• Silva’s second take
  • Airbnb’s UK quest
  • First lady of tech
  • Hackney hear this
  • Ravensbourne’s digital revolution


Robyn Exton

Meet the Dattch maker

TECHCITYINSIDER100: The explosion of hook-up apps have helped huge numbers get lucky. But not everyone has been left satisfied by what’s on offer. Lesbian dating app Dattch offers an alternative. Founder Robyn Exton spoke to Nico Franks.

Matt Celuszak

Bringing emotions to life

TECHCITYINSIDER100: CrowdEmotion uses facial coding to capture people’s emotions. Its CEO and co-founder Matt Celuszak tells Andrew Dickens how his firm links its groundbreaking technology to businesses.

Sinead Mac Manus

Fluent thinking

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Sinead Mac Manus, co-founder and CEO of learning platform Fluency, is on a mission to get more young people into work by connecting learners and businesses. With a seed round just completed, the company could be on its way.

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Showcasing UK tech clusters

TECH TALK 27: This month in London, Tech City UK hosted its first public event focussing on five tech clusters and their impact on the UK tech economy. Tech City UK chief Gerard Grech talks about collaboration between clusters.

gregor pryor

Pryor engagement

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Gregor Pryor is a partner and digital media specialist at global law firm Reed Smith. He spoke to Julian Blake about the law and technology, and the most common pitfalls facing new tech business.

Tobi Schneidler

Bouncepad adds spring to retail step

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Bouncepad is a Kentish Town-based design and technology business with a sharp focus on retail. Its product brings tablet tech to commercial spaces, enhancing customer experience. Chief executive Tobi Schneidler talks to us.

Martin Macmillan

Pollen forecast good for apps

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Payments by app stores to the developers who create the apps can take 60 days or more. Now a new ‘velocity capital’ service, Pollen, pays developers up front for sales. CEO and co-founder Martin Macmillan explains.


Bricks to clicks and back with Boxpark

RETAIL TECH: Since opening two years ago, pop-up shopping mall Boxpark has been busy connecting the online and physical worlds. Now its omni-channel Marketplace offering is being extended beyond its Shoreditch base. Founder Roger Wade explains.

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