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London Innovation Summit 2016

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How to sell without being salesy

14:00-16:00 Thu 1 Sep, 2016 Business & IP Centre The British Library 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB

Do you need to grow your face-to-face sales but not sure how? Does selling make your toes curl? If the answer is yes, then this workshop is for you. After this workshop you will know how to approach customers and get them to buy from you without being a typically pushy salesperson. Your takeaways: 7…



18:00-9:00 Thu 1 Sep, 2016 Bankside Vaults, 1 Invicta Plaza, South Bank, London SE1 9UF

EXPAND London is a careers event delivering the best opportunities to ambitious Talent. – Network: Meet 50 companies and high-growth startups looking to hire (Depop, Hire Space, Secret Escapes, onefinestay and more) – Workshops: Skills workshops ran by General Assembly (on Data Science and Leadership), Jobbio (Make your Job Hunt Work For You) and Vincent…


EXPAND London: HR Sessions

16:00-18:00 Thu 1 Sep, 2016 Bankside Vaults, 1 Invicta Plaza, South Bank, London SE1 9UF

EXPAND London is a careers event delivering the best opportunities to ambitious Talent. Join our Afternoon HR sessions for informal networking and peer-to-peer knowledge transfers led by the Heads of Talent at Shazam, Hire Space, Forward Partners, and more. Our panels will cover: – Hiring for High-Growth Startups – Employer Branding – The Future of…

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StartupBus UK 2016

7:00 Fri 2 Sep, 2016 - 16:00 Wed 7th Sep 2016 King's Cross St. Pancras, London

Calling all developers and designers! Equal parts hackathon, road trip and global community, StartupBus is an annual competition designed to empower the tech community. We challenge top tier talent to hop on a bus and conceive, build and launch a startup in 72 hours. Seven buses from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Italy and…

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Microsoft Hololens Experience LONDON

18:00-19:00 Fri 2 Sep, 2016 9 Devonshire Square, 3rd floor, WeWork

Be the first to experience Microsoft Hololens with up to 9 others. You will receive a guided tour through the world of mixed reality, learn about Hololens’ unique features and experience it for yourself. Our experts are there to help you and will ensure a smooth experience. Visit for more information.

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Ticketmaster API DevJam

9:00-5:00 Sat 3 Sep, 2016 Ticketmaster

This year, Ticketmaster will be rolling out more new technology than ever before. They’re taking the show on the road to meet with the developer community and get feedback on the developer experience and on the new exciting updates to Ticketmaster’s APIs! The theme of the Ticketmaster DevJam is ‘event discovery’ – come along to…

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Upload Live digital festival – by Camelot & Freeformers

10:00-17:00 Sat 3 Sep, 2016 Dentsu Aegis Network, 10 Triton Street, London, NW1 3BF

Are you aged 16-25 and ready to take your career to the next level? Want to join the company behind the National Lottery as one of their 16 new digital recruits? Then join us at our latest Upload Live digital festival, brought to you in partnership with Camelot – absolutely FREE! We’ve teamed up with…


Distributed Ledgers & Smart Contracts

9:00-18:00 Mon 5 Sep, 2016 Grange Tower Hotel, 45 Prescot Street, London

  Genius Incubator Presents: Fintech Storm Distributed Ledgers & Smart Contracts, a Full Day Technical Workshop for Developers.   Fintech Storm is committed to excellence in knowledge-sharing, training, networking and building the eco-system of next generation wealth-creators around the globe! We have recognised Blockchain as the next big thing that will create the most employment…

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#TechHubTuesday Demo Night

18:30-21:00 Tue 6 Sep, 2016 Campus London

TechHub Demo Night isn’t about pitching for funds, it’s an opportunity to show the community what you’re working on, get some feedback, and see what others are toiling away on. Come along and check out the best tech startups around at our legendary Demo Night – you’ll not want to miss the next big thing!…


TableCrowd dinner with Seedcamp investor, Carlos Eduardo Espinal

18:45-22:00 Tue 6 Sep, 2016 The Clerk and Well, 156 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5DU

Enjoy dinner and drinks followed by a talk and informal Q&A with Carlos Eduardo Espinal, Partner at Seedcamp. Seedcamp is your first round fund. They back ambitious founders from around the world and help them build billion-dollar global companies by providing them the right access at the right time to learning, network, and capital. Seedcamp…


