Our partners

These innovative partners support the programme and are on hand to help you achieve global success.

ERDF

The Mayor’s International Business Programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects that will create jobs and support innovation, businesses and local community regenerations.

Ciklum

Ciklum is a technology partner specialising in product discovery, development & deployment.  They are the enabler that stands behind Unicorns like: JustEat, Flixbus, SimilarWeb & eToro. Partnering for the long term, Ciklum empower clients to realise new growth opportunities. Through our agile approach we tackle complex development challenges; reducing risk, optimising investment & bringing products to market faster. There experienced engineering & data teams partner with our clients to translate consumer, commercial & strategic requirements into secure, scalable & reliable solutions from MVP to growth and maturity.

Globalization Partners

Globalization Partners simplifies international business by enabling companies to hire teams in 187+ countries without setting up foreign branch offices.  You find the talent, and they put your team members on their locally compliant payroll.  This lifts the burden of navigating global HR, tax and legal matters from your shoulders. Globalization Partners: International Business, Simplified. 

Microsoft

The Microsoft for Startups programme delivers access to technology, go-to-market and community benefits to help startups build their technology and customer bases. The programme offers joint sales engagements with startups, along with access to technology, and community spaces that promote collaboration across local and global ecosystems.

Taylor Wessing

Taylor Wessing is a global law firm with 28 offices internationally that serves the world's most innovative people and businesses. Deeply embedded within their sectors, they work closely together with their clients to crack complex problems, enabling ideas and aspirations to thrive. Together they challenge expectation and create extraordinary results.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR)

WSGR is a US law firm that opened its London office in 2018. WSGR supports UK-based scaleups through all stages of their lifecycle in the US, from launch, expansion and fundraising to US partnerships, M&As and IPOs, connecting companies to its transatlantic network of capital providers, corporates and advisors.

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