It’s hard to explain to younger people how different the London tech scene used to be, even ten years ago. Like when you explain you used to call someone’s house to find out if they were in.

Back in the mid-Noughties, a man emailled my blog, asking if I’d write for his startup. Despite having a developer dad, I had to Google the word “startup”. Soon, I was working for his company in a badly-lit Shepherd’s Bush basement, underneath the office of fashion brand Mulberry. …

Sarah Drinkwater

Director @OmidyarNetwork's Beneficial Tech. Ex-head Google's @campuslondon. Into communities, London, looks and books.

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