Upcoming events

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6 November 2019: Online

Free Webinar: how to get press for your startup

"Publicity is absolutely critical. A good PR story is infinitely more effective than a front-page ad," said Richard Branson, the billionaire founder of Virgin Group. Getting relevant press coverage can get you sales, investment, and credibility, but precisely because it is so effective, it is also very competitive.

In this webinar, hosted by the University of Chicago Alumni Association, you will learn:

  • How PR fits into your marketing plan as a whole

  • How to pitch your story to journalists and bloggers

  • How to create your own content to draw interest

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2 November 2019: London

workshop: Tech for Non-Technical Founders

Do you have an idea for an app or a web-based business, but no idea how to begin building it? In this workshop you will get an overview of the basic disciplines that you need to have to run or launch a tech startup as a non-technical founder from someone who has done it themselves.

 A non-technical founder’s job is not to learn to code, but to successfully manage the technology production process and make sure it aligns with business goals. To do this successfully, non-technical founders need to understand technology workflows, learn how to ask the right questions and collaborate with designers and developers.

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11 December 2019, London

Panel discussion & Networking: Making Fashion Sustainable - from the factory to the wardrobe

The fashion industry is the world’s second largest contributor to pollution. While talking about ethical commitments has become an expectation for brands, many in the industry are secretly wondering if consumers are willing to put their money where they mouth is. On the other hand, today’s consumers are wary of greenwash and are skeptical of the female empowerment message.

Join us for our last event of 2019 for a discussion by leading industry experts working with Google, Hunter and London Fashion Week, to make change happen in the factory, on the runway and on the high street. Learn what brands are really doing and how that's impacting sales, marketing and the clothes on your back.