Shopping, Cadburys, and the accent are often things that spring to mind when you think of Birmingham, but it’s tech industry is set to be another thing that puts Brum on the map. With staggering year on year industry growth, a central location and outstanding startup support, Birmingham really is a great place for tech businesses. Here’s why:
It’s ideally located
Not only is Birmingham located pretty centrally, it also boasts an international airport, fantastic rail links and is close to multiple major motorways. This makes it both easy to commute to and an attractive place to live. As Britain’s second city, there is plenty to do, and the city sees constant investment into tourism and local attractions.
As well as this, Birmingham is located within an hour of almost 20 universities, and is becoming more and more appealing to graduates looking to enter the job market. With an increasing number of universities investing in Tech Hubs and Innovation Centres, graduates are highly equipped to enter the tech industry. This talent can be nurtured by tech companies and develop Birmingham’s next generation of tech superstars!