Andrew Brackin


Croydon: The solutions aren’t political, they’re technological

Posted on April 8th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. 4 comments

Jonny Rose explains why you should look to #Croydon #TechCity instead of writing that angry letter to the council

Education, parking, debt, meals on wheels – a tech startup for every problem

Continuing the theme of the piece I wrote earlier this year – looking at how tech startups could solve Croydon’s homeless problem – I wish to extend this to other areas of our … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity: December Review

Posted on December 23rd, by Andrew Easter in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. No Comments

Andrew Easter returns from Silicon Valley to report on the final #Croydon #TechCity event of 2013, featuring fellow tech migrant @Brackin

Thursday 19th December was to mark the final #Croydon #TechCity event of 2013 – and what a year 2013 has been for this growing community of tech enthusiasts. There can be no doubting that the sum total of varied … Read More »



ANNOUNCEMENT: #Croydon #TechCity alumnus @Brackin to join Thiel Fellowship and receive $100,000

Posted on May 9th, by Jonny Rose in Tech City - News. 1 Comment

It is my great pleasure to reveal that 18 year old Andrew Brackin, who previously presented at Croydon Tech City, has been accepted into the 2013 Thiel Fellowship which rewards the twenty most promising under-20s with $100,000 to drop out of university and start a business.

The Thiel Fellowship was set up in 2011 by Peter Thiel, a German-born American entrepreneur and venture capitalist, and is … Read More »