Business & Innovation Tour
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
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, development and innovation of the business eco-system.
On this business and innovation 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.