Croydon: Tech City


Croydon Tech City is dead; long live Croydon, tech city

Posted on March 7th, by Nigel Dias in Croydon: Tech City. 4 comments

The organisation’s founders are calling time, but fruits of their labours will continue to grow

In October 2012, my fellow Croydon Tech City co-founders and I made it our mission to create a sustainable tech ecosystem in Croydon – one that not only brought sector growth to our local economy, but which includes and benefits the local adults, children and SMEs often overlooked in tech sector regeneration … Read More »



Is social media and local government a help or a hindrance?

Posted on February 16th, by Robert Ward in Opinion. 1 Comment

Local news outlets, with fewer and fewer journalists, find easy pickings mostly on Twitter

Social media is the new(ish) thing. There’s hardly a television news item that doesn’t mention it somewhere. Broadcasters want to show they’re hip, and in a world where people expect their news to be instant and free it gives journalists an easy news item without having to leave their desks.

Local politics … Read More »



EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity, Thursday 30th November 7pm @BizXchangeHub

Posted on November 27th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

A new workspace hosts CTC’s next event this Thursday

November’s Croydon Tech City comes to you from the heart of The Business Xchange Hub, a new four storey workspace that has opened in Marco Polo House with its own sauna, gym and bar.

To have a guided tour of the new space and learn from three local tech entrepreneurs on Thursday 30th November at 7pm, please sign … Read More »



Why I’m bringing the first major hackathon to Croydon Tech City this Friday

Posted on October 5th, by Simeon Gow in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

Hackathons are the lifeblood of tech, and it’s high time Croydon had one

Croydon is the Silicon Valley of South London

Looking for somewhere beyond Cardiff during my post grad time led me looking for a place that offered the same vibe, diversity, digital scene, while being big enough but not too big. You might not think it, but Croydon in many ways is similar to Cardiff … Read More »



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 »



Help us learn more about the growing #Croydon #TechCity community

Posted on September 5th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Topical. No Comments

The #Croydon #TechCity founder makes you an offer you can’t refuse

Croydon Tech City is growing

You don’t need me to tell you that Croydon Tech City is growing.

Even whilst the team is on its customary summer recess, the effects of our (and the community’s) work continues to be felt across a borough whose newfound tech credentials have recently led to a 38% surge … Read More »



Wednesday 14th June: An all-day extravaganza for you to discover Croydon Tech City #LTW

Posted on June 7th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

From guided tours to rooftop afterparties, there’s no excuse for you not to come and find out more about “the Silicon Valley of South London” during London Tech Week

In 2017, 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.

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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: #Croydon #TechCity – Thursday 25th May at 7pm @SI_Croydon

Posted on May 22nd, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

The ‘silicon valley of south London’ returns with all-star tech leaders and innovators in tow

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 Thursday’s Croydon Tech City event at Sussex Innovation Centre Croydon (opposite East Croydon Station), please register to attend here.

Dave Foyle, founder of Hozah
The man … 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. 2 comments

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 »