Tech City & IOT in London

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Slides for a lunch with the Danish Ministry of Urban & Rural Affairs on January 21st 2014.

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Tech City & IOT in London

  1. 1. Tech City & IOT by designswarm.com
  2. 2. East London North London Fitzrovia Tech City Soho The City West London South bank South of the river Canary Wharf
  3. 3. Old Street Station Overground L (2010)
  4. 4. 2008: £150 for a desk £18/sq ft Old Street Station Overground L (2010)
  5. 5. 2008: Silicon Roundabout Dopplr Ketlai Moo Old Street Station S&W
  6. 6. 2008: Matt Biddulph (@mattb) CTO of Dopplr acquired by Nokia in 2010.
  7. 7. 2008: Moo.com (tiny business cards with Flickr pictures) hosts in their offices: •  Dopplr •  Ketlai •  Ben Terrett & Russell Davies Tinker.it is first UK distributor of the Arduino platform. Pachube is launched.
  8. 8. 2010: Dopplr was acquired by Nokia Ketlai starts to work on gov.uk beta Ben Terrett & Russell Davies start RIG London Tinker.it closes
  9. 9. 2012: Ketlai starts to work on gov.uk beta In 2013 Ben Terrett & Russell Davies become Lead architects of the government’s online presence.
  10. 10. 2012: Moo.com hosts Tweetdeck in their offices on Scrutton St Tweetdeck is acquired for £25M. Pachube is acquired by LogMeIn for £15M.
  11. 11. 2012: Lanyrd move to Rivington Studios above the Foundry an old building which was meant to be demolished and turned into a hotel in 2011.
  12. 12. 2013: Gov.uk wins Design of the Year award.
  13. 13. 2013: Lanyrd is acquired by Eventbrite and has now moved to SF. Tom Insam their developer used to work for Dopplr.
  14. 14. 2014: IOT meetup is 2.5K members. Monthly gatherings in Shoreditch since 2011 sponsored by Xively.
  15. 15. 2014: £300 for a desk £37/sq ft Old Street Station Overground L (2010)
  16. 16. Tech City & IOT by designswarm.com

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