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We've been busy in our podcast room delivering our usual podcast series with the wonderful Aysha Iqbal. This month we decided to evolve our offer and include video. We were delighted to have Matthew Simms CEO of the Croydon Bid come in to tell us all that is happening in…

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The Essentials of Scene Creation – UNREAL ENGINE

This workshop has been developed by Creative Digital Lab and University of the Arts London (UAL) through engagement with the South London Partnership (SLP), Big Creative Cluster and UAL’s Innovation Voucher Initiative. SHORT COURSE DESCRIPTION Welcome to our introductory Unreal Engine course, focused on the essentials of scene creation. This…

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Discover the Magic of STEM with The Science of Sound

For small business owners, the regular school holidays can often become a time of stress, as we try to manage family commitments and running our small businesses. Thankfully, there are solutions to help. One of our tenants at Weatherill House, The Science of Sound (SOS) unveils a unique educational adventure…

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Empowering Women in Business: International Women’s Day

Our small efforts to raise aspirations and celebrate women will influence and encourage future female leaders, so on March 8th we hosted another wonderful celebration of Women in Business by bringing together local professionals to inspire and raise up women in our region. In honour of International Women's Day, the…

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Work Experience Success!

Here at StartUp Croydon we love to welcome in enthusiastic young people to experience what it is like to spend time in the workplace.  Megan shares her work experience with StartUp Croydon in February 2024.  I was given the wonderful opportunity to complete my work experience at StartUp Croydon. Through…

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6 Steps to Marketing on Social Media

Owners of small businesses who have a limited marketing budget should consider using social media to build brand awareness. Discover how you can use social media as a free or low-cost marketing tool to help attract new customers.

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Thinking of Starting a Business… Just go for it, you won’t regret it!

This guest Blog is written by our newest Business Directory entry, Kathryn Vincent, Founder of Long White Cloud and celebrates the work-life balance required for busy Mums bringing up the next generation.   

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Celebrate Our Impact – StartUp Croydon Impact Report 2022-2023

We are excited to announce that our 2022-2023 impact report has been published and is available to view here https://issuu.com/startupcroydon/docs/startup_croydon_impact_report_2022-2023. In the past 12 months we continued to evolve Startup Croydon and have made some significant changes to our organisation’s culture and impact. As an initial summary, during the year…

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Celebrate National Apprenticeships Week

It’s National Apprenticeships Week from 5-11 February 2024. Apprenticeships offer people the opportunity to learn and train in different professions and industries while also getting real-life experience in a work environment.  It also provides individuals with a way of earning an income at the same time.

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Celebrating our Trustees!

As we start the new year we are delighted to welcome Colin Francis to our board of trustees. Colin steps onto the board as we have bid farewell to Georgina Thomas who is moving on to support another charity. We thank Georgina for many years of support and guidance, especially…

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Work Experience Success!

Here at StartUp Croydon we love to welcome in enthusiastic young people to experience what it is like to spend time in the workplace.  Romy shares her insights on how her week with StartUp Croydon in December 2023, has enhanced her understanding of various workplace skills. I had a chance…

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Unlock Your Marketing Potential!

Video Marketing is the most important marketing tool in your arsenal and we have the talent and the technology to help you bring your content to life! We can now help you to shoot video content, produce music videos, create virtual environments and launch a podcast series. Our facilities can…

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New Year – New place to call your business home?

Did you know that as well as offering business support through our numerous training courses, we are also home to many local businesses? Our HQ is a three-story building just behind Sainsbury's on Purley Way with secure parking, 24-hour access and only 2 minutes walk from Wandle Park and its…

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Learn Creative Digital Skills At StartUp Croydon

StartUp Croydon Creative Community Skills In the cost-of-living crisis it is more important than ever that Londoners can upskill and boost their earnings, to help to ease the financial pressures that so many are facing. Community organisations play a vital role in supporting this mission. The Mayor of London has…

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We Have Launched!

We have launched and what a great event we had! With over 120 people attending the grand opening, StartUp Croydon celebrated the success and vision of creating a digital space offering support and giving businesses within South London access to innovative technologies.   In partnership with Big South London, South…

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Keep track of your Tax with this MyT app

Oumesh Sauba CEO of MyT.com is generously offering all our members this great app, which takes the stress out of tax for a whooping  £1 per month. Don't drown in your tax download today. For more info click through the getmyt.com

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Skills for Londoner’s Community Outreach Programme

The Mayor of London has announced the organisations funded under the Community Outreach Programme. These will deliver outreach activity, ensuring Londoner's most in need of adult education can access learning opportunities.   In the cost-of-living crisis it is more important than ever that Londoners can upskill and boost their earnings,…

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CJP Spearheads Creative Digital Lab in Croydon!

Read this superb LinkedIn article on how StartUp Croydon, BIG South London, London Partnership and Croydon Council are working together to bring The Creative Digital Lad to Croydon with the help of CJP Broadcasting Solutions and as we move towards November 16th and our launch event. CJP Broadcast Service Solutions…

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Croydon’s Creative Business Clinic

New to StartUp Croydon and running every Wednesday is the Creative Clinic run by Marcus Harris from the Croydon Creative Directory. Find out how Marcus and StartUp Croydon can help you run your creative business smart and productively. call HQ 020 3747 4747 to book!

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StartUp Croydon’s Creative Digital Lab’s Website is launched!

Here at Startup Croydon, we have had a busy few months working behind the scenes on the Creative Digital Lab which will occupy space in Weatherill House's First Floor, we are delighted to share that the first phase is ready to go! Our website launch is the first step of…

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