LSR member SocialGo to be introduced by the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge at the VC & New Media Summit in San Francisco

Showcase panel to feature Founder-President Dominic Wheatley, of “Tech City,” London-based company SocialGO, the first “Social Website” maker. LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Variety’s Venture Capital & New Media Summit, taking place at the Beverly Hills Hilton on Friday, July 8th, will explore how UK innovation is now on course to rival that of Silicon Valley and […]

7 Winning Examples of Game Mechanics in Action

Original post by Gabe Zichermann via Mashable Gabe Zichermann is the author of Gamification by Designand chair of the upcoming Gamification Summit NYC, where top leaders in the field – such as those profiled here – get together to share insight, key metrics and best practices. Mashable readers are invited to register with special savings at GSummit.com using code MASH10. […]

Facebook snubs Silicon Roundabout for Covent Garden UK HQ

Original post by Tamlin Magee via TechEYE Facebook is snubbing the so-called sillicon roundabout – home of start-ups around the Shoreditch area – to move into Covent Garden instead. It will put Facebook in tube-taking distance to the East London Tech City, proposed by the government to be a bustling hub of start-ups and established tech powerhouses. Facebook has […]

LSR July Meetup (Gaming to Gamification) Main Presenter: Kam Star of PlayGen

Kam Star – Chief Play Officer, PlayGen Kam Star is a digital media inventor and an award winning games developer. Creating his first computer game in 1986, he studied Architecture and is deeply passionate about innovation in play, social media and influence. Founder of PlayGen, Kam designs and develops playful solutions and platforms for delivering […]

Hackney Community College and Hackney UTC ties up with Techmeetups.com

Hackney Community College and Hackney UTC ties up with Techmeetups.com to help the Tech Startup community in Tech City – also known as London’s Silicon Roundabout Hackney Community College is an exciting, vibrant and multicultural FE College, based in the heart of Hoxton, and is the lead sponsor of a proposed new University Technical College […]

Government in £100k Tech City PR agency spend

The government is paying a marketing agency close to £100,000 per year to promote David Cameron’s Tech City overseas, a Whitehall department has confirmed. In the same week that saw ministers applaud major reductions in government advertising and the axing of around a quarter of in-house government communications jobs, business minister Mark Prisk told MPs that PR […]