The Landing at Media City and Level39 agree reciprocal space sharing deal
04 December 2013 | 2093 views | 0
The Landing at MediaCityUK has signed a partnership agreement with Canary Wharf's Level39, which will allow drop-in members of both accelerator spaces to access either facility.
This will enable flexible working across both sites, providing access to each other's respective communities, as well as a space for members who require the use of a professional environment when working remotely.
With The Landing located at the heart of MediaCityUK and Level39 based at the centre of London's booming Tech City, the partnership signifies the union of two industry powerhouses working together to create ease of access to influential communities for its members.
Level39, which occupies the 39th floor of the iconic One Canada Square building in London's Canary Wharf, is Europe's largest accelerator space for finance, retail and future cities technology companies. Much like The Landing, Level39 puts its high potential entrepreneurs in the same space as some of the world's most influential technology and media companies, accelerating their traction and access to markets.
Eric Van der Kleij, Head of Level39, said: "In order to further enhance the UK's reputation as an international destination for tech investment, it is our belief that the tech scene needs to continue to work collaboratively.
"This friendship agreement between Level39 and The Landing serves to connect two accelerator spaces that have different, unique expertise - financial services technology and media tech. We are interested to see the ideas that are formed when our members start working together."
Members of The Landing visiting Level39 will have access to its drop-in facility known as 'The Pantry', Wi-Fi, the ability to book meeting rooms at members' rates and assistance from in-house teams to coordinate access.
Reciprocal members visiting The Landing will have access to all of its facilities that are available to members of its private members media lounge On The 7th.
Jon Corner, CEO of The Landing, said: "It is our mission to create the best regional support vehicle for digital SMEs to grow and excel. Our partnership with Level39 complements this by allowing members access to a plethora of technology, business contacts and information in two of the most digitally enabled cities."