Innovation festival NewCo returns to London this May

More than 40 talks are planned for the two day event, from the likes of BBC Worldwide Labs, Founders Factory and MADE.com

London will once again play host to international innovation festival NewCo on 10 and 11 May, giving the public an opportunity to go behind the scenes of some of London’s most successful media and technology businesses.

Run in partnership with London Business School (LBS) for the second year in a row, as well as London & Partners, Tech City UK, Seenit more than 40 talks are scheduled from the likes of BBC Worldwide Labs, Founders Factory, HotelTonight, MADE.com, SAM Labs, Appboy, Antidote and NOMAD.

Launched in 2012 by tech entrepreneur John Batelle, NewCo runs events in 17 cities around the world, involving 1,300 companies and 25,000 participants every year. NewCo UK was co-founded by Hamish Kinniburgh and Ella Goldner in 2013.

Battelle commented: “Our guests will be able to get a behind the scenes look into some of the world’s most exciting technology and media businesses and learn the stories behind their success. It’s an exciting time in the city and we’re delighted to once again help open the doors of its innovation community to the public.”

David Morris, head of technology & media careers at LBS, said: “We are certain that this year’s NewCo London will not only be a standout, but that it will be an even bigger success than the last. LBS has been at the forefront of the UK’s growing tech scene and we’re proud to be involved in organising such a brilliant festival again.

“We are thrilled to be able to give the public an opportunity to gain insight into the minds of the most forward-thinking companies in London’s innovation community as they open their doors to host a session.”

You can find out more about the event and register for tickets here.

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