Events

The following events are open to companies on the Mayor's International Business Programme. If your company is not yet registered, you can apply to join the programme.

Meet the corporate: Channel 4 Ventures

24 October 2019

Workshop

We have an exciting opportunity for you to meet with the Channel 4 Ventures team, and hear about how they work with fast growth B2C scaleups looking to use TV advertising to accelerate their growth in the UK. The event will also include a moderated Q&A and networking. The team is also looking to meet B2C companies, looking to scale in the UK, who have an expected valuation of £20m+ in the next financing.

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Office hours with mentor Sara Tate on strategising and global expansion

29 October 2019

Workshop

A 1-to-1 with programme mentor Sara Tate on Strategising, global expansion, and how to approach/build a relationship with brands.

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Meet the corporate: Capgemini

14 November 2019

Workshop

We are pleased to welcome the VP of Innovation at Capgemini, to speak about Capgemini's innovation strategy with London based scaleups.

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Web Summit 2019, Lisbon

November 2019

Trade mission

In partnership with KPMG, we are offering selected companies exclusive Web Summit 2019 Growth Company packages, free of charge. This package includes a three-day conference pass plus one-day ALPHA stand (featured on Partner Island), with networking and mentoring opportunities.

Suitable for companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

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Trade mission to SLUSH, Helsinki

November 2019

Trade mission

Gain exclusive access to fringe events around the conference, with our partners, across the week.

Suitable for companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

Please note, for this mission we do not cover SLUSH ticket costs.

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Raising scaleup investment

21 November 2019

Workshop

This workshop will equip you with everything you need to know if you’re looking to fundraise to accelerate your company’s growth.

This invite-only event will bring together the most innovative London based scaleups, along with a carefully selected group of investors. It will explore themes such as raising investment in the US, the leap from series A to B and alternative financing. We'll discuss raising investment across a range of sectors including tech, life sciences, smart cities and creative industries. 

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Meet the corporate: Lloyds Banking Group

28 November 2019

Workshop

Join Philip Garner, Head of Fintech Discover and Strategic Partnerships who will provide valuable insight into the innovation landscape and what Lloyds is doing in this space. In addition, Paul Roiter, MD of Xelix, will discuss the benefits of working with a large FI to increase client reach.

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Creative mission to Paris

2 to 4 December 2019

Trade mission

Explore the thriving creative sector in Paris with networking events, roundtables, site visits and a branding day with Parisian corporates.

Suitable for companies in the following sectors: AI and machine learning, blockchain, quantum computing, animation, AR/VR, or those disrupting the media industry through innovation and technology.

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An introduction to lead generation

6 December 2019

Workshop

Come to learn the basics of how to create an outbound and inbound lead generation machine.

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Meet the corporate: Oracle

12 December 2019

Workshop

Find out how you can engage with this amazing technology company and how the organisation supports the UK/Ireland startup ecosystem.

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Trade mission to Australia and Dubai

11 March 2020

Trade mission

Explore the explosive fintech and enterprise scene in Australia. The mission will visit Melbourne and Sydney. Subject to interest, the mission will also stop in Dubai for two days. 

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