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Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 31

Talk with a Legendary Female Entrepreneur: Dame Stephanie Shirley

SG Fireside Chat

Dame Stephanie Shirley (84) arrived in Britain as a child refugee from Nazi Europe. She is the most successful tech entrepreneur you never heard of. She founded a pioneering female only software company in 1962. Its IPO led to 70 of her 8,500 staff becoming millionaires, being co-owned by the staff, valued at $3 bln when it was acquired in 2007. Her TED Talk has already been viewed by millions.

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Wednesday, June 13

2018 Startup Grind Europe Conference

Conference

Startup Grind's Europe Conference is the event for startups everywhere. Entrepreneurs will meet in London for 1 full-day of sessions led by top CEOs and influencers, dynamic networking events, meetings with investors, access to invaluable resources, and more. Welcome party will take place on the night of June 12th. Main conference will take place on June 13th.

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Past Events

How to Talk to Investors and the Media with Alex Wood (Forbes Europe) and Simon Cook (Draper Esprit)

How to Talk to Investors and the Media with Alex Wood (Forbes Europe) and Simon Cook (Draper Esprit)

Is ICO The Future of Fundraising? With Cyrus Fazel, Founder & CEO of SwissBorg

Is ICO The Future of Fundraising? With Cyrus Fazel, Founder & CEO of SwissBorg

The Real World of Augmented Reality with co-founder of Blippar, Jessica Butcher MBE

The Real World of Augmented Reality with co-founder of Blippar, Jessica Butcher MBE

Fireside chat with Entrepreneur First Founder: Alice Bentinck

Fireside chat with Entrepreneur First Founder: Alice Bentinck

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)

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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 - LIVE streaming)

Brent Hoberman (LastMinute.com - LIVE streaming)

Brent Hoberman (LastMinute.com / Made.com)

Brent Hoberman (LastMinute.com / Made.com)

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)

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Team

Marian Gazdik

Marian Gazdik

London Director
Tim Elder

Tim Elder

London Co-Director
Petar Savic

Petar Savic

London Co-director
Avichag (Avi) Seneor

Avichag (Avi) Seneor

Startup Grind Ambassador
Diego Jenzer

Diego Jenzer

Startup Grind Ambassador
Judy Chang

Judy Chang

Marketing Manager

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Experience the Benefits of Meditation

Josette Aggarwal started meditating at the age of five and has been practicing this satisfying process ever since that time. Aggarwal has dedicated herself to holding courses in the meditation practice of becoming one with the present moment for over 20 years.

The Myths and the Realities of Product Testing at Tech Conferences

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.

Qualtrics Founders: Brothers Who Stick Together & Build a Million Dollar Business

​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.”