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


By - Monday 19th December, 2016

An early christmas present from the #Croydon #TechCity team


Photo by Fluid4Sight, used with permission.

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 share their success

Photo by Sarah Dillingham, used with permission.

Case Study Ninja is an early stage B2B SAAS start up that helps companies and freelancers share their success and build reputation. Users create, manage and share beautifully formatted case studies with their teams and the world, via Case Study Ninja’s searchable case study gallery. Users can output to PowerPoint and Word to save time when preparing pitches and proposals.

Sarah will talking through how she left her public sector job to build Case Study Ninja, and the steps it took for her to get from an idea to a minimum viable product.

Mark Hadleigh, founder of MobileCoupons.co

The tech entrepreneur who is revolutionising retail – starting with Boxpark Croydon

Photo by Mark Hadleigh, used with permission.

According to research firm Gartner, one billion consumers are expected to use mobile coupons by 2019. Every consumer facing brand needs a mobile coupon strategy – and MobileCoupons.co is the Croydon Tech City startup that is going to make it happen.

Founder Mark Hadleigh will discuss how he got the idea, how he intends to scale it worldwide, and how he managed to get a trial going in Boxpark Croydon.

The Croydon Tech City team

A review of 2016, and where we’re taking Croydon in 2017

Photo by Fluid4Sight, used with permission.

From Matt Hancock, Minister for the Cabinet Office, kicking off our January launch to introducing hundreds of students to Croydon’s tech scene to garnering acres of national press coverage to welcoming incoming innovation workspaces: this has been an incredible year for Croydon, the tech community, and those who have chosen to get involved in ‘the Silicon Valley of South London’.

The Croydon Tech City team will be talking through the highlights of the year, and what the Croydon community can expect from CTC in 2017.


To attend this Thursday’s Croydon Tech City event at Matthews Yard, please register to attend here.

Jonny Rose

Jonny Rose

Jonny Rose is a committed Christian who has lived in the Croydon area for nearly twenty years. He is an active participant in his local community, serving at Grace Vineyard Church and organising Purley Breakfast Club, and was ranked "Croydon's 37th most powerful person" by the Croydon Advertiser (much to his amusement). He is the Head of Content at marketing technology company Idio, the founder of the Croydon Tech City movement, a LinkedIn coach, and creator of Croydon's first fashion label, Croydon Vs The World. Working on Instagram training. Views are his own, but it would be best for all concerned if you shared them. Please send your fanmail to: jonnyrose1 (at) gmail (dot) com

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