I’m done with lockdowns. They kill innovation, enterprise, the passion to do business. So our lunch-time chat (that we’ll livestream on…
I’m done with lockdowns. They kill innovation, enterprise, the passion to do business. So our lunch-time chat (that we’ll livestream on March 4, the day after the UK budget) will focus on what’s coming next after this terrible economic aberration. We’ll be focusing on the OpenUp and the need to resume innovation.
Let’s face it, tech has made life better in so many ways. True, some big tech has lost its way — social media giants are drowning out freedom of thought in their pursuit of eradicating ‘fake news’. But, the fact remains, that the yearning for success is what drives forward the sector. We need those little creative gems to get to market. Perhaps they’ll just do things a bit better (after all Facebook didn’t invent social media) — or perhaps they’ll create whole new categories that we never knew existed.
Kicking things off we’ll have Vikas Shah MBE, Author of Thought Economics — who’ll be discussing his new book and how he got inspired by the business titans that were the source material for the book. We’ll also have two tech entrepreneurs who hail from opposite sides of the world but decided to establish their centres of international operations in the UK: Cole Knuth of Pax8 (Denver HQ) and Russ Cohn of OCR Labs (Sydney HQ). We’ll also get an update from Mike Jackson, Entrepreneur Success Director at TECH NATION to outline the impact of lockdown on the startup community but also to outline how his organisation’s growth programmes can help.
We’ll wrap-up with a discussion with funders and a legal perspective. We’ll have Davey Brennan, Partner & Co-Chair of Global Tech at Gowling WLG (UK); Roland Emmans, Head of Technology Sector at HSBC; and Ben McClure, the Venture Capitalist.
The event will be ideal for those needing a better insight into the tech market and growth opportunities in the UK. For businesses that need growth capital, be sure to pop in — the live stream is entirely free to view. If you’re keen to know about the segments about to pop in tech, the likelihood is that our experts will have some gems to impart. Register now.