London Chamber of Commerce CEO to keynote Croydon Tech City October event

Posted on September 27th, by Jonny Rose in Tech City - News. 3 comments

It is my great pleasure to announce that the Chief Executive of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Colin Stanbridge, will keynote the next Croydon Tech City, on Thursday 26th October, 7pm at Sussex Innovation Centre Croydon. To attend, please register here.

The Media Mogul who supports London’s SMEs

Colin Stanbridge became Chief Executive of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry – the capital’s largest independent networking and business … Read More »



Former Silicon Valley Bank VP and EU Innovation Council advisor to keynote Croydon Tech City 2017 Summit

Posted on June 6th, by Jonny Rose in Tech City - News. No Comments

It is my great pleasure to announce that former European Vice President of Silicon Valley Bank and current EU European Innovation Council advisor Bindi Karia will keynote the Croydon Tech City 2017 Summit, on Wednesday 14th June, 2pm at Croydon Conference Centre. To attend, please register here.

Come and hear the UK’s “Queen of Startups”

The “queen of start-ups”, Bindi Karia made her mark in the tech world as the … Read More »



EVENT: Thursday 20th April 7pm, meet the man who wants to invest £1m in Croydon startup ideas

Posted on April 17th, by Jonny Rose in Tech City - News. 1 Comment

It is my great pleasure to announce that startup investor and former Apprentice contestant Raj Dhonota will delivering a “How prepare yourself for idea stage investment” masterclass at the upcoming Croydon Tech City event on Thursday 20th April, 7pm at Project B. To attend, please register here.

The man with a £1m investment fund for Croydon 

Having appeared on the first series of BBC’s The Apprentice … 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 »



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 »



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 »



Chris Gardner, portrayed by Will Smith in “The Pursuit of Happyness”, at #Croydon #TechCity in May

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

It is my great pleasure to announce that stockbroker, investor and entrepreneur Chris Gardner will be speaking at Croydon Conference Centre 5pm on Friday 1st May.

From homeless man to a personal net worth of $60 million

Chris Gardner was the inspiration for the movie “The Pursuit of Happyness,” released by Columbia Pictures in December 2006. Will Smith starred as Gardner and received Academy Award, Golden Globe and Screen Actors … Read More »



Lord Wei of Shoreditch to keynote Croydon Tech City January 2015 launch

Posted on January 1st, by Jonny Rose in Tech City - News. No Comments

It is my great pleasure to announce that Baron Nat Wei, a social entrepreneur and the youngest member of the House of Lords, will keynote the Croydon Tech City 2015 launch on Thursday 29th January 7.30pm at Croydon Conference Centre.

Lord Wei’s background is one of business, investing, and technology, followed by a period of helping to start up and think about social enterprise (or … Read More »



Steve Reed, MP Croydon North & Gavin Barwell, MP Croydon Central to debate #Croydon #TechCity

Posted on March 20th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

In little under sixteen months, Croydon Tech City has grown from an idea in a blogpost to an internationally-recognised, 1,000-strong movement of tech founders, venture capitalists, creatives and software developers; all of whom are united under Croydon Tech City’s vision to become the ‘Silicon Valley of South London’.

Croydon Tech City is now on the national agenda – from garnering Boris’ attention in … Read More »



ANNOUNCEMENT: Special Advisor, UK Government Venture Capital Unit to keynote #Croydon #TechCity in September

Posted on August 30th, by Jonny Rose in Tech City - News. No Comments

It is my great pleasure to announce that Russell Buckley (Special Advisor, UK Government Venture Capital Unit) has agreed to keynote Croydon Tech City’s Autumn Launch event on Thurs 19th September 7:30pm at Matthews Yard, Croydon.

As a serial entrepreneur-turned-investor, Russell made his name as the first employee and MD of AdMob (later acquired by Google for $750 million) for which he is popularly recognised … Read More »