26/04/2019

From Entrepreneurs Visa to Exceptional Talent Visa to Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK

In 2016, just after the announcement of Brexit, I was one of 200 applicants to receive a new visa introduced in the UK. The Exceptional Talent Visa allows highly skilled tech entrepreneurs and talent in digital technology with exceptional talent to work in the UK either as an entrepreneur or as an employee working in the field of digital technology. At the time I applied, I was already based in the UK with an Entrepreneurs Visa and the CEO of […]
20/10/2018

Exceptionally Talented and Inspiring Hara Two Abdul | Tech Entrepreneur

I come across many inspiring entrepreneurs who have received their Tech Nation Exceptional Talent visa and the next recipient is just as inspiring if not more.  Why? Because Hara Two Abdul applied not once, not twice but three times before he finally received his endorsement from Tech Nation and now has his visa! For the past 3 years, Hara has been the founder of LiveTheGo, a technology platform that enables an on demand public transport system for cities with buses, […]
28/05/2018

Exceptionally Talented Developer in Newcastle | PG Amila Prabandhika

I first met Amila on slack in our Tech Visa Alumni group. The Alumni is a networking group for those who received the Exceptional Talent Visa in Digital and Tech.   While most of the members are based in London and regularly meet up over breakfast events and social catch ups, Amila and I are based in the North, namely Newcastle of all places!   Amila’s UK adventures started in 2012 with the commencement of his master’s degree in Advanced […]
21/12/2017

Exceptionally Talented Malaysian Designer | Ezra Ng

Ezra Ng, a Chinese Malaysian designer contacted me in February 2017 after reading my blogs on how I received my Exceptional Talent visa.  Ezra’s story is one of trials and tribulations, failures and triumph about a creative designer and artist who fell in love with London while studying a Bachelor of Design degree. During his final year at his internship, he was offered a working visa in London and secured a job to commence as soon as he finished university. […]