TechCrunchTalk [SOLD OUT!] & ChristmasCrunch Party [TICKETS]

hosted by Mike Butcher

Digress City @ City Point

Start: Tuesday, 16 Dec 2008 15:00

End: Tuesday, 16 Dec 2008 23:00

  • TechCrunchTalk [SOLD OUT!] & ChristmasCrunch Party [TICKETS]

     Following on the success of the first event TechCrunchTalk in September 2008, TechCrunch UK will be hosting its second TechCrunchTalk , an afternoon discussion session for 150 start-ups, investors, and key players on the theme of:


    "CrunchTime: Opportunities and threats in the slowdown"


    The afternoon discussion session will be followed by a party with drinks and informal networking for up 400 people that will be the official TechCrunch Christmas party and WILL FEATURE A FEW surprises for the evening... just look at the videos and pictures from the recent LateCrunch party in Berlin .



    Digress City, City Point, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9AW

    Nearest Tube: Moorgate



    Programme – TechCrunchTalk

    Please note that in order to attend the afternoon seminar TechCrunchTalk you will need to register for the ticket category ‘TechCrunchTalk and Networking Party’

    15.00 Registration

    15.20 Welcome

    Mike Butcher, TechCrunch UK


    15.20 Keynote: "Building revenues as a startup social media site in the downturn"

    Stephan Uhrenbacher, Founder & CEO, Qype


    15.40 PANEL 1:  What startups "work" in a downturn?


    Simon Murdoch - Investor / Angel and ecommerce advocate

    Charlie Muirhead

    Pete Ward, WAYN

    Angel Gambino, Angel investor


    16.20 Break


    16.35 PANEL 2: Will the startup service providers (lawyers, PRs, hosters) thrive or suffer? Will their startup clients appreciate their services... or not? Are VCs interested in startups that act like service providers?


    Barry Vitou, Winston & Strawn

    Stewart Townsend, Sun Microsystems

    Colette Ballou Lamotte, Ballou  PR

    Ben Tompkins, Eden Ventures



    17.15 Break


    17.30 PANEL 3: What do VCs and Angels do in a recession? What are they looking for?


    Danny Rimer

    Azeem Azhar, Angel

    Madhuban Kumar, Ereni Partners

    Sean Seton-Rogers, Balderton


    18.05 TechCrunch Pitch! - 10 startup pitches, 90 seconds each

    Startups to be revealed on the night.


    18.35 Closing remarks


    Then... ChristmasCrunch Party till late...


    Programme – ChristmasCrunch

    This is open to anyone that have registered to attend to either attend ‘TechCrunchTalk and Networking Party’ or ‘Networking Party Only’

    19.00 – ChristmasCrunch networking party

    The evening will include a series of fun activities including a Secret Santa Raffle and other competitions. Watch this space!

    Late... Carriages



    For TechCrunchTalk, we have a limited capacity for attendees, so we are asking a nominal £25 cover charge to minimise no-shows.  To attend the evening networking reception only, we are asking for a nominal £12.50 cover charge to minimise no-shows and a proportion of this will be donated to Attendee identification will be checked at the door. Due to the strong demand for tickets, we regret tickets are not transferable and not refundable. If you use your name to purchase multiple tickets, your guests must arrive with you to check in at the door.


    If you are a member of the press wanting to cover the event, please contact Rassami Hok Ljungberg .


    We have a few sponsorship opportunities and demo tables available for companies to show off their products. If you are interested in supporting the event, please contact Petra Johansson .


    TechCrunch UK will be hosting TechCrunchTalk, an event organised by TwistedTree in association with rassami .


    This event is sponsored by


    Gold Sponsor

    Microsoft BizSpark—Turning today’s most promising Startups into tomorrow’s most successful businesses.

    BizSpark is an innovative new program that unites Startups with entrepreneurial and technology resources in a global community with a common goal of supporting and accelerating the success of a new generation of high-potential Startups.


    Pitch Sponsor 


    UK Trade & Investment is the government organisation that helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy – acknowledged as Europe’s best place from which to succeed in global business. For further information please visit or telephone +44 (0)20 7215 8000.


    Drinks Sponsor


    Bootlaw is a free boot camp for emerging technology, internet and digital businesses and the professionals working in them who want to learn more about the legal issues they face. Its brought to you by Barry Vitou and Danvers Baillieu the friendly lawyers at Winston & Strawn in London. For more information go to


    Gift Sponsor

    Iperium Consulting

    One World. Connected. Digital Media Expertise

    Iperium have an empathetic understanding of the entrepreneurial nature required for success.

    ·         Experienced in the successful recruitment of multi discipline global opportunities.

    ·         Strong connections with Entrepreneurs, Bloggers, Venture Capitalists and Industry Leaders.

    ·         Tailored and scalable approach to facilitate long term relationships with emerging technology start ups.

    ·         Social Networks, Enterprise 2.0, Mobile 2.0, Multimedia, Semantic Web, Technology Convergence.




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