London Stock Exchange Group welcomes Tech Nation celebrating 10 years of the Future Fifty programme

London Stock Exchange was very pleased to welcome Tech Nation’s Future Fifty programme, the UK’s leading late stage tech accelerator, on 31 March. Future Fifty celebrated the end of programming for its 10th cohort and a decade of both building the UK’s tech ecosystem, having supported more unicorns than any other accelerator programme.

Tech Nation catalyses the 21st century infrastructure that accelerates the entire ecosystem, bringing together a network of purposeful founders and philanthropists, progressive enterprises and policymakers, influential funds and institutions in order to collaborate in building the technological innovation that will improve the future for the UK and beyond.

Gerard Grech, Founding CEO of Tech Nation said:

“When we started out in 2010, we dreamt of a tech nation that united the country. We kicked off by shining a spotlight on London’s tech cluster, and then rapidly expanded our reach to join the dots on UK technology, from Belfast to Bangor, Dundee to Derby, Liverpool to Leeds, Sheffield to Sunderland and Newcastle to Norwich. Our future will extend beyond timezones, territories and technologies. Our ambitions are as big as those of the entrepreneurs we elevate. Our current mission is to unlock the growth potential of 1000 scaling tech leadership teams across the UK by 2022. We want to contribute to a future in which anyone with vision and drive can access the skills and support needed to succeed as a game-changing leader. #WeAreTechNation. We fuel growth."

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