Startup Weekend Warm up & Birthday Party!

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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Startup Weekend Warm up & Birthday Party!

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Shoreditch Platform
1 Kingsland Road
London, UK E2 8AA

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Get inspired and celebrate 10 years of Startup Weekend!

Join us at the uber cool Shoreditch Platform for some inspiration talks, information about getting involved in Startup Weekend, networking and of course cake & dance! 

Let's get inspired by stories of past participants, celebrate volunteers and mentors and get ready for action for the next Startup Weekend: Startup Weekend Smart City & Home!

GIF Photo Booth
Thanks to Momentous Photo Booth we are going to have a GIF photo booth for some extra fun during the party! Take photos, turn them into GIFs and upload your Startup Weekend craziness on your favorite social media.

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6:30 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

7:00 pm
Startup Weekend Survival Guide by Z
What to expect at a Startup Weekend and how you can make the most of it!

7:10 pm
EDF Energy Pulse Awards
What is EDF Energy Pulse Awards and how can you get involved? What to expect from Startup Weekend Smart City & Home

7:20 pm
Call for volunteers and organizers
Want to be part of the Techstars Startup Weekend family? Here's what you need to do and what you can expect

7:25 pm
Startup Weekend Success Stories
Words of wisdom by Startup Weekend entrepreneurs. Q & A

7:30 pm

8:00 pm
Drinks and dance!

11:55 pm
Make those last-minute connections before you leave! See you at Startup Weekend!


Zoheb Iqbal

Working with startups around the world, London-based Zoheb helps to accelerate and strengthen the growth of a world wide network of entrepreneurs. From early stages of the entrepreneurial journey to innovation within industry with companies such as Aviva, Lloyds banking group,  IBM, Google and EDF as well as governmental institutes, Zoheb works to facilitate, mentor and coordinate the experience of entrepreneurs everywhere. Challenging entrepreneurs to build in intensive programs centered on action, innovation and education. Zoheb is also an architect and co-founder of several startups.

Hammad Mian
Head of Brand Strategy & Planning at EDF Energy

Amalia Agathou
Fashion/Tech, Strategy and Innovation Consultant, SW mentor & organiser

• 9 year experience in the European startup ecosystem
• 7 years experience in the fashion/tech landscape and the media industry
• proven leadership capabilities in building communities, teams, strategizing, and implementing workable marketing plans in the physical and digital world.
• digital visionary with ability to find innovative and creative solutions and design projects that merge various industries with technology

Filippos Protogeridis
Product Designer

Filippos is an impact driven product designer working with leading tech companies in both Europe and the US, transforming ideas into engaging experiences. He has extensive experience in working with both consumer as well as business facing companies across multiple industries, from mobile marketing to food, travel, retail and localization automation. 

Filippos' work has been featured on AWWWARDS, Abduzeedo, SiteInspire and Behance. He speaks regularly in conferences and seminars about the role and impact of design in innovation driven companies. He is also a global facilitator at Startup Weekend by Techstars.

Geraldine Etienne
Campaigns Associate at Seedrs

🇫🇷 🇨🇴 🌎 Half-French, half-Colombian global citizen who has lived and worked in over four countries.
💡 Politics graduate turned entrepreneur, community builder and early-stage investor.
Hustler by nature.
🚀 Obsessed with startups, brands and public speaking.
Trying to learn something new everyday.

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Warm up & Birthday Party! team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.


Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend London is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Amalia
  • Zoheb
  • Chris
  • Filippos

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