Croydon: Tech City


Work in Croydon? There is a 60% likelihood that your job won’t exist in ten years’ time

Posted on February 3rd, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. 5 comments

Jonny Rose brings a message of hope for those who choose to hear it, and a warning for those who don’t

Technology is replacing jobs

A 2013 study by the Oxford Martin School estimated that 47% of jobs in the US could be susceptible to computerisation over the next two decades. In Australia, the figure has been pitched at 70% of jobs within a decade. A study by … Read More »



Introducing… Croydon Tech City community classes for Q1/2 2016

Posted on January 27th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. 6 comments

Jonny Rose introduces the latest initiative from the #Croydon #TechCity movement

Croydon Tech City champions and inspires tech business, skills and opportunities with the aim of making Croydon “the Silicon Valley of South London”.

There are a lot of ways in which we do this – advising on infrastructure decisions, business support services, encouraging inward investment, etc.  – but the chief way that we … Read More »



Minister for the Cabinet Office, Matt Hancock, to keynote Croydon Tech City 2016 launch

Posted on January 13th, by Jonny Rose in Tech City - News. No Comments

It is my great pleasure to announce that the Rt Hon. Matt Hancock, Minister for the Cabinet Office and the man charged to drive the government’s digitisation strategy, will keynote Croydon Tech City 2016 launch on Thursday January 21st, 7pm at Croydon Conference Centre.

From a family software business to frontline British Government

Matthew’s first job was with his family computer software business.  Later, he worked for five years as … Read More »



EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity Thursday 17th December 7pm @ProjectBCroydon

Posted on December 15th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

Jonny Rose unveils the lineup of speakers for the final #Croydon #TechCity event of 2016

It’s that time of the month again when Croydon’s tech scene comes out to play and learns from local tech entrepreneurs.

Everyone is welcome – you don’t need to be a business owner or computer-lover to enjoy this!

To attend this month’s Croydon Tech City event at Project B, please register … Read More »



“The first time I asked for product feedback, I got death threats”: November’s Croydon Tech City

Posted on November 23rd, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

#Croydon #TechCity co-founder Jonny Rose reports back from last week’s gathering of startups and CEOs

November’s Croydon Tech City event saw nearly one hundred software developers, creatives and venture capitalists decamp at the partially-finished Matthews Yard ‘Backyard’ workspace, for another evening of inspirational tech startup talks.

The evening kicked off with a CTC first: a ‘fireside chat’ with Tech London Advocates founder and angel investor, … Read More »



EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity Thursday 19th November 7pm at @MatthewsYard

Posted on November 16th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

#Croydon #TechCity co-founder Jonny Rose unveils the stellar lineup for Thursday’s event

It’s that time of the month again when Croydon’s tech scene comes out to play at and learns from local tech entrepreneurs.

To attend this month’s Croydon Tech City event at Matthews Yard, please register to attend here.

Nafisa Bakkar, Founder of Amaliah
Building a sophisticated platform for the $226B modest fashion market

While … Read More »



Future Tech City: Introducing two hundred A-Level students to Croydon’s tech scene

Posted on October 26th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

Jonny Rose reports on #Croydon #TechCity’s sophomore Future Tech City event

Earlier this month, Croydon Tech City hosted its second large-scale technology event for Croydon’s students.

For the first time ever, two hundred Croydon students were introduced to the technological boom that is on their doorsteps

This time, over the course of an afternoon, two hundred A-Level students were treated to an … Read More »



EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity, Thursday 22nd October at 7:30pm at @3SpaceOrg

Posted on October 19th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

Jonny Rose lifts the curtain for a sneak peak at this Thursday’s #Croydon #TechCity event

It’s that time of the month again when Croydon’s tech scene comes out to play at and learns from local tech entrepreneurs.

To attend this month’s Croydon Tech City event at 3Space Hub in Southern House, please register to attend here.

Adam Spearing, Head of Platform at Salesforce
On how to build … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity Season Launch – Thursday 24th September at 7:30pm @MatthewsYard

Posted on September 21st, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

Jonny Rose announces the star-studded lineup for Croydon Tech City’s autumn launch event

After a two-month summer recess, Croydon Tech City is back on the scene and reconvening at Matthews Yard to start a new season of tech demos, talks, and shenanigans, as we continue to make Croydon a credible player in the European startup scene.

Don’t forget to register to attend Croydon Tech City’s … Read More »



BBC’s The Apprentice star Bianca Miller to keynote Croydon Tech City September launch

Posted on September 14th, by Jonny Rose in Tech City - News. No Comments

It is my pleasure to announce that Bianca Miller, a finalist in the most recent series of BBC One’s The Apprentice, will be keynoting the Croydon Tech City September launch on Thursday 24th September, 7.30pm at Matthews Yard.

After studying Business Management at the University of Sussex, Bianca joined one of the world’s largest management and technology consulting firms as an HR advisor, before moving on to a brief … Read More »