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Raconteur. Intellectual. Showerman.

NEXT CROYDON TECH CITY MEETING – Thurs January 23rd 7.30PM MATTHEWS YARD

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A little note of thanks to my friend @MarkofRespect

I have only met Mark Jennings three times in person, but I already have five significant memories of him: The one where I met Mark for the first time at Likeminds The first memory was our initial meeting in June … Continue reading

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EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity – Thurs Nov 22nd 7.30pm at Matthews Yard

*Updated post* N.B.  Thurs November 22nd is a follow-up meeting from the first Croydon Tech City event held October 4th (see below to see what was discussed). On Thurs Nov 22nd: There will be a full presentation of the vision … Continue reading

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Matthews Yard – The site of #Croydon’s renaissance

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a MASSIVE advocate of Matthews Yard – a new cafe and workspace behind Surrey Street Market, established by Saif Bonar. The venue is fast becoming popular with the various denizens of Croydon … Continue reading

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StartUp Weekend – Launch a start-up in 54hrs

As I continue to see how I can make Croydon ‘The Second Tech City’ – I have been REALLY inspired by the work of StartUp Weekend. StartUp Weekends are 54hr events where developers, designers, marketeers, product managers and startup enthusiasts … Continue reading

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As property giants Hammerson and Westfield charge headlong into a £1billion battle for the rights to develop another temple to high street retailing, proud Purley resident JONNY ROSE puts forward an alternative vision for regeneration:…

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50 Shades of Dismay

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