Alex is a multi-talented entrepreneur, tech advocate and strategic thinker, and on the 10th of November she'll be sharing her expertise on everything from how to be a founder to the future of the sharing economy with members of Runway East and the wider tech community.
In 2013 she founded, and later sold, the domestic cleaning marketplace Hassle.com, which within a year was employing 70 people and had raised a $6m Series A.
A passionate advocate of tech and the sharing economy in the UK, Alex was appointed chair of the Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec) and is a founding board member of the government backed Sharing Economy UK trade body, SEUK. In 2016 Alex was awarded an MBE for services to the sharing economy.
In June 2016 Alex was appointed Entrepreneur in Residence at Index Ventures, a multi stage Venture capital firm who have raised over $5.2bn in funding and whose investments include Deliveroo, Just Eat and Notonthehighstreet.
The Fireside Topics:
Over a fireside chat with Runway East Chairman and The Faction Collective CEO Alex Hoye, Alex will discuss everything from founder dynamics to the current venture capital climate, her work with Coadec and her predictions on the future of the sharing economy.
6.15pm - 6.45pm - Drinks and pre-talk networking
6.45pm - 7.45pm - Fireside with Alex Depledge
7.45pm - 8.15pm - Post talk drinks