Tech City, a media and technology hub in London’s East End based on Silicon Valley in the States, is home to leading world high-tech companies such as Google, Facebook, Intel, Amazon and Vodafone, as well as British incubators Seedcamp and Springboard.
In the last ten years, the IT sector in Britain has been the fastest growing sector of the economy worth 140 billion GBP (1.3 trillion kuna), making up 12 percent of Britain’s GDP and employing around 600,000 people. Technology, creative industries and tech are set to replace finance as the growth driver in London in coming years.
Croatian star-ups have been developing a decent reputation in recent times and the 10 that are setting off to Tech City will have the chance to meet potential investors and companies.
The group will be in London from 15-17 November with trip being made possible by UK Trade & Investment, The British Embassy in Croatia, Zagreb Entrepreneurship Incubator, Netokracija, BICRO – Business Innovation Centre of Croatia and HAMAG Invest.
The start-ups who will be in London are: Rimac Automobili, Once Hipersfera, Sidekickr TV, SmartRM, Trillenium, Code Anywhere, EyeKnow, Mash.me, PhotoPay