West Coast of USA prolific investments in UK based technology Companies.
Investment by US Investment Firms in UK based technology Companies has grown steadily over the last eight years. Indeed in 2017, West Coast investors were involved in 74 deals totalling £1 billion in value. This has gone up by 252% since 2011 when 21 deals were completed.
The top five factors for this huge interest are:
Investable hard science
Strong Intellectual property
A common language
Most of the funding was within the so-called “Golden Triangle”, an area focused on the South East of England, encapsulating the areas of London, Oxford and Cambridge.