January newsletter

Happy New Year everyone!

Wishing you (especially those of you at CES this week) much success in your #iot endeavours! Oh and while we’re at it, if someone *is* at CES and would like to give a runthrough of this year’s show at the next meetup that would be fab. Get in touch!

Also note that on January 26th we’re doing something a bit different and super useful. Rosie Burbidge from FoxWilliams an IT law firm in London is giving 1:1 support for #iot startups on GDPR for £99. If you have ever had to deal with lawyers you know that’s cheap. IBM are hosting us, so please consider attending! If you deal with personal data GDPR will affect your business regardless of Brexit and may cost you up to 4% of your turnover. Get your ticket now!



Bethnal Green Ventures meet and greet (Jan 11th)

If you’ve got a ‘tech for good’ startup, meet the team of this long-standing accelerator in London. More details.

Hardware Pioneers (Jan 17th)

An event focused on wearables with talks by NXP, Silicon Labs and Dialog Semiconductor. More details.

Startupbootcamp Demo Day (Jan 24th)

Go see the pitches of 9 young companies in #iot across industrial, environmental and education applications. More details. 

CRL Demo Day (Jan 25th)

Join the Central Research Laboratory to see their new cohort pitch. It’s in London and in the evening! More details. 

Cityhack (Jan 26-28th)

A two day hackathon with GLA, TFL and Environmental agency based challenges with a prize of £7,5K. More details.



Cosmetics and #iot?

We Are Social, an agency, are working with a cosmetics client looking for new ideas. Introduce your work by filling in this form.

European Startup Prize for mobility (deadline Jan 12th)

if you’re working in transport and mobility apply to pitch the EU Parliament in Feb. 10 startups will win a year’s worth of business and legal coaching, including all-expenses paid trips to 5 major tech EU capitals. More details.

Brinc (deadline Jan 22nd)

Apply to their spring 2018 connected hardware program. Up to $100,000 for 8-13%, 4 months of hands-on support and education, a mentor network of hardware operators. More details. 

Frontier Cities Market Accelerator Grant (deadline Jan 31st)

With up to €75,000 for smart city startups and SMEs using FIWARE in their solutions. More details. 



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  • BuffaloGrid are looking for a Marketing Manager.
  • UCL’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy is looking for a Research Associate with an interest in the intersections between the technical and political / public policy and governance dimensions of emerging technologies. More details. 
  • IoT Tribe is looking for hardware and software engineers interested in supporting the startups in their accelerator in Barnsley. Apply before Jan 31st. More details.

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