United Kingdom

Pound Sterling on a Tear

The economic gloom is lifting so fast in the U.K. that even the skeptics are warming to the Pound Sterling which is up more than 4% from its January low. Thanks to one of the world’s fastest vaccine-rollout programs, the pound is winning fresh backing as the faster-than-expected recovery fuels speculation that the Bank of England is […]

UK Home to Europe’s Tech Talent

Europe’s top technical and business schools remain key sources of entrepreneurial talent. Of the 10 institutions around the world whose alumni have founded European companies that have raised more than €1m, four institutions are based in the UK. The UK is home to the largest European tech community, with nearly 200,000 active members in tech […]

Dundee: Going Global

I’m visiting the city of Dundee, Scotland for the first time next week. Considering I’ve been in Scotland for almost seven years, it’s quite a shame it took me so long to break the Edinburgh-Livingston-Glasgow corridor to venture out to Dundee. I’ll be kindly hosted by RBS and joining my Managing Partner Russell Dalgleish for a breakfast seminar on Tuesday, […]