Startup Weekend London get-together drinks and winter kick-off

    Friday, November 13, 2015

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Startup Weekend London get-together drinks and winter kick-off

Friday, November 13, 2015

Friday, November 13, 2015
Event starts at 7:00 pm

Innovation Warehouse
1 E Poultry Avenue
London, UK EC1A 9PT

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Meeting friends old and new with SW London!

Brought to you by the team at Startup Weekend Food, free drinks sponsored by Vita Coco and Big Hug Brewing

Want to catch up with the people you met at your last Startup Weekend? Want to learn what Startup Weekend is about and what exciting events are coming up? Join us at Innovation Warehouse to meet friends old and new!

Particularly for those new to the SW community, we've lined up a panel of SW superstars to tell you about their experience. Featuring panelists including:
  • Amalia Agathou (Fashion/Tech, Strategy and Innovation Consultant, SW mentor & organiser) 
  • JinA Bae (co-founder & CEO of CHOPCHOP, SW winner) 
  • Rayhana (winner of SW Fashtech and the Global Fashion Battle)
Interested in SW but have no tech background? Not sure what you can hack together over a weekend? David Haber from Import Classes is here to show you the tricks and tools you need to know.

Don't miss this if you're in it to win the next SW!

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7:00 pm
Registration & networking
Arrive, drink, chat and enjoy

7:15 pm
Talk and Q&A
How to hack SW as a non-tech person?

7:45 pm
Panel and Q&A
Learn what SW is about!

8:15 pm
Networking and Goodbyes
Make those last-minute connections before you leave


David Haber

David Haber is a lead software engineer at Soma Analytics, an investor-backed and award-winning health-tech startup in London. He is also co-founder of Import Classes, a worldwide training and development company that provides data science and programming workshops at the university and corporate levels. David holds a computer science degree from Imperial College London, where he focused on statistical machine learning. He is also a lead instructor at Code First: Girls.

Coaches and Mentors

JinA Bae
Co-founder & CEO of CHOPCHOP, SW winner

JinA is the co-founder & CEO of CHOPCHOP, a dynamic cooking task management app backed by an AI algorithm. She is an avid home cook and is passionate about introducing technology into traditional recipes and rethinking the way we cook. Before starting CHOPCHOP, she spent 3 years at McKinsey & Company in San Francisco and London, specialising in tech strategy, go-to-market and big-data analytics. She holds a B.A. in Ethics, Politics & Economics from Yale University.

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

Amalia Agathou has more than 12 years of experience in the European startup ecosystem and the creative industries as an entrepreneur and innovation consultant.

A firm believer in innovation fuelled by cross-border and and cross-industry collaboration, Amalia has designed and worked on numerous international projects that merge various industries with the world of startups, like EDF Energy's Pulse Awards, Global Fashion Battle and CFE's Fashiontech accelerator.

An Information & Communication Systems Engineering and Fine Arts graduate, Amalia has co-founded, worked for Conde Nast, London College of Fashion, The Next Web, Studio XO and more. Most recently she helped set up and led as Head of Innovation, Havas UK innovation hub, Havas X, that looks 18 months ahead of the curve at emerging trends across media, tech, culture and data science.

 Agathou is an active mentor and advisor at several entrepreneurial communities and accelerator programs like London Fashion Fund, Blooming Founders, NEF and Techstars.

Ray Ziai

Ray is one of 6 founders of Mode For Me, winner of both Startup Weekend London and the Global Fashion Battle 2015. She currently works in Finance, where she has undertaken a variety of roles including Data Analyst and Relationship Manager roles. She's currently working within the Financial Markets Digital team, managing the development of digital trading solutions. 

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend London get-together drinks and winter kick-off team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend London is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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  • Emily
  • Vivi
  • Aleksandra
  • Matteo
  • Pamela

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