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Plexal: How the East London startup hub is scaling tech innovation

Plexal entrance
Image credit: Plexal

As CEO of tech innovation hub Plexal, Andrew Roughan spends a lot of time thinking about scaling. He is motivated to help startups based at Plexal’s East London co-working space grow. He is concerned by the macroeconomic environment for scaling UK companies. And now, his focus is on scaling Plexal in the next stage of its growth journey.

Plexal sits within the Here East campus, a project born out of the 2012 London Olympic Games legacy to transform the media complex located near Hackney Wick into a tech innovation hub.

Plexal officially opened in 2017 and provides bespoke consultancy services for the public and private sectors, along with modern co-working spaces for startups.

The bright and open space, which overlooks Olympic Park, is designed to encourage serendipity....