The technology and digital industries are an emerging sector for Richmondshire seeing a 75% growth over the last six years.
With superfast broadband capabilities, cluster of tech businesses aiding collaboration and knowledge sharing, and access to a large talent pool from local universities, Richmondshire is perfectly positioned to welcome businesses.
The district has already attracted industry leading IT and software companies including Razorblue Group Ltd and The City Secret Ltd, who have their head offices within Richmondshire. Razorblue are an award-winning company with ISO 27001 accreditation and over 130 staff. The City Secret Ltd have over 15 years-experience in developing software for a range of clients including those in financial services.
Richmondshire has a track record of supporting and growing innovative, forward-thinking technology and digital businesses from small beginnings into regional and national operators. There are managed workspaces to help businesses start, large high-quality offices to support growth and access to the best talent, research and consultancy through Teesside University. The School of Computing, Engineering and Digital Technologies is ranked 15th in the world for animation schools.