MembersWe encourage startups of all shapes and sizes, here are a few of the awesome companies we have given a home to
We solve the business problems in IT and the IT problems in business to deliver more value, faster flow and better quality. By blending Agile and Lean principles, we help organizations transform their own, and their people’s, capabilities.
Emergn has worked with an impressive list of large organisations, including British Airways, Maersk, UK Public Sector, British Telecom Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom, McGraw Hill, Thomson Reuters, and Bank of America.
FutureGov are passionate about transforming local public services. Through a range of products (Patchwork, Casserole, Simpl and more in the pipeline) and their innovation consultancy services, FutureGov bring together design, technology and change management a help shape the future of government. Better, cheaper public services through elegantly designed digital products and services.
Designswarm / Good Night Lamp
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino is an interaction designer & entrepreneur. She is the founder of Good Night Lamp, a family of internet-connected lamps.
She also leads Designswarm an “internet of things” design studio & consultancy and works with clients who want to design next generation connected products. She also uses her expertise to help shape early business ideas around smart products. Her work has been exhibited at The Victoria & Albert Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
I am an information designer. Since I started working in 2000, I have been concerned with both visual and interactive aspects of design and willing to get my hands dirty in the code base. I prioritise the end user and I understand how designers and developers can work well together.
This Is My Jam
This Is My Jam is a place to put your favourite song of the moment and hear great music handpicked everyday by your friends. Simply pick the track that means the most to you right now, personalise it and share it, then discover which songs truly matter to your friends.
So, what’s your jam?
Our clients are changing their industries. In finance, property, publishing, medicine, we are making the products that underpin these changes.
We can help these people because we also choose to do things differently. We’re writing about how we think people should work.
Contentment The iPad has revolutionised the market for ebooks and digital magazines, promising a better user experience for readers, as well as new revenue for publishers. But many publishers are finding it difficult and time consuming to prepare content for mobile delivery, at least not without hiring an army of coders. We aim to fix that. We’re soon to release a new product, Padify, that makes it easier for publishers to produce content that looks great on tablets and smartphones.
Global Street Art
Global Street Art is dedicated to preserving a photographic record of street art and graffiti around the World and is working directly with artists more and more to support the community.
Tectonic Interactive is a new start-up that enables media companies to manage mass-scale interaction with TV shows – votes, quizzes, competitions and play-along games via the Second Screen. Our technology enables millions of people to interact with TV shows simultaneously via any device.We handle the difficult back-end stuff, app developers are freed up to focus on the user experience and design making the production of apps simpler, more cost effective and more durable as the founders have extensive experience from their years at BT Agile media.
jClarity wants to change the Cloud for the better. We’re excited about what dialtone-reliable, commodity computing (the “real Cloud”) will bring us in the next 2-5 years. However, we also know that the Cloud today is in its infancy, and that it needs help in order to fulfill its promise. So we’re going to help build a major part of that with our intelligent, lightweight performance tools to ensure that Cloud applications perform well under the enormous pressures brought to bear upon them.
Arachnys brings clarity to emerging markets by offering specialised technology to help businesses obtain reliable information. We provide unique data sets worldwide and instant translation, saving you time and money. With Arachnys you’re able to find what you’re looking for regardless of information source, language or format. You can’t specialise in everything, but when you need to we make you an expert instantly. Our human analysts research each of our resources, allowing our software to automatically tell you what’s trustworthy and what’s not: we sift the web for nuggets of valuable data so you don’t have to.
Glass Eye is a UK-based interactive marketing agency founded by Dan Light and Saffron Tucker. Working together on campaigns for some of the biggest film and game releases of the last decade, we’ve had front row seats for a period of phenomenal change in and around the entertainment industry. Our vision for Glass Eye sees us continuing to work with distributors, publishers and producers – large and small – to realise the immense creative and commercial opportunities emerging in this space. We’ve substituted the traditional studio model for a formidable network of tech and creative partners, all of whom embrace the benefits of taking a flexible approach to the creative industry: benefits that are very real for the clients who can expect better results and smoother delivery at a lower cost.
RedMonk is the first and only developer focused industry analyst firm. We believe developers are the most important constituency in technology, which is why we work on their behalf for technology companies large and small. We are an industry analyst firm but also a developer advocate company. The core thesis guiding much of our work is that technology adoption is increasingly a bottom up proposition – from open source to cloud to Bring Your Own Device, the writing is on the wall for traditional IT command and control. Our business model is straightforward; we do occasional projects but mainly work under yearly retained subscriptions with clients which include consulting hours, press services, and a variety of other services. If you want to build a community or better understand software developers today, we’re the company to work with.