Invitation to Downing Street

Carl and the ChancellorAs one of the UK’s #smallbiz100, UrbanThings was invited to a reception at Downing Street hosted by Chancellor George Osbourne.

The event was organised in support of Small Business Saturday – UrbanThings was selected after submitting an application highlighting our work with mobile transport data, including globally successful apps such as Bus Checker and the platforms that power them.

As seen here, our CEO, Carl Partridge, managed to persuade the big man himself to hold the Bus Checker mascot aloft – and thankfully he didn’t nick off with it afterwards…