End of Year Ecosystem Mixer: Connections and Reflections

Dec 14, 2023, 5:00 – 7:30 PM

ONE Tech Hub, Schoolhill, Aberdeen City, AB10 1JQ

For our final event of 2023, we wanted to mix things up a bit and provide a fun space for catching up with old friends, making new ones and seeing out the year in style. We'll have quickfire chats with four tech trailblazers who recently returned from Web Summit in Lisbon to gain valuable insights on the challenges and successes faced by startups and best practice tips as we head into 2024.

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About this event

As we bid farewell to 2023, let's come together for an extraordinary evening of insights, connection, and celebration at our End-of-Year Ecosystem Mixer! πŸŒπŸŽ‰

πŸ“… Date: December 14, 2023

πŸ•• Time: 17:00 to 19:30

πŸ“ Location: ONE Tech Hub

πŸŽ‰ Bonus Extras: Free Food, Welcome Drink & Open Mic

πŸŽ™οΈ Featured Founders & Ecosystem Builders:

πŸš€ Beena Sharma of CCU International

πŸš€ Yemi Scott of XRology Ltd

πŸš€ Mo Khan of Lokali

πŸš€ Maria Bell of Mesomorphic Ltd

These trailblazers recently returned from Web Summit in Lisbon, armed with knowledge and experiences that we can lean into as we plan for a productive 2024. πŸš€πŸ’‘

🌐 Paul Clelland, the Head of North East Regional Engagement at Techscaler and Nick Bansal, the Ecosystem Manager at Barclays Eagle Labs will also share valuable insights on the challenges and successes faced by startups in Aberdeen and the North East.

🌐 We are also excited to hear from Dr Yekemi Otaru of Doqaru Limited as she shares invaluable sales-generating tips for startups, providing strategic insights to navigate and thrive in the business landscape throughout 2024.

🀝 Why Attend?

1️⃣ Learn from Visionaries: Gain insights from founders shaping the future of tech.

2️⃣ Connect with Experts: Network with ecosystem builders transforming industries.

3️⃣ Student-Friendly: Ideal for students, aspiring founders, and community builders.

4️⃣ Reflect & Collaborate: Join the conversation about the highlights and challenges of 2023.

Whether you're a student, founder, community builder, or someone with a ground-breaking idea, this event is tailored for you! 🌟

Let's wrap up the year on a high note, celebrating achievements and setting the stage for an even more successful 2024! πŸš€πŸŒ

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Thursday, December 14, 2023
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM UTC


  • Oluwaseun Olabode

    Startup Grind Aberdeen

    Chapter Director - Aberdeen

  • Dec McLaughlin

    Startup Grind Scotland

    Director Scotland

  • Nick Murray

    Startup Grind Scotland

    Co-Director Scotland

  • Emma Loedel

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Director - Glasgow


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