Croydon: Tech City


EVENT: Croydon Tech City – Women in Tech: A Celebration, Thursday 26th May at 6pm

Posted on May 23rd, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

#Croydon #TechCity founder Jonny Rose unveils the lineup for this Thursday’s Women in Tech event

Just one month after hosting Lord Jim Knight, Croydon Tech City is proud to announce Thursday 26th May at 6pm as the date and time of its annual ‘Women in Tech’ event.

To register for Thursday’s event, please go here.

Join us for a dynamic evening gathering of London’s movers and shakers … Read More »



“Don’t kid yourself – they’re not a ‘customer’ until the money hits the bank”: March’s Croydon Tech City

Posted on April 12th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

#Croydon #TechCity founder Jonny Rose reports on last month’s event at Matthews Yard

March’s Croydon Tech City saw the creme of South London’s tech community pack into Hoodoos in Matthews Yard for another dose of demo, discussion and debate.

Luke Fisher, CEO of ThanksBox

First up with Luke Fisher, CEO of ThanksBox – a suite of peer-to-peer recognition tools that allow teams and coworkers to … Read More »



Chief Education Adviser, Lord Knight of Weymouth to keynote April’s Croydon Tech City

Posted on April 11th, by Jonny Rose in Tech City - News. No Comments

It is my great pleasure to announce that Lord Jim Knight of Weymouth will keynote Croydon Tech City’s April event on Thursday April 21st, 6.30pm at Sussex Innovation Centre, Croydon.

In light of the growing work and success of Croydon Tech City’s Future Tech City scheme, Lord Knight will be speaking about the importance of digital skills and education for community flourishing.

About Lord Knight

Lord Knight is the Chief … Read More »



Meet the Croydon tech company that the Financial Times has described as “an antidote to Wonga”

Posted on April 6th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

Jonny Rose introduces the man with the mission to render payday loans companies obsolete

As Frank Mukahanana, founder and CEO of peer-to-peer lending platform QuidCycle, introduces me to his team in Sussex Innovation Centre Croydon it’s hard to not be excited about his recent ascent.

Since I first met him two years ago, Mukahanana’s team has grown by five times (his latest hire has moved all … Read More »



Introducing… the Croydon Tech City mentorship scheme for South London entrepreneurs

Posted on April 5th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

#Croydon #TechCity co-founder Jonny Rose issues a call to arms

Are you a tech entrepreneur who needs help with one particular area of your business?

Are you an expert with experience of working in tech that wants to ‘give back’?

Well, you’re in luck.

Croydon Tech City is starting a mentorship scheme for South London tech entrepreneurs that are looking … Read More »



EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity – Thursday 24th March at 7pm @MatthewsYard

Posted on March 22nd, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

#Croydon #TechCity founder Jonny Rose reveals which tech leaders will speak at this week’s event at Matthews Yard

After last month’s ‘Meet the Workspace’ Special, Croydon Tech City is back to normal service: tech demos, talks, and shenanigans, as we continue to make Croydon a credible player in the European startup scene.

To attend this month’s event, please register here.

Danni Lapham, Founder of Airside … Read More »



Croydon Tech City: A brief guide to coworking, incubating and accelerating

Posted on February 17th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

Jonny Rose’s handy guide to telling your incubator from your accelerator

As startup advisor and self-styled “Growth Hacker”, Paul O’Brien, wrote, “Entrepreneurs everywhere are trying to understand not just how to connect, network, and collaborate, but how to develop relationships with the right investors. Incubators, accelerators, and coworking spaces are the place to start”.

These relatively new kinds of workspaces and startup support systems … Read More »



EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity ‘meet the workspaces’ special – Thursday 18th February at 7pm @ProjectBCroydon

Posted on February 17th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News, Topical. No Comments

Jonny Rose presents a sneak peek at the schedule for this week’s #Croydon #TechCity event

After last month’s three hundred-strong turnout at the January 2016 launch event with the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Croydon Tech City is back to normal and reconvening to start a new season of tech demos, talks, and shenanigans, as we continue to make Croydon a credible player in the European … Read More »



Review: How #Croydon #TechCity validated my idea

Posted on February 16th, by Stella Fasusi-Olomu in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

New #Croydon #TechCity recruit Stella Fasusi-Olomu reports on the latest community class

According to StartUps.co.uk, a “record breaking 581,173 businesses were registered with Companies House [in 2014] showing an accelerated increase on previous years”. This represents a jaw-dropping increase of 10% on 2013 and 20% on 2012. It’s clear that increasingly more people are open to the idea of being self-employed and starting their own businesses. However, … Read More »



Croydon Tech City: one tech hub alone does not make an ecosystem

Posted on February 15th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. 2 comments

Jonny Rose shares the long-term vision for #Croydon #TechCity’s rise to power

Croydon Tech City is growing

It’s boom time at the moment in Croydon Tech City.

Croydon Tech City is growing – not just in government recognition or media coverage – but also in all of the things that actually matter to fulfilling our aim to create ‘the Silicon Valley of South London’, such … Read More »