on the success of the first event TechCrunchTalk in September
2008, TechCrunch UK will be hosting its second TechCrunchTalk
, an afternoon discussion session for 150 start-ups,
investors, and key players on the theme of:
and threats in the slowdown"
The afternoon discussion
session will be followed by a party with drinks and informal
networking for up 400 people that will be the official TechCrunch
Christmas party and WILL FEATURE A FEW surprises for the
evening... just look at the videos and pictures from the recent
LateCrunch party in Berlin
Digress City, City Point, 1
Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9AW
Nearest Tube: Moorgate
Please note that in order to
attend the afternoon seminar TechCrunchTalk you will need to
register for the ticket category ‘TechCrunchTalk and
Mike Butcher, TechCrunch UK
"Building revenues as a startup social media site in the downturn"
Stephan Uhrenbacher, Founder
& CEO, Qype
15.40 PANEL 1:
What startups "work" in a downturn?
Simon Murdoch - Investor /
Angel and ecommerce advocate
Charlie Muirhead t5m.com
Pete Ward, WAYN
Angel Gambino, Angel investor
16.35 PANEL 2: Will the
startup service providers (lawyers, PRs, hosters) thrive or
suffer? Will their startup clients appreciate their services...
or not? Are VCs interested in startups that act like service providers?
Barry Vitou, Winston & Strawn
Stewart Townsend, Sun Microsystems
Colette Ballou Lamotte,
Ben Tompkins, Eden Ventures
17.30 PANEL 3: What do VCs
and Angels do in a recession? What are they looking for?
Azeem Azhar, Angel
Madhuban Kumar, Ereni Partners
Sean Seton-Rogers, Balderton
18.05 TechCrunch Pitch! - 10
startup pitches, 90 seconds each
Startups to be revealed on the night.
18.35 Closing remarks
Then... ChristmasCrunch Party
This is open to anyone that
have registered to attend to either attend ‘TechCrunchTalk
and Networking Party’ or ‘Networking Party
19.00 – ChristmasCrunch
The evening will include a
series of fun activities including a Secret Santa Raffle and other
competitions. Watch this space!
For TechCrunchTalk, we have a
limited capacity for attendees, so we are asking a nominal
£25 cover charge to minimise no-shows. To attend the
evening networking reception only, we are asking for a nominal
£12.50 cover charge to minimise no-shows and a proportion of
this will be donated to Attendee identification will be checked at
the door. Due to the strong demand for tickets, we regret tickets
are not transferable and not refundable. If you use your name to
purchase multiple tickets, your guests must arrive with you to
check in at the door.
If you are a member of the
press wanting to cover the event, please contact
We have a few sponsorship
opportunities and demo tables available for companies to show off
their products. If you are interested in supporting the event,
TechCrunch UK will be hosting
TechCrunchTalk, an event organised by
in association with
This event is sponsored by
BizSpark—Turning today’s most promising Startups
into tomorrow’s most successful businesses.
BizSpark is an innovative new
program that unites Startups with entrepreneurial and technology
resources in a global community with a common goal of supporting
and accelerating the success of a new generation of high-potential
UK Trade & Investment is
the government organisation that helps UK-based companies succeed
in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their
high quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy –
acknowledged as Europe’s best place from which to succeed in
global business. For further information please visit
or telephone +44 (0)20 7215 8000.
Bootlaw is a free boot camp
for emerging technology, internet and digital businesses and the
professionals working in them who want to learn more about the
legal issues they face. Its brought to you by Barry Vitou and
Danvers Baillieu the friendly lawyers at Winston & Strawn in
London. For more information go to
One World. Connected. Digital
Iperium have an empathetic
understanding of the entrepreneurial nature required for success.
Experienced in the successful recruitment of multi discipline
Strong connections with Entrepreneurs, Bloggers, Venture
Capitalists and Industry Leaders.
Tailored and scalable approach to facilitate long term
relationships with emerging technology start ups.
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