Global Startup Battle: London
Friday, November 20 - 22, 2015
Friday, November 20 - 22, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm
WeWork (South Bank)
22 Upper Ground
Who will claim victory at the next Startup Weekend London and have the guts to triumph in the Global Startup Battle?
Here’s your opportunity to turn problems into solutions in 54 exciting hours. Work with other technologists, entrepreneurs, designers, mobile developers and product experts to build real solutions to the world's most pressing problems in just one crazy weekend.
If there's a problem you think can be solved with technology, entrepreneurship and good old fashioned grit, this is the place to kick it all off.
Build amazing teams, access awesome mentors and take the stage to present to a panel of judges who can send your startup to battle in a global arena.
As the world celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week, we'll be hosting the biggest battle in startups for the 6th straight year.
Join thousands of innovators from across the globe for the most innovative weekends of the year… Alongside events happening in over 250 cities, London is bringing together some of the world’s top startup experts and talent -- including you!
You'll compete locally first, then against your region, then the world! You can also choose a themed Track that fits your team best to go after even more prizes and glory!
This is an uncensored taste of what it's like to be an entrepreneur. The ups and downs; the delights and crises. Learn how to move your idea from concept to reality with less talk and more action!
Your City. Your Idea. Your Future. Join Startup Weekend London for the most mind-blowing 54 hours of your life and compete in the 2015 Global Startup Battle!
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Saturday November 21st
Sunday November 22nd
A key area of interest of Claire is financial inclusion and she is sponsoring an open innovation challenge with the government on this topic in March, as well as being ambassador of LBG in London through Go ON London and local activities.
Coaches and Mentors
The ubio Automation Cloud powers direct bookings for several of the leading travel metasearch websites and apps. They use robots to automate the booking of flights and hotels directly on supplier websites with zero integration required.
They operate on a SaaS model and are more than 10 times more cost-effective than GDS platforms.
• 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
Tom helps the Forward Partners portfolio startups with marketing strategy and support, everything from PPC all the way through to TV.
With over 20 years of experience in the creative sector, Jonas has partnered with leading organisations including Sony Music, BBC, Tate Modern and Google. He set up London's premiere lifestyle and technology accelerator and is currently helping pilot the UK's first hardware incubator.
Jonas is an adjunct professor in entrepreneurship and innovation, business advisor and writer. He is co-author of 'Business Design: Curiosity to Strategy' and a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and The Guardian. Jonas regularly speaks on creativity, entrepreneurship and the future of work.
Techstars Startup Weekend London is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
Jessica loves creating engaging education experiences and previously managed a dozen online learning communities, coached early-stage education entrepreneurs, grew the Startup Weekend Education program worldwide, founded her own education startup, led professional development workshops for hundreds of educators, and designed and taught technology classes for the Boys and Girls Club and 4-H Youth Development programs. She is also a community organizer for the SF Edtech Happy Hour, 4-H, Startup Weekend Education, and Education Startup Digest.
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