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Helsinki

Helsinki provided proper Slush weather this year –dark, cold sleet / snow. Inside the venue was again a trade show with a really different feel, and whilst slightly less manic than in previous years (although still more nightclub than conference … Continue reading

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Lisbon

To Lisbon for the first iteration of Web Summit in the city. The event is now gigantic, c.50,000 attendees, but what was happening beyond the Summit was of most interest last week. As noted elsewhere I’ve become increasingly cynical about … Continue reading

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Helsinki

Even better than last year, Slush manages to retain its idiosyncratic nature through some great design matched to a high quality programme. Two main thoughts from this year: Firstly that the tech world here seems to be searching for new … Continue reading

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Madrid

A spectacular venue for South Summit in Madrid – La Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas – bringing together hundreds of people from across the start up landscape in Spain (and beyond). It was a beautifully run event, but you … Continue reading

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Helsinki / Turin

An interesting week across two fabulous European cities. In each place presentations and discussions with individual companies were focused around UKTI competitions, supporting digital businesses seeking to establish a presence in the UK. But with some similarities and some differences. … Continue reading

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Berlin

Berlin for the Heureka Conference 2013, and a chance to take a proper look at the city’s local start up scene – currently one of the European digital hot spots. The day long event was clearly testament to this, a … Continue reading

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Push / pull, distribution / consumption, left brain / right brain, SF / LA

A trip to the West Coast of contrasts and comparisons – and a series of encounters which raised questions and contradictory responses, I’ll try to make sense below. First to Silicon Valley with the UKTI Interactive Mission, and behind the … Continue reading

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Connecting UK & NL – Amsterdam event round up

So the conclusion is that both TV and paper are the future? A counterintuitive result from a digital event but all is not quite as these statements from our guest speakers suggest…..   Connecting Digital Start Ups between the UK … Continue reading

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Connecting Digital Start Ups – Amsterdam event launched

Following on from a very successful event in Berlin late last year CIKTN and the UK Science and Innovation Network are now partnering with PICNIC in Amsterdam. The second Connecting Digital Start Ups will look to generate opportunities for collaboration … Continue reading

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Connecting Digital Start Ups – British Embassy, Berlin 15th September

The agenda for the Connecting Digital Start Ups event in Berlin is now finalised – download here. Over the course of the day we’ll hear overviews of the UK and German digital markets, personal experiences from entrepreneurs including Charles Nasser, … Continue reading

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