British tech companies attract most venture capital investment

British tech companies attracted almost three times more venture capital investment than any other European country over the past two years, according to figures from London Mayor's agency London & Partners, which found that London's tech firms account for over 80% of all venture capital money invested into the UK since the EU referendum vote.

Since June 2016 UK tech companies have received over £5bn in VC funding - more than France (£1.55bn), Germany (£2.15bn) and Sweden (£644m) combined.

Sherry Coutu CBE, London Tech Week ambassador and angel investor, said: "With a high number of scale-ups and high growth companies, it is no surprise to see that London and the UK continues to be a leading destination for international tech investors.

"From artificial intelligence to cyber security, EdTech and GovTech, the UK is home to companies that are leading the way in developing and implementing the latest cutting-edge technologies."