May 15, 2008 · 7:00 PM
Do you want to start the next last.fm?
Some of the best web companies of the UK have started in the East End, and there is a growing community of creative people working with internet technology in and around Hackney who could benefit from better professional networks.
This is why you should attend one of two free events to be held at Space Studios (Mare Street) on 1st of May and 15th of May. (if you need child care pls email info at openbusiness.cc
The events will kickstart a network of web entrepreneurs, developers, designers, new media artists and the wider tech community in Hackney.
Our overall goal is to stimulate growth of the digital ecology in Hackney contributing to the sustainability of the cultural sector in the borough.
Who will come?
web entrepreneurs, new media artists, web developers and designers, digital agencies, interactive designers, tech VC's, institutional funders.
Some of Hackney's most inspiring web entrepreneurs, new media artists and also funders ranging from London Development Agency to the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts.
OpenBusiness, Space Studio (is fully accessible), and artist, Larisa Blazic.
Funded through Hackney Arts Media Cluster (Hackney Council).