The second Digital Croydon event

Posted on November 19th, by Richard Bray in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. 1 Comment

Richard Bray reviews the success of the second Digital Croydon complete with Mars bars, t-shirts and stickers.

In case you didn’t know, Croydon hosts a lot of tech events, more than the average outer zone 4 borough. This always seems to shock people when I tell them. In first place is the ridiculously popular Croydon Tech City event, which has upwards of 120 attendees each time, followed … Read More »

Croydon’s first web developer event

Posted on August 1st, by Richard Bray in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. 2 comments

Richard Bray reports on the opening night of his latest tech venture, Digital Croydon

What do most people who don’t live in Croydon say when you ask them what they think of it? ‘It’s not very safe’, ‘it’s full of chavs’, ‘that’s where the riots happened’ – all fairly negative descriptions. There is, however, a growing number of people who are starting to give Croydon positive descriptions … Read More »

Digital Croydon: showcasing our potential

Posted on March 14th, by Richard Bray in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. 2 comments

Richard Bray shines a light on the borough’s digital scene

As a frequent Croydon Tech City attendant I’m not only impressed by businesses and ideas the speakers have created, but also by the fact that most of them are based right here in Croydon. I think it’s brilliant that the organisers of CTC are somehow able to locate these well hidden entrepreneurs. But it’s a … Read More »

#Croydon #TechCity: A web developer’s view

Posted on January 20th, by Richard Bray in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. 1 Comment

Local developer Richard Bray considers what more can be done to nurture Croydon’s local talent

As a web developer with a keen interest in my industry I often find myself attending tech events, meetups and conferences, many of which are located in central London. When I first discovered Croydon Tech City through Twitter I was quite sceptical. Are there actually proficient developers in Croydon? Are … Read More »