Anyone in or outside of London will be familiar with the bustling tech scene which has sprung up over recent years. Bright minds, big ideas, and even bigger futures await these young inspiring entrepreneurs ready to set the world alight with what they see as the next big thing.
With the aim to take over the world (or at least the internet) these tech brains fuelled by MacBooks and coffee have gathered from all over the country and even, all over the world, gaining support of the Government, global internet giants and other startup successes in helping make these ideas and business plans a reality.
In a world where time is money, and no more so in the fast paced world of technology, it’s important to keep up with the latest industry news regarding investors, networking events, or the new kid on the block creating the loudest buzz.
Here are five blogs covering the London tech scene which should be added to your feedly now.
With 14.7 million unique visitors each month, 96% of which identify tech as a personal passion of theirs, Techcrunch is an obvious choice for anyone in the tech industry, anywhere in the world. Full to the brim of the latest news hot of the press, Techcrunch also holds The Crunchies, described as the Oscars of the technology and start up world and you can also find details on the regular meetups happening across the city.
Not technically a blog, but a useful tool for any entrepreneur in London or further afield. Moonbar lets you choose your location, presenting you with a calendar of events, contests, courses and programs happening in your area. If you are hosting an event yourself, you can add yours free of charge simply by logging in with one of your social platforms.
- Girls in Tech London
The UK branch of the Girls in Tech global network seeks to empower woman in the industry by providing them with greater visibility. You can find useful interviews from CEOs in their weekly “founder talk”, write ups of the many start up events they hold, and if you want to be in the know about which ladies are the ones to watch, this post puts a face to a name.
- Inside Startups
A site for digitally focused marketers and engineers, it discusses a range of topics on start-ups in the UK. The quotes section of the site from founders who have been there, done that will provide any entrepreneur with the inspiration they need, and offers a number of interesting articles which show how Silicon Roundabout is shaping up compared to Silicon Valley.
Claiming to be the UK’s number one service for starting a business, it has a dedicated section for tech startups offering inspiration, insights and tips on managing a fast growth company all in one place. The Tech pitches are a great way to get to grips with the newest companies around, their founders’ backgrounds and how they are raising funding for their projects.
There has never been a more exciting time for the future of British business, so whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur wishing to keep up with the latest trends and innovations, or a bright young thing with serious ambition, make the blogs above part of your night time reading.