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Tech City Intro: Connect with London's technology scene (NYC)

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TechHub NYC

158 West 27th Street

New York, NY 10001

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Join us for a deep dive into London's startup ecosystem. Meet key people, discover great coworking spaces, hear from entrepreneurs and network with the best of London's vibrant startup community.


In three short hours, Tech Connect will take you through the world of startups and the UK digital economy to really understand how digital technology is transforming industries and society.


Our aim is to help you find your bearings and set you on your way feeling empowered and motivated to make the most of London's startup ecosystem.


Tech City Intro is designed for those with little knowledge of the startup world, wondering what an accelerator is, and why we talk about unicorns – this course is the perfect start on your journey towards grasping the sector.


Corporates, public and private organisations will learn just how these startups are driving innovation and growing to impressive heights.




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17:00

Arrive at TechHub NYC 158 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

TechHub is the global community for tech entrepreneurs and startups. They support the growth of over 750 companies across the world, whether they're founders getting started, or fast-scaling 50 to 100-person teams. Learn about their expansion from London and their startup growth program in NYC.


17:30

Tech immersion session

In just 45 minutes, get an introduction to the world of startups and the UK digital economy, to begin to really understand how digital technology is transforming industries and society in London. Learn about the


18:15

Quick refreshment stop and look around TechHub


18:30

Hear from the founder of one of our startup partners, learning about their journey from inception, raising money from angel investors and VCs, and vision for the future.


19:00

Introduction to SwiftScale program

Learn about the SwiftScale Future of Work programme from this scale-up, and how they are helping B2B companies.


19:30

Hear from another founder of a UK startup

Learn about their expansion from London to NYC and what its like to scale internationally.


20:00

Join the Tech Connect team for a pint


YOUR GUIDE THIS MONTH

Halsey Huth

Halsey is a Senior Associate at Tech Connect, leading the team in product, operations and startup relations. Prior to joining Tech Connect, Halsey was an Analyst at the London-based venture capital firm Seedcamp, investing in pre-seed and seed stage startups across various sectors. He also helped launch a PropTech focused venture capital fund called ConcreteVC, sourcing early stage startup investments in the Real Estate sector. Halsey has also worked as an M&A consultant for Dunkin’ Brands and a product manager for New York-based OppenheimerFunds.


PREVIOUS ATTENDEES SAY...

"Tech City Intro did a great job of introducing us to the major players and landmarks of the Tech City startup community."
Ally Basak Russell - Head of International Marketing, oDesk

"The speaker selection and information provided was excellent and a real eye-opener for anyone looking to find out about how the Tech City community operates and the challenges (and successes) that startups in the area face."
Anupam Sharma - Head of Business Development, Divino

"I’ve heard so much about Tech City but never really knew where to start exploring. The tour gave me an insight into what goes on ‘behind closed doors’ in what turns out to be a very open startup community!"
Dan Taylor - Director, The Giving Card


“I thought it was an excellent presentation and very engaging. Tech City UK have a finger on the pulse of what’s happening in tech, our team learned a lot and we booked a workshop for another team at JLL as soon as we had finished our first session.’’

Tom Brammeld - Associate Director, Central London Office Agency, JLL



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is there a lot of walking? In total you'll be walking for around five - 10 minutes between buildings. Most locations we visit are wheelchair-accessible, but please let us know of your requirements in advance.

Is tea/coffee included? Absolutely - we want to make sure you're replenished and energised for your session.

Will you refund my ticket if I can't make it? We refund tickets when notified up to 48 hours of the event. If you notify us after that time we'll offer to exchange your tickets for a future tour date.

Can I book for a private group? We can cater for private groups of all sizes. For more information please visit our website.

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