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Startup incubator Level39 says that a new partnership with Microsoft is validation of Canary Wharf's quest to become a significant player in the Tech City community.
The collaboration will see startup companies at the One Canada Square hub have access to mentoring, finance and advice from one of the largest software companies in the world.
Canary Wharf's incubator space Level39 - already fully booked - has released a further 15,000sq ft to accommodate demand from high growth technology companies.
Tech whizzes working alongside rainmakers in the financial services sector - that's the vision of Eric Van Der Kleij, appointed by Canary Wharf Group to lure IT and digital firms to the region.
And it will all take place on the 39th floor of One Canada Square - 29,000sq ft of tailor-made workspace soon open for business.
With pressure on the financial services, the vast swathes of east London aiming to embrace the digital age, Canary Wharf Group has made a strategic shift in emphasis.
With the appointment of Tech City chief executive Eric Van Der Kleij as a strategic adviser, the group is aiming to diversify it tenant base and activities and capture the wave of the the technology, media and telecoms growth sectors.