How Leeds is making its name as a digital powerhouse

The city of Leeds has the fastest scaleup growth in the north of England, with its digital sector employing more than 100,000 people and contributing £6.5 billion to the City Region economy. Home to organisations such as NHSX and NHS Digital, it is often thought of as the health tech capital of the UK.

A decade ago, however, the scene was very different. Stuart Clarke, founder and director of Paceline, an organisation that helps growing technology companies known as “tech scaleups,” said that five or ten years ago, if you were a technology graduate looking for a role at a big firm or an individual looking to start a tech company, you likely would have found yourself in London.

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Source:: Computerworld