PiLabs Demo Day
Jul
21
9:30 am09:30

PiLabs Demo Day

  • Royal Academy of Arts

Property Innovation Labs (Pi Labs) is Europe’s first venture capital platform to invest exclusively in early stage ventures in the property tech vertical. Demos from: Insight Residential, Office App, Industry Hub, Unihood, and Urban Intelligence.

Tech Open Air Berlin
Jul
13
Jul 14

Tech Open Air Berlin

  • Funkhaus Berlin

Ignite Talk: Is the Conventional Concept of Family-Kept Privacy Dead?

Richard Muirhead, Co-founder and Chairman

Wednesday, July 13 @ 16:20

What was privacy in "the old days"? What is it today?

This talk discusses the creeping access to - and sharing of - personal data between companies and governments, and the accelerant provided by the social networks like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat.

Source: http://toa.berlin/program/13th/

WIRED Health 2016
Apr
29
8:00 am08:00

WIRED Health 2016

On April 29, 2016, WIRED Health gathered 21 ground breaking speakers to present the future of the healthcare and medical industries. On the Bupa Startup Stage, 18 growth-stage companies presented their ideas, technologies and platforms. Virtual nurse company Sensely was crowned winner, chosen by a panel of industry judges

Google does "Machine Learning" ...but so does London
Apr
19
6:00 pm18:00

Google does "Machine Learning" ...but so does London

Together with Google Cloud, Capital Enterprise hosted a great event featuring Rob Craft, the Head of Product at Google Cloud, as the keynote speaker. Followed by a panel on machine learning and an evening of networking with ML start-ups, experts and investors, it made an event Firestartr couldn't have missed.

Techstars Fintech Demo Day
Apr
18
3:00 pm15:00

Techstars Fintech Demo Day

On April 18th, the Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars 2016 London class pitch their business to a venue full of investors, including Firestartr. 

Seedcamp Week London Investor Day
Mar
17
9:30 am09:30

Seedcamp Week London Investor Day

Our chairman Richard Muirhead came to see what the teams had to present at the Seedcamp Investor Day -  one of the two major milestones 11 weeks post Seedcamp Week for the teams to show how they have progressed on the relationships and company development that was accelerated during Seedcamp Week.

EF5 Demo Day
Mar
8
1:30 am01:30

EF5 Demo Day

Axel Wehr and Rachel Finegold from our team came to see Entrepreneur First's latest cohort - arguably the largest and most technical so far. 

Firestartr Spark Series 3.0
Feb
2
6:30 pm18:30

Firestartr Spark Series 3.0

For the third time now, the Firestartr family was delighted to welcome our guests at our quarterly Spark Series evening featuring Julian Hardy, CEO of Eseye, as well as panel discussions on IoT and Blockchain.

Techpreneurs Awards for Women 2015
Dec
10
6:30 pm18:30

Techpreneurs Awards for Women 2015

  • House of Commons

Firestartr is proud to support the Techpreneurs Awards for Women, aimed at encouraging women to set up their own tech-related businesses and praising existing women tech entrepreneurs. The Awards are strictly non-profit. 

Check for full information & tickets. 

"How to be an Entrepreneur" talk for Cambridge University Students
Dec
10
5:30 pm17:30

"How to be an Entrepreneur" talk for Cambridge University Students

Together with Matt Brittin, President EME Business Operations at Google, and Paul Brine, Richard will be sharing insights with Cambridge students on how to capitalise upon the twists and
turns and opportunities that may present themselves throughout their careers,
and how to approach the new Global Industries. 

Firestartr | David Rowan Dinner Salon
Dec
1
7:30 pm19:30

Firestartr | David Rowan Dinner Salon

Together with David Rowan of Wired UK, Firestartr hosted its third dinner salon, once again bringing together the brightest individuals with exciting stories, ambitious plans, and unique experiences. 

The Rise of the Customer Marketer
Nov
25
6:30 pm18:30

The Rise of the Customer Marketer

Firestartr is teaming up with Big Data for Humans, a recent addition to our portfolio family, to organise an evening of insightful discussion on big data and the importance of staying customer-focused in the new marketing era.

IMA London Annual Confluence 2015 - The Future of Innovation
Nov
24
2:30 pm14:30

IMA London Annual Confluence 2015 - The Future of Innovation

  • Allen & Overy LLP

London's next landmark conference brings together the best and brightest minds on the leading edge of innovation, themed around "The Future of Innovation - Startups, Unicorns & Global businesses". 

Axel will be moderating the panel on E-Commerce, and facing speakers from some of the most successful Startups, Unicorns and Global Businesses. 

Pitch@Palace 4.0
Nov
2
5:00 pm17:00

Pitch@Palace 4.0

  • St Jame's Palace

Firestartr will once again be joining HRH the Duke of York in what is becoming one of London's landmark tech and entrepreneurial events, Pitch@Palace

More details will soon be disclosed here

 

SCALE Conference hosted by LAUNCH
Oct
13
Oct 14

SCALE Conference hosted by LAUNCH

  • Fort Mason Center

SCALE is LAUNCH's next event, for company founders to learn what they can do to grow their startup.

They will be learning from experts who have already scaled their own company. 

Click here for the full speaker list. 

Accelerator Academy - Early Stage Investor Event (Semester 11)
Sep
24
10:30 am10:30

Accelerator Academy - Early Stage Investor Event (Semester 11)

  • RBS

Accelerator Academy is hosting a series of investment presentations from its 11th semester of successfully completed entrepreneurs from their programme. Early-stage tech businesses will be presenting their high growth potential, as well as facing the audience in a Q&A session. 

Our principal Axel will be attending among an audience of early stage investors, including HNW/angels, syndicates, corporate venturing units and early stage VCs.  

EuroFinance Copenhagen 2015
Sep
23
Sep 25

EuroFinance Copenhagen 2015

  • Bella Center

Our Partner Alain Falys will be flying over to Copenhagen to speak at EuroFinance's flagship conference - a leading global treasury event with unrivaled levels of expertise and networking for the global treasury community.

Alain will be speaking at the International Cash & Treasury Management conference, disclosing current and future trends in international treasury and discussing the topic "Are you up to speed on global payments changes?". 

Amsterdam Capital Week
Sep
23
Sep 26

Amsterdam Capital Week

  • Amsterdam Netherlands

UPDATE: photos of the week's various events can be found here

During Amsterdam Capital Week, startups from around the world will travel to Amsterdam to meet and pitch to 500+ investors. 

Managing partner Richard has been invited as a speaker during an investor presentation session. Overall, 20+ events, workshops and (crowd)funding festivals will be taking place across the city. 

Tackling the Funding Gap - A Panel Discussion by LCIF investment partners
Sep
17
3:20 pm15:20

Tackling the Funding Gap - A Panel Discussion by LCIF investment partners

We are proud to announce that our very own Principal, Axel Wehr, will feature as a panelist at the LCIF's next panel discussion. Congratulations! 

Titled "Tackling the Funding Gap - A Panel Discussion by LCIF investment partners", this promises to be an insightful event, for entrepreneurs as well as investors and any other interested professional in the London investment and startup scene. 

Blockchain Roundtable | Innovate Finance
Sep
3
Sep 4

Blockchain Roundtable | Innovate Finance

Richard Muirhead representing Firestartr at the Blockchain Roundtable hosted by Innovate Finance, joining the discussion on key issues around application of blockchain technology today.