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Meet the coworkers you’ve always wanted

Posted - April 14, 2014

Meet the coworkers you’ve always wanted. Get your own desk at Shoreditchworks.   As you’ve come to expect lots of happenings are going on at Shoreditch Works. Shoreditch Works is doing what good coworking spaces set out to do. Provide a place to nurture startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses. We love to see our members […]

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Popcord, smartphone charging key ring, doing well on Kickstarter

Posted - January 17, 2014

With over 800 backers already – 51 days to go and 5k left – get involved in making Popcord a reality

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Cabot – new, open-source, self-hosted infrastructure from Arachnys

Posted - January 7, 2014

Self-hosted, easily-deployable monitoring and alerts service – like a lightweight PagerDuty

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Guest Post: Update from Hyperlocal

Posted - December 5, 2013

Nodecopters and inspiration

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Guest Post: Young Rewired State Hack Weekend

Posted - November 13, 2013

This weekend the Shoreditch Village Hall hosted a Young Rewired State hack weekend for young coders and developers. The challenge was to build a web or mobile app for the benefit of Hackney using open data. Our young coders split into three groups each tackling a different Hackney theme.

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Github, Running on Shoreditch Works, with FutureGov: Making Government Better Together

Posted - November 4, 2013

open culture, hacker culture, working on things that matter, platforms supporting grassroots ecosystems.

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Shoreditch Works’ First Curated Series

Posted - October 29, 2013

From Painting London, to IOT and how storytelling & narrative, our first series of lunch sessions is underway.

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Guest Post: The skills shortage in the UK tech sector

Posted - October 25, 2013

A young startup with the mission to reduce this skill gap and to help people find more fulfilling careers.

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It’s Gluster Day in London! Come to this awesome event

Posted - October 25, 2013

This free event features talks on GlusterFS, a distributed filesystem with a global namespace, universal access with no data silos, and developer-friendly interfaces for application-building.

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Guest Post: Project Andiamo who won free desks with Shoreditch Works

Posted - October 23, 2013

A comment from the winners of the free desks

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Guest Post: UX Café helps London startups in The Village Hall

Posted - October 23, 2013

Last week, saw the first of a series of UX Café events to be hosted at the Shoreditch Village Hall. Over 120 London startups, designers, and product folk joined us for the evening to hear product pitches, design feedback and talks from experts in tech.

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Guest Post: YRS Hyperlocal Diaries

Posted - October 23, 2013

Munching on sugary goodness and learning to hack

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Guest Post – Echo: an Economy of Hours for East London

Posted - October 23, 2013

Lets swap skills and blur the line between personal and the professional with Echo.

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Women in Tech & Makers Academy Graduation

Posted - October 23, 2013

Competition for women to be sponsored by IBM on a Makers Academy course.

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On the Dangers of Smallness

Posted - October 18, 2013

Working in a small business is great. Right?

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Recovering an Albion Press

Posted - October 17, 2013

Shoreditch Works member Ed Arthur of LEFA Print takes part in a short documentary

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Shoreditch Village Hall – Open for Business

Posted - October 16, 2013

Last week we opened the Village Hall in style. It’s been a tough but exciting journey to get here and the adventure is only just beginning…

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Free Desk Competition WINNER

Posted - October 16, 2013

We are proud to announce our kickstarter backers voted with their hearts, the winner is Project Andiamo who will change the lives of children with special needs.

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Lunch & Learn with Shoreditch Works

Posted - October 15, 2013

Fancy lunch, coffee and a cool talk?

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Paper Circuits at Set Sale

Posted - October 14, 2013

You are invited to join us in crafting a vast paper based seaside-inside installation

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Excellent Wifi @shoreditchworks – Node.JS Scale!

Posted - October 8, 2013

@monkchips one of the best conference wifis I’ve ever experienced. Silence about it speaks volumes. — Andrew Nesbitt (@teabass) October 8, 2013   As a conference organiser myself, and now founder of an event space, I have to admit I was worried about networking for obvious reasons. Indeed just last week I said this: new […]

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Guest Post: YRS Hyperlocal Diaries

Posted - October 4, 2013

Experimenting with arduino and LEDs and this weeks meetup

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Guest Post: Code Club with Shoreditch Works

Posted - October 3, 2013

CodeClub are looking for developers to help the future of coding

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Free Desk Competition: Applicants

Posted - October 2, 2013

Check out our awesome applicants, but it’s up to our Kickstarter backers to decide who wins!

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ThingMonk: Internet of Things Conference comes to the Village Hall

Posted - October 1, 2013

We are excited to announce that RedMonk and Shoreditch Works co-founder James Governor, is curating an Internet of Things (IoT) conference on December 3rd at Shoreditch Works Village Hall. IoT is a really hot topic on the local scene – with cool companies such as BergCloud, Good Night Lamp, Newspaper Club, Makie Lab, Moo and […]

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Guest Post: Weekly meetup for young coders in Hackney

Posted - September 29, 2013

A weekly event for young people who want to code. With different mentors each week, YRS and Shoreditch Works present Hyperlocal, getting kids in Hackney the support they need to be the next big names in Tech City.

