Innovation Funding and Ecosystems

Sep 12, 2019 · London, United Kingdom

This month we take Startups and Makers to visit the Cloudflare Engineering team at the County Hall.

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The Evening Agenda

6:30 Open for arrival and drinks
6:50 Welcome from Startups and Makers
6:55 Welcome from Cloudflare
7:00 Innovation and Q&A - Richard Foggie
7:20 Fintech Startups and Q&A - Ian Dowson
7:35 Break
7:45 Startup IPO and Q&A - Neal Davies
8:00 Lightening Talks from the Community -
8:15 Cloudflare Technologies and Q&A
8:30 Announcements
8:35 Food and Networking
9:30 Event close


Richard Foggie
Leads on IoT and 5G in KTN’s ‘Digital, Design & Creative’ team – working with creative and applications areas colleagues across KTN on ‘smart’ health/cities/energy/mobility/retail/wearables etc. Well versed in collaborative innovation in domestic and European programmes – Innovate UK, Horizon 2020 and assorted European Technology Platforms. Science background – chemistry, biochemistry, device physics in businesses large and small; including experience in NHS, leading edge R&D, Community Interest Company and SME innovation. A long spell in central government working on innovation support measures before joining KTN in 2012.

Richard will speak on how to access funds from Innovate for your digital startup.

Ian Dowson
Principal of William Garrity Associates Limited, a boutique consultancy specialising on the strategic implications of Fintech and corporate development projects around the management of company disposals. He has been producing original research on Fintech innovations since 2010 and researching the forces driving the startup ecosystem in London since 2008. Ian is also affiliated to Startup Bootcamp. He speaks and writes regularly on Fintech and Digital Innovation. He is FCCA and MBA qualified

Neal Davies
Capital Raising and Investment Specialist. Startups to IPO Your Global Capital Raising Partner
Exponential Events Introduces carefully selected exciting Global Start Up, Early Stage & Growth Companies, seeking Investment, to our Network of Sophisticated Investors.
He does this via Worldwide Pitch & Capital Raising Events and via our Investment Platform.

He hold Investment Events for Pre IPO, IPO and Listed Companies looking to Raise Capital. As well as IEO (Initial Exchange Offering) and STO (Security Token Offering) Investment Opportunities.

More Speakers to be confirmed soon..

Our hosts - Cloudflare

Cloudflare is one of the world’s largest networks. Today, businesses, non-profits, bloggers, and anyone with an Internet presence boast faster, more secure websites and apps thanks to Cloudflare. More than 19 million Internet properties are on Cloudflare, and our network is growing by tens of thousands each day. Cloudflare powers Internet requests for ~10% of the Fortune 1,000 for more than 1 billion unique IP addresses per day.

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Thank you to the team at Cloudflare for making this happen.

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  • Startups and Makers Week

    We are inviting all Startups and Makers to join the group. If you are interested in startup funding, maker funding, Internet of things, iot, Hackathons, small business or entrepreneurs. All level and stages are warmly welcomed. Looking forward to working and socialising together going forward.

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