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?

    … Are you failing miserably at your New Year’s resolutions? If you want to feel better about your self-control and endurance, you can join in on the “Bored and Brilliant” challenge for a whole week in February. Short, sweet, and maybe productive. A New York City based podcast, WNYC’s “New Tech City,” is challenging listeners (you can subscribe…

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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…

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  • Brands, agencies and publishers agree: 2015 is the year of “Programmatic Branding”

    … purchase premium inventory with cross-screen reach, robust audience data and engagement metrics, and full support for real-time bidding. Rich-media, cross-screen branding can finally be automated Traditionally, achieving “top-of-mind” among consumers meant carpet-bombing TV networks with primetime ads. Today, the television is just one of many…

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  • Tech City News doubles down on video

    … understand the value of video. Most of our sponsors are blue chip services companies — the likes of KPMG and PwC. They could easily go to an agency and blitz ad words. But in reality, tech is very much a face-to-face industry. But do you worry the content will become over-commercialized? A lot of our advertisers have been incredibly kind to us…

    Chris Smith/ Digiday- 15 readers -