Croydon: Tech City


Croydon Central Library pioneers the first #Croydon #TechCity Tech Zone

Posted on January 9th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. 3 comments

New year, new philanthropic initiative for Croydon Tech City and co.

Libraries are integral to Croydon’s success

Nearly two million visits a year are made to Croydon’s libraries by Croydonians of all ages and backgrounds. To say that your local library is central to Croydon’s future is no overstatement.

Libraries are places that people go to for information. Books are only the tip of the information iceberg. … Read More »



Croydon Tech City 2016: a year in review

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

What a year it has been for ‘the Silicon Valley of South London’!

In just twelve short months, the Croydon tech scene has grown to become a major case study in community-driven regeneration, a government “blueprint”, and home to the largest tech workspace in South London.

How did it all happen?

January – CTC in Australia; Matt Hancock describes CTC as “a blueprint for the … Read More »



EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity Xmas – Thursday 22nd December, 7pm @MatthewsYard

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

An early christmas present from the #Croydon #TechCity team

This year, Croydon’s tech boom made the borough the “UK’s fastest-growing economy”, it is now home to South London’s largest tech workspace, and Croydon Tech City was described by Matt Hancock MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office, as “a blueprint for the future”.

Come and celebrate Croydon’s tech success this year at Thursday’s Croydon Tech City Christmas special, please register to attend here.
Sarah Dillingham, CEO of Case Study Ninja
An innovative way for freelancers to … Read More »



Thursday 17th November 7pm: Support Croydon’s BME businesses, find a job, and more at #Croydon #TechCity

Posted on November 11th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

Unveiling the #Croydon #TechCity stars putting local BME business on the map

Croydon Tech City is back with its monthly evening of 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 at Sussex Innovation Centre Croydon, please register here.

Steve Bardouille, Founder of Famberry
Bringing genealogies into the digital age

Famberry is a private … Read More »



Thursday 27th October, 7pm: Solve homelessness in Croydon, and more, at October’s #Croydon #TechCity

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

Even after a high-profile month, #Croydon #TechCity isn’t slowing down

After a two-month summer recess, Croydon Tech City is back on the scene and reconvening at Project B 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.

This month’s Croydon Tech City will be of particular interest if … Read More »



Croydon is now the United Kingdom’s fastest-growing economy – thanks to Croydon Tech City

Posted on October 10th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. 4 comments

#Croydon #TechCity’s founder says that the credit for the borough’s boom lies with his organisation, if he may say so himself

Five years ago, Croydon was a national joke: a borough whose chief cultural exports were ill-advised hairstyles, Kate Moss, and punchlines for North London sophisticates. Despite constant hand-wringing from concerned locals and a cacophany of online debate, nobody had a clue about how to change … Read More »



Silicon Valley’s ‘The Demo Coach’ to front Croydon Tech City special in September

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

Jonny Rose reveals a true star speaker for the next #Croydon #TechCity event

It is my great pleasure to announce that Croydon Tech City has secured the services of renowned Silicon Valley business coach, Nathan Gold, for one night only on Thursday 15th September, 7pm at Sussex Innovation Centre Croydon. To reserve your place at the event, please sign up here.

As Croydon Tech City continues to grow in … Read More »



EVENT: Croydon Tech City season finale – Thursday 21st July at 7pm @ProjectBCroydon

Posted on July 18th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

#Croydon #TechCity founder Jonny Rose reveals the lineup for the final meeting until September

As Croydon Tech City comes to the end of another exciting year and prepares for a couple of months of well-deserved rest for both the team and the community, Project B will play host to the final CTC of the current season on Thursday 21st July at 7pm.

To attend this Thursday’s event, please … Read More »



The Croydon Tech City ‘Timeline of Success’: From 20 people in a room to London’s fastest-growing tech cluster

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

Croydon Tech City founder Jonny Rose recounts four action-packed years in the Silicon Valley of South London

In June 2016, Croydon stands as London’s “fastest-growing tech ecosystem”, and is now home to over a thousand early-stage and scale-up digital, technical and creative companies.

Croydon has also just opened TMRW, a “world-leading” 21,000 sq ft tech hub in Davies House that was made possible when Croydon … Read More »



EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity 2016 Town Hall, Tuesday 21st June at 2pm @CroydonCC #LDNTechWeek

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

To coincide with London Technology Week taking place next week, #Croydon #TechCity holds its major ‘Town Hall’ event next Tuesday

In 2016, Croydon stands as London’s fastest growing tech cluster of startup and scale-up businesses – and one of the most thrilling places to be if you are an entrepreneur, technologist or venture capitalist.

The first six months of this year alone … Read More »