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Bootlaw is a free boot camp and online resource aimed at emerging technology, internet and digital businesses who want to learn more about the legal issues they face. Founded in 2008, Bootlaw is now bought to you by a group of talented lawyers at Pinsent Masons LLP who offer their time to many investors, companies and entrepreneurs on the UK's tech start up scene. Bootlaw holds monthly events at its headquarter offices in Central London at which topical issues surrounding digital businesses are addressed. These events are a perfect opportunity to gather legal clarity by picking the brains of the Bootlaw team, network with other members of the start-up community and take full advantage of the free pizza and beer. So, if you're interested sign up and get involved! To find out more go to www.bootlaw.com.
Coadec is a non-profit organisation made up of a wide range of members of the UK digital entrepreneur and startup community that works to support legislation and other government policies that foster a vibrant, innovative andsustainable digital economy for Britain. They produce briefings, organise networking events, and undertake many other activities to support the work of tech startups.
EC1 Capital is an early stage tech investment fund that invests in web technology businesses primarily located in the UK, and specifically in London.
EC1 Capital makes seed stage and early stage investments in the best and brightest entrepreneurial teams, as well as providing follow-on funding, at times syndicating with other Angel or VC Groups for larger amounts.
EC1 Capital is run by entrepreneurs who understand the ups and downs of the startup world, trying to make the bumpy entrepreneurial road a little smoother.
Based in the EC1 area of London, popularly known as Tech City, EC1 Capital is backed by Sabban Capital, a leading Dubai based private equity company.
MediaTainment Finance is the business journal covering investments in the international creative industries (film, TV, music, games, fashion, art, books, sport, advertising, live entertainment) and the related copyright issues.
MediaTainment Finance, which is targeted at media-and-entertainment decision-makers, investors, as well as technology and creative start-ups, launched only in April 2011. Yet, it is already acquiring a reputation for its analyses of financial investments in various creative sectors, and the copyright legislation that needs to keep up with the rapidly evolving digital media.
Excerpts from MediaTainment Finance articles have been published in Social Gaming: Opportunities for Gaming Operators, the new business book about the international online-gaming industry published by SBG Companies Ltd.
For authoritative coverage of the new money in media and entertainment, read MediaTainment Finance to learn what is happening financially when, why, how and by whom.
For more information, visit www.mediatainmentfinance.com. MediaTainment Finance is published by JayKay Media Inc (www.jaykaymediainc.com).
You can download a copy of MediaTainment Finance's recent newsletter here.
The Fetch The Fetch helps professionals discover what's happening in their city. It uncovers the community, bringing the best info, events and opportunities in one place. Subscribe to a biweekly must-read email digest to get everything you need to know.
TheNextWeb.com is a worldwide leading source for technology news, business and culture. Over the last few years this site has grown into one of the world's leading technology blogs. We live to bring news and views from an international perspective. TNW has four million unique visitors per month, over 600k Twitter followers, 55k Facebook fans and the accolade of the 9 most influential blogs in the world (according to Technorati). With a brilliant team of editors & writers across Europe, Australia, Middle East, Africa, Asia and North & South America, you can rest assured that if it's worth hearing about: you'll hear it from us first.
UK Trade & Investment
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.
UK Trade & Investment offers expertise and contacts through its extensive network of specialists in the UK, and in British embassies and other diplomatic offices around the world. We provide companies with the tools they require to be competitive on the world stage. For further information please visit www.uktradeinvest.gov.uk or telephone +44 (0)20 7215 8000.
Yelp was founded in 2004 to help people find great local businesses like dentists, hair stylists and mechanics In January of 2013, we hit over 100 million monthly unique visitors and Yelpers have written over 36 million local reviews. In addition to reviews, you can use Yelp to find lists and to talk with other Yelpers and every business owner (or manager) can setup a free account to post photos and message her customers. Yelp makes money by selling ads to local businesses - you'll see these clearly labeled "Yelp Ads" around the site. but paying advertisers can never change or re-order their reviews. Yelp has an automated filter that suppresses a small portion of reviews - it targets those suspicious ones you see on other sites. You can access Yelp via iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, and more - see the full list of mobile apps here. Finally, the Weekly Yelp brings locals updates on the latest and greatest business openings & other happenings. Give it a try for everything useful, grand and cool in London. www.yelp.co.uk
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