Category: Silicon Roundabout

Category: Silicon Roundabout

Co-working comes to Newcastle
October 10, 2012 Co-working, Events, ignite100, Mind Candy, Moshi Monsters, PostOffice, Silicon Roundabout, Tech Start-Ups, TechHub @lordlancaster

I’ve been championing the idea of co-working in Newcastle since April 2011 when a tour of the ‘Silicon Roundabout’ area of London reinforced my belief that ‘clustering’ (close georgraphical proximity to other businesses and entrepreneurs) was an important ingredient in the success of a startup (see ‘Start-Ups: Know Your Place’). This trip, which included visits to TechHub,

Read More
Interview with Michael Acton Smith (Mind Candy / Moshi Monsters)
April 20, 2011 London Tech, Mind Candy, Moshi Monsters, Silicon Roundabout, Silicon Valley, Tech Start-Ups @lordlancaster

On 15th April 2011, I interviewed Michael Acton Smith, founder of Firebox.com and now Mind Candy – home of the phenomenally successful Moshi Monsters (almost 40m registered users worldwide)! During this fantastic interview Michael confirmed that the working environment was crucial to getting the best out of his team and making them feel valued, expressing

Read More
Start-Ups: Know Your Place
April 15, 2011 Silicon Roundabout, TechHub @lordlancaster

How important is your geographical location and physical environment when it comes to success in business? I’d say massively so after my past two days meeting some of the movers and shakers in the London Tech scene (14-15 April 2011)! ‘Silicon Roundabout’ Although based in the North East of England (Gateshead), I’ve been following with

Read More
%d bloggers like this: