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Birmingham takes the tech fight to Old Street

Published on June 15th, 2014 | by SimonJ

Monday 16th marks the start of putting Birmingham on the map for tech businesses. Silicon Canal in conjunction with Business Birmingham is launching a marketing campaign in London, we are taking over Old Street Roundabout, so [&hellip... Read More



Tech at the Palace

Published on June 9th, 2014 | by SimonJ

350 of the UK’s most successful and most promising technologists were invited to Buckingham Palace by the Queen and the Duke of York for Tech at the Palace. This included some of Silicon Canal’s tech people; Nick Holzherr, CEO of [&hellip... Read More



Why DIET when you can WIET?

Published on January 27th, 2014 | by SimonJ

For those that have been around the startup scene in Birmingham for a while you will know Donato, he is famous for Bostin T-Shirts among other things. Well he is back after spending a couple of [&hellip... Read More


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Birmingham startups to watch

Published on December 3rd, 2013 | by KathyP

It’s nearly 2014 and here is our list of the Birmingham Startups we think you should watch out for in 2014. These startups are about to scale their businesses and will be looking for large investment rounds [&hellip... Read More



New Event startup engineering

Published on November 27th, 2013 | by KathyP

A new startup event launches next week in Birmingham called “Startup Engineering”. Here is how Paul describes it: The new entrepreneurship era is all about building quickly, failing fast, and learning faster. Startup Engineering is about [&hellip... Read More



Tech startup leaders meet

Published on November 25th, 2013 | by SimonJ

Two weeks ago we put out a blog post called Leaders vs Feeders which triggered some great debate about what is a tech ecosystem can it have leaders and who those should be. It also required a couple of [&hellip... Read More



Leaders vs Feeders

Published on November 12th, 2013 | by SimonJ

Tonight is the first meeting of the Birmingham Tech startup Ecosystem Leaders (temporary name) up to now the eco-system has had no leadership and as a result is being left behind by other UK and European [&hellip... Read More



Launch48 Weekend startup accelerator is back

Published on November 4th, 2013 | by SimonJ

It was last in Birmingham back in April this year and has since been held all over the world including Sydney, Melbourne, Manilla, Cardiff, London and Leicester. Last time it was in Birmingham they had over [&hellip... Read More



Droplet on BBC WM

Published on October 26th, 2013 | by SimonJ

Here is an interview with David Roberts talking about Droplet on BBC WM http://m.soundcloud.com/dropletpay/droplet-mobile-payments-david Have a listen  ... Read More

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