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2013-08-19 08:33:16

LONDON, August 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Disruptive technology companies from 169 cities and 51 countries fighting for GBP1 million investment and a unique business support package - Most number of entries come from companies specialising in hi tech mobile applications, computer networking and Internet software - Competition brings unique business support package to help the winner with "growth accelerating" business...

2013-07-30 08:29:57

The Unparalleled Indoor Cycling Concept to Open at Shoreditch House This Fall NEW YORK, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flywheel Sports and Soho House today announce a global brand partnership that will bring the Flywheel indoor cycling experience to Soho House members through a new dedicated studio inside London's Shoreditch House, and through private classes and special packages in other cities where both brands exist. With 24 locations in the U.S. and abroad, and seven additional...

2013-07-22 04:20:29

LONDON, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Global disruptive technology companies descend on London to win latest competition offering GBP1 million investment and unique support package - Businesses include community rescue service, medical analytics, and new energy efficient materials The hunt for the next high-growth company is gathering momentum, as London's Million Pound Start-up competition has brought in a huge wave of...

2013-05-23 04:22:03

LONDON, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A ground breaking global competition to bring a high-growth technology company to London with GBP1 million of investment has been launched today at London's Digital Shoreditch 2013 festival. The Million Pound Startup aims to showcase London as a prime location for building global digital and technology businesses. Today the official start of the global competition went live at http://www.millionpoundstartup.com. The competition is...

2013-05-16 12:34:36

Firm moderates "The Role of Government in Supporting a Tech Ecosystem" panel LONDON and NEW YORK, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- London and New York City have experienced a massive tech boom in the last few years and are now serious competitors with Silicon Valley. One of the primary reasons both London and NYC have seen such growth is commitment from local government. On 20th May, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP will be joined at Digital Shoreditch 2013 by Gordon...

Early Shakespeare Theater Unearthed Near London
2012-06-08 11:29:08

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com The Museum of London announced on Wednesday that archaeologists have discovered the remains of William Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre. The Curtain Theatre was found behind a pub in Shoreditch, which is east of London, as part of regeneration works. The playhouse was home to William Shakespeare's company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men, before the group settled at the Globe. The museum said that the discovery includes the walls forming the gallery and the...

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2009-03-09 15:40:00

Archaeologists from the Museum of London say they have unearthed what are likely the remains of Shakespeare's first theatre in Shoreditch, BBC News reported. The remains of the theatre were found last summer and experts believe it was constructed around 1576. It is thought that the bard acted there and that it also hosted the premiere of Romeo and Juliet. The team found part of the original curved wall of the playhouse, which was believed to be polygonal in shape, according to Taryn Nixon,...

2008-08-06 21:00:22

An excavation in England has uncovered the brick foundations of the 16th century theater where William Shakespeare's plays were first performed, officials said. The Times of London said the remains of The Theatre -- built in 1576 and once the home of the Lord Chamberlain's Men -- were uncovered last month in a dig on New Inn Broadway, just north of London's medieval City wall in Shoreditch. The Museum of London Archaeology has described the discovery as "one of the most exciting finds of...