The UK tech and VC ecosystem is recognised as a world leader.


This is a magnet to startups from across the globe and stimulates bilateral initiatives to support these founders grow their businesses in the UK, helping them tap into local expert knowledge and venture capital. These organisations can learn from each other to their mutual benefit.


Global Tech Connect works to further shared interests by:

  • Promoting international trade and investment between the UK and our Partner nations

  • Spreading insights learned from individual programme experience

  • Sharing knowledge and networks to strengthen the international tech ecosystem

  • Jointly pursuing funding and other support where applicable

  • Collaborating on events to advance Partner objectives and those of their affiliated startups