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Tech City Coffee @r'about - Meet, Relax, Drink, Share, Develop, Grow, Discuss!

  • Sep 2, 2014 · 10:00 AM
  • Pod

The One-stop shop for Entrepreneurs and Start-ups! 

Weekly AM coffee meetup in the Tech City centre, overlooking the roundabout!

Not just for techies...All Service Providers welcome to attend!

Lawyers, Accountant, Property, Marketing, Strategy, Sales

Do post here if you are looking for -

1. cofounders, 2. investors, 3. staff, 4. professional services, 

5. marketing, 6. sales leads, and space

that can help you and your company! Provide detailed and specific info that best describes your requirements.  No Sales pitches on the home page of this group!

10 am to 11 am Pitching

Introduce yourself, let us know what you are looking for and how we as a group can help you.

11 am, Donna Dobson, Marketing Manager, SagePay

"Ecommerce Payments: Systems and Solutions"

Donna Dobson is a Senior Manager at Sage Pay, responsible for developing and implementing revenue generating
marketing programmes. Her team manages all demand generation via direct marketing activity and the partner community.  She has over 15 years' experience in the technology industry and has worked for a number of leading tech brands including Apple Computer and Sun Microsystems (now Oracle).

Donna recently joined Sage Pay earlier this year, and is extremely excited by the many changes that are currently
taking place in the payments industry. During her presentation she will share insights into how the Payments market is changing, and how businesses can keep
ahead of the pack, whilst navigating the myriad of technology developments thatare taking place.

About the talk:

Sage Pay has collated data from over 1000 businesses and 1000 consumers across the UK in order to produce our annual Payments Landscape report. In this year's report we investigate the emerging trends and technologies in order to predict what's coming up over the next 12 months that businesses need to watch out for, as well as revealing the tips used by high growth businesses to boost conversion rates and increase profit. The report is also jammed full of insights into how consumers like to pay and what encourages them to buy.

So if you already have a business or you're thinking about setting one up, the Payments Landscape report is a
must-read to make sure you stay on top of one of the fastest moving industry's and increase those all-important conversion rates!


11.15 Adam Byrnes, International Director at

 “International macro-trends redefining the business landscape”

Adam Byrnes is responsible for  expanding across the world, particularly into markets that are
dominated by non-English native speakers, such as Asia and Latin-America. He leads teams in public relations, content, sales, marketing and translation, and has been responsible for launching in 40+ dedicated regional
sites in 30+ languages and 20+ currencies. 

Prior to joining Freelancer, Adam worked as a physics researcher at the University of Sydney in the field of photonics. During this time, he co-authored a number of academic papers in major physics journals and presented his work at the CLEO conference in California. Adam has also worked in information technology for Macquarie Group and Aalborg Industries.

Adam holds a first-class honours degree in Electrical Engineering and Advanced Physics from the University of Sydney, and studied abroad at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

11. 30 Networking

Accountants in residence – Taxplus Accountant Ltd

StartUps • Business Plans and Funding • Bookkeeping & Accounting • VAT • Payroll • Corporate Tax  • Year end Accounts • Self Assessment and Personal Tax returns






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  • J.D.

    Found my first meetup very helpful and could have stayed all day to talk about everyone's ventures. Really enjoyed the freelancer presentation as well.

    September 3, 2014

  • Campbell U.

    Thanks Osmond. Great to meet everyone - for follow ups, buzz me on [masked]

    September 2, 2014

  • Osmond D.

    Do post here if you are looking for -

    1. cofounders, 2. investors, 3. staff, 4. professional services, 5. marketing, 6. sales leads, and space

    that can help you and your company! Provide detailed and specific info that best describes your requirements. No Sales pitches on the home page of this group!

    August 20, 2014

    • James Francis O.

      I am looking for a Technical co founder for my startup

      September 2, 2014

  • Vera Caldeira Roquette G.

    It was good. Everyone had something interesting to present.

    September 2, 2014

  • Marina Z.

    It was great to attend. Check out my London New Tech event for startups on Sept 18 at Innovation Warehouse Also contact me if you are interested in becoming a coach or being coached via our online platform.

    1 · September 2, 2014

  • Giles H.

    What's the name of the venue

    September 2, 2014

  • Christos S.

    Hello there - I'm only looking to do some market research, and thought I'd post around as maybe somebody may be able to help me. All I want is to do a potential cost analysis for a startup, and want to understand - what would be the expected average salary of a developer in London (talented junior developer either straight out of uni, or with limited experience)? What would be the cost of a small London office to accommodate a team of, say, 5?

    August 31, 2014

    • Osmond D.

      Make sure to get 3 quotes! There are plenty of resources and people available.

      August 31, 2014

  • Dwight

    Hi Osmond, thank you for joining our entrepreneurs and business owners group and joining our meetings: Look forward to seeing you soon.

    1 · August 25, 2014

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