Seedcamp + WBY Present: An Inside Look at Startup Engineering

location Campus London | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM Thursday 16 October 2014 (GMT)

Come hang out with some of London's most ambitious startup engineering teams

Startup engineers from the early stage portfolios of Seedcamp + WBY are excited to share stories and lessons from not just building new products, but building engineering teams. Over 30 portfolio engineers will be present to talk about what it's like to be an engineer on a small startup team and answer any questions you have about how to get there. We'll also feature six 10-minute lightning talks about the challenges and benefits of being part of a startup.

Schedule & logistics

The event will be held on Thursday, October 16th at 18:30 at Google Campus.

18:30: Check-in, mingling w/ portfolio engineers

19:00: Lightning talks begin. We'll hear from:

Hywel Carver, CTO, BridgeU - Solving Messy Problems to Democratize Access to Higher Education

Adam Joyce, CTO, Elliptic - Programming Money

Joe Cainey, Data Scientist, OpenSignal - Rapid Dashboard Development

Nik Brbora, CTO, Saberr - Analytics for Human Collaboration

Mika Boström, VP of Engineering, Smarkets - Choices that Matter

Ben Phillips, CTO, Thread - Engineering in Startups vs. Banks

20:15: Food/drinks, more mingling

Who's invited?

University students in computer science/maths/science programs from around the London area that are interested in building their careers in technology startups.


  • BridgeU

    BridgeU is changing the way students around the world are applying for international universities. We match students with global university programs, manage the application process for them and help them maximize their chances of being admitted.

  • elliptic

    Elliptic is proud to be at the forefront of the digital currency revolution. We are building a suite of services that will make it easier and more secure to acquire, use and store digital currencies.

  • OpenSignal

    Big data meets sensor networks. OpenSignal is using mobile phones as a crowdsourced sensor network to generate data and insight on the world around us.

  • Saberr

    Saberr is advancing data-driven approaches to managing people at work. We strive to bring data & sophisticated analysis to people-related issues, such as resourcing, performance reviews & team design.

  • Smarkets

    Smarkets takes a stand for integrity by providing a superior online investment platform that facilitates honest, user-centered trading in regard to sports, politics and current events.

  • Thread

    Most men want to look great but don't particularly like shopping. Thread is aiming to reinvent the experience from the ground up using stylists and clever algorithms.


  • seedcamp

    We are accelerating startups from prototype to IPO with $25K-$250K in initial funding. We back highly ambitious global founders who want to build multi-billion dollar businesses from Europe.

  • White Bear Yard

    We are a co-working space of over a dozen of London's most exciting technology startups.


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