Silicon Valley

Annual summit demonstrates the strength of Croydon’s tech community

Posted on June 27th, by Zach Baker in Economics & Business. No Comments

Croydon Tech City held a summit for tech-based businesses to intermingle and to plan for a better future

Several technology based businesses gathered last week on Wednesday afternoon to discuss Croydon’s future. Entrepreneurs set up booths showing off their most recent innovations. The overall excitement for new technology charged the event with creativity and ambition.

“I know how scary it is to be an entrepreneur, so much … Read More »

From jerk chicken to Javascript: Our Croydon Tech City journey to Silicon Valley

Posted on January 28th, by Tony Chance in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. No Comments

On the eve of Croydon Tech City’s 2015 launch, local tech startup founder Tony Chance discusses how the organisation helped him to set his sights on Silicon Valley

At the start of 2013, Sibel, Sharlene and I, three fellow Croydoners and former food entrepreneurs, switched to tech. Over the past two years, in alien ground, we have battled the foreign languages of “code”, “agile” and “iteration” with the … Read More »

The Silicon Valley mindset

Posted on November 18th, by Andrew Easter in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. No Comments

Croydonian coder, recent California transplant, and new Citizen writer Andrew Easter examines Croydon’s potential to become the next Silicon Valley


It’s not every day that a software engineer from Croydon gets an opportunity to spend some time working in Silicon Valley, and so I didn’t take much persuading when my company proposed a two month assignment in San Jose, California. As I’d only recently become part of the #Croydon … Read More »