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Thursday, July 26

Entrepreneur Turned Ardent Philanthropist, Pioneering Foundations. The Dame Stephanie Story

SG Fireside Chat

Dame Stephanie Shirley arrived in Britain in 1939 as an unaccompanied child refugee from Nazi Europe. She is now the most successful tech entrepreneur you never heard of. She founded a pioneering software house back in 1962. Its eventual flotation led to 70 of her 8,500 staff becoming millionaires, and the company was co-owned by the staff with a value of around $3bn when it was acquired in 2007.

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Thursday, August 30

The Business of Beer - Building Global Brewing Ventures

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David Bruce is a serial entrepreneur and Investor and has been involved in the international brewing and leisure industry since 1966, in a career that has covered both production and retailing. From a single pub in Elephant & Castle in 1979, David grew this to a chain of 12 brewpubs which were acquired in 1988. David went on to found and invest in other brewing ventures around the world.

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Thursday, October 18

Turning Up the Volume - How Conversational Artificial Intelligence & Robotics are Changing the World

SG Fireside Chat

Chris Sykes is the Founder, CEO and Head of AI & Robotics at Volume a technology-agnostic developer of experiential artificial intelligence (EAI) solutions. Focusing on the three key pillars of EAI, Volume creates immersive experiences using Conversational AI Platforms, humanoid robots and virtual-/augmented-reality solutions for businesses looking to improve customer experience.

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Past Events

#ThamesValley Startup Community Summer Party

#ThamesValley Startup Community Summer Party

Attracting, Engaging & Retaining Talent, How Great Companies Succeed - The Open Blend Journey

Attracting, Engaging & Retaining Talent, How Great Companies Succeed - The Open Blend Journey

#SGWomen - Leveraging the Power of Social Media to Build Your Personal Brand

#SGWomen - Leveraging the Power of Social Media to Build Your Personal Brand

Jon Wright (Innocent Drinks & Jam Jar Investments)

Jon Wright (Innocent Drinks & Jam Jar Investments)

End of Year Thames Valley Startup Community Party

End of Year Thames Valley Startup Community Party

Norman Frankel (iCyber-Security)

Norman Frankel (iCyber-Security)

Suzie Walker (The Primal Pantry)

Suzie Walker (The Primal Pantry)

#ThamesValley Startup Community Summer Party

#ThamesValley Startup Community Summer Party

Jacqueline de Rojas (techUK)

Jacqueline de Rojas (techUK)

Mike Hockey (Roc Technologies)

Mike Hockey (Roc Technologies)

Yasmina Siadatan (Mya Lacarte)

Yasmina Siadatan (Mya Lacarte)

Jordan Fantaay (Fantoo)

Jordan Fantaay (Fantoo)

Nick Coleman & Udhi Silva (Medical Supermarket)

Nick Coleman & Udhi Silva (Medical Supermarket)

Dan Winchester (Free Dating)

Dan Winchester (Free Dating)

Sarah Giblin (Riut)

Sarah Giblin (Riut)

Peter Kemp (PeaQuai Advisory)

Peter Kemp (PeaQuai Advisory)

Geoff Roberts (Democrata)

Geoff Roberts (Democrata)

Benjamin Ellis (Redcatco & SocialOptic)

Benjamin Ellis (Redcatco & SocialOptic)

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Organizers

Phin Mpofu

Phin Mpofu

Startup Grind

Director, Thames Valley
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Louize Clarke (Reading, UK)

Louize Clarke (Reading, UK)

ConnectTVT

Co-Director
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Zak Nason

Zak Nason

Oracle

Co-Director
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Andrei Sirbu

Andrei Sirbu

Readsters LTD

Ambassador
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Alex Christou

Alex Christou

Airbyte

Ambassador
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