• 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
  • Mohsen Moazami
    Founder, Columbus Nova Technology Partners

Silicon Valley comes to the UK is a not-for profit series of industry supported events led by business leaders, investors and serial entrepreneurs and run by students. It's designed to improve the ecosystem for entrepreneurship in the UK, Europe and beyond and drive sustainable growth.

In 2013, Big Data was headline theme for the debates with Edtech and Medtech still being key areas of focus. The 2014 programme, that will take place on the 19th, 20th and 21st of November, will continue to help start ups to scale up.

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’ not just startups

“The responsibility to become ‘a scale-up nation’ – to create an environment (ecosystem) where a greater number of companies reach global scale – rests with all of us who have an interest in supporting economic growth,”

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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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Voices from Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Comes to the UK had handpicked 17 female CEOs from some of the UK’s most rapidly growing tech firms and taken them to Silicon Valley to learn from some of its most influential brands.
What does Silicon Valley have to teach 17 of Britain’s up-and-coming female CEOs? Rather a lot, as it happens!

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