Tom Walkinshaw (Alba Orbital)

Jun 28, 2017, 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Tontine Building, 20 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5ES

Tom Walkinshaw is a Scottish entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Alba Orbital Limited (PocketQube Shop), a Kickstarter-funded company specializing in the production of PocketQubes. Alba’s first satellite, Unicorn-1, was built for the European Space Agency. Alba Orbital was featured in CNN's 2015 top 10 start-ups to watch and he was named in Forbes 30 under 30 for Technology in Europe.

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About this event

Tom Walkinshaw is a Scottish entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Alba Orbital Limited (PocketQube Shop), a Kickstarter-funded company specializing in the production of PocketQubes. Alba’s first satellite, Unicorn-1, was built for the European Space Agency. The satellite is a 2p (double PocketQube) and will trial the world’s first Leo-Geo intersatellite link on a Picosat with Avanti Plc. Unicorn-2, another ESA project, advanced the technology further. Alba Orbital was featured in CNN's 2015 top 10 start-ups to watch and he was named in Forbes 30 under 30 for Technology in Europe. Tom holds a degree in Business from Glasgow Caledonian University.

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Speaker

  • Tom Walkinshaw

    Alba Orbital

When

When

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Networking and Food
Fireside Chat
Networking

Organizers

  • Emma Loedel

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Director Startup Grind Glasgow

  • Nick Cohen

    Team Member

  • Keshan Sharp

    Start Up Grind

    Team Member

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LINC Scotland

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Grant Thornton

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Digital Boost

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