Jon Bradford (Techstars)

London
Nov. 25, 2014, 6 p.m.

About this event

Techstars, along with YCombinator are known to be the best accelerators in the world. Jon is the Managing Director at Techstars in the UK. Previously he co-founded and was CEO of Springboard. He also co-founded F6S, Tech.eu, founded Europe's first accelerator bootcamp Ignite100 and helped start Startup WiseGuys in Estonia, Eleven in Bulgaria and TexDrive in Moscow.   Techstars helped 417 companies to date, out of which over 50 already got acquired. They only accept 1% of applicants. Overall around 90% of startups who go through the Techstars program, get funded. The average investment is $2 million. Techstars also runs industry specific accelerators in partnerships with high profile companies. Examples are: Barclays Accelerator (Fin Tech), Disney Accelerator (Entertainment Tech) or Nike Accelerator (Sports Tech).   Jon trained was an accountant with Arthur Andersen, and subsequently has worked in various start-ups and turnarounds. He has worked in London, throughout Europe, Australia and also the United States.

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Jon Bradford (Techstars)

Jon Bradford

Techstars

Jon is the Managing Director at Techstars in the UK. Previously he was co-founder and CEO of Springboard. He also co-founded F6S and tech.eu. In addition he also founded Europe's first accelerator bootcamp Ignite100, and helped start Startup WiseGuys in Estonia, Eleven in Bulgaria and TexDrive in Moscow.

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When
Nov. 25, 2014
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
 
Where

Cass Business School
106 Bunhill Row
EC1Y 8TZ London

 
Agenda
06:00 PM Networking and Food
07:00 PM Fireside Chat
08:00 PM Networking
 

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