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The tech incubator space in the heart of Canary Wharf, Level39, has marked its first birthday.
It comes as management at the hub, based on the 39th floor of One Canada Square, revealed 682 firms had applied for membership in the first 12 months - highlighting huge demand from global tech companies for residence in London.
Companies at the cutting edge of the tech world will be welcomed to the Olympic Park's cluster in summer 2015 for a huge festival, it has been announced.
Start-up companies in and around east London's Tech City are predicted to thrive following a Government cash injection of £2.5million.
The seed finance, to be made available to about 400 entrepreneurs across the capital during the next 12 months, will be delivered by Start Up Direct, also based in the Shoreditch hub.
East London's Tech City was given a huge boost on Friday, with the Government revealing a fast-track visa programme to get top technology talent into the UK.
Prime Minister David Cameron is visiting the East End to make the announcement, which will also see a £15.5million fund for innovative firms.
In a central London office the makers of one of the most popular games of the digital age, Candy Crush Saga, are busy devising more ways of attracting the attention of the Facebook generation.