Right in the middle of Shoreditch, and a landmark for the Silicon Roundabout community, TechHub has turned one year old. With the captivating Elizabeth Varley and the Helm, supported by Mike Butcher and Mike Marcus (plus many others), TechHub is ready to celebrate its second year of operations.
I attended part of their celebrations this past week, and I was most definitely filled with a refreshing optimism for the future of this blossoming tech cluster within the East End of London.
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Tags: East London Tech City, entrepreneurs, small business, tech cluster, TechHub
As a new contributor to the Connected Life Exchange, I have been thinking — there’s so much that is happening in the realm of technology and telecoms , not just in the UK, but globally — it is difficult to know where to start.
So let’s go on a journey, with the starting point being East London – my home town.
In November 2010 David Cameron pledged ‘that the East London Tech City will rival the Silicon Valley’. This got me thinking, how do you create something like Silicon Valley, when Silicon Valley, really just happened? So what did David Cameron really mean when he said this and more to the point, how on earth is it going to be achieved?
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Tags: British Innovation Gateway, East London Tech City, economic development, tech cluster