Tech City

East London Tech City (also known as Tech City or Silicon Roundabout) is a technology cluster located in Central and East London, United Kingdom. It broadly occupies the part of London's East End between Old Street (the boundary of Central and East London) and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, with its locus in the Shoreditch area. It is the third-largest technology startup cluster in the world after San Francisco and New York City.Development of the cluster has been encouraged by both local and national government, with the goal of creating a cluster comparable to Silicon Valley in the United States.
Posts about Tech City
  • Could You Take a Week Off From Your Smartphone?

    … to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes if you can’t tune in locally) to step away from their phones and just let themselves be bored. Don’t fear: host Manoush Zomorodi and her team aren’t smartphone haters. In fact, according to their rules of engagement: We’re not suggesting anyone get rid of their phones. We don’t want to get rid of our phones. We…

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  • Starcom MediaVest plays startup matchmaker

    … Agencies are agog over startups. Starcom MediaVest Group U.K. is the latest to cast its lot with bright young things in London’s Tech City, opening a nine-person unit to establish partnerships between London startups its clients. The group, called awkwardly enough Nexttechnow, draws from departments across the media agency network. NTN, which…

    Chris Smith/ Digidayin Twitter- 12 readers -
  • Brands, agencies and publishers agree: 2015 is the year of “Programmatic Branding”

    … This article was written by Martin Stockfleth Larsen, Chief Marketing Officer, Adform As the old joke goes, New York will be a great city — once it’s finished. The same could be said for ad tech. Once the demand and supply sides are sync’d, once the marketplaces are perfected and the publishers are on-board, once the metrics and reporting…

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  • Tech City News doubles down on video

    … Business-to-business publishers’ attempts in video often lack imagination — talking heads of business execs is usually about as exciting as it usually gets for illustrating business stories with video. But 2-year-old London-based Tech City News is putting video at the heart of its Web strategy and is turning to its reporters’ presenting…

    Chris Smith/ Digiday- 16 readers -