#OpenSmartCities & Places

9:00-17:00 Tue 6 Sep, 2016 Hebden Bridge Town Hall, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7BY

The first in a series of events and activities working on how to apply technology, data science, and innovation to the places we live. The day will explore ‘smart cities and places’ – what makes a place smart, what systems need to change, how it will effect citizens, and who needs to be involved –…


Procurement Tool Box- How to Find, Pitch & Deliver to large buyers as an SME

17:30-21:00 Tue 6 Sep, 2016 WeWork - 2 Leman Street, London, E1 8FA

Did you ever wonder how other businesses win their first large contracts? What does it take to win and deliver projects with KPMG or TFL? How did so-and-so get their product on the shelves of Asda or Morrisons? Is there more to success than faithfully hunting down potential partners on LinkedIn? Launching on the 6th…


TableCrowd dinner with Forward Partners

18:45-22:00 Wed 7 Sep, 2016 The Anthologist, 58 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7BB

Enjoy dinner, drinks & a chance to meet fellow entrepreneurs, followed by an after-dinner talk and informal Q&A with Matthew Bradley. Matthew is an Investor at Forward Partners and invests in idea stage startups. This dinner is open to founders & entrepreneurs. Based in Hoxton, Forward Partners are a new style of venture firm that…


Forward Partners LIVE: Startup Funding in Brexit Britain

18:30-21:30 Wed 7 Sep, 2016 Central Foundation Boys School, Cowper Street, London, EC2A 1SH

Forward Partners is proud to present a selection of the UK’s most exciting venture capitalists for two panel discussions on the state of startup funding in post-Brexit Britain. Hear from these key investors as they talk about the new normal and how to prepare your startup for a fundraise post June 23rd. Featuring: 1) Nic…

Catalyst Grant Event London- What makes a successful scientific startup-

Catalyst Grant Event London: What Makes a Successful Scientific Startup?

18:30-21:00 Wed 7 Sep, 2016 The Stables, Digital Science, Kings Cross, N1 9SR

Join Digital Science in London on 7th September at 6.30pm for the announcement of our latest Catalyst Grant awardee, plus some entrepreneurial advice from Brent Hoberman! The Catalyst Grant Program is an international initiative by Digital Science to support the innovation of new software tools and technologies for scientific research. To-date, we have awarded more…


Greg Marsh – Crushing It

18:00-20:00 Thu 8 Sep, 2016 Runway East, 10 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AF

Runway East’s Liftoff series continues with a frank conversation challenging tech orthodoxies with Greg Marsh, CEO and founder of Onefinestay. In a special RWE fireside with Alex Hoye, cofounder of Runway East and a long-time friend, the two will explore some of the highs that Greg experienced while creating an entire business model from scratch…

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Creating Demand Out of Nowhere

19:00-22:00 Thu 8 Sep, 2016 13 Hawley Crescent, London NW1 8NP

Have you ever wondered why one day, out of nowhere, bone broth became an essential? Or how crickets overtook the shelves of Planet Organic? Or how, all of a sudden, popcorn became a gourmet snack? Join us to discover how to create demand, seemingly out of thin air. Mucho Monkfeet Presents is a monthly event…


Ideas & Innovation Festival

9:00 Thu 8 Sep, 2016 - 18:00 Fri 9th Sep 2016 The Bristol Hotel

Leading Investors, Entrepreneurs and SME’s will be coming together to discuss the most innovative thinking and doing in business today. We’ll cover a broad range of topics from internet security and hacktivism to the latest strategies and tools in marketing and social media to help position your business for future growth.


Container Camp UK

18:00 Thu 8 Sep, 2016 - 17:00 Fri 9th Sep 2016 Central Picturehouse - Piccadilly

Container Camp is the community conference on the future of software containers. We bring twelve of the best technologists in the world together for one day of incredible original talks and demos and our well loved super container day zero meetup in collaboration with Docker London and Kubernetes London. Returning to London for the fifth…

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Home Business 100 Live

13:00-18:00 Thu 8 Sep, 2016 The Trampery Old Street - 239 Old Street, London, EC1V 9EY

Home Business 100 Live will take place at The Trampery, London, on the afternoon of Thursday 8th September. The event will champion the important role of home businesses within the UK and will bring together members of the Home Business 100 – a new community of thriving businesses that started or operate from home, which…