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Get the Knowledge: How to Launch and Grow a Tech Start-Up

Do you run a tech business, or are you planning on launching one?

Come to Knowledge Dock on 29 November for inspiration, ideas and practical advice from experts at the University of East London and the city’s tech sector to help you on your way.

The journey will start out at pre-launch and end with a talk from a successful tech entrepreneur, with several stop-offs along the way where you’ll get knowledge on how to access finance, what support exists within the London tech community, how tech businesses and Universities can collaborate...and much more.

We’re asking all speakers to give you some key tips, advice and knowledge that you can take away and apply to your own business. Lunch is provided and London’s most popular tech networking event, Silicon Drinkabout, will be held at Knowledge Dock immediately after the event, so there’s even more reason to come and spend your Friday afternoon with us.

  • Gain knowledge from experts that you can take away and put into action to help you launch or grow your tech business
  • Learn how your business can benefit from collaborating with the University of East London
  • Meet members of London’s tech community and hear their inspirational stories
  • London’s most successful tech networking event, Silicon Drinkabout, will be taking place immediately after the event

12.30 Lunch and networking

13.30 Knowledge before you launch: How do you get your start-up off the ground? 

14.00 Knowledge from the tech community: How can entrepreneurs support each other and when should they go to the pros? (Oliver Kraus, RocketSurgeon)

14.00 Knowledge from the legal sector: What to consider when raising funds (Maria Panayi and Matthew Overton, Joelson Law)

15.00 Knowledge from Universities: Collaboration and Knowledge Transfer (Mansour Moniri and Duncan Boak, University of East London) 

15.30 Knowledge Transfer Partnerships – what are they and how can they benefit tech businesses? (Julie Wall, University of East London)

16.00 Break

16.15 My journey – Paul Sheedy, CEO,

16.45 Panel Discussion

17.45 Close

Followed by Silicon Drinkabout networking event.

Register for free on the eventbrite page.

Friday, 29 November 2019

Knowledge Dock Business Centre

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