Fireside chat with Gerard Grech, CEO of Tech City UK about how the UK government and it's organisation can help your startup.
Gerard Grech is the CEO of Tech City UK, an organisation focused on accelerating the growth of digital businesses in London and across cities in the UK. He is also a member of the UK Government’s Digital Economy Council and Greater London Authority’s Smart London Board, both focused on economic growth through digital innovation.
Gerard has 15 years experience in the world of digital media, web and mobile. His international experience in London, Paris and New York, building digital products and rolling them out across 5 continents, has given him global vision and local expertise, spanning product development, business strategy and venture capital. Before that he was a new media journalist and started his career in the music business.
We will talk to Gerard about the UK government's tech strategy, what it means for your company, what tools, resources and grants you can tap into to get your company to the next level and what Brexit will mean from the business/tech perspective.
6:00 pm Networking, drinks
7:00 pm Fireside chat
8:00 pm Networking, drinks
Director, Europe at Startup Grind.
Marian was featured in New Europe 100 (organised by Financial Times, Google, Respublica and Visegrad Fund), the list of outstanding challengers who are leading world class innovation from Central and Eastern Europe.
AC Hotels is a stylish oasis with Spanish roots and European design. Our hotels are spaces made for creativity by day and social buzz by night
Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.
Lewis Silkin is a law firm which has vast experience working with tech companies at every stage of their development, from startup to exit. They help companies, founders and investors at every stage of that journey, giving sensible, practical advice informed by our experience of what the business has been through, and where it is hoping to get to in the future.
Offering more than beautiful, shared office spaces. Building a community. A place you join as an individual, 'me', but where you become part of a greater 'we'. A place where they’re redefining success measured by personal fulfillment, not just the bottom line. Community is the catalyst.
What is Startup Grind?
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.
1 Fore Street