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09 February 2024


Planetariums, cat cafes and train stations: London’s leading proposal locations revealed

As the most romantic day of the year approaches, Visit London and leading international proposal experts, The Proposers, reveal the top 10 most popular places to pop the question around the capital.  

30 January 2024

Do Valentine’s differently: 8 of London’s most unique date ideas for Valentine’s Day

London is packed to the brim with unique events and unmissable experiences to treat your loved one this Valentine’s Day. From candle making classes to personalised poems, here are our top suggestions for spending the special day out in London.

23 January 2024

London joins forces with West Midlands and Scotland to support high-growth scale-ups

  • Year-long programme designed to help scale-up businesses grow their international presence  
  • Over 1,300 London-based companies have already benefitted from the programme since 2016  
  • West Midlands and Scotland join the programme for the first time, marking a major milestone 

17 January 2024

London’s climate tech startups raised all-time-high levels of venture capital investment in 2023

  • London Climate Tech startups raised $3.5B in 2023, up from $2.2B in 2022
  • London ranks number two for climate tech investment globally in 2023
  • London startups collectively raised over $12.9B in venture capital investment in 2023
  • London-based VCs have raised over $24B in funds in last three years
  • London continues to lead as Europe’s number one tech hub