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Silicon Roundabout tops UK start-up chart again with 15,000 new businesses

Sam Shead | June 10, 2014
London's Silicon Roundabout has retained its title as the UK's start-up capital, with more than 15,000 new businesses establishing themselves in the area over the last year, according to figures out today.

UHY Hacker Young said that most of the new start-ups will be "one man band IT programmers, media or marketing consultants or contractors in associated businesses."

Indeed, there has been a reluctance from large tech companies to move to Silicon Roundabout, with LinkedIn, King.com and Yahoo all favouring West End locations that already have well-established advertising and public affairs networks.

 

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