Matt Hawkins: Building For A Buyout

The Fours / Box 44 - 4 St Michael's Road Bournemouth, BH2 5DX Bournemouth
Wed, Dec 6, 2017, 6:30 PM (GMT)

About this event

In this interactive fireside chat, Matt Hawkins will:

  • discuss his start-up journey and lessons learned at C4L - and how these have shaped his approach to his new venture
  • give practical insights into building a business that will attract interest from investors, and strategies for ensuring a successful exit
  • provide advice for growing businesses on overcoming technical infrastructure challenges

About Matt

Matt is one of the region's best known tech leaders, having founded the successful data centre and network services company C4L. With successes including five-year growth of 3,425%, the establishment of C4L’s coreTX data centre network (one of the UK’s largest), and becoming Dorset Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013, the business was sold to investors in 2016.

Since then, Matt has become entrepreneur in residence at Bournemouth University, helping aspiring founders and start-ups with technical and business challenges.

Matt's passion for providing greater connectivity and infrastructure solutions has led him to found Mimic.net, a solution that enables businesses to improve the speed and reliability of their internet connection.

Speaker

  • Matt Hawkins

    Matt Hawkins

    Mimic

    Founder

    Matt is one of the South Wests best known tech leaders, having founded the successful data centre and network services company C4L. With successes including five-year growth of 3,425%, the establishment of C4L’s coreTX data centre network (one of the UK’s largest), and becoming Dorset Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013, the business was sold to investors in 2016.

    Since then, Matt has...

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  • When

    Wednesday, Dec 6
    6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (GMT)

    Where

    The Fours / Box 44
    4 St Michael's Road BournemouthBH2 5DX