March 2018: 10 London Events Every Startup and Freelancer Should Attend

Hannah Watkins
Hannah Watkins|


Looking to broaden your business expertise, scale your startup or expand your professional network? We’ve picked the 10 London events you definitely should check out in March if you’re a startup or freelancer.

Our event picks will help you move your business to the next level, whether it’s through your honing your own personal skills or by increasing your number of professional contacts.


1. Virgin StartUp – StepUp Masterclasses Series, by Virgin StartUp

Virgin StartUp is the not-for-profit Virgin company for entrepreneurs, providing advice, funding, and mentoring to entrepreneurs across the UK looking to start or scale their business. Over the next few months, they’re running masterclasses on a variety of different topics – from ‘PR for startups‘ to ‘How to negotiate‘, to ‘Developing your social media strategy‘.  Each one is hosted by an expert in the field, who will offer their invaluable insight and help you apply the knowledge that you gain to your own business.

When: Jan-June 2018
Where: Various, but mainly 66 Porchester Road
How much: £5.98-£35

Find more information and book your place here.

2. Tech City Intro: Connect with London’s technology scene, by Tech Connect

In this 3-hour session, you’ll have the chance to meet key people, discover great coworking spaces, hear from entrepreneurs and network with the best of London’s vibrant startup community. Tech Connect will take you through the world of startups and the UK digital economy to really understand how digital technology is transforming industries and society.

When: Friday 2nd March, 15.00-18.00 (later dates available too)
Where: WeWork – Old Street
How much: £85

Find more information and book your place here.

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3. Ready. Set. Scale. Conference, by Set For Scale

The Ready. Set. Scale Conference aims to bring together the UK startup community in a brand new way. This is what the organisers have to say:

“We feel that the UK startup scene is currently underserved in terms of conferences and the ability to network, and learn from each other. That’s why we’ve created Ready. Set. Scale. At this event you’ll be able to network with other startups, hear inspirational talks from those making real progress, and have the chance to meet the investors who are attending”

Speakers include: Rufus Weston – Head of Insight at Just Eat, Naji Esiri – Community Manager at Monzo Bank, and Ela Osterberger, Director of Analytics at Deliveroo.

When: Tuesday 6th March, 09.30-18.30
Where: Central Westminster Hall, SW1H 9NH
How much: £34.29

Find more information and book your place here.

4. International Women’s Day 2018 – Tech(K)now Day, by Tech Now

In honour of International Women’s Day, this Tech(K)now Day has been organised to provide a place and venue for anyone who identifies as a woman to go and learn new tech skills, inkeeping with this year’s theme #PressForProgress. There will be hands-on workshops for everybody, regardless of whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced developer, and plenty of informative talks on tech topics and personal/career development.

When: Friday 9th March, 09.00-17.00
Where: ExCel Exhibition Centre
How much: FREE

Find more information and book your place here.

5. Digital Meetup London – Marketing Experts, Web Devs & Designers, SAAS and Others.

This event, one of many in Huckletree – Alphabeta (you can find desks and private offices with them through our website) will be a relaxed, friendly evening of networking and is designed for marketing experts, digital creators, email experts, SAAS tools, agencies, freelancers and all others in this field. The evening will consist of three talks with Q&A, plus two networking sessions. The whole event is free, too (including drinks!) so it’s win-win for all.

When: Tuesday 20th March, 18.00-21.00
Where: Huckletree – Alphabeta
How much: FREE

Find more information and book your place here.


6. Growth Marketing Process: Experimenting to Get Results, by RED Academy London 

This is a short yet immersive session led by RED Academy London, in which you’ll gain an overview of how to form an online marketing strategy, ensure a robust social media presence, optimise your content, and grow your community online. Learn how constant experimentation can lead to dramatic results for your business! Sign up before 23rd February to get super cheap tickets!

When: Wednesday 21st March, 18.30-20.00
Where: WeWork – Aldwych House
How much: £5 (Early Bird), £15 (General Admission)

Find more information and book your place here.

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7. Google Analytics – Interactive 4-hour Training Session, by Digital Workshop

How much do you know about Google Analytics? Many UK businesses don’t use the tool to its full potential – don’t let that be yours. Digital Workshop aim to train businesses to understand just what GA has to offer. This is an insightful 4-hour training course with one of the UK’s leading experts in Google Analytics, so that you can make sure your website is as effective as possible – you’re also welcome to bring a laptop for some hands-on support at the end.

When: Friday 23rd March, 10.00-14.00
Where: Huckletree – Alphabeta
How much: £175 (for one person)

Find more information and book your place here.

8. Techstars Roadstars: London, by Techstars

Techstars’ applications are open for their Mentorship-Driven Accelerator programs around the world. On 26th March, you can join their Managing Director and Program Manager for an evening of networking at Huckletree Shoreditch in London. There will be a keynote presentation and a chance to ask them questions.

Over the past 10 years, Techstars have helped over 1,200 companies grow and raise over $4 billion in funding. They’re now on the search for their next wave of projects!

When: Monday 26th March, 18.30-21.30
Where: Huckletree – Alphabeta
How much: FREE

Find more information and book your place here.

9. What: All About Crowdfunding, by GetSet for Growth

This evening, hosted by GetSet for Growth, is an opportunity to learn all about the wide range of crowdfunding platforms raising money in the UK – including the best approach to take, the criteria they use to select applicants and potential pitfalls to avoid. There will also be time to ask questions. Once again, it’s free!

When: Tuesday 27th March, 18.00-21.00
Where: Huckletree – Alphabeta
How much: FREE

Find more information and book your place here.

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10. How to Build a Great Brand Without Breaking the Bank, by Notepad

In this one-day workshop, Notepad will endeavour to equip you with the tools, understanding and techniques you need to create and build a brand people love. Whether you’re thinking of launching a brand, or already growing one, this workshop will help to make your business a market-leader, not a market-follower.

When: Thursday 29th March, 09.30-16.30
Where: WeWork – Aldwych House
How much: £350

Find more information and book your place here.

Many of the spaces on our platform have their own event space, meaning that these kind of events could take place in your office. You could even be hosting your own! Take a look at them on our website


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