- HACKADRAM! - The William Grant and Sons spirit hackathon
Hackadram is a unique opportunity to define the future of spirits around the world. We’re inviting you to an incredible venue to work with fellow specialists for 2 days in January to solve the future challenges of one of the world’s most respected and innovative premium spirits companies, William Grant & Sons - creators of world renowned brands such as Glenfiddich, Monkey Shoulder, Hendricks and many more. Then pitch to the key decision makers for a chance to see your idea commissioned. Once again places are limited so apply now via http://www.hackadram.com/ Come test your metal against the best brains in our tech community. Meet new people, create new concepts and ultimately get your project commissioned by WG&S.
- “Make it so!” The real state of voice technology
The Hoxton Mix Collective is back! We’re putting together another free night of tech talks, demos, and generously fuelled networking – this time on the subject of voice. If you’re already developing for voice interaction, or if you’re wondering how to get started, we’re ready to hook you up with advice, collaborators and potential big-name clients. You’ll hear short talks from Opearlo, Unilever, and more – but most of all, you’ll get to share some stories and enjoy a beer with your fellow devs from across the Collective. It’s on Thursday 6 April at The Trampery on Old Street. Book your free place now (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/make-it-so-the-real-state-of-voice-technology-tickets-32719466806). See you there, Matt
- Re.Hack 2016 - Unilever's e-commerce hackathon
Yes, ReHack is back for 2016! Bigger venue! Multiple briefs! Amazing food and awesome inspiring people! Once again places are limited so apply now via http://www.rehack.io Come test your metal against the best brains in our tech community. Meet new people, create new concepts and ultimately get your project commissioned by Unilever.
- Dugout FC launch night and networking
Welcome to the official draft night party for dugoutfc.com. Join us at Bar Kick on Wednesday to see how dugout FC is disrupting the fantasy football market. Watch the tension and comedy of the live draft and let us give you a sneak preview of some of the features being released throughout the 2015/2016 season. Come and grab some food and some drinks and network with sport and tech like minded people. Door open at 6pm, Draft starts at 7pm Grab tickets here. Space is limited. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dugout-fc-fantasy-football-launch-night-tickets-17896118773
- Meet the expert. Startups and investors, a marriage made in heaven?
This is a ticketed event, you can book yours on this page http://www.kweekweek.com/ducciozambrini/meet-the-expert-startups-and-investors-a-marriage-made-in-heaven What opportunities are out there to invest in Startups and what are the benefits and the risk associated with this type of investment for the investors? In 2014 investors poured a total of £1.4 Billions into the UK's Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) For this edition of Meet the Expert, we have invited Kealan Doyle, the Director of Symvan Capital. Kealan’s experience includes advising SME clients on IPOs, reverse acquisitions, M&A and other investment banking services. He was previously the global head of structured equity products at HSBC, with responsibilities for teams in London, Hong Kong and New York. He has been a director at Deutsche Bank in the Global Equity Derivatives group, Vice President at Merrill Lynch and a senior fixed income economist at UBS, where the team was ranked number two by Extel for economic research. Kealan is also a Director of Symvan Securities Limited. Kealan holds degrees from the London School of Economics and the University of Toronto Kealan's presentation will cover the following point. A general introduction to what a Venture Capital firm is and how it operates. A more in depth analysis of his relationship with Startups and Investors and some very practical tips and advice for both Startups looking to raise capital and investors looking to diversify their portfolio. Three of Symvan's portfolio companies will also each give a 5 minute insight into the growth trajectory of their respective technology companies. The event also represents a great opportunity to network with Angel investors, Startup Founders, Directors and qualified staff, as well as professionals from the City. This is the programme of the evening. 7pm to 8pm. Registration and informal mixing and mingling 8pm to 8.30pm Kealan Doyle's presentation 8.30pm Onwards Q&A and after that more informal networking. Places are limited and we expect them to sell out well in advance prior to the actual date of the event, therefore we recommend early booking to avoid disappointment. Home House is London's most exclusive private members’ club. Occupying a terrace of Georgian townhouses in elegant Portman Square in the heart of London, members and guests enjoy the splendour of 18th Century architecture and the opulence of neo-classical design in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere; it’s a true Home from Home.
