76% increase in tech companies

Between 2009 and 2012 the number of tech and digital companies in London increased by 76%, growing from 49,969 to 88,215.

27% of all job growth in London comes from the tech/digital sector, employing 582,000 people in London.

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Tech City a 'success story' 3 years on

Tech City in East London - the capital's equivalent of Silicone Valley - is three years old and has been described by David Cameron today as an 'enormous success story.'