Business

London is often voted the world’s best city to do business and we invite you to the capital’s thriving business centres. In addition to our Finance Tours and Marketing & Retail Tours, our popular Silicon Roundabout Tour goes straight to the heart of the Tech City eco-system.

Silicon Roundabout/Tech City Walking Tour

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Welcome to the epicentre of London’s booming tech start-up industry!

Come and discover the unassuming roundabout which over the course of the last decade has earned a reputation as the perfect incubator for the modern start-up. Traversing the art-lined streets of colourful Shoreditch, we explore the curious origins and exciting developments of the one-and-only Silicon Roundabout. Discover why students and corporate groups are flocking to the area for inspiration.

With start-up success stories of all kind, between 2012 and 2014, Silicon Roundabout boasted 32,000 businesses founded in a single postcode – more than any other postcode in history. This eye-opening educational tour delves into the foundations and development of the business eco-system.

On this tour you will discover:

  • The unlikely origins of the name “Silicon Roundabout”

  • See one of the UK’s first bitcoin ATMs

  • How and why the area provides the ultimate conditions for start-ups to thrive

  • Key differences between Silicon Roundabout and Silicon Valley

  • Why some of the world’s move powerful companies such as Barclays, Google and Amazon are moving into “the sweet spot”

  • Debate whether the Silicon Roundabout can maintain it’s global, growing prestige

This is an exterior walking tour of one of London’s most forward-thinking districts. For an in-depth understanding of London’s tech scene, pair this educational guided tour with a company visit to a pioneering tech start-up.

To book your Silicon Roundabout/Tech City Tour or to find out more then get in touch via contact@insiderlondon.com.

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Our packages can be arranged for any date or time. Furthermore, we are happy to create a bespoke programme to reflect your specific needs.

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