The UK City Start-Up Boom

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New research has found that 67% of start-up owners set up their business in the same city that they were born in.

Award winning communications provider Plusnet have released new survey data and have found that:

  • 86% of start-up owners turning over a profit of >£400,000 set up their business in their home town.
  • 72% of all those we surveyed had set up businesses outside London.
  • Connections in the city, knowing the city well and suitability for business in their industry were the top 3 reasons for setting up locally.


More details about the data can be found in this blog post: