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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Today at Startup Coalition, we’ve launched our report outlining a blueprint for a consumer credit regime fit for the 21st century. Read the full report here. 50 years after the Crowther Review brought in the CCA, we’re calling on the Government to show leadership in ambitious reform that consumers and businesses need. The current regulatory regime […]
15.12.2023
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Today as part of the ClimateTech Policy Coalition, a group consisting of Startup Coalition, Tech Nation, techUK, Undaunted, Cleantech for UK and Tech Zero, we have launched our second report outlining low to no-cost steps for the government to unlock climate innovation across the UK. Read the full report here – and thank you to […]
27.11.2023
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Today we’ve published our latest paper on R&D Tax Credits. It warns that without changes, the Government’s plan for R&D tax credits will see many tech startups struggling to survive and many more looking to move abroad. Startups have told us that under current plans they could see an average drop of £100,000 per year. […]
14.11.2023
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