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    The Skiff Coworking: The Journey So Far...

    Wired Sussex is very proud to continue to support the Skiff coworking space as it moves to its new bigger, brighter home at 30 Cheapside in Brighton. The Skiff started in 2008 in a small basement in Brighton’s North Laine with space for a couple of dozen. It


    Posted on 24th November, 2016

  • The issue of workspace

    The digital, media and technology sector in Brighton and the surrounding area continues to grow strongly. This is great news, providing jobs and economic benefits. But there are challenges for individual businesses associated with that growth. One is the


    Posted on 6th April, 2016

  • Breaking the Rules: The Hows and the Whys of Brighton’s £1bn Creative and Digital Sector

    This is an article that i wrote For The Latest 7 magazine in Brighton. It was published on 8th December 2015. 2 pieces of research were released recently, both of which painted a pretty positive picture of Brighton’s economy, and of its creative and digital


    Posted on 15th December, 2015

  • FuseBox24: what it is and why we ran it

    This is the text of a talk I gave last week at the launch of the FuseBox24 research project at the University of Brighton... FuseBox24 is a new 24 week programme for innovators that uses and integrates a range of concepts from both business (especially lean


    Posted on 26th January, 2015

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    The Digital Catapult Centre Brighton, Brighton Digital Exchange and the FuseBox – What’s the Story?

    Last week the Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Vaizey announced that Brighton is to host one of three regional Digital Catapults with Wired Sussex as one of the key delivery partners. It is a bid that we worked on together with Coast to Capital LEP, the


    Posted on 10th November, 2014

  • Developing digital and data opportunities for the retail sector

    Wired Sussex has been invited by Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership to help coordinate a bid to the Connected Digital Economy Catapult (part of the Technology Strategy Board). We are looking at digital, data and the retail space. The idea is that


    Posted on 7th July, 2014

  • Brighton Digital Festival 2014/15: What Our Bid to Arts Council England Said...

    The last three years of Brighton Digital Festival (BDF) has seen it expand and mature significantly. It has experienced considerable growth in terms of the number of events, exhibitions and conferences, as well as an impressive increase in those engaging with


    Posted on 5th March, 2014

  • “Our best discovery”: Investors get the Brighton bug

    When I started in this job 5 years ago, I hit on some of my London Venture Capitalist contacts. Then, they said that they would rather get on a plane to Berlin than a train to Brighton. This attitude started changing a year or so ago. Last year, we ran a


    Posted on 12th February, 2014