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

Glasgow
Wed, Aug 19, 2020, 6:30 PM (BST)

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

Speaker

  • Alistair Forbes

    Alistair Forbes

    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. 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...

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  • When

    Wednesday, Aug 19
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (BST)

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