Emergence of UK Tech: Seed Stage Saul Klein (LocalGlobe) Michael Gasiorek (Startup Grind)

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1. About this mind map

1.1. Created by Liam Hughes

1.1.1. Founder: Biggerplate.com

1.1.2. Conference attendee

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1.3.1. Collaborative online mapping

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1.3.3. Vienna & San Francisco

1.3.4. Nice people!

2. What does 'media' mean?

2.1. Definition changed a lot

2.2. "Attention economy"

2.2.1. Command/control our attention

2.2.2. Media Companies

2.2.2.1. Google

2.2.2.2. Facebook

2.2.3. What is the medium?

2.2.3.1. Desktop?

2.2.3.2. Mobile?

2.2.3.3. Constantly redefined

3. Early days media tips?

3.1. 2006 - Transformational time

3.1.1. AWS came online

3.2. Platforms

3.2.1. Infrastructure

3.2.1.1. Not just hosting

3.2.1.1.1. Machine learning

3.2.1.1.2. Payments

3.2.1.2. Getting cheaper

3.2.2. Distribution

3.2.2.1. e.g. App stores

3.2.2.2. Big audiences

3.2.2.3. Routes to market

4. Which countries?

4.1. Number of startups

4.1.1. More than ever

4.1.2. Supply-demand

4.1.2.1. Supply increasing

4.1.2.1.1. Investors

4.1.2.1.2. Startups

4.1.2.2. Funding ecosystem evolved

4.1.2.2.1. Accelerators

4.1.2.2.2. Seed funds

4.1.2.2.3. Later stage funds

4.2. UK Ecosystem

4.2.1. One of the most mature systems

4.2.2. Fast growing

4.2.3. Pays well

4.2.4. Going to be not just London

4.2.5. Big talent pool

4.3. Our focus

4.3.1. London & UK

4.3.1.1. Core in London

4.3.1.2. Some in Scotland

4.3.2. Some others

4.3.2.1. Madrid

4.3.2.2. Barcelona

4.3.2.3. Berlin

4.3.2.4. Tel Aviv

5. How to get started?

5.1. Lots of places to engage

5.1.1. Accelerators

5.1.2. Well networked city

5.1.2.1. Investors

5.1.2.2. Mentors

5.2. Transitioning into founder

5.2.1. Need someone who can code

5.2.2. Pair up with technical co-founders

5.2.3. Blend of talent in a team

6. What to expect in London

6.1. Ecosystem

6.1.1. Capital

6.1.2. Talent

6.1.3. Guidance

6.2. Access to customers

6.2.1. Testing early products

6.2.2. Biggest english market in world

6.2.3. Consumer

6.2.4. Enterprise

6.2.4.1. All sectors here

6.2.4.1.1. Tech

6.2.4.1.2. Finance

6.2.4.1.3. Legal

6.2.4.1.4. Government

6.2.4.2. All in one city

6.3. Talent

6.3.1. From abroad

6.3.1.1. Diversity of skills

6.3.1.2. Pre-Brexit strength

6.3.1.2.1. Need reassurance

6.3.1.2.2. Must be maintained

6.3.2. Homegrown

6.3.2.1. Education system

6.3.2.1.1. Universities

6.3.2.2. In-house skills

7. Brexit impact?

7.1. Big macro doesn't impact

7.1.1. It's smaller things

7.1.2. So no real change

7.1.3. Gets hyped up in media

7.1.4. Startups are micro

7.2. Business as usual for most

8. Tips?

8.1. Focus on things that make a difference

8.1.1. Team

8.1.2. Product

8.1.3. Customers

8.2. Enable the focus on these things

8.2.1. Support

8.2.2. Capital

8.2.3. Talent

8.3. Don't gear business to investors

8.3.1. Gear to what's right for your business

8.3.2. Get on top of team, product, customers

8.3.3. Control the process