Chancellor Rishi Sunak convenes landmark Treasury Connect conference in London today to bring together CEOs of the UK’s biggest tech firms and investors
New data shows government support during the pandemic lands taxpayers with stakes in high performing, high-growth firms including education platforms, healthcare companies and an energy tech company
More than one fifth of people in the UK’s biggest cities are employed in the tech sector which saw a record-breaking £11.2 billion invested last year despite the pandemic
At the first-ever Treasury Connect conference in East London, Rishi Sunak will bring together the CEOs of the UK’s biggest investors and tech firms, including Funding Circle and Monzo, and lead four sessions on access to finance, Fintech, talent and life sciences.
He will also announce that government support during the pandemic through the Future Fund, which enabled UK-based firms to apply for convertible loans to support continued growth and innovation, has landed taxpayers with stakes in more than 150 high-growth…