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How Educators can support Digital Skills

How Educators can Innovate Aside from specific aptitudes like coding and programming, I would recommend educators supporting the development of creative problem solving, and qualities like personal initiative, collaboration, persistence and resourcefulness. The techniques from ‘service design’ are all about human insight, and understanding what the real problem is that needs to be solved. Once […]

Reimagine Education Challenge

ReImagine Learning Challenge

Help reshape schools and learning COVID-19 REIMAGINE LEARNING CHALLENGE held 13 May – Zoom event moderated by Daniel Tuitt Organizer, OpenIDEO London Chapter. The sprint was held with Experience Haus How might we help educators, parents, and students adapt to remote learning while also using this moment to radically reimagine what we need our education […]

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Foster a Data driven culture

for effective decision making The coming economic downturn will impact businesses in four major areas: the funding environment, purchasing power of customers, macroeconomic conditions, and internal operations. Businesses that will survive and thrive through this scenario will need effective decision making based on a data driven culture. Digital transformation is how you compete and win […]

London Assembly Education Panel meeting on tackling Gender Inequality in STEM

Tackling the Gender Inequalty gap in STEM

at London Assembly Education Panel London Assembly Education Panel meeting on tackling Gender Inequality gap in STEM took place on Monday, 24 February 2020 in The Chamber, City Hall London. Members were Jennette Arnold OBE (Chair) ; Tony Arbour; Susan Hall; David Kurten; Fiona Twycross Committee Officer: Lamide Odanye The meeting was open to public […]

Democratise Data Engineering

How to Democratise Data Engineering

Using data to drive decision-making Tech London Advocates DataTech Group held their first meetup of Year 2020 by holding the first of their Data Driven series! The series explores the value and techniques of using data engineering to drive decision-making in organisations big and small. The event held 4 February at Mindspace Shoreditch and was hosted by Nas Radev […]

The rise of Alternative Funding

The early stage funding landscape in London The event was organised by Capital Enterprise and held at Geovation on Friday 29th November to take an exploratory look at the future of early stage investment in London and consider the emerging opportunities for funding the next generation of startups. Alternative funding has become an increasingly popular […]

CareerTech and Digital Inclusion

CareerTech pathway to Digital Inclusion

Digital inclusion is more than just getting people online Digital Inclusion is social inclusion that ensures individuals and disadvantaged groups have access and skills to use digital tools. Hence they are therefore able to participate and benefit from today’s knowledge and information society. This involves more than just getting people online, it is about transforming […]

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How service design eats the World

Exploring the relationship between ethics and service design Though it’s long been on the fringe of my awareness, attending the Service Design Lab London Meetup event was a paradigm shift for me. The keynote talk “ISSA TRAP: the future isn’t just a connected fridge” explored the relationship between design and ethics and Speakers were Alex […]

Diversity is a tech business strategy

Diversity is a Tech Business Strategy

Making the UK the most diverse tech sector in the world Mark Martin Founder, UKBlackTech (UKBT) presented on Making the UK the most diverse tech business sector in the World and offered insights to challenges the tech industry faces. BeyondTech 2019 conference was held 1-2 May at Code Node and sponsored by Skills Matter, and […]

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MBTN accelerates Africa startups

MBTN accelerates Africatech startups The MBTN Accelerating Ideas Conference recently held 28th March at Rise, London. The event provided a forum for inspiration, education and practical advice to startups, professionals and corporations on methods to scale businesses, evaluate funding options and engage with the investor community. https://www.mbtnaiconference.com/ Africa focused startups that pitched were from the […]

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MBTN panels support entrepreneurs

MBTN entrepreneurs get to meet funders The panels gave MBTN entrepreneurs opportunities for VC firms, Angel Investor Networks and other business funders to talk about their organisations, and how they support entrepreneurs. Panel: How to innovate in Africa and build partnerships to take ideas to reality Franklin Amoo Founding Partner, Bayliss Emerging Markets Bryan Mezue […]

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MBTN funding pitch for startups

to experts and investor audience The event featured funding pitch sessions by the startups, with feedback given by an audience of industry experts & investors. SESSION ONEMaxx Ginnane Founder, Market without Borders Bootstrapped and seeks seed funding £280K.Taken part in FCA Innovation Lab.Launched in Kenya with mobile money partnerships. Blockchain for African artisans market, payment […]

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Africa 3.0 pitch@Palace – Tech Verticals

Africa 3.0 pitch@Palace – Tech Verticals and sectors The Duke of York founded Pitch@Palace in 2014 to provide a platform to accelerate the work of Entrepreneurs. Pitch@Palace gives Entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet CEO’s, Investors and potential business partners. Africa 3.0 Event is supported by Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE). The Entrepreneurs are also part […]