There will be a huge amount of technology, enterprise, and app ecosystem related merriment to partake of for absolutely no money whatsoever!
So that you can take full advantage of the opportunity, here’s a quick rundown the key events and gathering spaces!
For the first time ever Apps World will play host to an investment clinic, where 8 leading investors will give an insider's perspective on how to raise investment during different stages of your business development.
The investors who will be in attendance to share their expertise include:
It has also been confirmed that Raj Dhonota will be making up to £150K of investment available should he stumble upon a startup that he thinks has the potential to go all the way! He recently told Apps World of his ambition to find an investment ready startup at the event;
“I’m always on the lookout for people with great business ideas that may need investment to help them develop and launch their idea. I’m hoping to hear from anyone with a great app idea and needing investment up to £150,000 to make their idea a reality. Come and discuss your idea with me at the Apps World Investment Clinic”
Now if that’s not reason enough to go then nothing will be!! Passes to the investment clinic are free and can be accessed via this handy link!
As if a £150K investment opportunity wasn’t enough, this year Apps World will play host to a Startup Launchpad competition! Created for startups doing innovative things within the app space, Startup Launchpad will give 8 startups the chance to pitch their product in front of a panel of experts and leading lights from the technology and digital spheres (including Startacus co-founder Alastair Cameron).
Not only will the participating startups gain immense experience of pitching their work to the figureheads of their industry, but they will also be given priceless advice and the opportunity to secure investment and move their business to the next level.
It’s sure to be an exciting and eye opening pitch event, so make sure you check it out!
Free Expo Pass
Apps World is the leading event that showcases and explores pioneering innovation in multi-platform apps.
With a free expo pass you can get access to a huge swathe of the event including the latest free developer content, visionary and fascinating keynotes, lively and insightful panel debates, coding sessions, investment clinics, startup showcases and workshops alongside a whole lot of fun and tech-themed frivolity.
Here’s some of the main events that you can enjoy as part of your free expo pass.
Disrupt Keynote Arena
The Disrupt Keynote Area will be stacked with the trendsetters of the technology world who are doing the most inspiring and innovative things to within the app ecosystem.
Some of the keynote speakers include Babak Parvis (VP of Amazon), Baroness Martha Lane Fox (Co-founder of Lastminute.com), Tom Teichman (Chairman of Spark Ventures), Jason Bradbury (Presenter of The Gadget Show), Tom Elvidge (General manager of Uber), & many, many more!
A showcase and exploration of all the latest and most disruptive cross-platform tools and technologies, robotics and drones, as well as panel examining the role of women in technology! This will be an unmissable expo for anyone with even a smattering of interest in mobile apps, technology, or enterprise!
Droid world will take a good long look at some of mobile technologies most burgeoning and exciting sectors including the Internet of Things, and all of the opportunities which come with innovations such as connected cars, and wearable technology!
Two days of non-stop gaming, where gamers and gaming experts present and explore the up-and-coming apps across multiple platforms. For a spot of extra excitement don’t miss the BIG INDIE PITCH! (We know where we will be going first!)
Enterprise and DevOps World
An in-depth discussion of how enterprises must change and evolve to make the most of the DevOps opportunity. If you have a business (or are planning to in the future) head in this direction for an eye-opening and valuable experience!
An exploration of the issues faced by developers when coding, including 2 days worth of workshops!
So quite clearly there will be loads of amazing things going on so you really should bag yourself a free pass!
Mi-IDEA Manchester Networking Event
27th Sep 2016
The teams from CISCO and Manchester Science Partnerships have teamed up to create Mi-IDEA, a post-accelerator designed to foster and nurture digital innovation in the North West of England.