- Founders Club @ Home House
This is a ticketed event, you can book yours at http://www.kweekweek.com/ducciozambrini/founders-club-home-house--2 After the success of the first edition of the Founders Club in June (over 150 guests came along and a variety of deals were made and positions filled) we welcome you to the 2nd edition. This event is designed to bring together 3 categories of professionals 1) Founders and Directors of Start-Ups and Smes 2) Freelancers, Consultants and professionals offering services to those in the above category 3) Angel Investors, Mentors, Venture Capitalist This is the format of the evening 7pm to 8pm. Informal networking 8pm onwards. Attendees working for Startups looking to hire consultants or staff for specific projects, Startups looking for investment, as well as Angel Investors, or VC firms looking to invest in suitable venture can pitch for 45 seconds each. In order to book a slot, register on the "Elevator Pitch" section. The Elevator Pitch is not designed to promote any type of goods or services. 8.30pm onwards. More informal networking. Home House is London's most exclusive private members’ club. Occupying a terrace of Georgian townhouses in elegant Portman Square in the heart of London, members and guests enjoy the splendour of 18th Century architecture and the opulence of neo-classical design in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere; it’s a true Home from Home. Due to Council regulations, no tickets can be sold on the door for this event. In addition to this, we expect the event to be sold out before the actual event date. We do need to strongly encourage early booking to avoid disappointment 10th JUNE. We will regularly update this space with the vacancies available at this event. Kindly note that there will be more vacancies than the ones we become aware of AND this event is also an opportunity to match investors with founders of Startups Senior Digital Marketing Expert, ideally with previous start-up experience Marketing Intern, strong enthusiasm required (but no previous experience needed) Senior Java developer, min 5 years experience Account Management Intern, Account Manager, Account Manager (French-speaking), Account Manager (German-speaking), Business Change Analyst, Business Development Manager Benelux, Business Development Manager Benelux, Business Intelligence Analyst, Campaign QA Tester, Chief of Staff, Devops Engineer, Digital Account Manager (Nordics), Engineering Lead/Software Architect, Finance Manager, HR Manager, IT Support Specialist, Office Admin, Operations Analyst, Product Manager, QA Engineer, Recruiter, Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Senior Sales Manager, Senior UX / UI Designer, Software Engineer, Strategy Analyst, Strategy Analyst
- Re.Hack - Sustainability Hackathon to drive e-Commerce
Introducing: The first EVER Unilever and Hoxton Mix Collective Sustainability Hackathon to Drive e-Commerce It's time to make eCommerce a force for good by making it more sustainable, and encouraging the entire supply chain to follow suit. Join us on the 25th and 26th of June to mingle with 200 of the worlds top eCommerce execs, global suppliers and retailers, at Village Underground and have your world changing idea commissioned by Unilever. If you think you're the right fit. Then you have to sign up on our website www.rehack.io (http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rehack.io%2F&h=DAQGGa9dW&enc=AZP0nXR8cTpNnXZV0OExe05Avy4EuVBcBDLzQI020DDVp8rN6__MEJycUYtYFOkEXYs&s=1) and we'll invite you personally via Eventbrite. See what last year was like: https://youtu.be/H9Ml9spJ5zo Looking forward to changing the world with you! Hoxton Mix & Unilever http://www.rehack.io/
- Hoxton Mix Mixer No 12 - Virtual World meets Real World
The Hoxton Mix Mixer No. 12 part of London Tech Week This Mixer has the theme "Virtual world meets Real World" Come and join us for another awesome session of startups, tech, creative inspiration, innovation, beer and food. We have four cutting edge startups in this area demonstrating their warez and talking us through some of the challenges and issues they faced. Expect the audience to be mainly tech/creative with a sprinkling of VC activity. We also have a surprise guest celebrity coming along.... ooooh intriguing! More info to follow so watch this space... Places are limited so grab a ticket now.
- Hoxton Mix Mixer #10 "The Colossus"
We're happy to announce the next in the series of Mixer events bringing together all the main players in London's Tech City. This time we've moved back to Port of Entry (which used to be the Gopher hole) to put on another cracking night of speakers and networking. Come along for a night where participants can meet up, socially network, and make deals happen. This month we will be inspired by: Damian Simor - GiveToView.com Pascal Auberson - Lumacode.com Samuel Cox - Samuelcox.net Hamish Tedeschi -Magentys.co.uk (http://magentys.co.uk/) We need to keep track of numbers so sign up for tickets here - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hoxton-mix-mixer-10-the-colossus-tickets-11268960765 See you there!