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An open letter to Hackney Council supporting the Fashion Hub

Posted - September 26, 2013

In which we weigh up the pro’s and con’s of Hackney’s Fashion Hub

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#SMWLDN Learning from Retail: How Heal’s and ShoreditchWorks are all about Experiences

Posted - September 25, 2013

It’s Social Media Week London, and the tweets are coming thick and fast, but often its the long form writing that really makes you think. Seeing a tweet from Jemima Gibbons led me to her blog, summarising some of the thinking from a session at Heal’s the designer retailer, and chimed really well with our […]

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Shoreditch Works Presents The Hoxton Square Popup Complex

Posted - September 24, 2013

Today, Shoreditch Works announces after successful Kickstarter campaign it has partnered with local pop up ventures: The Dolls House and We Are Popup to provide experience-based events for the startup/developer community

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Guest Post: Coworking Experience Diaries

Posted - September 20, 2013

Guest Post by Jon Darke of Every Interaction, based in our offices in Epworth House

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British Gas Turns to Innovative Tech City Startups

Posted - September 16, 2013

The way consumers manage their energy is a global problem. How do you know how much energy your computer uses when it’s on standby? Or if your radiator has been on all day while you’ve been at work?

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Shoreditch Works Members are Hiring: Sustainable Growth

Posted - September 12, 2013

We’re really excited that our startups are growing and here’s the inside scoop on who’s hiring

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Helping the Future Talent of Hackney

Posted - September 11, 2013

Announcing Hyperlocal – get involved.

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The first internet-of-things pop-up office launches in Shoreditch Works

Posted - August 30, 2013

Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino (@iotwatch) brings us Little Printer, 3D printed jewellery and more.

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Young Rewired State 2013 & announcing YRS Hyperlocal

Posted - August 12, 2013

Jonathan Lister reports back from a week of hacking and teenagers

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Bootstrapping your startup with oDesk

Posted - August 9, 2013

No time? No people? No problem. Hear how Michael Mahemoff bootstrapped Player FM with oDesk

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Shoreditch Works Free Desk Competition

Posted - August 1, 2013

Four Free Desks for Startup in Tech City

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Ten Legal Traps for the Unwary

Posted - July 26, 2013

ah the familiar phrase, ‘contracts are a waste of time’ legal consultant Angus Gribbon spent a day with our members, now we want to share his advice with you.

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Why we backed Fab Lab at SPACE on Kickstarter

Posted - July 1, 2013

Why we backed Fab Lab at SPACE on Kickstarter

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$15M Investment raised after London’s First, Literal Elevator Pitch

Posted - June 28, 2013

Applications close on Tuesday

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On the hunt for a new location

Posted - June 26, 2013

The search has begun for a new space for the Shoreditch Village Hall

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A wild and humbling month

Posted - June 12, 2013

The Shoreditch Village Hall Kickstarter project ended at 06:59am GMT on Saturday June 8th. Our original goal was £25,000. The final pledge total was £90,027. You can see from the graph how that looked over the course of the campaign. We’ve been utterly blown away by the response to this project. We believe that the […]

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Lets get to 100k!

Posted - June 7, 2013

New pledges, fancy getting your name on the exterior of the building???

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Kickstarter Stretch Goal 2: Apprenticeships

Posted - June 6, 2013

The Community Management Apprenticeship needs a syllabus and it needs partner companies to employ the apprentices. We can provide both of these, with our diverse membership and network of innovative companies.

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Help London Startups & Get an Awesome Event Space

Posted - June 6, 2013

Best new event space in Shoreditch, significantly discounted for the next 40 hours…

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The Final Countdown…

Posted - June 5, 2013

As we move from days to hours with our Kickstarter campaign we’re 13k away from our stretch…can we do it?

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Adventures in Time and Space: The Shoreditch Works Village Hall

Posted - June 3, 2013

Our Kickstarter campaign is all about helping our local community in Shoreditch but we wouldn’t have smashed our original target and be on the way to our stretch goal without the help of supporters from all over the world. We’ve had pledges from as far afield as San Antonino, Texas; Melbourne, Australia; Barcelona and Valencia, […]

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Kickstarter is FUNDED! Now it’s Stretch Goal time!

Posted - May 30, 2013

A massive thank you to all but it’s not over yet…lets crush it

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Global Street Art Pop-Up Gallery Launch

Posted - May 30, 2013

Shoreditch Works members Global Street Art are having an awesome launch party tonight. Check it out

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Ten Day Countdown on Kickstarter

Posted - May 28, 2013

So, we’ve hit £17,831 and time is ticking…

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