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.
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
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.
On April 18th, the Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars 2016 London class pitch their business to a venue full of investors, including Firestartr.
Our partner Axel Wehr attended a panel discussion with successful European investors including Byron Deeter from Bessemer Venture Partners, Saul Klein from LocalGlobe and formerly of Index Ventures, as well as Magnus Goodlad from Rothschild Family Offices (a limited partner who provides the capital for venture funds).
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.
Axel Wehr and Rachel Finegold from our team came to see Entrepreneur First's latest cohort - arguably the largest and most technical so far.
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.
The Indian Angel Network and Firestartr are pleased to announce an intimate fireside chat with Mr. Saurabh Srivastava, cofounder & Chairman of the Indian Angel Network (IAN), and co-founder & past Chairman of NASSCOM & IVCA (Indian Venture Capital Association).
Register today to make sure you get a spot!
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 is supporting a Wayra event dedicated to the rising tech startups from the Arab community in Israel.
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.
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.
On Nov 24th, Firestartr is sponsoring the panel discussion & networking event at the Washington Hotel in Mayfair, featuring Nick Williamson of Credits as one of the speakers.
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.
After the success of our inaugural Spark Series evening in June, we are proud to be hosting the version 2.0!
Once again, we will be bringing together leading entrepreneurs, technologists and investors, during an evening of exciting panels followed by drinks and canapes.
FUSE2015 is an afternoon conference where tech startups and big businesses can meet to share insights, create conversations and build relationships.
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.
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?".
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.
Managing Partner Richard will attend Odgers Berndtson's latest lunch, networking with London's top Venture Capital community. The event will be centered around the topic "Driving Growth in Digital".
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.
Richard Muirhead representing Firestartr at the Blockchain Roundtable hosted by Innovate Finance, joining the discussion on key issues around application of blockchain technology today.