in London are labeled locally under the city to city business welcome program. 

Making landing in London easy

London & Partners understand the process of growing your business to a new destination and want to ensure that your transition to London is seamless by planning personalized itineraries, introducing you to the business community and unlocking London for your business.

London and partners will be providing businesses with an ecosystem that connects them with high value mentors, investors, corporates and a support structure that will help them succeed in growing their business from one destination to another. 

Benefits of taking part of in the Start Alliance in London

From your city to London you will benefit from a seamless setup in London, accelerated growth and ongoing business support. Here are some of the opportunities that you will be offered during your London exploration trip:

  • Free office space for up to a month and discounted desk hire when setting up in London

  • Discounted oyster card

  • Discounted accommodation

  • Discounted access to London's sights to help you experience London culture

If that sounds good to you, apply below!