This is an exclusive and transformative evening event, which will give you an opportunity to hear leading music industry executives and experts discuss their views about the current role of algorithms in the music industry.
This event will host the first public screening of Nation of Billions & British Science Association’s new collaborative short film. The docu-film features DJ Semtex exploring the role of algorithms and how they are used in the music industry by talking to data scientists and industry executives including MistaJam, Jamz Supernova, Austin Daboh, Ed Newton-Rex and Alex McLean.
About the speakers
DJ Semtex An in-demand influencer and cultural commentator with a reach to multi-generational music fans: Semtex is Co-Founder of Nation of Billions, DJ, broadcaster and author of the seminal and acclaimed book Hip Hop Raised Me published by Thames & Hudson
Jamz Supernovais a tastemaker, DJ and Radio 1Xtra presenter. Jamz curates her own club nights, as well as including warm-ups for DJ Semtex and Vic Mensa, as well as making her Glastonbury debut in June 2015.
Ed Newton-Rex is Founder & CEO of UK start-up Jukedeck – the music composing AI Company, creating a royalty free AI driven music library. Ed gained a double-starred First in Music from Cambridge and is also a published composer.
Charisma: A special personal quality of power making an individual capable of influencing or inspiring large amounts of people. Want to pitch with charisma?
Come to this workshop to learn about the power of: - body language - voice & tone - get practice and immediate feedback - tools & tips to manage nerves - build your confidence
About the speaker
Amy Jin has spent her decade+ career pitching all audiences, from small family run businesses to C-level executives. She is well versed in storytelling, public speaking, influencing, sales, and coaching. She is a member of Toastmasters UK, an avid meditator, and has studied dance and acting. She currently works at Google in Business Development, and teaches a Fundamentals of Presentation Skills course there. She has a passion for helping others find their style and voice, and in all the geeky research behind human psychology and communication. She looks forward to working with you!
GrantTree in association with Barclays HG&E, VentureFounders and Crowdcube, will be presenting an alternative funding roadmap for SME and scale up businesses. Exploring the common cash flow challenges and routes to funding which developing technology companies encounter as they grow. The event will feature presentations, scale up client case studies and panel debate on grant funding, institutional investment, crowd funding, R&D Tax Credits and venture debt. Attendees will leave with actionable advice on unlocking funds in the short, medium and long term from industry each of these industry specialists.
48 hour hackathon to open up payments technology to businesses large and small
Ixaris, in collaboration with the EU and other leading partners, has developed an open payments platform that allows developers and businesses to take advantage of the forthcoming changes heralded by the second iteration of the Payments Services Directive (PSD2).
Right now, many great ideas are held back by the lack of payments technology which is either too costly or too difficult for smaller scale initiatives. Our platform makes this problem a thing of the past, providing the capability for developers to access payments technology in a truly safe and compliant way.
Why you should join?
At this hackathon, we will provide the toolkit, the APIs and framework that will allow developers to create the next generation of commercial payments applications and make them commercially available to businesses online, on mobile or tablet. Join us to be part of the future of open payments.
There's also an opportunity to win up to £8,000 cash prize. What are you waiting for? Register now to reserve your spot. Bring new ideas, meet new people and make cool, industry changing solutions!
This inspiring monthly series invites key players in London's design community to offer a rare insider’s look at how they work and create. From branding to user experience to city planning, panelists will discuss how they approach projects from a design point of view, how design thinking methods help with problem-solving, and much more. Plus, they’ll cover opportunities within the field and their vision for the future of the industry.
April's theme: Psychology & Design
What You’ll Take Away: Gain practical tips and insight from expert designers on how they’re solving problems through design, and get inspired to take your creativity to the next level.
Why It Matters: Design is one of the most powerful forces in our lives. It affects our morning commute, how we experience websites and apps, and how we communicate with each other. Gaining a better understanding of this universal force will help you see the world and your projects through a fascinating new lens.
Do you know that public speaking could elevate your business but aren't sure how? Do you want to attract more clients or tap into new markets? Do you want to position yourself much more like the expert in your field? In this session you will learn: 1. Techniques to control nerves and come across confident in front of any audience. 2. Five proven ways how speaking can grow your business. 3. How to get paid to share your knowledge and wisdom. 4. Our proven 5-step system that will help you generate more leads.
The PONY Express Approach:
PONY Express teaches in an interactive & experiential way. Experiential learning is a high-impact educational training practice. It’s a learner-centered approach that gets you off your chair, out of your comfort zone, actively involved and responsible for your progress in a safe environment. This training format guarantees an immediate and noticeable difference in your communication approach. The philosophy behind PONY Express is the concept of risking something. The 1860s American PONY Express was a mail delivery service where young PONY riders like Buffalo Bill risked their lives delivering a message. Same today. It might feel daunting to present in the boardroom, pitch to a panel of serious investors or a room full of industry peers – will you be impactful enough to present your ideas? With the right training, nothing has to be left to chance.
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APRIL 20, 201709:00 - 10:30
Traction over Breakfast: How Google Analytics & Paid Search...
Traction over Breakfast: How Google Analytics & Paid Search Actually Works...
APRIL 20, 201709:00 - 10:30HKT Shoreditch
Everyone is flocking to the Internet to find information, read reviews and to ultimately buy something, it is more important than ever that your business is easy to find online. You need exposure to gain traction. You could have the most amazing product or service available, but if people cannot find it easily online, then you can be sure that you will not be able to sell a lot.
Fortunately, there are many fantastic ways to assure that your business is getting the exposure and branding it needs to be successful in today’s competitive marketplace. One of the most effective and essential online marketing strategies that every business should take advantage of is Paid Search Marketing.
Let's hear from our speaker on how Google paid search marketing can help startups build traction - and don't forget to prepare your one question to ask!
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MAY 18, 201709:00 - 10:30
Traction over Breakfast: How To Use Guerrilla Marketing To Grow...
Traction over Breakfast: How To Use Guerrilla Marketing To Grow Your Business
MAY 18, 201709:00 - 10:30HKT Shoreditch
Do you use mainstream forms of marketing, but still want further traction? Have you come across the term Guerrilla Marketing but unsure of what this can do for you? Stuck for ideas on just what Guerrilla tactics you can use?
If the answer is yes, then this workshop is for you.
During the event you will hear real, first-hand accounts of successful Guerrilla marketing, and understand how your business can benefit from this marketing style.
- Understand what you can achieve with Guerrilla - Guerrilla Marketing ideas - Why you can do this with any budget - How to implement these tactics in your business
You will this fun and informative session inspired about just what Guerrilla Marketing can do you for you in your business, ready to implement this form of marketing into your plans.
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