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Want to Fast Track Your Startup? Start Building a Community!

In order for any startup large corporation to be successful, they must have a community. This can be a virtual community, a fan base, or even a consumer community. Whatever type of community is relevant to you, your business needs its support. At this Masterclass, attendees will learn how to build a community from the ground up. Join us for snacks, drinks, top notch education and strategic networking!

Our Speakers:

Shawn is a Technology Entrepreneur having done his first startup in High School and exiting 3 years later. He then worked in Enterprise IT for over 20 years beforechucking it all in to launch TechMeetups.

TechMeetups started by launching The London Silicon Roundabout Group in Dec 2010 which grew close to 3000 members in 20 months. TechMeetups is now a global tech community across 20 cities with over 6000 members planning to do over 200 events in 2013!

Richard Millington is the founder and managing director of FeverBee Limited, a community consultancy dedicated to improving how organizations develop communities. He is also the founder of The Pillar Summit, the world’s first and most comprehensive course in Professional Community Management.

Richard has worked on dozens of successful community projects, and his client list is one of the most impressive in the industry. Clients include The United Nations, Oracle, The Global Fund, BAE Systems, AMD, OECD, The RSPCA, Future Publishing, The British Medical Journal, EMC and a variety of youth and entertainment brands.

Richard’s blog, www.feverbee.com, is widely cited for introducing best practices in developing communities. Richard is the author of Buzzing Communities: How To Build Bigger, Better, And More Active Online Communities.

Leon Tong has over 10 years experience devising and creating highly successful, engaging digital communities for an impressive list of clients including Amnesty International, the British Council, Cambridge University, the Department for Education and MTV.
As the founder and managing director of community agency BrightLemon, Leon is a keen supporter of Drupal - and the value of building effective social networks by applying social psychology, user experience and technology.
Leon has presented on online communities at numerous events and his article "Build your own social network" was featured this year in .net magazine.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello everyone, In case anyone is interested in hearing Microsoft talk about their new platforms W8/WP8 then this is a good chance: http://www.meetup.com/Cambridge-Game-Creators/events/95821602/

    Thanks

    January 15, 2013

  • Craig C.

    Bottled beer? Pizza? Hashtag? Sign of some real food for £5 rather than cheese puffs? Come on!

    November 16, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks for the feedback @Kaitlin, I try and eat the paleo/caveman diet which is nothing processed, the selection of food was biscuits and cheese puffs, so I didn't eat. I put together a healthy selection of food at our recent event for @StartUpFit last minute from Tescos (it is possible when plans fall down), see a few photos from: https://www.facebook.c...­ if you'd like to talk about healthy catering it's an area I know a lot about and am happy to talk. @CavemanKlaus

      December 1, 2012

    • Jeremy C.

      Betcha cavemen drank beer before they drank wine... and that beer postdates the paleolithic by a few hundred thousand years. Do you mean neolithic (about 10,000 BCE)? Or is the wine just for show?

      December 1, 2012

  • Alex J M

    Thanks to Chet [?] for sharing the chocolates :)

    2 · November 16, 2012

    • Chet K.

      You are most welcome Alex!....that was way too much chocolate for a guy to carry around on a friday night :)

      November 17, 2012

  • Craig C.

    Good Meetup. The food was disappointing though. Bit disorganised at the start in terms of what we were supposed to do.

    November 16, 2012

  • Alex J M

    One of the best Tech meet-up's yet. Great talks from Richard Millington and Leon Tong thanks guys, and thanks to Tech meet-ups for arranging it.
    ps but would have been even better if there was water not just beer/coke + thanks to Chet [?] for sharing the chocolates, was sweet [lols] of u :)

    November 16, 2012

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