The voice of UK tech startups

We do policy how the startup ecosystem does business: punchy, honest, and focused on outcomes.

Our work isn’t high-level waffle – it’s real, detailed solutions to the problems startups face when they want to set up and grow.

But what matters most is that we get the job done. We don’t care who gets the credit – we just want better policy for the people and companies building the UK’s economic future.

Our Work

Access to Talent

Making sure Britain’s startups can hire the very best – from both home and abroad.

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Access to Talent
Access to Finance → £

Ensuring the UK has the right incentives for founders starting up, and a robust VC market for scaling up.

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Access to Finance
Regulation (≈)

Fighting for regulation that allows startup founders to innovate – whether that’s in the cross-cutting issues impacting all tech businesses or the ones to disrupt established industries.

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Technology Regulation

News + Events

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Read our Startup Manifesto here. Britain’s startup and scaleup ecosystem is at a crossroads. Over the past decade we have seen incredible progress on almost every measure. The venture and debt financing for British tech firms in the single month of May this year outpaced funding in the whole of 2014. We see more and […]
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Today we have released The Future of Learning: Unleashing the EdTech Sector in the UK. This comprehensive report provides an in-depth analysis of the EdTech sector in the UK, exploring the state of the industry, the future of learning through emerging technologies like AI and immersive learning, and the policy challenges facing EdTech startups. The […]
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Today Startup Coalition and the Tony Blair Institute for Policy Change have released a report outlining a vision for how a future government could harness the UK’s world-leading fintech sector as an engine for economic growth, opportunity and inclusion across the country. Our policy recommendations include the key opportunity of the introduction of an Open […]
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