Event Reviews


Future Tech City: Croydon’s first large-scale tech event for secondary schools

Posted on April 10th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

#Croydon #TechCity founder Jonny Rose reports on the inaugural Future Tech City event which took place at Croydon College last month

Thursday 12th March saw over one hundred pupils from Croydon schools enter the doors of Croydon College to attend Future Tech City – the borough’s first large-scale technology event for 16-18yr olds.

As part of Croydon Tech City’s ongoing mission to provide much-needed … Read More »



Ed-Tech: A review of Croydon Tech City’s February event

Posted on March 19th, by Lucinda Stewart in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

Croydon Tech City returned to the 3Space Croydon Hub for a night looking at ed-tech startups. 3Space’s own Lucinda Stewart reports

I am hugely inspired by the charities, non-profits and startups who work from our 3Space hub here in Croydon. It’s then always a pleasure to host the Croydon Tech City events, as it further proves what an amazingly passionate and creative bunch of people … Read More »



Not quite beginners: learning to code with Croydon Tech City

Posted on March 10th, by Edmund Jones in Event Reviews. 5 comments

Edmund Jones reports on being the youngest guinea pig for Croydon’s digital future

It may be because I’m a child, but I’m used to knowing when my lessons begin and end. There’s a bell, which makes things very clear, and we have to stand up when the teacher comes in. No-one did any of that on Sunday evening, February 15th, at Matthew’s Yard, at the first free coding class for … Read More »



“Tech for the common good”: A review of Croydon Tech City’s 2015 launch

Posted on February 10th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

#Croydon #TechCity leader Jonny Rose reports on the homegrown movement’s start to the new year

‘Tech for the common good’ was the theme of Croydon Tech City’s 2015 launch event last month.

Two years since Croydon Tech City first launched into Croydon’s psyche, we’ve become London’s fastest growing tech cluster, we’ve helped set Croydon’s economy back on track, we’ve launched Future Tech City for … Read More »



Event review: #Croydon #TechCity, Thursday 20th November at Matthews Yard

Posted on December 29th, by Bernadette Fallon in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

Kissing frogs and making money in Croydon. Bernadette Fallon reports

Here’s a question: what do the following have in common? An expat who set up a website to sell Bollywood films across the world from Croydon, a mum who came up with a way to improve children’s emotional intelligence and a guy who founded a clever internet guide. The answer is Croydon Tech City. And … Read More »



Event review: #Croydon #TechCity on property start-ups

Posted on November 5th, by Bernadette Fallon in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

Bernadette Fallon isn’t planning to found a start-up, but still found awesomeness at #Croydon #TechCity

Another packed-out crowd puller at the monthly Croydon Tech City event on Thursday 23rd October. “Is it always like this?” I asked a fellow Croydonian as we waited for the event to begin and the first of three speakers to take to the stage. The fellow Croydonian – who was … Read More »



Captivated by Croydon Tech City: A review of Silicon Valley’s Nathan Gold

Posted on October 7th, by James Gill in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

James Gill reviews Nathan Gold’s ‘How To Captivate Any Audience’

Captivate, captivate, captivate (pardon the subconscious invoking of Tony Blair there) – these are surely the contemporary buzzwords for success and mobility. And nowhere is it more necessary to captivate than in the tech and start-up industries. In an increasingly diversified, networked and competitive earth, we need to captivate our audiences more than ever, and … Read More »



Croydon Tech City: Autumn launch 2014 review

Posted on September 23rd, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

Re-activating after a summer break, the bright young things of #Croydon #TechCity gathered last week to usher in phase three of Croydon’s rise as the UK’s second tech city. Jonny Rose reports

As Croydon Tech City launched the Autumn 2014 programme in 3Space Croydon last Thursday, it was clear that a lot had changed since our last meeting at the beginning of summer.

The … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity season finale review

Posted on August 4th, by Shaniqua Benjamin in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

Take a look back at the last #Croydon #TechCity event of the academic year with Shaniqua Benjamin

School was out for summer and so was Croydon Tech City, who hosted their season finale on July 24th at Matthews Yard. CTC has had a successful 2013-2014 season, which kicked off in October. Co-founder Jonny Rose said: “We want to build a tech eco-system that can rival … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity July 2014 review

Posted on July 29th, by Andrew Easter in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. 1 Comment

Andrew Easter reports on the final #Croydon #TechCity event before the summer recess

In all honesty, it’s most unlikely that I’m even writing this review – it was barely twelve hours prior to this CTC monthly main event, the last before the summer recess, that my attendance was even confirmed. Whilst it would be more politically correct to claim otherwise, my splendid barn break in … Read More »