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Startup Stories IV - The Showcase

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Come and join us at Google Campus and meet some of the UK’s up and coming startups. We will be showcasing 10 -15 of the hottest startups in a mini-exhibition. This will be followed by the next round of Startup Stories!

We will feature four startups in a quick-fire session with an opportunity to cross examine them and find out the secret of startup success.

We would like to say special thanks to our friends and sponsors Russel Cooke ( and Rackspace ( for making this event happen!


5pm Startup Exhibition

6.30pm Introduction and Keynote Speech

7pm Presentations

8pm Drinks and Networking


Chris Bradley - Founder of (

A South African born Brit, Chris came up with the idea for Publicate during his career working for the world's second largest LCD manufacturer, spending 4 years in Amsterdam and 2 years in Taiwan.

Baraka Zahabian and Nail Valiyev - Co-Founders of (

Baraka is a serial entrepreneur in music & health and had the initial idea as was a new face in London & wanted to fall in love with the city as quickly as possible. She was first inspired by video as she noticed how many trends were converging towards this dynamic resource. More recently Baraka has helped found & run Innovation Warehouse in the City of London and worked as a startup consultant for the last 2 years.

Nail has worked across many business sectors complimenting his Double masters degrees (MBA and Masters within Management). He has completed two dissertations in the startup environment and worked for an Incubator in the heart of the city. Being a fantastic asset for scaling any business; as Nail speaks four languages and has substantial networks within four countries. Recently a co-founder of Baku Startup Weekend.

Alex Housley - COO at (

Rumble Labs is a predictive analytics platform that helps digital media and e-commerce companies boost engagement and revenues by leveraging machine learning algorithms and big data technologies. Each month Rummble Labs provides personalised content to hundreds of millions of individuals, in real-time, based upon their activities, interests, social network and context. At Startup Stories, Alex will talk about his experience pivoting from B2C to B2B, building the right product, developing a business model and fund raising.

David Jacobs and Max Lewis - Co-founders of Autographic Insight (

David has been running a creative agency called Great Minds Design for 7 years and embarked on Autographic Insight in 2012 with a vision to change the way people report internally and externally.

Max has previously had success in affiliate plaforms and spent several years working in the affiliate team at a large agency before embarking on autographic Insight in 2012