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Going Global Manchester
RSVP here : http://stripe.events/goingglobalmanchesterjuly2018 As a startup, growth is top of mind. From your product, to your team, to your user base, building a business that scales well is the key to success. International growth used to be reserved for large companies looking to tap into new markets, but that’s no longer the case. As the technology landscape becomes increasingly global, startups view international expansion as a crucial part of their growth strategy. Join leaders from some of the fastest-growing technology companies today—Stripe, Interact, Missguided, Push Doctor, and Foot Asylum—as they share their first-hand experience scaling internationally. They will share their learnings and also talk about: ✓ The right time to consider going global ✓ Tips for deciding which regions to prioritize ✓ How to think about localization ✓ What this means for your product and marketing ✓ How to build and hire a market-leading team We hope you’ll join us! SCHEDULE 6:00 PM - Doors open, snacks and networking 7:00 PM - Lessons learned by Stripe in Going Global 7:15 PM - Panel discussion 'How to Scale Globally' 7:45 PM - Audience Q&A 8:00 PM - Light bites and mingling FEATURED SPEAKERS SCOTT HITCHINS - SVP, Interact As a partner at Interact, and with 12 years' experience in the intranet space and over 20 years in IT, Scott is responsible for driving growth for Interact across all sectors. He has a passion for technology and driving change. EREN OZAGIR - Founder & CEO, Push Doctor Eren has held senior leadership and director roles in businesses spanning marketing, music and entertainment and e-commerce. Previously Chief Commercial Officer at MusicMagpie, the innovative re-commerce platform recognised for several years as one of the top 10 fastest growing tech companies in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100. PAUL RAWLINGS - Head of Technology, Foot Asylum Paul is Head of Technology at Foot Asylum and has a real passion for technology and startups previously founding multiple technology companies like Deliverd and Screach. MARK LEACH - Head of e-Commerce, Missguided Mark has led a number of high performing teams with expertise in e-commerce, scaling and product strategy. Mark has led and crafted Missguided e-commerce strategy during rapid growth and has a passion for customer focus and delivering results. JACKIE KARMEL - Head of Retail UK, Stripe Jackie runs Stripe’s Retail function in the UK working with global brands such as ASOS, John Lewis, Charlotte Tilbury and Footasylum to re architect their payments infrastructure. She joined Stripe from studentbeans.com, the UK largest platform for students where she ran the eCommerce division. When not talking payments she can be found cycling up mountains. ROSS SHEIL - Head of Startup Growth UK, Stripe Ross was previously Head of Mobile at Twitter, building out the team, and managing revenue and operations as an early hire in Europe. Ross has also founded a startup consultancy, advising startups on go-to-market strategy and operations. He's also a board advisor to some of London's fastest growing startups.

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