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In praise of Croydon’s failing businesses

Posted on October 21st, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. 2 comments

Jonny Rose, often found singing the praises of #Croydon #TechCity’s successes, finds the virtue in failure

In 2013, 1,924 new business were established in Croydon (source: DuPort 2013 Annual Business Confidence Report).

Undoubtedly, as I explored earlier this year, business confidence is returning to Croydon.

Yet, alongside these encouraging signs there is another story: the tale of the 1,301 businesses that closed … Read More »

Discovering the tech talent of the future

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

Andrew Easter looks at the Croydon Tech City movement from a slightly different perspective

As an experienced software engineer, and long time member of the technical community, I’m well aware of the present shortage of technical skills in the technology industry – this is a situation that, as technology becomes increasingly ingrained in our lives, is only likely to deteriorate in the longer term, thus further widening the gap … Read More »