18th May @ Innovation Birmingham from 5.30pm
5.30 - 6.00pm - Registration and networking
6.00 - 7.00pm - Talks (see details of speakers below)
7.00 - 8.30pm - Networking with pizza and beer
Faith Forster, Founder & CEO at Pinipa
Reinventing an enterprise SaaS product
After closing a successful seed funding round with Passion Capital, Pinipa discovered they needed to pivot. Faith will talk through the journey they went through to refine the pain point they were solving and delivering a high quality, enterprise ready product.
Pinipa provides oversight and communications for more complex projects that involve multiple workstreams and stakeholders. Customers include Microsoft, PwC, Capita, Staffordshire County Council and Innovation Birmingham.
Kevin Carmody, Freelance Developer
‘What does “I need a developer” actually mean?’
Kevin will talk about how business owners and developers can come to a common understanding, and hopefully help you improve your process visibility.
Adam Callow, Founder CEO at Expert Trades
‘5 Biggest mistakes I made from bootstrap to VC Funded’
Getting funded should never be the goal, but for many startups it’s needed to scale. Adam Callow shares the five mistakes he made taking a company from bootstrapped at his kitchen table working on his own to VC funded with a team of nine working from Birmingham.