London is no.2 in KPMG tech league

The 2020 Technology Innovation Hubs report includes perspectives from KPMG’s latest global Technology Industry Innovation Survey, now in its eighth year.

More than 800 global technology industry leaders ranked the cities and countries that are leading innovation centers. The publication also outlines what technology company executives and venture capitalists should consider when selecting and investing in technology centers.

Singapore is the only location in the world ahead of London on the list of “leading technology innovation hubs outside Silicon Valley”. Tel Aviv, Tokyo, and New York were ranked third, fourth and fifth respectively.

Survey respondents voted a modern infrastructure the most important factor to enable a city to become a technology innovation center, followed by an urban locale that attracts young professionals, the presence of at least one research university, and available investment funding.

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