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10 Steps to Successfully Sourcing and Recruiting Startup Talent

Hiring people remains one of the biggest challenges and mysteries for startups. Since most CEOs and founders aren’t trained recruiters, they generally have very little idea about how to recruit properly. And because they’re so busy running their startups, they rarely invest enough time in the recruiting process. Hiring at startups is extremely difficult Even […]

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8 Social Media Trends To Look For In 2017

Social media is ever-changing. We saw this this year with Facebook’s push towards live video, with Instagram adding the ‘Story’ feature, with Twitter (finally) removing the character count from image uploads. According to social data intelligence company, Talkwalker, we spend about 2 hours a day or 15% of our waking time on social media. It’s […]

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2 hours to 30 minutes. First Hyperloop Could Blaze a Trail Between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Sometimes A Startup Has To Seek Permission To Change The World Imagine it’s noon and there’s a work emergency in the London office and you’re stuck in Manchester 260 miles away. It’s four-hour drive or a two-hour trip on National Rail. But that’s okay. You take out your mobile, order a self-driving vehicle to pick you […]

Mind Candy – the monster that lurks on Silicon Roundabout

Mind Candy – the monster that lurks on Silicon Roundabout

Original by post by Josh Halliday via Guardian The creator of kids entertainment behemoth Moshi Monsters is growing fast, with a shiny new office and investors banging on the door – but it refuses to lose its youthful side. In a makeshift treehouse overlooking a drab Shoreditch roundabout, Michael Acton-Smith has tried to create world’s largest […]

Start-ups confused about Silicon drinkabout

Start-ups confused about Silicon drinkabout

Original post via Telegraph Clouds over “Silicon Roundabout”, the clutch of start-ups dotted around London’s Shoreditch area that represent Britain’s answer to Silicon Valley. It seems the preference among staff for a dress-down look is posing problems for some of their rank at the regular Friday gathering, the Silicon Drinkabout. “I found last week’s event […]

London’s Tech City names Bob Schukai as first international ambassador

London’s Tech City names Bob Schukai as first international ambassador

Original post via UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)   UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) today announced the appointment of Bob Schukai, global head of mobile technology at Thomson Reuters, as London’s Tech City ambassador to New York. In his role as ambassador, Bob will promote Tech City, and the business and investment opportunities in the area, […]

Facebook snubs Silicon Roundabout for Covent Garden UK HQ

Facebook snubs Silicon Roundabout for Covent Garden UK HQ

Original post by Tamlin Magee via TechEYE Facebook is snubbing the so-called sillicon roundabout – home of start-ups around the Shoreditch area – to move into Covent Garden instead. It will put Facebook in tube-taking distance to the East London Tech City, proposed by the government to be a bustling hub of start-ups and established tech powerhouses. Facebook has […]

London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Roundup 24-June

London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Roundup 24-June

Weekly Newsletter of London Silicon Roundabout ISSUE 24 JUNE 2011 UPCOMING EVENTS What: London Silicon Roundabout July Meetup: Gaming to Gamification When: July 7, 2011 (Thursday) 6:00 – 9:30 P.M. Where: Innovation Warehouse – 1 East Poultry, 1st Floor, London EC1A 9PT     MORE DETAILS / RSVP HERE   What: London and Partners’ Roundtable with Plug […]

Facebook & Google Cause House Price Rises London & California?

Facebook & Google Cause House Price Rises London & California?

Living near the headquarters of Google and Facebook is great for real estate prices and London could well be in for the same “Silicon Valley effect” on its house prices. Living in the vicinity of the area dubbed Silicon Valley in California has meant that real estate prices increasing above the national average. The surrounding […]

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