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Thursday, January 25

Fireside chat with Entrepreneur First Founders: Alice Bentinck and Matt Clifford

Fireside Chat

EF is a place where startups like Magic Pony (one of largest AI exits of 2016) are born. It is a place to find a co-founder, build a company & access the world’s best investors. They've helped build over 80 tech companies, collectively worth over $1bn. EF is backed by Reid Hoffman (founder of LinkedIn), Greylock Partners, Mosaic Ventures, Founders Fund, and some of the world's best entrepreneurs.

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Wednesday, June 13

SG Europe: The Future of Fin-Tech Conference

Conference

They say London is the Fin-Tech capital of the world. What we really want to know is where the future of Fintech is headed. We invited founders and CEOs of leading companies in Fin-Tech, Bitcoin and crypto-currency space to tell us where they see the future. Why? Because we want to learn from the best and smartest. Join us on 13th June, learn from the best, ask questions and meet the speakers.

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Past Events

Startup Grind Christmas Party: Fireside Chat with Tom Hulme, General Partner at GV (Google Ventures)

Startup Grind Christmas Party: Fireside Chat with Tom Hulme, General Partner at GV (Google Ventures)

The Future of Fin-Tech with Monzo, Starling Bank & Cleo: What's coming Next?

The Future of Fin-Tech with Monzo, Starling Bank & Cleo: What's coming Next?

Building & Selling Companies with Debu Purkayastha, 3rd Eye (ex-Google M&A)

Building & Selling Companies with Debu Purkayastha, 3rd Eye (ex-Google M&A)

Building world-class companies with Joel Spolsky (Stack Overflow, Trello)

Building world-class companies with Joel Spolsky (Stack Overflow, Trello)

Bryan Dove, CTO at SkyScanner

Bryan Dove, CTO at SkyScanner

Summer Startup Party with Robin Klein (UK's godfather of VC) & Steve O'Hear (TechCrunch)

Summer Startup Party with Robin Klein (UK's godfather of VC) & Steve O'Hear (TechCrunch)

Startup Grind Conference

Startup Grind Conference

How to grow your startup: Reshma Sohoni, Founder & CEO of Seedcamp

How to grow your startup: Reshma Sohoni, Founder & CEO of Seedcamp

Gerard Grech (CEO at Tech City UK)

Gerard Grech (CEO at Tech City UK)

Jeff Lynn & Jeff Kelisky (Seedrs)

Jeff Lynn & Jeff Kelisky (Seedrs)

Reggie Bradford (ORACLE, EX-VITRUE, EX-WEBMD)

Reggie Bradford (ORACLE, EX-VITRUE, EX-WEBMD)

Alexander Zacke (Auctionata)

Alexander Zacke (Auctionata)

Andy Shannon (Startupbootcamp)

Andy Shannon (Startupbootcamp)

Scott Harrison (charity: water)

Scott Harrison (charity: water)

Kristo Käärmann and Thorold Barker (TransferWise & WSJ)

Kristo Käärmann and Thorold Barker (TransferWise & WSJ)

Summer Party with Ophelia Brown and Mike Butcher (LocalGlobe & TechCrunch)

Summer Party with Ophelia Brown and Mike Butcher (LocalGlobe & TechCrunch)

Nick Hungerford (Founder of Nutmeg)

Nick Hungerford (Founder of Nutmeg)

None (None)

None (None)

Eileen Burbidge, Passion Capital (with Sarah Wood, Suranga Chandratillake & Harry Briggs)

Eileen Burbidge, Passion Capital (with Sarah Wood, Suranga Chandratillake & Harry Briggs)

Juraj Vaculik, CEO & Co-Founder (Aeromobil.com)

Juraj Vaculik, CEO & Co-Founder (Aeromobil.com)

Brian Rose (London Real)

Brian Rose (London Real)

John Harthorne (Founder & CEO of MassChallenge)

John Harthorne (Founder & CEO of MassChallenge)

Jean Oelwang (President of Virgin Unite)

Jean Oelwang (President of Virgin Unite)

Jenny Tooth (CEO, UK Business Angels Association)

Jenny Tooth (CEO, UK Business Angels Association)

Matt Barrie (Founder/CEO of Freelancer.com)

Matt Barrie (Founder/CEO of Freelancer.com)

Sarah Wood (Unruly)

Sarah Wood (Unruly)

Paddy Cosgrave (Web Summit)

Paddy Cosgrave (Web Summit)

Mike Butcher (TechCrunch)

Mike Butcher (TechCrunch)

M. Jacobsen, E. Jones (Dirty Dancing, Enterp Nation)

M. Jacobsen, E. Jones (Dirty Dancing, Enterp Nation)

Andrej Kiska (President of Slovakia)

Andrej Kiska (President of Slovakia)

Divinia Knowles (Mind Candy)

Divinia Knowles (Mind Candy)

Brent Hoberman (LastMinute.com / Made.com)

Brent Hoberman (LastMinute.com / Made.com)

Brent Hoberman (LastMinute.com - LIVE streaming)

Brent Hoberman (LastMinute.com - LIVE streaming)

Guy Kawasaki (Canva/Ex-Apple)

Guy Kawasaki (Canva/Ex-Apple)

David Buttress (Just Eat CEO)

David Buttress (Just Eat CEO)

Ben Medlock (SwiftKey)

Ben Medlock (SwiftKey)

Sarah Drinkwater (Google)

Sarah Drinkwater (Google)

Jon Bradford (Techstars)

Jon Bradford (Techstars)

Alastair Stewart (Etc Venues)

Alastair Stewart (Etc Venues)

Vernon Hill II. (Metrobank)

Vernon Hill II. (Metrobank)

Mike McGee (Framestore)

Mike McGee (Framestore)

Pankaj Chaddah (Zomato)

Pankaj Chaddah (Zomato)

Renaud Visage, Kevin and Julia Hartz (Eventbrite)

Renaud Visage, Kevin and Julia Hartz (Eventbrite)

Jacqueline Gold (Ann Summers)

Jacqueline Gold (Ann Summers)

Richard Reed (Innocent Drinks)

Richard Reed (Innocent Drinks)

Richard Moross (MOO)

Richard Moross (MOO)

Caprice Bourret (By Caprice)

Caprice Bourret (By Caprice)

Michal Stencl (Sygic)

Michal Stencl (Sygic)

Bernhard Niesner (Busuu)

Bernhard Niesner (Busuu)

Giles Palmer (Brandwatch)

Giles Palmer (Brandwatch)

Russell Hall (Hailo)

Russell Hall (Hailo)

Team

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Testing product concepts and assumptions is critically important to the success of tech startups who bring new technologies to market. To do it properly a sophisticated approach is often required. However, it is a common misconception that you can’t do product testing at a conference, because it is just too complicated.
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​Why did Qualtrics co-founder and COO Jared Smith make the fundamental mistake of going into business with his family? At the Startup Grind Europe 2016 Conference, Smith stated that family is a benefit for their founding team. “The benefit of being brothers is since we were little kids we could beat on each other and have the hardest arguments, then still be buddies 10 minutes later.”
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