Canary Wharf to House Financial Technology Start-Ups
Tired of hearing about Tech City, digital data and American giants? Well now London is striking out on its own with a very British business incubator that will support start-ups… far away from the Silicon Roundabout.
On the 39th floor of One Canada Square, work is taking place to make room for brand new communal areas and contemporary office space, designed to support start-ups developing new financial technology.
In the very heart of the capital, in the tallest working building on the skyline, the Canary Wharf Group will host ΓÇÿLevel39ΓÇÖ ΓÇô a scheme to expand and expedite London in the race to become the worldΓÇÖs most successful post-crash powerhouse.
ΓÇÿThe Ideal Place to FuseΓÇÖ
ΓÇ£Canary Wharf is the ideal place to fuse together LondonΓÇÖs world-leading financial sector with its burgeoning technology sector,ΓÇ¥ says Canary Wharf Group CEO, Sir George Iacobescu.
ΓÇ£If we do this successfully, it will help LondonΓÇÖs financial services move forwards after several challenging years, benefitting the whole economy through enhanced competition, transparency and client services.ΓÇ¥
This fusion will be the product of Eric Van Der KleijΓÇÖs leadership, as the man who is CEO of the Tech City Investment Organisation and himself a technology entrepreneur will spearhead the campaign to inject technological innovation into LondonΓÇÖs financial engine.
Developing in a New Direction
Now, as the UKΓÇÖs digital presence asserts itself on the world stage, BritainΓÇÖs brilliant minds are looking to bring the spotlight back onto London, and their efforts to electrify its financial legacy and draw it into the 21st century.
ΓÇ£Attracting the brightest entrepreneurial minds is crucial if London is to maintain its position as the worldΓÇÖs foremost financial centre,ΓÇ¥ asserts London Mayor, Boris Johnson.
ΓÇ£Level39 is sure to foster talent and help the capitalΓÇÖs technology and financial sectors flourish, in turn driving jobs and growth.ΓÇ¥
Will you be part of LondonΓÇÖs financial new future? Browse office space to rent in Canary Wharf and find out what’s on offer.
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