Tech Revolution Final Sharing Event
9:00am on 18/11/2020
About this Event
Tech Revolution is inviting you to join us, seven European cities, as we reflect and share our journey and insights from this URBACT Transfer Network.
The whole event will run as three sessions over two days: Wednesday 18th – Thursday 19th November. We’d highly encourage you to register for all the sessions, which are short and focused by design.
Wednesday 18th November 10:00-11:40 am (Times below are Central European times)
Session 1: The Big Picture
10:00 Welcome to the Tech Revolution Final Event
Who is in the room?
Setting the scene
Welcome from Barnsley, the network’s lead partner
Welcome from URBACT Secretariat
Keynote: Marta Krupinska Google Startups *
Presenting the partners
Presenting the Good Practice + each partner’s transfer
The digital agenda in the EU
Wednesday 18th November 13:40-15:05 pm (Times below are Central European times)
Session 2: The Transfer Journey
13:40 Welcome back
Tech Revolution City Partner presentations – Part1 (4 partners)
Tech Revolution City Partner presentations – Part2 (3 partners)
Thursday 19th November 10-11:30am (Times below are Central European times)
Session 3: Lessons learnt
10:00 Welcome to Day 2
Testimonies from cities
Expert corner – questions
Putting it all together
*Marta Krupinska is a Krakow-born tech entrepreneur and Head of Google for Startups in the UK where she and her team work with high potential entrepreneurs solving real problems with technology. Co-founder of two successful startups, including a global money transfer company Azimo which raised $70M+ in funding and serves over 2 million customers in Europe, and a salary advancing FinTech Earnd (formerly FreeUp) which she exited in October 2019 to Greensill Capital. Marta holds a MA in Organisational Psychology and a Management degree from Columbia Business School.
Marta will share her insights on how startups from small and medium sized cities can hack into digital and tech ecosystems to grow impactful local companies and jobs. She will reflect on the impact of COVID and how this might actually be an opportunity for smaller cities. Finally she will introduce 2 or 3 founders which have been supported by Google for StartUps across the EU and ask them to share their stories and top tips for entrepreneurs in Europe’s small towns and cities.