London is a city defined by numbers: 11 tube lines whisk us across the capital with ease and efficiency, 22 football stadiums attract spectators every weekend, 40,000 Ubers offer us a comfortable ride home, and 100 languages are spoken in every borough, creating the greatest melting pot in the world.
The city must now strive to add another number on the board: one million people employed in the capital’s booming tech industry by 2023.
From DeepMind and TransferWise to Deliveroo and Improbable, London is home to a host of innovative companies that are transforming the global tech landscape.
But despite these success stories and the obvious economic strength of the sector, there are currently only 300,000 digital tech jobs in London, according to the latest Tech Nation Report.
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This is nowhere near good enough, especially for an economy that will be underpinned by digital in the near future.