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Silicon Milkroundabout is back and bigger than ever!


The ‘ecosystem’ that is Silicon Roundabout continues to thrive at a healthy pace as what is generally a narrow geographical cluster continues to attract a plethora of both entrepreneurs and startups on an almost daily basis. The challenge and general …

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Three more entrepreneurs explain how ‘Regret minimisation’ helped them start their business


In the second part of our  ‘Regret minimisation’ blog we caught up with CEO’S Johnathan Agnès of Foodity, Tom Allason of Shutl and Tom Adeyoola of Metail. In the 1990′s Jeff Bezos hesitated before starting Amazon after a respected colleague …

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How a ‘Regret minimisation framework’ may have inadvertently started three great businesses


We are always looking for a fresh and different perspective from Silicon Roundabout’s genuine game changers and disruptors. This week we caught up with six leading  entrepreneurs and asked them the same question. You may be surprised! In the 1990’s …

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Five minutes with…… Jason Trost, CEO of Clerkenwell based Smarkets


Having teamed up with Hunter Morris, Jason Trost launched, betting exchange platform Smarkets in London, in 2010. Quickly picked up by The Wall Street Journal as one of Europe’s 10 young companies to watch and the subject of much press …

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Five minutes with……Jonathan Chippindale, CEO of Holition


Silicon Roundabout based Holition were formed as a venture start up and use cutting edge 3D digital solutions for point of sale marketing and create augmented reality apps for use in store, on mobile and online. Visited by Nick Clegg …

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Silicon Roundabout’s ‘Ask the Expert’ panel is complete!


When we sat down to draw up our shortlist of ‘influencers’ for our ‘Ask The Expert’ panel we were very mindful of the key themes for 2012 and particularly the ‘Social Graph’. The importance of drawing upon first hand experience …

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Change does not mean the end of ‘charm’ – Our favourite coffee stops!


Its very easy to get carried along with the weekly chatter about the ‘commercialisation’ of ‘Silicon Roundabout’. Clerkenwell, Farringdon, Shoreditch and Hoxton continue to witness an influx of the creative, determined and visionary but that really doesn’t mean that the …

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Colette Ballou, founder and CEO of Ballou PR, is the latest addition to our ‘Ask the Experts’ panel


You would be hard pressed to have missed the raft of press articles over the last couple of months that have brought the role of public relations in its myriad forms to the forefront of our consciousness. Operating at national …

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Calum Murray, Head of Commercial Technology and corporate partner Andy Moseby at Kemp Little, join our ‘Ask the Experts’ panel


In deciding upon the appropriate lawyers for our ‘Ask The Expert’ panel we wanted a firm that represented amongst others the award winning (AKQA were Adweeks Agency of the year), newsworthy (‘Lovefilm Signs BBC And ITV Deals in Netflix TV …

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Milo Yiannopoulos, editor of The Kernel, joins our ‘Ask the Expert’ panel


We are thrilled to announce Milo Yiannopoulos, Editor in Chief at The Kernel magazine, as the first member of our team for ‘Ask the Expert’ which launches at the end of the month! In assembling a team of ‘influencers’ for …

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