Ghanaian startup Dropifi has become the first African company to join the 500 Startups Accelerator Program in Silicon Valley.
Founded in 2011 and graduates of the impressive Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), the company will spend three months at 500 Start Ups head office in Mountain View and an extra month taking part in the program’s Demo Days and final investor meetings. Continue reading →
There is a long history in Shoreditch and Hackney of empty buildings being occupied by squatters and this tradition appears to be alive and well in digital 2013.
Squatter, rather like the word blogger, sounds like a pernicious term. But over the past 30 years in this part of London vacant buildings have been transformed by these enlightened, rather than benighted, people. Continue reading →
Matt Sansam is digital industries consultant and programme manager for the Technology Strategy Board
He tweets here and the IC tomorrow website is here
It is no longer a question of tech vs. creativity, rather how digital provides a platform for the two to fuse.
From a business perspective, Europe is currently undergoing a very interesting shift. With confidence in traditional markets and career options at an all-time low after a global recession followed closely by the current uncertainty around the Eurozone, more and more young people are turning to starting their own businesses. Continue reading →
I’ve written for the Telegraph for more than four years and I used to get upset when the trolls attacked; now I don’t give a shit.
The vitriol can sometimes be amazing, such as this stream of abuse when I wrote a piece on corporal punishment in India, but sometimes they are so funny they have to be republished.
So check this anonymous dude ‘resonator’ who trolled after this Tech City piece. I’d love see what he’s like in REAL LIFE… I obviously wound him up – hahaha.
“We made our way around London using Oyster Cards on the Tube, an experience I had never previously undergone and very quaint; but never again.”
So London’s primary mode of transport, used by millions every day, is beneath you?
Your contempt for something fundamental and fairly well run is utterly pathetic.
“Canary Wharf, the East London monstrosity”
Is your article supposed to be humorous? As I don’t see any jokes.
Monty Munford couldn’t cope living in the UK, so left for many years in India only to return in order to write pathetically bitter critiques about London. You can find more about Monty Munford on this hashtag: #loser
The rest of us, who love London, have a message: Monty Munford you are not welcome here.