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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 […]