Hello folks, As you are all probably aware by now, Scott has now moved to Silicon Valley and we (Kes Thygesen and Dimitar Stanimiroff) will be taking over the reins at StartupDigest London. While we realise we have big shoes to fill, we are extremely excited and look forward to bringing you the best of the capital’s tech meetups.Following an extremely busy October, culminating with the hugely successful Silicon Milkroundabout, we are in for another action-packed month!
Kes & Dim
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London StartupDigest is curated by:
Kes Thygesen - Co-Founder, RolePoint.com
Dimitar Stanimiroff - Regional Sales Director at Stack Exchange, Europe & Australia
What’s Going on in the London Startup Community
Introducing the UX Surgery
When: Monday October 31th, evening
Where: UCL, Room 106 in Gordon House, 29 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PP
Bring along a user experience challenge you would like to have solved or come along for general discussion about UX.
In three hours, the Pitch Bootcamp will help you refine your startup idea, improve your pitching skills, and recruit potential cofounders.
A practical, focused discussion on current trends in the use of stock incentives by growing companies. This event will focus on practical rather than technical aspects, and brings together a number of experts in the field.
Conference featuring 16 promising early to mid-stage (Seed, Series A, B, C and restart) mobile startups and 20+ investors from across Europe.
UKTI Pitch Workshop
When: Wednesday November 2nd, all day
Where: Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam Street, W1W 6JJ
Learn how to polish your pitch with UKTI sessions are free to attend for Technology/Digital/Mobile/ICT Sector UK-based startups and small/medium-sized businesses.
When: Wednesday November 2nd, evening
Where: Forward Internet, Floor 2, Centro 4, 19 Mandela Street, NW1 0DU
Fred George discusses Programmer Anarchy and Chris Read talks about Evolving Continuous Delivery. Free pizza and beer.
Combines a series of intensive workshops, dedicated one-on-one business advice and long-term mentoring. It will help small businesses create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to business education, financial capital, and business support services.
Learn all about Intellectual Proparty – Split into two sections (on IP and Non-Disclosure Agreements), this workshop presented by law firm Pillsbury WSP aims to help identify when your product needs to be protected and how.
Housebites Launch Party
When: Thursday November 3rd, evening
Where: The Basement, Housebites HQ, 1-3 Rivington Street, EC2A 3DT
Have a boogie with Housebites to help celebrate their launch with live music, DJ and a well stocked Bar.
SocMed – Social Media
When: Thursday November 3rd, evening
Where: Innovation Warehouse, 1 East Poultry Avenue, City of London, EC1A 9PT
TechMeetups brings you a talk on social media, find out how it impacts operations and marketing strategies.
Following the Web & Mobility Summit, the European Tech Tour Association is hosting a cocktail bar to celebrate entrepreneurship in Europe.
The Mozilla Festival is a yearly celebration that brings together hundreds of passionate people to explore the frontiers of the open web. A mash of developers, designers, and big thinkers.
Top Upcoming London Startup Events
November 8 – TechHub Demo Night (part of Internet Week Europe)
November 9 – Running Lean: Workshop by Ash Maurya
November 9 – David Soskin talk – CEO of Cheapflights.com
November 9-10 – Noah Conference
November 11 – London Silicon Roundabout November Meetup – BeMyApp Weekend
November 11 – Power of One
November 11 – This Week in Startups with Jason Calacanis
November 12 – London Perl Workshop
November 12 – Ideation Camp
November 14-19 – TechCity Entrepreneurs Festival
November 14-18 – General Assembly: A bootcamp for non-US startups
November 16 – Bootlaw: Options for Sharing Success
November 16 – Hoxton Mix: Gamification
November 16-17 – London Mobile Services Innovation Platform
November 17 – TechCrunch Awards: The Europas
November 17 – IBM SmartCamp London