Tech City Croydon: London’s Fastest Growing Tech Cluster

LONDON is a major innovation centre and for a number of years Tech City (aka Silicon Roundabout) has been the dominant London Tech Cluster. With rising prices and increased competition for office space in Shoreditch, tech and media start-ups are being attracted south. Croydon in South London is rolling our superfast broadband and offering tax incentives to tech entrepreneurs. Tech City Croydon is now the fastest growing Tech Cluster in London. Continue reading “Tech City Croydon: London’s Fastest Growing Tech Cluster”

A Multi-perspective Experimental Exploration of the Startup Culture

I research success factors in innovation clusters, with a particular focus on Open Innovation, startup culture and emerging technology. Future centers are crucibles of technological advancement, and maximisation of successful outcomes is a key challenge for private and public sector investors. Innovation models harnessing collaboration between ‘partner clusters’ or through ‘cluster twinning’ are exciting, providing start-ups with increased opportunities to share and cross-fertilise ideas, and ultimately drive products and services into new markets and territories. Continue reading “A Multi-perspective Experimental Exploration of the Startup Culture”