Michael Schuster – Speedinvest – The CEE startup ecosystem

Michael Schuster from Speedinvest, seedstage VCs from Austria joined us to talk about the CEE startup ecosystem and give you an insight into working with non-UK investors.

They also co-invest with Seedcamp, Hoxton, Atomico and the like and and among others invested in UK startups such as Loot and Curve.

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Martin Bryant, Community Editor at Tech North talks about growing your startup in the North

Growing your startup in the North: London isn’t the only place you can grow a startup. Many people are finding a better life and building great businesses across the North of England.

What’s it like to start up or grow a tech company in a city like Manchester or Newcastle? Martin explains.

Martin Bryant is Community Editor at Tech North, where he tells the story of technology in the North of England. He uncovers world-class companies, people and initiatives that often fly under the radar of major tech publications. Martin was previously Editor-at-Large at The Next Web and is a regular fixture on technology conference stages in Europe and the USA.

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Sam Barton from Smart Pension talks about taking on established fintech brands as a startup

Sam Barton, CTO of Smart Pension talks about how they took on the established players in the pension world.

This talk was part of our Fintech focused meetup. Smart Pension helps companies comply with the new UK pension laws and get their employees onto a pension scheme. Quite uniquely in the pensions space, they bring a modern platform, technical integrations with other platforms, and APIs

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