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*** Registration required for this event - see below *** If your business is looking for growth capital to support your international expansion plans, or if you are considering expanding your business to the US West Coast and want to find out about local inward investment support, register to attend this US West Coast seminar. At the seminar you can hear from and meet a US delegation from Arizona, the team at Silicon Valley Bank, Hemant Maini of RocketSpace who shares details of their newly launched investment programme, Department for International Trade and select mentors and partners from GTM Global's international expansion network. The West Coast of the United States is home to 8 out of 10 of the world’s top technology businesses. Arizona’s open innovation environment and thriving technology ecosystem, coupled with its proximity to Silicon Valley makes it the ideal location for UK firms planning to enter the US market in[masked]. To find out how UK tech and digital business can expand into this dynamic US fintech and IoT marketplace, register and attend a series of presentations from mission critical UK and US agencies and trade bodies, including Silicon Valley Bank, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, and Department for International Trade: • Sonya Iovenio - Head of Venture & Growth Banking, Silicon Valley Bank • Chris Camacho - President and CEO, Greater Phoenix Economic Council • Hemant Maini - Director of Start-Up Services RocketSpace • Timothy Poole - Trade advisor at Department for International Trade • Plus - Q&A panel, drinks and networking Who should attend: CEOs, founders and senior managers of digital and tech scale-ups looking to expand into the USA in the next 3 to 6 months and with turnover in the range £2m to £50m. IMPORTANT Places are limited so early registration is advised. Please note also, attendance is subject to the approval of the organisers who will contact you after you have registered. *a more detailed seminar agenda with additional speakers and times to follow… ________________________________________ Registration You will not be allowed into the event without registration. This event is not for consultants/contractors/suppliers. Please register here and to see full event details: https://gotomarket.global/events/US-west-coast-seminar-250219?utm_source=partner-2GT&utm_medium=email-web&utm_campaign=US-west-coast-seminar-250219
A short introduction to working Agile in a small, fast paced environment. WHO IS THE EVENT FOR? - Founders/Entrepreneurs thinking about how they want their company to grow and how to work with software developers. - Programmers, Testers, Product people and others who need to help entrepreneurs and managers grow the company in the right way KEY TAKEAWAYS - When start-ups need agile - The truth about MVPs - Thinking small to maximise diseconomies of scale and reduce risk - Moving fast with quality - Building a team which can learn the right thing to build - The key role of Product owners SPEAKER Allan Kelly Allan Kelly advises teams from many different companies and domains on adopting and deepening Agile practices and development in general. He specialises in working with software product companies and aligning products and processes with company strategy. When he is not with clients he writes far too much. He is the author of three books: 1. "Xanpan - team centric Agile Software Development" (https://leanpub.com/xanpan), 2. "Business Patterns for Software Developers" and 3. “Changing Software Development: Learning to be Agile” The originator of Retrospective Dialogue Sheets (http://www.dialoguesheets.com) and a regular conference speaker. He can be found on Twitter as @allankellynet (http://twitter.com/allankellynet) and blogs (http://blog.allankelly.net). Tech Citizen Entrepreneurship Academy (TCEA) Objective For startups teams to build their competence and skillset/mindset in all the 10 modules, as early as possible in the business life cycle. Modules The modules are listed together with a competence level (/10 for each module) and a time frame for completion. We will reference our events and workshops to each of the 10 modules below: Description Competence Time frame 1. Managing teams Module: MT Content: hiring, training, culture, communication change, engagement, incentives, team, leadership Confidentiality All the information discussed in this meetup is confidential No documentation or information in the event, is to be distributed or used outside of the event. RSVP We appreciate your cooperation in updating your RSVP to be an accurate representation of whether you will attend. CAFE CONDUCT The venue is provided to Tech city for free and we need to respect the owners hospitality. You are required to buy one item from the cafe counter. You are not allowed to consume/leave any drinks (including branded water) and food from outside, on the premises.