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Finding your Way Through the UK’s Immigration System – a Guide

The UK Government have been clear that they want the tech sector to be able to access the best talent worldwide, and has designed a visa system to make this work. There are now 10 visa routes open for talented people to make their careers in the UK and for startups to...

UK Climate-tech Innovation – How We Deliver Green Growth

Today we’re co-launching a report outlining 25 steps the government can take to support the growth of climate-tech entrepreneurs - you can read it here. We produced this in collaboration with Tech Nation, techUK and  the Centre for Climate Change Innovation (CCCI),...

The Online Safety Bill – a Ticking Time-Bomb for UK Startups

Startups share the Government's goal of a safer internet. Today's founders have grown up in the shadow of the biggest social media platforms, and many startups were created explicitly because their creators wanted to offer alternatives to consumers. But good...

The 2022 Tech Startup Manifesto

Today Coadec and The Entrepreneurs Network (TEN) publish a plan to enable tech startups to turbocharge the UK’s economy. Our new manifesto sets out the levers the new Prime Minister can pull to make this happen. They aren’t exhaustive - but they are critical.  Tech...

What do AI Startups Want From Regulation?

Today, we have published a new report exploring the AI startup ecosystem. We look at what AI startups perceive as challenges to growth as well as what they want from future regulation. AI is set to be the definitive technology of the century, disrupting and reforming...

Ecommerce – what businesses and the public think

As the world locked down in 2020, a vibrant and innovative e-commerce sector provided a lifeline for consumers and businesses confined to their homes. This accelerated a trend a long time in the making. While consumer demand for shopping online has grown, a vibrant...

The Gig Economy: A Model for Work in the 21st Century

Today we have published a new report: The Gig Economy: A Model for Work in the 21st Century. Over the past few years, waves of gig economy startups have radically expanded people’s options, with platforms bringing more competition and choice to everything from private...

Regional and National Ecosystems: Untapped Potential

Over the past year, following input from start-ups, investors, local government policymakers and other members of the tech community, we’ve been exploring how local government can help to create a supportive environment for tech clusters to grow and scale. And now...

How the Online Safety Bill could change liability rules

Today - we’re publishing a new paper exploring the critical importance of intermediary liability protections and the likely catastrophic impact of changes to them. You can read our report in full here. The upcoming Online Safety Bill threatens to rewrite rules around...