San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The ORIGINAL and still the BEST
Co-Founder Dating & Speed Pitching event EVER!!
If you are looking for co-founders or connections in general; if you want to pitch your idea/product/service/skills/etc. or if you just want to come and watch an entertaining rapid fire event then this is THE one to attend.
How saying 'No’can be good for business
Rich Clayton is a bit of a Superstar.
He leads Monkey Mischeif, a passionate team of designers and creatives with some very big ideas. They work with Start-Ups, established businesses, and enterprise clients to create unique solutions for interesting challenges. He has geat stories to tell about working with Loaded Magazine.
In this talk he will share:
- How saying no (on behalf of a client) to what was one of the worlds best advertising agencies led to him to getting a promotion and building one of the top 5 brands in the UK (as voted for by Superbrands)
- How saying no (to a marketing strategy) and as a result, pivoting a business, allowing them to specify a new audience, better functionality, and as a result have a rapidly expanding SAAS business.
- How saying no (on behalf of his self and his values) to a client (and firing them) led to the most rapid expansion in his business to date and a new understanding of partnerships
- How saying no to a (now former) business partner led to them winning 2 awards for their work on a national magazine and everything that followed. This is where he will tell you great stories about Loaded magazine!
6.00pm – Doors open
6.30pm – Event starts with welcome from the organisers
6.35pm - A word from our sponsors
6.45pm - Guest Speaker
7.00pm – STRICTLY '30 second’ speed pitching**
8.15pm - Prize giving (we give away tons of prizes for the best pitches, best tweets, business card raffle draws, and so on…)
8.30pm - ‘Dating’ and networking
(Remember: practice makes perfect!):
10 secs -> Who you are
10 secs -> What you do/are working on
10 secs -> Who/what you are looking for
--> Watch this short video to get an idea of what the pitches look like
and how to make yours stand out from the crowd.
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out of our Speed Pitching events.
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HHH is the largest community of tech startups in the UK with 40,000 members and growing.
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