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Global innovation festival NewCo comes to London this week

‘Innovative’ businesses across London including Skyscanner and carwow will open their doors to the public for the day

NewCo, a free to enter global innovation festival, is to return to London on 21 April for its third appearance in the capital.

Leading lights of London’s technology scene including Skyscanner, onefinestay and, as well as Barclays and the BBC, will open their doors to the public and hold talks and sessions to give an insight into “what makes them tick”.

Partnered with London Business School, the initiative will also see involvement from a variety of companies including Startups 100 companies carwow, HelloFresh and Love Home Swap.

Founded in San Francisco in 2012 by tech entrepreneur John Batelle and launched in the UK in 2013, NewCo enables people to connect with ‘innovative’ businesses through festivals, media and services.

Hamish Kinniburgh, global chief strategy officer and co-founder of NewCo, commented: “This is our third year in London and it’s shaping up to be the best one yet. Our guests will get a behind the curtains look into some of the most innovative companies in London and the chance to hear the stories behind the success.

“It’s a truly exciting time in the city and we’re proud to help open the doors to the public allowing them to find out more about the brilliant people, behind these brilliant companies that are shaping the cultural fabric of London.”

You can find out more and register your interest for the event here.

Henry Williams
Henry Williams

Henry has been writing for since 2015, covering everything from business finance and web builders to tax and red tape. He’s also contributed to many of our industry-renowned annual indexes, including Startups 100 and Young Guns, and created a number of the site’s popular how to guides. Before joining the team, he reviewed films for a culture website, and still harbours ambitions of being a screenwriter.


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