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IBM, in partnership with the Mayor of London Boris Johnson, Gust, and a wide number of partners from London’s tech community, is proud to announce this brand new technological initiative for the UK. Tech.London will provide a unique digital hub to connect, support, and grow London’s quickly expanding technological community as part of IBM’s continued goal to empower the global startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem. 1000+ Startups and 100s of events, investors, jobs, and more. Learn more at tech.london.
London has the highest concentration of developers in Europe and more investors than any city outside the U.S. It’s no surprise why we’re committed to increasing UK startup, entrepreneur, and developer prowess with Tech.London, built and run on IBM Bluemix.
- 34,000 digital technology businesses (source).
- #3 city for entrepreneur interest in meet ups (source).
- $1.4B in venture funding in 2014 (source).
Expanding the UK Community.
Our support extends beyond this new digital hub. In addition to our local team dedicated to the UK ecosystem, we recently wrapped up a hackathon about Wimbledon at Condé Nast College. For two days, using IBM Bluemix, developers built new ways to enhance the fan experience. Read more at storify.com/ibmevents/ibm.
Several engineering students at Imperial College in London implemented Bluemix, and other IBM Cloud services, to provide sensor readings on a balloon’s journey to space and back. “It’s pretty incredible that the API can do this, and suits our needs perfectly.” Learn more at bluemiximp1.wordpress.com.
We have several IBM Cloud events going on across London, including workshops and showcases. Don’t forget about our special IBM Cloud Bootcamps, where you’ll have access to IBM experts and more. Current Bootcamps include:
- IBM Cloud Foundry TechMasterclass.
- Digital Transformation with the Cloud.
- Coding and Cocktails.
Find an event at developer.ibm.com/cities/locations/london.
As Principal Sponsor for the 7th Annual Cloud World Forum, we invite all Cloud developers, startups, and entrepreneurs to join us: June 24 & 25, 2015 // Olympia Grand in London, UK. Sign up now at cloudwf.com.