Intro to the London Startup Scene

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  • 1. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE Courtney Boyd Myers Director of Audience Development, General AssemblyWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 2. Wednesday, November 28, 12
  • 3. INTRODUCTION 3 COURTNEY BOYD MYERS DIRECTOR OF AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT, GENERAL ASSEMBLY EUROPE ‣ Member of #10’s Tech City Advisory Group ‣ Mentor at BBC WorldWideLabs, Ignite100 ‣ Recovering Technology Journalist ‣ The Next Web, The Huffington Post, Forbes ‣ @CBMWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 4. AGENDA 4 ‣ London vs. Silicon Valley vs. NYC ‣ Startups You Need to Know ‣ VCs, Angels, Media ‣ Accelerators, Incubators, Coworking Spaces ‣ Networking events ‣ Need a job? ‣ Keeping up with London ‣Q &AWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 5. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 5 LONDON VS. SILICON VALLEY VS. NYC ‣ London is the largest technology ecosystem in Europe. But... Silicon Valley’s ecosystem is currently 3X bigger than New York City, 4.5X bigger than London + 12.5X bigger than Berlin.Wednesday, November 28, 12
  • 6. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 6 LONDON VS. SILICON VALLEY VS. NYC ‣ London is the largest technology ecosystem in Europe. But... Silicon Valley’s ecosystem is currently 3X bigger than New York City, 4.5X bigger than London + 12.5X bigger than Berlin. ‣ SV’secosystem has 22% more companies in the “scale stage” than in NYC and 54% more than in London.Wednesday, November 28, 12
  • 7. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 7 LONDON VS. SILICON VALLEY VS. NYC ‣ London is the largest technology ecosystem in Europe. But... Silicon Valley’s ecosystem is currently 3X bigger than New York City, 4.5X bigger than London + 12.5X bigger than Berlin. ‣ SV’secosystem has 22% more companies in the “scale stage” than in NYC and 54% more than in London. ‣ SV startups raise 2-3X more money in the the first 3 phases of development - but in the scale stage, New York City startups raise 27% more money and London startups raise 30% more money than Silicon Valley.Wednesday, November 28, 12
  • 8. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 8 LONDON VS. SILICON VALLEY VS. NYC ‣ London + NYC outsource 34% more of their product dev than Silicon Valley companies.Wednesday, November 28, 12
  • 9. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 9 LONDON VS. SILICON VALLEY VS. NYC ‣ London + NYC outsource 34% more of their product dev than SV companies. ‣ SV companies have 46% more helpful mentors than companies in London.Wednesday, November 28, 12
  • 10. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 10 LONDON VS. SILICON VALLEY VS. NYC ‣ London + NYC outsource 34% more of their product dev than SV companies. ‣ SV companies have 46% more helpful mentors than companies in London. ‣ Pivoting happens much more frequently in Silicon Valley. Pivots happen 45% more on average in Silicon Valley than New York City and 33% more than London.Wednesday, November 28, 12
  • 11. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 11 STARTUP GROWTH IN LONDONWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 12. Wednesday, November 28, 12
  • 13. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 13 BIG TECH COMPANIES IN LONDON Source: DuedilWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 14. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 14 LONDON’S BIG EXITS SOLD TO SABRE FOR $1.1B IN 2005 SOLD TO CBS FOR $280 MILLION IN 2007 $2.4B IPO IN 2010 SOLD TO AMAZON.COM FOR $317 MILLION IN 2011Wednesday, November 28, 12
  • 15. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 15 LONDON’S TOP STARTUPSWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 16. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 16 LONDON’S TOP FASHION STARTUPSWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 17. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 17 LONDON’S RISING FIN TECH SCENEWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 18. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 18 LONDON’S TECH CITY Rohan Silva Joanna Shields Senior Policy Adviser for CEO of Tech City Investment Technology to the Prime Organisation MinisterWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 19. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 19 LONDON’S TECH CITY Benjamin Southworth Eric Van Der Kleij Deputy CEO of Tech City Ex-CEO of Tech City, now Advisor to the Canary Wharf GroupWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 20. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 20 VENTURE CAPITAL ‣ Index Ventures ‣ Atomico ‣ Hoxton Ventures ‣ Accel Partners ‣ Notion Capital ‣ Connect Ventures ‣ Balderton Capital ‣ DJF EspiritWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 21. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 21 SEED FUNDS + ACCELERATORS ‣ Passion Capital ‣ PROfounders ‣ Wayra UK ‣ Seedcamp ‣ SpringboardWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 22. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 22 ANGELS Alex Hoye Sherry CoutuWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 23. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 23 TECH MEDIA @TheNextWebUK Milo Yiannapoulos @Jemimah_Knight @Nero @RobinWauters @KernelMag @MartinSFP @WSJEurope @TechCrunch @BenJRooney @MikeButcherWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 24. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 24 COWORKING SPACES ‣ White Bear Yard, Clerkenwell ‣ Google Campus, Shoreditch ‣ TechHub, Shoreditch ‣ Innovation Warehouse, Farringdon ‣ The Cube, Shoreditch ‣ The Hub: Kings Cross, Westminster, IslingtonWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 25. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 25 BRITISH CYNICISM ‣ Geographical Disparity ‣ Engineer Wages ‣ Talent Lock Up ‣ It’s Friday, where is everyone? ‣ Risk-averse? ‣ Fear of Failure ‣ Scaling from the StartWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 26. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 26 HIRING + JOBS ‣ Enternships ‣ Roundabout.io ‣ Escape the City ‣ The Fetch ‣ WorkInStartups.com ‣ Ventureloop ‣ CrunchBoard UKWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 27. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 27 SYNC UP WITH LONDON ‣ General Assembly’s Mailing List! ‣ The Fetch ‣ Escape the City ‣ Startup Digest ‣ The Albion London ‣ Facebook Group: London Startup EventsWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 28. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 28 NETWORKING EVENTSWednesday, November 28, 12
  • 29. INTRO TO THE LONDON STARTUP SCENE 29 GENERAL ASSEMBLY LOVES LONDONWednesday, November 28, 12