Startups, Venture Capital & Mobilising Tech for Good w/ Alistair Forbes

Aug 19, 2020, 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Startup Grind Glasgow are thrilled to be hosting Alistair Forbes, Investor & Co-Founder of the Scottish Tech Army! Alistair is a highly experienced entrepreneur and investor in start-up and growth stage software businesses and in recent years has also become increasingly involved in Tech for Good initiatives. We'll be discussing all things startups, VC & making a difference in the tech sector.

Virtual event

About this event

Startup Grind Glasgow are thrilled to be hosting Alistair Forbes, Investor & Co-Founder of the Scottish Tech Army.

We'll be discussing all things startups, VC & making a positive difference in the tech sector.

What you need to know:

Who: Alistair Forbes, Investor & Co-Founder of the Scottish Tech Army

When: Wednesday 19th August, 2020

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Where: Virtual Event

What Else: A Community of FRIENDLY & ENTREPRENEURIAL People


A little more about our guest:

Alistair is a highly experienced entrepreneur and investor in start-up and growth stage software businesses and in recent years has also become increasingly involved in Tech for Good initiatives. He is based in Edinburgh and has led businesses that have scaled across Europe, North America and ANZ. He spent 12 years leading a business that ultimately reached $100M ARR and was acquired in 2016 by a US-based infrastructure company for $500m. In addition to his experience as an operator, Alistair has been an active private investor and spent 2 years as Investment Director with a UK-wide VC investment firm, Mercia Asset Management. Most recently, Alistair was a Founding Director of the Scottish Tech Army, a volunteer-based initiative to harness the skills of the Scottish Tech sector to support organisations seeking to use digital solutions in dealing with the Covid-19 crisis and its after-effects.

Join us in August to learn more about the world of tech, investing and how the Scottish tech industry pulled together to help during tough times

Check out what happened

Speaker

  • Alistair Forbes

    Scottish Tech Army

When

When

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Catch-ups & Introductions
Virtual Fireside Chat
Question and Answer

Hosts

  • Jonathan Seaman

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Chapter Director

  • Alan Ciechalski

    Custom Flavour Media & Startup Grind Glasgow

    Founder

  • Emma Loedel

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Head of Marketing

Organizers

  • Emma Loedel

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Director Startup Grind Glasgow

  • Nick Cohen

    Startup Grind

    Team Member

  • Keshan Sharp

    Start Up Grind

    Team Member

Partners

Custom Flavour Media logo

Custom Flavour Media

Social Stories Club logo

Social Stories Club

Scottish Tech Army logo

Scottish Tech Army

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