Past Meetup

Hacker News London Meetup

This Meetup is past

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Central Foundation Boys School

Cowper Street · London

How to find us

Entrance through the main gates, inside courtyard turn left and follow the signs

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Please come indulge your inner geek and join us for some beers, pizza and great talks. You will no doubt learn one or two things about startups, be inspired and meet some great people.

We have the following great talks lined up for the evening.

Simon Willison - Becoming accidental entrepreneurs
Colin Hayhurst - Software is Serious Fun
Ian Oszvald - StrongSteam - the AppStore for AI and Data Mining algorithms
Steve Buckley - Recruiting for Start-ups
James Pike - Blaggart - Pixel Graffiti

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!


The London Hacker News meetup is sponsored by these generous folks.

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