How can we think about startups differently? In partnership with Airbnb, the world’s largest short-stay community, we’re revolutionising how people from 131 countries around the world see tech startup life in London: From its ecosystem, trends, startup communities and its innovation. With a goal of people from 160 cities by 2020.
How will entrepreneurship and new technologies impact your future? Plan a visit with your team or student group from around the world, to see and hear about startup thinking, through a series of interactive experiences and tours, that will change the way you think about the future. With a goal of reaching 100 groups from around the world by 2022.
What’s the future of music? The BPI represents British music globally. And run The BRIT Awards, with a TV audience of 5.8 million. We’ve developed their new Innovation Hub, one of the largest of its kind in Europe, now with 40 tech startups. Building partnerships with record labels to revolutionise how fans experience music in the future. With a goal of reaching 50 million fans by 2021.
How do you build a startup in 54 hours? Techstars are one of the world’s largest startup programmes. We work together to deliver their London startup incubator, Startup Weekend. Bringing together more than 75 entrepreneurs, tech developers and mentors. Helping you to build a team and launch a startup in just 54 hours. With a goal of supporting 5 incubators by 2022.
How do you bring Silicon Valley to London? Silicon Valley Comes to the UK is an international programme. Bringing US serial entrepreneurs, global CEO’s and investors to London to help new founders and business students learn how they built global companies. We worked together to support their 2012 programme. And now aim to support a further 3 programmes by 2021.
Revolutionising our human experiences: using experience design and a growing ecosystem of entrepreneurs, tech startups and globally renowned partners – from O2 to Airbnb – to inspire a new generation of innovators to build world-class ventures and to share the learning with millions people from 100 countries around the world.