Find, Pitch & Close. The Art of Securing Investment

Following the huge success of our seminars around the UK, Doug Richard and the School for Startups team are presenting at The Royal Institution. A must-attend event for any budding entrepreneur.

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Date: 18 November 2009
Location: The Royal Institution, UK

Chinwag's Practical Guide to Internships: An Introduction

Gordon: chinwag's first tech internThe benefits of having an intern are numerous. It’s not just cheap labour and someone to make the tea.

Many organisations are reaping the rewards that come with an internship and a skilled graduate.

It was a case of unknown territory when Chinwag took on Gregory, our first tech intern. It took time and effort to get him started, but the investment paid off and the work he did was invaluable.

So, in the sprit of this, we’ve created a series of blog posts, from an employer's perspective, that aim to cover everything you need to know about offering an internship.

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Northern Startup 2.0: Managing Growth - Tech Entrepreneur Series

We are lucky to have two of the most successful tech entrepreneurs to emerge from the North West over the last decade, sharing how they managed growth of their respective tech companies, and then led to successful exits.

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Date: 12 November 2009
Location: eOffice Manchester, UK

ChristmasCrunch - It's A Realtime Holiday! from TechCrunch Europe

The event will start with registration from 14.00 hours for the seminar programme consisting of keynote presentation, panel discussions and case studies followed by TechCrunch Pitch! Once the seminar programme has come to an end, it will be party with DJs and entertainment until late!

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Date: 15 December 2009
Location: Gilgamesh Restaurant Bar & Lounge, UK

Building the Lean Web Development Team

A new approach to thinking about project management for web development inspired by the hugely successful Lean approaches developed by Toyota.

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Date: 27 November 2009
Location: The Hatton, UK

BarCamp Manchester 2

BarCamp Manchester is a 2-day unconference taking place on the weekend Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th November 2009 at Contact, Manchester

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Date: 7 November 2009
Location: Contact Theatre, UK

Business Plan Workshop London

The half day workshop costs only £99.99 including VAT, and attendees also receive a complimentary copy of Business Plan Pro 11.0 – the leading business planning software product from Palo Alto Software. To find out more about these workshops visit

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Date: 12 November 2009
Location: British Library, UK

Improving Folio Presentation

This session is designed for emerging creative graduates. Introduced and facilitated by Creative Careers, it includes live demonstrations to illustrate pitfalls and good practice when showing portfolios of creative work.

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Date: 27 November 2009
Location: University Arts London, Lecture Theatre, UK

Digital Mission NYC '09: Companies Announced

Digital Mission British flag Flickr photoIt's Digital Mission time in the Big Apple and we're delighted to formally announce the 21 companies who'll be joining this year's Digital Mission to NYC.

Thank you to everyone who applied, we really appreciate your time and effort. Don't be downhearted, the applications for the Digital Mission to South by South West interactive open next week.

Congratulations to the companies selected for the Digital Mission to New York: BandCentral,, Box UK, Can Studios Limited, Cognitive Match, coull, Digital Clarity, ipadio, Ixaris Systems, KMP Digidata, LAMP Digital, learn2lingo, Martingale, Mobilized, Open,, Stylescape, SubHub, The Filter, Type 3 and Wolfstar.

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Local Social Summit: “Connecting with Consumers where Local meets Social”

Local Social is the first and only summit for leading media owners (directories, news, TV, radio and social networking), retailers and advertisers who are driving digital innovation in the local and social media space across Europe.

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Date: 3 November 2009
Location: Institute of Contemporary Arts, UK

Onrec Expo 2009

This fall, Onrec and Kennedy Information will join forces to host a single event dedicated to discovering the full-spectrum of recruiting, from cutting-edge technologies to the latest strategic advice.

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Date: 3 November 2009
Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, US


MiniBar - London Your Monthly Face To Face You think about creating the next, flickr, or Web 2.0 start up? You think London lacks opportunities to meet up and discuss those ideas? Then come to MiniBar.

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Date: 30 October 2009
Location: Corbet Place, Truman Brewery, UK

Social Media Monday

Welcome to Social Media Monday, organised by the 'Social Media UK' LinkedIn Group. Bringing together users / developers of Social Media & Networking tools in the UK - Discussion on Twitter, Digg, Facebook, LinkedIn, Wordpress, Ning, Reddit, Shozu, Zensify, iphone. Across Digital platforms

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Date: 2 November 2009
Location: The Horse and Groom, UK

BarCamp London 7

BarCamp London 7 is a free-to-attend weekend unconference for designers, developers and geeks of all types.

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Date: 24 October 2009
Location: IBM, UK

SEE 2009

We’re holding an ideas Exchange on each day of SEE 2009. Community members get together to talk, promote their ideas and drive development together through conversation.

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Date: 27 October 2009
Location: Earls Court, UK