The department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) revealed that the UK has overtaken the US for the amount of investment per capita. American and Asian investors pumped £3.1bn into UK firms during the period to July, making up 55% of all funding. Eileen Burbidge, Chair of Tech Nation said: “Investment in the UK tech sector has been steadily rising for years and as these latest figures demonstrate, the momentum is increasing.”
So far this year investment from the US and Asia into the UK tech sector totals £3.
A second passport has been an important pre-requisite of being a global citizen for many years. Entrepreneurs around the world, in particular those who live in developing countries with regimes that could quickly turn hostile, have understood the value of possessing alternative nationality for some time.
Ultimately, a passport offers its holders the right to escape if it becomes necessary and enables family members to enjoy the benefits of being alternatively domiciled in a country whose higher standards of education, political freedom, or more friendly business climate allows families to flourish.
The UK today has one of the best passports in the world. The Tier 1 Investor Visa scheme promises a UK passport that offers visa-free travel to 173 countries.