Future Tech City Launch 2017: an event for Croydon’s teachers, parents and technologists

Posted on February 21st, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

Jonny Rose invites you to join his team of Future Tech-nologists

Since its inception in 2012, Croydon Tech City has been focused on the objective of democratising tech skills and opportunities to the Croydon community: lowering the barriers to access so that young and old alike can participate and benefit from Croydon’s tech boom.

Across the country there is a growing requirement for young people to … Read More »

Croydon and the referendum: how we voted

Posted on February 15th, by Robert Ward in Politics & Society. 12 comments

Tracking voting data across the borough’s wards

More has emerged on how people voted in the EU referendum through an investigation by the BBC. Reporter Martin Rosenbaum used freedom of information requests to access more detail of how people voted from a cross-section of councils.

This data was not previously available; indeed, it is not data that councils were required to collect at all, because this … Read More »

The Croydon Tech City ‘Timeline of Success’: From 20 people in a room to London’s fastest-growing tech cluster

Posted on June 21st, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

Croydon Tech City founder Jonny Rose recounts four action-packed years in the Silicon Valley of South London

In June 2016, Croydon stands as London’s “fastest-growing tech ecosystem”, and is now home to over a thousand early-stage and scale-up digital, technical and creative companies.

Croydon has also just opened TMRW, a “world-leading” 21,000 sq ft tech hub in Davies House that was made possible when Croydon … Read More »