Taking the Wing? Barclay Bank’s Eagle Labs lands £12.9m to grow UK tech ecosystem

Hannah Bernard, Head of Business Banking at Barclays Barclays Things move relatively quickly. At the end of January – as covered in my last blog – the UK’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) announced that £12.9m of government funding would go to Barclays Eagle Labs in a move aimed at accelerating the growth … Read more

What’s next for the UK’s tech ecosystem as its top cheerleader bows out?

Gerard Grech, CEO of Tech Nation Tech Nation Tech Nation – the body set up to nurture the UK’s innovation ecosystem – is to be axed following a government decision to cut its funding. The news caused a lot of concern combined with some cautious optimism in the tech startup and scaleup sector. So why … Read more