Croydon: Tech City
#Croydon #TechCity was back to its roots this month in Matthews Yard and with London’s Deputy Mayor on the line-up, you weren’t getting in if your name wasn’t on the list.
After a month away, Croydon TechCity was back in Matthew’s Yard and the anticipation of the biggest name yet meant that the event was ticketed – and completely packed out. Nearly 100 people packed out the Theatre all keen … Read More »
The growth of online civil society in Croydon is a sign of a coming era of authentic Internet politics, says entrepreneur and new Citizen writer Geoffrey Walters
Which important social relationship links student riots in Athens, mass deprivation in Detroit and the rise of Marine le Pen’s Front National in France? What is the common theme behind falling electoral turnouts, sharp hikes in tuition fees and the secretive money-laundering … Read More »
Ahead of tomorrow’s #Croydon #TechCity November session, Becca Taylor speaks to Steve Bardouille of Famberry about the importance of private social networks and the news of royal appointment.
At the end of October, Purley-based Famberry founder Steve Bardouille unveiled news that the Royal Russell School in Croydon would be using the social platform to help their students build their family trees as part of a school project. The school’s choice … Read More »
Croydonian coder, recent California transplant, and new Citizen writer Andrew Easter examines Croydon’s potential to become the next Silicon Valley
It’s not every day that a software engineer from Croydon gets an opportunity to spend some time working in Silicon Valley, and so I didn’t take much persuading when my company proposed a two month assignment in San Jose, California. As I’d only recently become part of the #Croydon … Read More »
Get ready for next week’s #Croydon #TechCity: November Edition event with Jonny Rose and a sparkling lineup
It’s that time of the month again where Croydon’s tech scene comes out to play at Matthews Yard and learn from local tech entrepreneurs.
Everyone is welcome – you don’t need to be a business owner or computer-lover to enjoy this!
KEYNOTE: Kit Malthouse, Deputy Mayor of London on Croydon … Read More »
On Saturday 30th November, Croydon Tech City will be holding its first Future Tech City event – a drive to get a Code Club into every primary school in Croydon.
Future Tech City is a free event specifically for Croydon’s school teachers, headteachers and governors to learn more about Code Club and how it is successfully teaching 9-11 year olds the fundamentals of computer coding and logic. There are … Read More »
Jonny Rose reveals a prestigious keynote speaker for this month’s coming #Croydon #TechCity event
It is my great pleasure to announce that Kit Malthouse (Deputy Mayor of London for Business and Enterprise) has agreed to keynote Croydon Tech City’s November event on Thursday 21st November 7:30pm at Matthews Yard, Croydon.
Kit’s day-to-day role sees him acting as Boris Johnson’s right hand man with a view to creating jobs and … Read More »
Allow Becca Taylor to introduce you to the man behind Pro-G Media – in his head office in Croydon
Through the old arcade on Croydon’s High Street lies one of the borough’s best kept secrets. Behind the glass doors of Howard House is Pro-G Media’s swanky head office, complete with games room and pool table, probably easily missed by the passerby, but the host of … Read More »
#Croydon #TechCity was in full flow with three speakers who took a grilling from the ever-growing tech community
#Croydon #TechCity has become an unmissable event every month. Every time I go I meet someone who tells me about an incredible idea they are working on. If you haven’t made time to come down then frankly, you’re completely missing out – shame on you!
This month, as ever, there … Read More »
Local marketeer and #Croydon #TechCity aficionado Becca Taylor suggests how Croydon’s small businesses and start-ups can take advantage of this year’s Small Business Saturday
On December 7th, the UK will play host to its first ever ‘Small Business Saturday’. This initiative, to encourage shoppers to start using their independent retailers, cafés and restaurants again, has been brought to the UK by Ingenious Britain, after a successful few years … Read More »