SEMINAR: Selling Out vs. Scaling Up

Paddy MccGwire, Silverpeak Managing Director, spoke this morning at Selling Out vs Scaling Up hosted by ScaleUp Group at techUK.

Other speakers included

David Richards: CEO of £300M+ valued AIM listed WANDisco

Tola Sargeant: MD of leading Technology analysts TechmarketView

John O’Connell: Sold Staffware for $200M+ and Chair, ScaleUp Group


Selling Out vs Scaling up – Silverpeak presentation – Sept26

Winners announced at Silverpeak sponsored Enterprise Awards

The Silverpeak team were delighted to attend the 8th WCIT Enterprise Awards dinner last night to celebrate some of the most successful technology entrepreneurs in the UK & Ireland

Congratulations to all the finalists & winners.

Young Entrepreneur
Ben Grech, Uniplaces
Andrew Murkerjee, Brisqq
Tim Sadler, Tessian (WINNER)
Charles Taylor, Debut
Imogen Wethered, Qudini (WINNER)

Evergreen Entrepreneur 
David Cocks, CloudTrade
Jeffrey Kofman, Trint
Jeremy Wood, Legerity (WINNER)

Female Entrepreneur
Rachel Carrell, Koru Kids
Sheri Jacobson, Harley Therapy
Lilia Stoyanov, Transformify (WINNER)

Social Enterprise Entrepreneur    
Rachel Carrell, Koru Kids
Nic Cary, Blockchain
Katie Massie-Taylor, MusH
Graeme Risby, Hiyacar
James Walker, Resolver (WINNER)
Alice Weightman, The Work Crowd
Public Sector Entrepreneur 
Jason Fahy, MYGOV
James Herbert, NotBinary (WINNER)
Priya Lakhani, Century Tech
Frances Toye, Unilink Software

Emerging Entrepreneur – Finalists
George Bevis, Tide (WINNER)
Steve Callanan, WIREWAX
Jeffrey Kofman, Trint
Tim Sadler, Tessian
Robert Sewell, SmartFrame Technologies

Developing Entrepreneur 
Peter Baumann, Active Navigation
David Griffiths, Fiscal Technologies
Vishal Marria, Quantexa (WINNER)
Jeremy Wood, Legerity

Scale Up Entrepreneur         
John Bates, Eggplant
Peter Baumann, Active Navigation
Nic Cary, Blockchain
Matthew Elson, SHE Software
Vishal Marria, Quantexa
Terry Walby, Thoughtonomy (WINNER)
James Walker, Resolver

Enterprise Entrepreneur 
Richard Jeffery, ActiveOps (WINNER)
Crispin Moger, Marmalade
David Poole, Symphony Ventures
Sean Taylor, Redwood Technologies Group

Listed Company Entrepreneur 
David Richards, WANdisco (WINNER)

Judges Special Award 
Nic Cary, Blockchain (WINNER)
Priya Lakhani, Century Tech

Mentor of the Year
John O’Connell, Scaleup Group (WINNER)

SEMINAR: The US – Promised Land or a graveyard for fast-growing European tech companies?

Presentations from yesterday’s seminar co-hosted with Orrick including data points on US acquirers and US investors in European tech companies and advice on how to expand into the US.
FINAL EVENT PRESENTATION Silverpeak Orrick seminar 30 January

SEMINAR: MedTech M&A and international expansion

Silverpeak-TaylorWessing MedTech seminar_14March2017_FULL PRESENTATIONS

Silverpeak, in association with global law firm Taylor Wessing, hosted a MedTech seminar providing insights into European MedTech M&A trends, expanding into China and specific legal considerations in the sector.

This seminar was relevant to CEOs, Chairmen, CFOs, Non-executive directors, shareholders and VC/PE investors with a stake in MedTech companies.

17.00 Registration
17.15 Introduction
17.20 European MedTech M&A trends – Caspar Stauffenberg & Paddy MccGwire, Silverpeak
17.40 Expanding your business into China – Chris Cotton, China Britain Business Council (CBBC)
17.55 Specific legal considerations for MedTech companies and for entering the Chinese market – Michael-Florian Ranft & Robert Fenner, Taylor Wessing
18.15 Real life stories from a MedTech leader – Alexander Neumann, LivaNova
18.40 Q&A
19.00 Networking
19.30 Close

Taylor Wessing, 5 New Street Square, London EC4A 3TW