#SMW13 “Tales from the Trenches” using social media effectively for your startup

Last week TableCrowd hosted dinner at Central Working, Google Campus, in honour of Social Media Week London - one of 250+ events which happened across London over the course of the week. Sorry there aren't more photos, but I was too engrossed in the conversation! We arranged "Tales from the Trenches - using social media effectively for your startup" to provide a front line view of how startups are using social ...

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Dinner for E-commerce Startups in partnership with Eyedea

“A dinner for London’s e-commerce businesses to break bread, network, share contacts & experiences, with Q&A with Emma Watkinson, founder of e-commerce startup, SilkFred” After a really successful sequence of dinners at Central Working, Google Campus, we’ve teamed up with Eyedea, a London-based society for young professional women that hosts speaker and charity events aiming to inspire and connect young female professionals. Together we are hosting an e-commerce dinner on ...

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Restaurant Review: Dukes Brew & Que, Hackney

I live just around the corner from Dukes Brew & Que in De Beauvoir, Hackney. Having walked by this place (leaving a wide berth) 100’s of times when it was in its former state as a local and pretty rough looking boozer, I was surprised to see it so quickly reformed as an gastropub, with every table packed pretty much from day one. There’s a lively buzzy atmosphere with friendly ...

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Food Tech Diary for Social Media Week London 2013

We are really looking forward to Social Media Week 2013 in London. Organised by Chinwag for the 4th year in a row, we know they’ll put on a good show. Here at TableCrowd, we like food and tech (we like other things too, like surfing and cycling, but I’m not sure they will be options at Social Media Week). As food tech lovers at a rapidly growing startup, we have put ...

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Food Innovation: How Science will change the way we eat!

Our guest blog today comes from ICUK.net. Have you ever thought about how science could change the way we eat? Well Becca Taylor has and she tells why!Think of the words ‘food technology’ and you might conjure up images of modern-day home economics, rather than cutting edge ways to eat your dinner. But there’s plenty of innovation in the food world that could start to change the way we eat ...

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Restaurant Review. Fifteen, Watergate Bay.

I took the olds for lunch at Fifteen in East London a few years back so thought I’d check out it’s little sister / big brother in Watergate Bay, Cornwall. This is one of my favourite spots in the UK, photos included to show why, which is a good start to the experiences. It’s a tiny bay, with everything you need to eat, drink, sleep and surf within 100m. After a ...

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Startup Diaries: Social Media Week, Food Tech Wednesday & Croydon TechCity

It’s been a while since we updated you on business at TableCrowd and what we’ve been up to, so here is a quick roundup. Kate joined the Advisory Board for Social Media Week ("SMW"). SMW is returning to London in September 2013 and is hosted by Chinwag for the fourth consecutive year. This year’s theme is Open & Connected reflecting on the global impact of social media and its role as a catalyst in driving ...

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Support TechBikers and dine with Olympic legend, Rebecca Adlington

I’m a TechBiker! I’m joining 60+ other techies at the end of September to ride from Paris to London to raise money for Room to Read.  Over the 3 day, 200 mile ride we aim to raise $75,000+ for the charity. A big challenge and I know I’m not the only member of the Startup Engine taking it on. Ringo Moss from digital agency, nerv, who sponsor a number of ...

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A Festival Of Burgers #NationalBurgerDay

Even though we have been to many festivals this year, a festival based on burgers was something we couldn't miss. The 'Glastonbury of food festivals', it sold out in no time at all - we were excited to be part of it. Roughly 10 or so burger chefs and restaurants were showing off their grilling and filling skills and producing some mouth watering burgers for 100's of hungry diners. The smell ...

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