International tech hub
innovation and advisor

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Startup

Advising startups and tech leaders on strategies for products, going into markets and engaging investors. By using multiple models and approaches.

Corporate

Working with organisations and teams internationally. Designing tech hubs, startup programmes, scale-up growth models, and learning sessions.

Europe

Airbnb

Designed and leading the Global Startup Programme with Airbnb. Now grown to more than 700 entrepreneurs from 160 international cities, learning about innovating startups.

Wayra Telefónica

Resident at Telefónica’s scale-up innovation hub, Wyara. One of the largest corporate tech hubs in the world. Advising a community of 30+ technology startups yearly on scaling-up.

Austrian Embassy

Working with the Austrian Embassy startup programme. Advising 10+ Austrian, Swiss and German companies on raising venture funding and entering the growing UK market.

National Cyber Security

Working with the National Cyber Security Centre accelerator, with Wayra. Mentoring and advising 10+ startups a year on developing new technologies in cyber security.

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Sberbank

Designed and delivered a fintech programme for Russia’s largest bank, with London Business School. Connecting 12 UK fintech startups with the bank over 12 months.

BPI

Co-developed the tech Innovation Hub of the BPI. The organisation that runs The BRIT Awards and supports British music globally. Connecting 43 tech startups with 22 labels over 2 years.

Bank of Korea

Designed and delivered a fintech programme for the Korean bank to explore new innovations in banking. Connecting 8 UK fintech startups with the bank over 6 months.

University of Edinburgh

Working with the university accelerator in partnership with Wayra UK. Mentoring and advising 10 AI and blockchain startups every 6 months.

Global

WeWork

Advised the US co-working space company’s London team on strategies and models to accelerate and scale resident startups across multiple locations.

Higo Bank

Designed and facilitated an innovation learning experience for the Japanese bank. Learning about UK fintech products that could scale to solve consumer banking problems in Japan.

Investec Africa Bank

Advised the African banks team investing in African companies on strategies European fintech companies use to scale up in the UK’s £6.6bn market.

Seoul Government

Designed an innovation learning programme for the Seoul Metropolitan Government teams. Exploring ways technology can be used to improve life for their 9.7m citizens.

Wien Energie

Designed and delivered an innovation learning programme for Austria’s largest energy company. Advising on models to redesign their innovation challenge investing in smart-energy ventures.

Saudi Aramco

Advised the entrepreneurship team of Saudi Arabia’s largest company on new models to redesign their entrepreneurship arm, Wa’ed.

Keynotes

Airbnb New York

Delivered keynote talk at Airbnb NYC Summit on building new ventures for the future $12bn experience economy in the US.

Google for Startups

Delivered panel talk at Google’s London Campus on developing European tech startups with diverse founders and teams.

European Commission

Delivered keynote talk in Bulgaria on 3 UK innovation programmes using new technology to support government policy.

Royal Bank of Scotland

Delivered keynote talk at Royal Bank of Scotland’s London HQ on building startups for the UK’s £2.3bn tech-for-good market.

Hong Kong University

Delivered a talk to business students of Hong Kong University on ways global tech companies bring new products to market.

S&P Global

Contributed to S&P Global market intellegence article on the growing corporate demand for co-working spaces in London.

Data

20+

Hubs and programmes

265+

Learning experiences

10%

Americas

900+

Startup innovators

150+

Corporate talks

25%

United Kingdom

160+

Innovators cities

9000+

Online connections

30%

Asia and Middle East

36+

Hub cities

250+

Online reviews

35%

Europe

Mission

Working with entrepreneurial people and


global organisations to innovate tech hubs.


Making them more accessible for citizens


and nations around the world.

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Office

Location: 20 Air Street, Soho, London W1B 5AN.