London is the FinTech capital of Europe

London is the place to be for FinTech companies. We know what’s going on and run a growth accelerator programme for Norwegian technology executives in the Finance district of Canary Wharf. What makes London the FinTech capital of Europe? London has gained a reputation as the FinTech capital of Europe. This is because more and more startups… Read More

UK’s Creative Industries are growing at almost twice the rate of the wider economy

UK, and especially London, is becoming a hub for the world’s creative industry. The creative industries are growing faster than any other business sector in most of the UK according to new data from Nesta, with 47 “creative clusters” now scattered across the country. While London is still responsible for most of the creative industry… Read More

Skal jeg legge Olabuksene hjemme?

Av Heidi Dahl, Regionleder Innovasjon Norge Vest-Europa Jeg gjør et forsøk på å dele mine tanker og erfaringer om kulturforskjeller utifra et business perspektiv.  Min påstand er at bedriftsledere som satser utover Norges landegrenser har større muligheter for suksess om de bevisst tar hensyn til kulturforskjeller som verdier, språk, vaner, religion, lederstil, kompetanse, utdannelse, kulturidentitet,… Read More

Five reasons to grow your fintech in London

We have listed some of the reasons why you should look at London when it comes to scaling your fintech business. Customers at your doorstep Several of the world’s largest banks, including HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds and Standard Chartered, are headquartered in London – and all experimenting with fintech in one way or another. All of… Read More

UK artificial intelligence sector is booming

If you are operating in the tech and/or artificial intelligence sector and is looking to expand your business further, then UK might be for you. As Professor Stephen Hawking recently put it at a conference in Cambridge “Success in creating Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be the biggest event in the history of our civilisation. It… Read More

Rapport fra London: Et overblikk over det britiske oppstartsmiljøet

Det britiske oppstartsmiljøet utvikler seg raskere enn noen gang før og økosystemet er i stadig endring. Vi vet at det kan være forvirrende å navigere gjennom dette landskapet og har derfor laget en rapport med en oversikt over det britiske oppstartsmiljøet for å gjøre det litt lettere for deg å finne frem til mulighetene. For… Read More