It’s that time of the month again where over a hundred Croydon tech founders, VCs and creatives come out to play at Matthews Yard and learn from local tech entrepreneurs...
Dominic Campbell, FutureGov
How to make technology that empowers citizens and local government
FutureGov works with local authorities to make better public services through the use of elegantly designed technology.
FutureGov has created Patchwork, Casserole, and Lantern - a simple, secure web tool that connects professionals working with children, vulnerable adults and supporting Troubled Families.
Alex Bilbie, Senior Software Developer at VideoGamer
“Open Data, Open Croydon: Keeping Croydon’s politicians accountable”
Alex Bilbie is a software developer at VideoGamer, Europe’s largest independent videogaming site, which is in the heart of Croydon Tech City.
Alex will be talking about keeping government accountable through open data and why it is important that government and public services offer open data to foster stronger relations with citizens, enable better transparency and empower technologists to build better public services.
Sanjay Poyzer, Founder of CauseHub
On building technology that makes the ordinary person “change the world”
Sanjay Poyzner, Founder of CauseHub (right)
Sanjay is the founder of CauseHub – a social network and open data platform that was birthed at a #Hack4Good hackathon last year.
CauseHub is nearing its finishing touches and Sanjay will be talking to us about his product and what it’s like being a tech entrepreneur trying to change the way the world works for the better.