Come and meet Tech Nation on Tour

Orla Browne, May 22, 2018 2 min read

We’ve been super busy over the last few months building a new website that we think helps support and champion the UK tech industry better than ever before. It’s designed for you – ambitious tech founders with a thirst for expert insight and no time to waste.

Now that Tech City UK and Tech North have become Tech Nation, we’re taking this show on the road.

We’ll be visiting 11 cities across the UK, and we’re inviting you to join us for some incredible speakers and killer panels. We’ll be sharing some of the landmark research that our insights team have been working on over the last few months, and we’ll have local tech businesses on hand to showcase homegrown innovation. Come and say hello, learn about how we can help your business, and connect with local and national founders, mentors, investors and influencers.

Tickets are free, so there’s really no excuse. Do take a look at the dates below and join us wherever’s convenient for you.

Tech Nation on Tour dates…

Cambridge – Wed 23rd May, 8.30-11.30am

Edinburgh – Thurs 21st June, 6.30-9.30pm

Newcastle – Wed 27th June, 6.30-9.30pm

Reading – Wed 18th July, 8.30-11.30am

Belfast – Thurs 26th July, 6.30-9.30pm

Bristol – Wed 12th Sept, 6.30-9.30pm

Birmingham – Wed 19th Sept, 8.30-11.30am

Leeds – Thurs 27th Sept, 6.30-9.30pm

Manchester – Thurs 4th Oct, 6.30-9.30pm

Cardiff – Thurs 11th Oct, 6.30-9.30pm

Crypto in the capital

As well as our own tour, we’ve got a couple more dates for your diary, or, you know, Google calendar.

In London we’re partnering with General Assembly and Quartz on Cryptocurrency’s Journey into Mainstream Culture. Join us on 5th June at General Assembly, The Relay Building, 1st Floor, 114 Whitechapel High Street.

Panelists and moderators will include Marieke Flament, CMO at Circle; Joon Ian Wong, Technology Reporter at Quartz (moderator); Ed Cooper, Head of Mobile at Revolut; John Detrixhe, Future of Finance Reporter at Quartz (moderator); Lucas Friss, Business Development at Cumberland; Cathryn Lyall, Co-Founder of Seismic Foundry, with more panelists to be announced soon. They’ll be asked questions like ‘how hard is it to design a crypto app anyway?’ and ‘how do crypto whales trade?’.

Sign up here.

Meanwhile in Leeds

On 9th June we’re teaming up with ODI Leeds. Ever wondered what it takes to be a social media ninja or full-stack development wizard? Well, in short you need some digital skills. We are excited to be hosting a hackathon in partnership with the ODI Leeds to answer just these questions. Hackers will be given access to a ground-breaking dataset containing every job advert from the North of England for the past three years. The jobs landscape is changing without any map or guide – this is our opportunity to create one.

We also welcome other organisations to bring their own datasets about the digital jobs market. Sign up here.

Can’t make it to any of these?

Wow, you must be busy! But if you can’t make it to any of these events, check out our range of growth programmes for business at all stages, or dive into some of the latest stories, data and insights from the UK tech scene, here.

Hope to see you soon!

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