Finding Product-Market Fit with Co-Founder and CEO of Slido and Hoxton Ventures

Wework - 8 Devonshire Square London, EC2M 4YD - View Map
London
Wed, Nov 20, 2019, 6:00 PM (GMT)

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Fireside Chat with Founder of Slido

Peter is the co-founder and CEO of Slido, an audience interaction platform that is aiming to transform the world of meetings and conferences. Since its foundation in 2012, Slido has been used at over 400,000 events including customers such as SXSW, World Economic Forum, Spotify and BBC. 

Peter currently also leads the Product team at Slido, where he is spearheading the transformation towards more customer-centric product development. He holds an MBA degree from a joint program of SKK GSB and MIT Sloan School of Management.

Prior to co-founding Slido, Peter worked for 4 years at Samsung and 1 year at Google. He has an MBA from South Korea and spent one semester at Kellogg School of Business.

We invited Peter to share with us how they overcame managed to find product market fit and scaled Slido to a global company.

Investor Q&A with Hussein Kanji and Kenneth Siber

After the talk with Slido we will have an Investment Q&A with Partner of Hoxton Ventures, Hussein Kanji and serial entrepreneur Kenneth Siber.

Hussein Kanji is Co-Founding Partner at Hoxton Ventures, a seed stage VC fund that backed tech start-ups like Deliveroo, Darktrace, Behavox, health tech company Babylon Health, etc.

They invested in 13 companies with a collective market capitalisation of about $4.4 billion, having made 17 investments out of the first fund and having had four acquisitions.

Kenneth Siber is a veteran of both the startup and corporate world. Having worked initially for companies such as Mckinsey and Unilever he then went on to start, exit and invest in a variety of startups. He has exited companies to the likes of Fujitsu and PE funds and worked with hundreds of startups as an investor and mentor.

Today Kenneth runs Wework Labs, Wework's community of over 4,000 early-stage founders and their teams (over 300 in the UK alone) with access to additional mentorship and education. 

Hussein and Kenneth will sit down to answer key questions regarding early stage tech investments.

Speakers

  • Peter Komorník

    Peter Komorník

    Slido

    Co-Founder/CEO

    See Bio
  • Hussein Kanji

    Hussein Kanji

    Hoxton Ventures

    Partner

    See Bio
  • When

    Wednesday, Nov 20
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (GMT)

    Where

    Wework
    8 Devonshire Square LondonEC2M 4YD

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