What we're about

Upstream is an exciting new network, bringing together people from the global companies, tech and creative start-ups/scaleups who call Hammersmith & Fulham home.
Join us if you:
• lead or work in a start-up or scale-up
• want to champion a more entrepreneurial style of working
• have entrepreneurial ambitions
• want to meet other entrepreneurs in this borough

Upcoming events (3)

Virtual Virtuoso: How to smash online pitching & presentations

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/virtual-virtuoso-how-to-smash-online-pitching-presentations-tickets-104035354546?aff=erelexpmlt Need to present online at high level meetings? Need to deliver your pitch virtually? Or have you had to move your events online? We’re all adapting, and one of the biggest shifts everyone has experienced is the new need to communicate online. One big question is... is there a difference between presenting face to face versus on screen? The short answer is ‘yes.’ Despite many similarities, being clear, making an impact and maintaining audience focus can look very different online when done correctly. The incredible Sarah Archer, an expert at helping people grow their marketing confidence and their business, is here to make this possible for you. She will be sharing some of her secrets to increase your confidence and success when sharing your message online. So you can continue to grow your audience and business in these challenging times. Recalibrate is Upstream’s series for these unprecedented times. Here, we offer you the tools to boost your business, expand your skill-set, and adapt to what might be the ‘new normal’. What will I learn? 1) The key differences in presenting online vs. face to face 2) How to grab that most precious thing...your audience’s attention, so that they’ll focus on your message. 3) How to structure your talk and content for more impact online. 4) How to maximise engagement with your audience while you’re presenting online. This is an interactive workshop, where you’ll get the chance to apply each part of the learning to your own business. There are limited places so secure yours today!

Deep Tech Network-ing Event

Online event

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/deep-tech-network-imperial-college-x-upstream-tickets-105936878054 DeepTech Network is back this June! After a successful online showcase in April, the #DeepTechNetwork is back! Imperial College London and Upstream are excited to invite you to join us at our first virtual networking event. Our real life networking evening in January was a sell-out, demonstrating the appetite for this community to collaborate and innovate together. White City Innovation District: White City's Innovation District is a growing hub for Life and Physical Sciences, and a hotbed of disruptive and ambitious engineering, involving the world-leading Imperial College London, tech and science startups. *Update: we'd usually base our events in White City but let's embrace digital this time. Tech link will be sent to guests who have signed up ahead of the event. The DeepTech Network Community: If you're a science, tech or engineering business, academic or startup using deep tech to improve our world, this event is for you!

Effective Storytelling for Science & Tech Businesses

Online event

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/effective-storytelling-for-science-tech-businesses-tickets-104028215192 Transform your terminology into a compelling story to hook your audience and keep them interested. COVID-19 has been felt by organisations in every sector. Now more than ever you need to stand out from the crowd. This talk is for science and technology businesses, who have to explain complex concepts and products. Whether you are pitching to customers or investors, seeking to build a profile through marketing and communications or explaining your proposition to partners or suppliers, a concise, impactful story is essential to stand out. Bamboozling with terminology doesn’t help! Ben Maynard draws on over 25 years’ experience in helping technology businesses transform complex messages into compelling communications. In this talk he will share how to translate your terminology into a story that wider audiences can share and engage with. He will outline a simple approach to finding, structuring and delivering corporate stories that deliver impact. Recalibrate is Upstream’s series for these unprecedented times. Here, we offer you the tools to boost your business, expand your skill-set, and adapt to what might be the ‘new normal’. Schedule: 14:00 - 15:00 Talk and Q&A 15:00 - 15:30 Online Networking

Past events (29)

Skyrocket your Sales by Effective Connections Online

Online event

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