Listen to London’s Hottest Tech Podcasts!

Recently I’ve noticed that podcasts are getting ‘cool’ again and few of London’s tech movers and shakers have kickstarted their own online shows inviting founders and startup folk to share their stories.  So I thought I would round up my favourites and post their most recent interviews. In no particular order:

1. SiliconReal

Silicon Real is the video podcast dedicated to the people of the London technology startup scene. Hosted by Brian Rose & Colin Pyle, guests have included Gary Jackson Founder of Hailo, Jon Bradford of TechStars, Roxanne Varza from Microsoft Paris and Jeff Lynn of Seedrs. Hear about new episodes here and send your feedback via @SiliconReal

2. Founder Magazine

Andy Hart interviews founders from awesome businesses and startups. Specifically, they ‘salute the ones who ship!’ They even operate a Jiu-Jitsu belt grading system for those who are invited onto the show. Are you a White belt or Blue belt? You can find out here 🙂 Listen to a recent interview with Deepak Tailor from latestfreestuff.com (Purple Belt) below. Find out more via @FounderUK

3. The Art of Biz

The Art of Biz podcast explores the intersection between business, people and technology in the UK. Hosts, Matt Stafford and Nick Levine, invite a variety guests onto their show, including Stefano Marrone of Nucco Brain and they talk about events and best practice for networking, recruitment and creating opportunities through changes in regulation. Follow along via @artofbizpodcast

4. The Shedcast

Hear all the latest news from Makeshift via their very own podcast studio called The Shedscaper! The first episode, featured Stef Lewandowski, Co-Founder of Makeshift, interviewed by @CBM. They have even been so kind to offer the podcasting studio to other startups who want to try producing their own show & content. If you are interested, hit them up on twitter @shedscaper.

5. Philip’s Polymathic Podcart

Hosted by Philip Su, the site director of the Facebook engineering office in London, ‘Philip’s Polymathic Podcart’ is dedicated to software engineers on design, careers and life. Philip moved from the US to London last year, and has interviewed Laurence Holloway, CTO and cofounder of Lovestruck and has even captured Slawek Biel, an engineer in the Facebook London office who was brave enough to demo the Hövding, an auto-inflating bicycle helmet that deploys only when needed, much like an airbag. Watch the fun below!

Listen to Philip’s advice on how to be a great mentor here!

I’m curious to know, are there any London tech podcasts missing from my list? Send me a note in the comments section below or via @ThatGirl_Chloe

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How to keep up-to-date with the London tech scene

It’s hard to keep up-to-date with what is happening in the London tech scene every week, so see below my top 7 newsletters that should be in your inbox!

1. The Fetch London ~ A city guide for professionals.

2 Google Campus Newsletter ~ News straight from London’s tech hub at Google Campus.

3 3460 Miles ~ Where the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities meet.

4 TechCityNews ~ Dates for Your Diary includes a carefully handpicked list of recommended things to do, including networking, pitching and learning events.

5 3beards ~ A weekly dose of news, jobs, blog posts, and info on our upcoming events in London.

6. Startup Digest London ~ Weekly events digest for London.

7. PickEvent ~ A free weekly email digest with the best events in London.

This list was originally part of a post I wrote for PublicBeta which you can view here.

Are there any newsletters I am missing? Let me know via @ThatGirl_Chloe or in the comments section below!