Navigating London Tech Week
With more than 250 events listed for London Tech Week, surpassing the previous record of 228 events hosted in 2015, it is officially Europe’s largest festival of technology. This makes it an ideal time to make new contacts, rekindle old relationships and generally see what new and exciting things are in the London Tech Scene.
But with so many events on offer, how do you choose which one is going to make the most of your already limited time? We've done the hard work for you and picked out the best of the bunch for scale-ups looking to internationalise.
London Tech Week Official Launch Event
Date: Monday 20th June, Time: 08:30
The kick off to the third annual London Technology Week will celebrate London's leading position in digital convergence, by focusing on the disruptive innovations transforming traditional industries such as fashion, retail, music, science and healthcare.
With the likes of Eileen Burbidge, Oli Barrett and cohort members Jenny Griffiths of Snap Fashion and Julia Fan Li of Seven Bridges Genomics, plus a fashtech installation on site, this event looks sure to be a great start to the week.
Scale-ups & Corporates: Collaboration for Global Growth
Date: Monday 20th June, Time: 12:30
Supported by Tech London Advocates, Silicon Valley comes to the UK, the Mayor’s International Business Programme, Innovate Finance, Elite, and London and Partners as well as Salesforce.com, this event is a practical CEO scale up workshop which explores how tech scale-ups and corporates can work together to access the global B2B market.
Scale-ups will learn how to better engage with global corporates and how such partnerships can unlock international growth. Corporates will be gain direct access to London's innovative scale-up scene and engage with the most exciting tech solutions developed within the ecosystem.
Health Tech innovators – How to be successful with the NHS and Corporates
Date: Tuesday 21st June, Time: 14:30
MedCity and Tech London Advocates are delighted to host a unique industry event, focusing on how innovators in HealthTech (medtech, fitness, health & wellbeing) can work with the big players – NHS and Corporates. With experiences shared, the session will offer practical insights, exploring a range of different business models and approaches.
This is a late afternoon event primarily aimed at Innovators, helping them understand how they can succeed in what is a very complex ecosystem with particular focus on how best to work with the NHS and with Large Corporates. Innovators in the NHS and Large Corporates should also find it helpful when seeking how best to work with smaller companies.
Attracting Chinese Investment to Fund Your Global Growth
Date: Tuesday 21st June, Time: 18:00
Scalized is pleased to invite you to attend an exclusive networking reception to hear stories first-hand from UK companies who have successfully secured major investments from China.
Our special guest speakers include:
- Ning Xu, Materials Scientist and first employee at ROLI
- Daniela Cecilio, CEO of ASAP54
We will also be joined by guests from the UK and Chinese investor community.