QuidCycle


Meet the Croydon tech company that the Financial Times has described as “an antidote to Wonga”

Posted on April 6th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

Jonny Rose introduces the man with the mission to render payday loans companies obsolete

As Frank Mukahanana, founder and CEO of peer-to-peer lending platform QuidCycle, introduces me to his team in Sussex Innovation Centre Croydon it’s hard to not be excited about his recent ascent.

Since I first met him two years ago, Mukahanana’s team has grown by five times (his latest hire has moved all … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity: April Review

Posted on May 8th, by Becca Taylor in Croydon: Tech City, Event Reviews. 1 Comment

Becca Taylor reports on last month’s finance-themed #Croydon #TechCity event

Crowdfunding was the buzzword du jour at the Croydon Tech City April edition, which saw four start-ups bring their financial tech ideas to the stage.

April’s #Croydon #TechCity event took a financial theme, and saw a wide range of start-ups bring their tech ideas to the stage. Interestingly, this theme appears just a week … Read More »



EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity – Thursday 17th April 7:30pm @MatthewsYard – #FinTech Edition

Posted on April 14th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Tech City - News. No Comments

It’s that time of the month again when Croydon’s tech scene comes out to play at Matthews Yard and learn from local tech entrepreneurs.

Everyone is welcome – you don’t need to be a business owner or computer-lover to enjoy this!

To attend this Thursday’s Croydon Tech City event at Matthews Yard, please sign up as ‘attending’ here or *protected email* to confirm your attendance.

Frank Mukahanana, Founder of … Read More »



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 »