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‘Art in the workplace is no longer simply about decoration…’


James Burke, creative director and co-founder of Shoreditch-based Acrylicize, explains why. Art has long been a feature in spaces outside of the art gallery. Offices have typically used art to decorate the workplace, brightening up meeting rooms and making a …

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Where is the architectural blueprint and vision for a neighbourhood at the forefront of London’s digital revolution?


We asked Peter Murray, Chairman of NLA (London’s Centre For The Built Environment) “Blueprint?! Vision?! Masterplan!? That’s not how these things work in London! Silicon Roundabout happened because there was NO masterplan. It grew because there were cheap, no nonsense …

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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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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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Silicon Roundabout jobs hotspot


The Evening Standard story on 30th September 2011 headed ‘Silicon Roundabout jobs hotspot on networking boom‘ was, of course very interesting. As Harvey Nash chief exec Albert Ellis was quoted as saying “We want to be closer to that whole …

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Five minutes with Jason Goodman, CEO of Shoreditch based Advertising agency Albion


We are delighted that this weeks “Five minutes with…” interview is with Jason Goodman CEO of Albion who are based at the Tea Building in Shoreditch. So here we go… As the LA Dodgers baseball team file for bankruptcy protection …

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Government’s Technology Strategy Board launch £1m funding competition


Nothing like starting with some very interesting news! At the inaugural Digital Shoreditch Festival last week the Government’s Technology Strategy Board announced a funding competition to invest £1m to support the growth of creative and digital businesses launching in the …

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