- About Us
#RDGUK Office Hours is a hyper-local community-driven initiative to proactively foster a collaborative ecosystem to help businesses succeed in Reading, UK.
For one full day each month people in Reading can participate in a variety of Office Hour sessions taking place in Fora located in Thames Tower. These include Investor, Legal, Finance, HR, Digital Skills, Marketing & Sales Office Hours, workshops, mentoring and mastermind sessions from some of the leading companies and professionals in their respective fields.
Day Pass includes access to all #RDGUK Office Hours sessions, the Fora Business Lounge and a hot desk for the day, breakfast, lunch and end of day drinks. You'll also benefit from fast WiFi, great coffee, exquisite teas and an incredibly helpful, dynamic and well connected community. Join us :).
View the detailed Session Schedule here.
Session Title: Q&A with Chris Smith, Partner at Playfair Capital whose portfolio of companies include Stripe, DueDil, Appear Here, Learnerbly and much more.
Session Title: The megatrends are happening
Session Title: Sustainability – why it makes business sense
Session Title: Pricing Your Work
Session Title: Secrets of scaling up! – Creating a high performing operating environment
Session Title: Are you trying to frustrate me?.... How to look at differences through a positive lens.
Phin Mpofu is a globally connected entrepreneurship evangelist, inspired by how it can be used as a force for good. He is Startup Grind's Community Evangelist for EMEA helping the local Chapter Directors build incredibly helpful, dynamic and well-connected communities for their ecosystems. He is himself a Chapter Director for Startup Grind Thames Valley and spearheads the hyper-local #RDGUK Office Hours initiative.
His commitment to helping entrepreneurs was recognised in 2016 by the Centre for Entrepreneurs. He was listed on The Maserati 100, the annual list which recognises entrepreneurs who are generously giving their time and resources to support the next generation of young entrepreneurs. Phin is a Fellow of the Centre for Entrepreneurs.