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20 July 2021

London Tech Week returns 20-24 September 2021 to reunite the European tech ecosystem with both physical and virtual moments

  • Agenda and registration for London Tech Week 2021 now live, with many more sessions and speakers to be added

14 July 2021

London’s playground is officially open for Family Fun this summer

  • Mayor launches a season of summer Family Fun with an abundance of child-friendly events and activities across central London
  • Sadiq issues an invitation to young Londoners to apply to be London’s first Mayors of Play
  • Heralded as the ‘best summer job in the world’ – five lucky youngsters will help curate a summer of fun alongside the Mayor of London himself

08 July 2021

Business

Record six months for VC investment into London and global fintech sector

  • London fintech firms secure more VC investment than any other year in just six months
  • London’s strong performance contributes to record first six months for VC investment into global and European fintech
  • London is second biggest global hub for fintech unicorns
  • Insurtech, cryptocurrency, payments and banking drive future growth in fintech investment

06 July 2021

London welcomes back fans to UEFA EURO and Wimbledon Finals in huge boost for capital’s major events industry

Image Credit: British Athletics, Getty

  • A new report released today by London & Partners shows that major events add more than £600m to London’s economy every year 
  • The crowd of 60,000 at Wembley for the UEFA EURO 2020 semi-finals and final will be the biggest seen in the UK since the start of the pandemic  
  • The football marks the start of London’s return to major events, with the Wimbledon Final at full capacity later this week, plus the Women’s EUROs, Pride in London and Formula E coming to the city in the next year
  • Mayor of London Sadiq Khan invites people back to London to enjoy the activity around upcoming major events as part of the Let’s Do London campaign