Our partners

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


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. 

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. 


GrantTree is the UK’s leading innovation funding consultancy. The collective of 50 financial and technical experts works to accelerate the success of growing businesses by connecting them with a spectrum of government and debt financing options, including R&D Tax Credits, innovation grants and video games tax relief. Founded in 2010, GrantTree’s mission is to build a better future by eliminating the financial obstacles to technological progress.


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.

Moore Kingston Smith

Moore Kingston Smith is a leading UK firm of accountants and business advisers with a team of over 500 people based in and around London. The team delivers results with strategic insight, drive and dedication to scaling businesses through commercial, financial and taxation advice. They can support you as you scale internationally through the local presence of the Moore Global Network, an international family made up of 30,000 people across more than 100 countries.

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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