Introducing Ash Balakrishnan and drinks

Neil Williams / 4 March 2019

Ash Balakrishnan has joined the council to bring some part time support for community facilitation, events planning, and commissioning and managing community content for this site. Ash is a Croydon resident and seasoned tech networker, who has organised events as part of London Tech Week and is eager (as are so many of our … Continue reading “Introducing Ash Balakrishnan and drinks”

Jobs roundup – software development, software support and user research

Neil Williams / 20 February 2019

There are a few new jobs on the page worth your attention: User Researcher, Home Office Applications Support Manager, Croydon Digital Service C++ Developer, KnowCo 1st Line Support Analyst, Click Enterprise Senior Software Engineer, via Spectrum IT Recruitment Go check them out and help spread the word! is now open for submissions!

Tom Steel / 14 February 2019

We’re thrilled to have had brilliant contributions from several of Croydon’s finest digital thinkers and doers already since launching this site in December. That’s exactly what is about – showing the world we have a friendly, talented and active tech family here and an ecosystem for tech businesses to thrive, and having conversations in … Continue reading “ is now open for submissions!”

Helping Croydon’s children know how to write smartphone apps, not just use them

globalgoat / 29 January 2019

Six years ago (it seems weird to write that now) I was looking for volunteering options with children in the Croydon area, having recently relocated back here after a few years living and working in Sweden. I was at the stage of life of having recently had my own children (aged 4 and 2 at … Continue reading “Helping Croydon’s children know how to write smartphone apps, not just use them”

Croydon is changing

Mick Robins / 21 December 2018

That fact is irrefutable. Croydon is changing, over £5 billion is being pumped into its regeneration, and the whole town is going through a transformation of the likes it hasn’t seen before. Connected Space is a technology innovation company firmly rooted in Croydon, and committed to delivering transformational change with the organisations we work with … Continue reading “Croydon is changing”

Connecting graduates and small businesses to support the Croydon tech ecosystem

Saffron Saunders / 18 December 2018

I’m delighted to have been asked to contribute a blog post to, so early in the life of this new tech forum. If you don’t know me already, I’m the centre manager at Sussex Innovation Croydon – part of an incubation network for high-growth start-ups. Most people ask me “why Sussex? Isn’t Croydon in Surrey?” … Continue reading “Connecting graduates and small businesses to support the Croydon tech ecosystem”