London is back on the global technology innovation map.
For so long Silicon Valley in California, Israel's Silicon Wadi and the hot-house R&D centers of Japan, South Korea and China dominated the technology startup scene but in recent years the UK capital has attracted technology talent, entrepreneurs, investors and some of the biggest names in the world (google, Facebook, Snap) and become one of the most exciting tech cities in the world.
That's why there's so much buzz around London Tech Week, which celebrates and builds upon the city's momentum as a hugely important hub in the global technology ecosystem. The five-day event attracts tens of thousands of participants and attendees, as well as hundreds of companies and industry organizations, who are dedicated to building the foundations of a digital, hyper-connected future where artificial intelligence, virtual reality, the Internet of Things and many more cutting edge technology developments underpin business progress and enrich the lives of individuals all over the world.
At the heart of London Tech Week is TechXLR8, a three-day 'festival of technology' comprising eight leading industry events, an unrivaled roll call of headline speakers, informative conference tracks, networking opportunities, workshops, awards and more. The events are:
- 5G World
- VR & AR World
- Apps World Evolution
- Internet of Things World Europe
- AI & Machine Learning World
- Cloud & DevOps World
- Connected Cars & Autonomous Vehicles Europe
- Project Kairos
But London's thriving technology scene isn't a one-week wonder -- it is constantly growing and evolving and that's why we've launched TechX365, the permanent online digital community supporting London Tech Week and TechXLR8.
The TechX365 community provides not only in-depth coverage of the developments from London Tech Week, but year-round analysis of the key industry trends at the heart of London's tech innovation scene, with a particular focus on the technology startups that are driving innovation across the digital landscape.
Comprising multimedia coverage -- news, blogs, executive interviews, contributed columns, video reports, picture stories, infographics, polls and more -- TechX365 will give London Tech Week an ever-present online presence with a core focus on:
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Connected cars
- Virtual Reality (VR)
- Augmented Reality (AR)
- Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning
- Cloud technology and applications
- Digital transformation
- Mobile marketing
Every month, TechX365, brought to you by the team at Light Reading, will feature a range of editorial coverage (interviews with startups, investors, analysts and more) focused one one major topic. Contact email@example.com if you've got anything to share with us:
Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 12/11/2017
Apple is in the final stages of acquiring UK tech company Shazam for $400M, multiple outlets have reported.
Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 12/8/2017
London will open an overseas trade office in Bangalore, in order to foster collaboration with Indian tech businesses.
Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 12/7/2017
DeepMind's AlphaGo Zero, of which versions beat the world's best Go players, has taught itself to play chess to a 'superhuman' standard in just four hours.
Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 12/7/2017
Israeli investment firm Viola Group has launched a $100 million fund devoted to fintech startups from all over the world.
Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 12/6/2017
Would you be comfortable banking with just an app – no branch, website or telephone?
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The brutal truth for any startup is that the chances of long-term success are relatively slim – factors such as a lack of access to capital, poor management skills, a misguided business plan or sheer bad luck all weigh against fledgling companies. So what can startups do to maximize their survival potential? Tesco Technology, an influential and experienced organization, will talk about what they look for in a successful startup, how and why they work with startups and how rookie companies can make the grade and be a long-term survivor. This is a highly relevant webinar for any startup but a 'must attend' for any young company in the energy and retail technology sectors.
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