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Digital Richmond


Tuesday, 27 February 2018 from 14:00 to 19:00 (GMT)

Digital Richmond

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Richmond Council invites you to a special event to share their tech ambitions for the borough. 


Richmond upon Thames is a recognised tech hotbed, with the talent and ambition to shape the borough’s digital future.


This major event will bring together tech businesses and stakeholders to explore key tech trends and issues, showcase the borough’s digital and tech pace-setters and stimulate engagement between entrepreneurs, educators and sector leaders. Whether you’re starting or growing your tech enterprise in Richmond upon Thames, or from beyond the borough and looking for stimulating discussion and inspiration.

Please join us!


If you are living, working or thinking of expanding your business in the Richmond Borough this event is for you. You'll have the opportunity to meet local businesses and key stakeholders. Richmond Council is committed to supporting small business and helping them thrive by bringing the latest technology, innovation and connectivity into the borough.  


This is a must attend event


14.00 – 14.15 

Welcome and introduction

14.15 - 14.45

Gareth Elliott, Cabinet Member for Digital & Technology, Richmond Council

Richmond Tech Ambitions with Q & A

14.45 – 15.00

Nicholas Farmer, Tax Partner Menzies

How to Manage Your Brexit

15.00 - 15.30

Crowd Cube, Darren Mulvihill

Sharing some case studies how Tech companies have raised significant investment through their platform

15.30 - 16.00

Q and A panel

Focusing on 5 pillars: infrastructure, talent, incubation & co-working space, finance, tech cluster & data.

Potential participants:

  • Darren Mulvihill Crowd Cube,
  • John Warchus Tech & IP specialist Moore Blatch
  • Chi Mayer, St. Mary’s University.
  • Mark Lilleyman Founder & MD of Tech Division.
  • Nicholas Farmer, Tax Expert at Menzies.   
  • David Randall, South West London Tech Cluster    


16.00 – 16.30

Helen Roberts, Founder & MD CPG

Talent. Learn, Adapt and Stay Relevant. 


16.30 – 17.00

Tony Fry, Founder, MutatioConstans

Using IoT and Connectivity to Catapult your business forward

17.00 - 17.15

Coffee break

17.15 – 18.15

Speed networking

Structured networking to ensure optimal introductions

18.15 - 19.00

General networking & refreshments


Event close




Gareth Elliott, Cabinet Member for Digital & technology, Richmond Council

Gareth is the Cabinet Member for Digital and Technology at the London Borough of Richmond. He has a strong background in industry and in particular infrastructure. He has worked within the rail, aviation and mobile industries and has been engaged on national and local policy initiatives. He is a passionate advocate of technology and the need to make digital a priority for local authorities while also ensuring Richmond builds on its tech strengths and creativity.



Helen Roberts, MD CPG

Passionate about growing businesses, Helen has been assisting CXO level executives of both national and international SME’s to shape their business, implement growth and build lasting infrastructure.
Helen followed her own passions, and built her business on that foundation. In just over twelve months after starting her business, she had made one million+ and then went on to grow from strength to strength. Since then, she has assisted many of the world’s leading investment banks, and other Fortune 500 companies and has coached, mentored, trained and supported thousands of SME’s across the globe.





Darren Mulvihill, Senior Equity Fundraising Manager, Crowd Cube

Darren Mulvihill is a Senior Equity Fundraising Manager with Crowdcube, the world’s first and leading investment crowdfunding platform. Darren works with entrepreneurs who are looking to use the Crowdcube platform to raise investment for their businesses, enabling them to get the most out of the process as well as understand how to plan for successful campaigns.

Prior to joining Crowdcube, Darren worked with an angel investment fund based in Ireland and established the Irish chapter of Startup Grind.



John Warchus, Partner, Moore Blatch

 John is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial group in Moore Blatch, specialising in commercial and technology law.  For 25 years, John has advised clients  on a wide range of complex commercial contracts and IT and IP issues  I am also closely involved with the protection and exploitation of intellectual property and clients include UK universities and retailers. John helps clients to negotiate and draft complex commercial/technology agreements and related areas such as data protection, social media and procurement issues. His clients range from tech start-ups  to multinationals and public sector organisations. 


Antony Fry, Founder, 

Antony is the Founding Director of Mutatio Constans Limited, an Ealing based tech focused business on the practical applications of the Internet of Things (IoT), particularly at the local community or borough level via the SmartBoro® approach, and improving productivity within SMEs. Antony's background is Information & Communications Technology software development, solution sales & managed services in the telco space.




Nicholas farmer, International Tax Partner at Menzies LLP Menzies

Nicholas has been a tax partner at Menzies since 2002, and now specialise in providing International Tax advice to privately owned companies and their shareholders. Nicholas is an expert in advising on the tax implications arising from international transactions and reducing exposure to international tax, including advising on inbound or outbound investments, acquisitions and disposals, financing arrangements, repatriation of profits, Double Taxation Conventions, holding companies, share options and remuneration planning.



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Clarendon Hall
York House
Richmond Road
TW1 3AA Twickenham
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 from 14:00 to 19:00 (GMT)

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