27 Feb 2014

Mobile Miscellany, 27th Feb 2014, MWC Cinderella Special

Whether you're a stay-at-home this week, eschewing the tapas scene in Barcelona or you're making like Cinderella while your ugly sisters enjoy that tapas scene - or even if you've been there, done that, and are now returning home replete with all that MWC has to offer ... we have a short Mobile Miscellany for you with the usual mix of news and offers ...

Last Event, 17th Feb Acceleration and Finance

A packed house last week to hear our super star line up of Simon Cook of DFJ Esprit, Jon Bradford of Techstars, Simon Devonshire of Wayra, Jessica Stacey of NESTA, Brian Taylor of PixelPin and Diane Perlman of Microsoft Ventures superbly chaired by John Spindler of Capital Enterprise. You can read all about it thanks to Simon Andrews of Addictive with video interviews by Tim Green and a full podcast thanks to Mark Bridge of The Fonecast ... all that plus the much asked about presentations by John and Jessica can be found here.

Google Cloud Platform Briefing, this Friday 28th Feb

Google Cloud Platform is holding an event that will be interesting for technical leaders in the mobile community.  It includes the opportunity for 1:1 consultation on building a backend for your mobile app. At 123 Buckingham Palace Road, it's free. Register here.

Starting Soon...The Mobile Academy Spring 2014, 25th March to 27th May

“Need to Know Mobile” Talks, Workshops and Surgeries with Industry Experts in Business, Design and How to work with Technology on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Based in Shoreditch, co-hosted by Mobile Monday London and UCL, it is also CPD Certified and the only course of its nature in London.

More information and testimonials: themobileacademy.org.uk, 20% off with this link

London Fintech Week, From March 24th

London FinTech Week is just around the corner. It’s a 10 day celebration of innovation in financial services. Don’t miss out on the biggest line-up of start-ups and large financial enterprises London has ever seen. Mobile Monday Members can benefit from a 30% by using the discount code: MOMO1. Space is limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

DCMS Solicits Our Views

The Department for Culture Media and Sport is looking for feedback on the terms of reference for the communications infrastructure strategy that it plans to create. Find out more here and make your views known.

TSB offers 75% funding towards £33k Feasibility Studies

The Technology Strategy Board has £2M to award to feasibility studies from small and micro companies. You can get up to 75% public funding for projects up to £33k. If that's interesting, read more, deadline is 5th March.

DevLab LIVE - win £2,500 or even £10,000

Check out DevLab LIVE which is a 3 day event 28th - 30th March. Talks on the Friday then a weekend hackathon in which you will work some of the UK's leading brands to tackle their challenges. More info and sign up at Eventbrite - 50% off before 7th March.

That's it for now, we'll be back with more - especially on our next events - shortly.