• Michael Shepherd
    Managing Director, GrowthPoint Technology Partners
  • Angela Lin
    Head of YouTube Education, Google
  • Craig Nevill-Manning
    Director of New York Engineering
  • Margaret Gould-Stewart
    Director of Product Design, Facebook
  • David Hornik
    General Partner at August Capital
  • Liz Dickinson
    Founder & CEO, MIO
  • Crystal Hutter
    Co-founder and CEO, Edmodo
  • Jack Hidary
    Entrepreneur, Advisory board Google X
  • John Katzman
    CEO, Noodle Education
  • Catherine Mohr
    VP of Medical Research, Intuitive Surgical
  • David-Michael Davies
    President, Webby Media Group
  • Megan Smith
    U.S. CTO and Assistant to the President
  • Mohsen Moazami
    Founder, Columbus Nova Technology Partners

Silicon Valley comes to the UK (SVC2UK) is a not-for profit programme of industry supported events led by business leaders, investors and serial entrepreneurs and run by volunteers. It is designed to improve the ecosystem for entrepreneurship in the UK, Europe and beyond and drive sustainable growth by helping promising CEOs in their scaling journey, inspire students and fostering relationships with Silicon Valley and Europe.

In 2014, we continued supporting the UK ecosystem by running monthly roundtable discussions for the SVC2UK 100 Club, launching the Science 50 in partnership with the Royal Society, leading the first ever female only trade mission to Silicon Valley and curating a high impact summit in November with events running concurrently in Cambridge, Manchester and London focusing on best practice when scaling up.

Welcome to the SVC2UK 2014 Scale Up Club

The SVC2UK 2014 Scale Up Club is worth more than £300M and grows at an average of 228%

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SVC2UK 2014 Scale Up Club list announced

SVC2UK has today announced the 60 companies who have been invited to join the Scale Up Club this year, includingAmplience, Appear Here, Blippar, CertiVox, CityFibre,Conversocial, Glow, Genius, Jolla, Secretsales, Spark Energy, andSomo.

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British government urged to support ‘scale-ups’

“Getting our ecosystem to produce a greater number of scale-ups is more ambitious and challenging than producing a greater number of start-ups or celebrating entrepreneurs.”

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UK urged to back business ‘scale-ups’ rather than start-ups

Since small companies fail or stay still as often as they manage to grow, it makes sense to focus on the more established scale-ups as the engines of prosperity

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SVC2UK 2014 – Cambridge, London, Manchester

From 19th to 21st November 2014, Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (SVC2UK) will once again bring leading Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and investors to the UK to share their views on the future, and support and inspire the next generation …

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Scale Up Report

Thoughts by Janet Coyle, MD Silicon Valley comes to the UK
Scale up report to be launched 17 November
We all know that Britain is a great place to start a business and here in London innovation is everywhere.

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