Crowd Funding - A Seminar for Entrepreneurs and Businesses Seeking Funding

Crowd funding is increasingly gaining popularity in the UK. This free seminar, hosted by Jeffreys Henry LLP, Manches LLP and Seedrs, aims to introduce the concept of crowd funding, tackle some of the legal issues and discuss how to incentivise investors.

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Date: 26 February 2013
Location: Jeffreys Henry LLP, UK

CEO Tales: Open Source Business Models

Network event for entrepreneurs, investors and corporates wanting to learn more about successful open source business. First registrations collect free Raspberry Pi

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Date: 6 February 2013
Location: 5 New Street Square, UK

Geeks on a Plane: Investment with a Twist


Dave McClure exports the experts.

His brainchild, Geeks On A Plane arranges to ship VCs and experienced entrepreneurs and journalists to far flung places in order to research and invest in foreign startups. 

This month, they came south to New Zealand and I met the team at a speed pitching competition hosted by the Icehouse Incubator.

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ICT KTN Online Business Essential Clinics #8: Termsheet Negotiation Skills

ICT KTN Online Business Essential Clinics #8: Termsheet Negotiation Skills presented by James Paton-Philip and Jonathan Snade of Pinsent Masons LLP

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Date: 28 June 2012
Location: Pinsent Masons LLP, UK

Angels International Funding Event - 13th December

Angels International are holding their December Funding event on the 13th of December at the Alea Casino, Leeds. If you are looking for funding and you believe that you are ready to meet the investors on a one to one basis then get in touch by email or register your business plan on the Angels International website for FREE.

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Date: 13 December 2011
Location: Alea Casino, UK

Take Part in TechWorld, 16 - 17th November at London ExCeL

ExCeL London

Around 2000 industry decision-makers, including potential investors and buyers from nearly 50 countries, will gather in one location for TechWorld, one of the UK’s largest technology shows at London ExCel Centre, 16 - 17 November 2011.

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20 Oct. London: Bus. Development China, by Guilian Zhang, deputy mayor Yangzhou

This event will cover: * How to recognize market opportunities in China * How to spot and avoid the minefields in China’s economic, cultural, and political context * How to capture the market demand and build meaningful relationships in China’s business world

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Date: 20 October 2011
Location: Regus Portland House, UK

5 Oct. London: Michael Blakey (investor) teaches entrepreneurs on Funding!

Learn the Funding do's & dont's from Michael Blakey (informal) and Charles Delingpole (serial entrepreneur). Tips & tricks from the best in the field and meet with other entrepreneurs, legal advisors and informals. Send me an email, and I will put you on the list for free!

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Date: 5 October 2011
Location: Regus: Broadgate Tower Conferencing, UK

Bootlaw: Understanding the Seed Summit Term Sheets

On Wednesday 21 September, we'll be looking at term sheets for early stage investments - and not just any old term sheets, because we'll be explaining the Seed Summit Term Sheet to give our view on what to look out for if presented with this document, or what else you need to think about if using it for your own investments.

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Date: 21 September 2011
Location: Pinsent Masons, UK

European Tech Accelerator Launches with £1m Fund

Ignite. by Ben Seidelman

The team behind the North East's successful incubator, Difference Engine are back with a new accelerator fund, ignite100, backed with funds of £1m.

Jon Bradford, founder of Difference Engine, which includes Digital Mission alumni Screenreach amongst the companies is supported, returns as Executive Director with Paul Smith, a North-East based entrepreneur running the programme. He said,

"Difference Engine was the first major acceleration bootcamp programme in Europe. ignite100 redefines acceleration programmes again and will be first acceleration programme in Europe to offer up to £100k per team."

The deal?

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Accelerate Your Company’s Growth


Pembridge Logo

UPDATE: The event will now take place the w/c 6th June, so there's still time to apply, see below for info.

Pembridge, in association with Dreamstake, First Flight, SSD, and XMedia Lab have announced the launch of the Growth Accelerator - A programme specifically developed to increase the investment in digital media companies globally.

The programme will provide high-value advice and support to develop company proposition from leading practitioners in business growth and finance readiness.

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Growth Accelerator

Are you a growing digital media company looking for $100K+ investment, Pembridge have just launched the Growth Accelerator to increase deal flow in Europe - please go to for more info.

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Date: 6 June 2011
Location: Birmingham, UK

Pitchoutwater Meetup

This event features a combined British / Down Under Invasion theme with 2 or 3 firms from the UK and one each from Australia and New Zealand To keep order we should probably ban all talk of rugby and cricket. We also have a firm from Denmark to mix things up a bit.

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Date: 4 November 2010
Location: Hive at 55, US

Tech Mission London 2010

Tech Mission London 2010 (#TML10) provides a dynamic environment for Northern Tech community (tech entrepreneurs, investors, deal makers and service providers) to engage with their counterparts from London.

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Date: 15 June 2010
Location: Paypal London, UK

Launch48 Conference and Weekend

Launch48, a conference and entrepreneurial event, is back and running in London from the 4th to the 6th of June with speakers and mentors from Gumtree, Yahoo, PayPal, VMWare, Google, and many more attending and working closely with attendees.

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Date: 4 June 2010
Location: PayPal Headquerters, UK