1 year Anniversary FinTech Pitch competition & Panel session, July 31st @ 6pm, Farringdon, London

You will find this group valuable if you are interested or involved in any area of Financial Innovation, we have a broad membership that includes both new and existing finance companies, providers of capital, entrepreneurs, service providers, academics, technologists and those just interested in innovation generally.

// more

Date: 31 July 2012
Location: Innovation Warehouse, UK

TechHub Founders Secrets

Psstt...! Would you like to know the secret to a successful startup? Join us for an exciting new event series, where you can find out about the highs and lows, the stories and the secrets, and all the nitty gritty about what makes a successful startup - directly from those that have experienced the journey themselves!

// more

Date: 24 April 2012
Location: TechHub @ Campus, UK

Like Minds 2012

With speakers from business, education, Social networks, the law and others, Like Minds 2012 focuses on "Why What You Do Matters" and the need to build better businesses. A Top 10 Global Ideas Festival: Event details & register:

// more

Date: 24 May 2012
Location: Exeter Conference Centre, UK

Big Data Week

Big Data Week is one of the world’s most unique global platforms, offering a series of interconnected activities and conversations around the world across not only technology but also the commercial use cases for Big Data.

// more

Date: 23 April 2012
Location: Globally, UK

HSBC Business Growth Grant: You Could be Awarded £50,000


The HSBC Business Growth Grant competition is offering funding to help grow up to four deserving businesses. 

They'll be offering up to two £50,000 Growing Business Grants to businesses using innovative ideas to grow within the UK. Two more £50,000 Overseas Trade Grants will go to businesses that have the aspiration and motivation to develop new opportunities overseas. 

// more

Simon Says: The Future for Small Businesses is (potentially) Bright


Square is a company that caught my eye just over a year ago. If you’re not familiar with it, you should be. It’s an iPhone / iPad app that lets you receive credit card payments. The start-up (if you can call a company which transfers more than $3 million per day a "start-up") has recently received investment from Richard Branson and is "looking into international expansion in 2012", this excites me greatly, here’s why...

// more

Business of APIs London

APIs mean Business! Learn API strategies from LinkedIn, ESPN, Netflix , Qwerly and others at the Business of APIs conference.

// more

Date: 25 October 2011
Location: Altitude 360, UK

Startup Weekend Education - London

Startup Weekends are specifically designed for entrepreneurs interested in receiving feedback on an idea, looking for a co-founder, or who want to learn a new skill. We also welcome anyone looking to test the entrepreneurial waters.

// more

Date: 25 November 2011
Location: Bridge Academy, UK

UX Brighton 2011

This one day event gives wide exposure to some of the most recent captivating and provocative ideas on User Experience from all over the UK and Europe. The speakers combine the well-known, such as Robin Dunbar, Ian Fenn, Cennydd Bowles and Andrea Resmini, whilst also showcasing new UX speakers.

// more

Date: 4 November 2011
Location: The Corn Exchange, UK

You, inc - Three Tips on How to Market Yourself and Get a Job

Search for a job online

Hunting for a job can feel like a never ending cycle of CVs, applications forms and tears of desperation. Add to the mix, a diet of emergency biscuits and daytime TV and the job search could feel like a unique punishment inflicted on to the innocent.

With such fierce competition, marketing yourself online can help you to cut through the masses and become the victor. But where to start? Handily, we've come up with three easy ways of using social media to get ahead in the job hunting game.

// more

How to Build a Collaborative Event…

Human Pyramid

Building a collaborative event is not for the faint hearted. Many an event producer has run for the hills when faced with a large committee of partners let alone trying to lead a large team of stakeholders.

If, however, you are brave and follow a few guidelines the benefits of collaboration can be mind-blowing and much bigger than you could ever manage on your own.

Here is a guide based on my learnings directing Social Media Week (SMW) the London Games Fringe & Onemedia.  During SMW we had over 53 event partners, 50+ venues, 110 events and 40 experts on the advisory board. All of this was accomplished in under 16 weeks and here is how:

// more

In The Brain of Allan Kelly: What does it take to be an Agile company?

Everyone wants to be Agile, or so it seems. But what does that mean? In this talk, Allan Kelly will considers what it means to be Agile and what you need to do to be an Agile company, rather than a company which just follows an Agile method.

// more

Date: 10 August 2011
Location: Skills Matter, UK


This one-day workshop is designed to help you develop a unique Personal Brand. The work we do will enable you to position yourself so that you raise your profile, enhance your career prospects and have a greater sense of well-being.

// more

Date: 28 June 2011
Location: Leonard Hotel London, UK

The Inspire Conference

The inspire Conference is fuelling the next wave of change in Technology, Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Society

// more

Date: 7 June 2011
Location: Shoreditch Town Hall, UK

UX Brighton - Mobile Design Triple Bill

Talks by folks from 3 of Brighton's best mobile design/development companies.

// more

Date: 11 January 2011
Location: Lighthouse, UK