Startup Stories

Thursday, 12 January 2017


The Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce warmly welcomes you to join us for an evening of Startup Stories! Speakers from a few startups will be present to share their journeys, recipes for success and best tips from the startup world. There will also be an audience Q&A session, followed by some networking with nibbles and drinks. So if you’re working in a startup, interested in the startup world or planning on starting your own company, this is the event for you!

Date: Thursday, 12th of January 2017
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Venue: WeWork Moorgate
1 Fore St
London EC2Y 9DT
Tickets:  £10 (+VAT) for FBCC members and startups
and £30 (+VAT) for non-members.

Featured speakers:






Charlie Hoare

With an extremely tender bottom, Charlie Hoare got off his bike after a year having cycled 10,000 miles from Malaysia to London raising money for the mental health charity SANE. Switching the saddle for sap (but still wanting to satisfy his need for healthy living) Charlie then moved onto his next challenge – co-founding TAPPED birch water.

Charlie met his co-founder, Paul Lederer whilst working at Innocent Drinks and they have taken TAPPED from nothing to a business with RSV of £250,000 in it’s first year. They are building the tree water category, educating consumers about alternative sources of healthy hydration, whilst creating value for retailers. Charlie still cycles to work.





Miisa Mink

Miisa Mink is an entrepreneur and published author. She’s a founder and chief doer at DrivenWoman, and co-owner and chairwoman at Nordic Bakery. Read more at her online profile.








Patrick Obolgogiani

Patrick helps online retailers to deliver personalised shopping experiences through his work at Nosto – earth’s fastest growing personalisation solution serving over 20,000 retailers. Prior to Nosto, he’s worked on the retail side in Nokia, as well as founded a company with a SME focused mobile service.


We look forward to seeing you!

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