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Google Black History Month - Inspirational Tech Founders event

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1-13 Saint Giles High Street

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WC2H 8AG

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During the month of October we will be celebrating Black History Month here at Google.

On Tues 31st Oct 17 at 18:00 we host a panel of Inspiratonal Tech Founders to present their businesses, and products to an audience of Students, Googlers, and friends of the Black Googler network. The panellists will discus their journeys to date, and give an insight how they have built their respective companies.

Opening the event, we have the pleasure of a Keynote by Paris Petgrave(CEO We Love Work) on the current state of the Tech sector, and vision for the future.

Paris Petgrave is the Founder and CEO of We Love Work, a disruptive hiring app that assesses organisational culture and predicts job applicants that are the best fit. Paris is also the founding partner of Rare seed Capital, an angel led investment fund that invests in high growth tech startups with diverse teams. Rare seed Capital facilitates initiatives that connect minority Tech founders with investors to access to early stage seed capital and mentorship. Paris has worked with a number large multi-national organisations including Barclays, PWC, Virgin, Deloitte, Walmart and the NHS.
Prior to this , Paris ran her own recruitment consultancy for 7 years advising government agencies on workforce development strategies . Paris is a keen advocate for diversity in tech and invests, consults and advises for various early stage startups.


Panelists

  • Claudine Adeyemi - Founder and CEO of The Student Development Co. a non-profit organisation which provides career related support and advice to 16-24 year olds from less privileged backgrounds who are or have recently finished studying. She is also an Associate in the Real Estate Dispute Resolution team at law firm Mishcon de Reya.

  • Anthony Ajose - Co-founder of Health technology company Numa

  • Boyin Akinlade - Founder of the Cookie Experience
    Founder of the Cookie Experience which is an innovative, joyful and inspiring cookie brand.
    She dreamed of adding the wildest, creamiest and crunchiest of things into her cookies. So that’s what she did!
    From the trendy streets of Brick Lane to the finest of department stores, her cookies are loved by everyone.

  • Ambrose Cooke - Co-founder of Fanbytes
    Ambrose is the cofounder of Fanbytes - the worlds largest Snapchat influencer network helping brands like Warner, Universal and Sony to reach audiences on Snapchat. Ambrose cofounded the company whilst a student at Imperial College studying Mechanical Engineering and for his dissertation created the Fanbytes Score, the matching algorithm used to power the Fanbytes platform which ended up getting him a first class.

  • Urenna-okonkwo - Founder of Cashmere platform


We welcome you at Google Central St Giles office to an evening accompanied with drinks and nibbles and packed with inspiration.

#powerofinclusion

Thanks
Richard


FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, 18+

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking restrictions are relaxed after 18:30 but we highly recommend travel via local Tube/Bus routes to: Tott Court Road

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, but please bring ID and digital confirmation of registration

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No. The registered name on the ticket must attend.

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1-13 Saint Giles High Street

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WC2H 8AG

United Kingdom

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