London Tech Week at Home Grown


London Tech Week is back for its 2021 run! From 20 – 24 September, London Tech Week creates a Global Connection Of Tech bringing together the most innovative thinkers.

Its slogan ‘be a part of the future’ inspired us here at Home Grown to bring our members some extra special guest events and more. We will truly be amplifying the power, resilience, and speed of innovation.

About London Tech Week

London Tech Week is on a mission to build a better more inclusive digital world.

This through-year content programme culminates in a week-long festival in September, gathering the world’s most inspirational founders, global leaders, senior investors and rising stars to collaborate and discuss the vital role of technology on society.

Here’s what’s to come at Home Grown

Crocodile Lair in Partnership with SFC Capital

From 6pm, Monday 20th September 2021 live from Home Grown

SFC Capital, the UK’s most active Seed Investment Fund and network of Business Angels, would like to invite you to its next online Crocodile Lair, organised in collaboration with Home Grown.

It’s pitch time! Join us on for the next instalment of Home Grown’s popular pitching event, this time live for the first time in over a year and a half, hosted in partnership with SFC Capital by Stephen Page

Five disruptive start-ups will be taking to the virtual stage and pitch live for investment, including – companies to be announced.

We welcome our investor community back to Home Grown at this flagship pitching event.

Spaces are complimentary and includes drinks and canapes.

Spaces Limited. 

One member may bring up to two guests.

RSVP via

Cereal Entrepreneurs: How to Deliver Results through Social Media Strategy

Tuesday 21st September 2021, 8:00am

Join us for our weekly breakfast drop-in, where we hear from a different member weekly and the opportunity to meet other members over breakfast.

In line with London Tech Week 2021, this week we will hear from ContentCal, a Social Media Marketing technology software, that since launching in January 2017 has become the fastest-growing content marketing tool worldwide.

In this session, we’ll be covering everything you need to know in order to build a well-structured content plan to help you grow your community and develop a growth strategy for social media.

We’ll be setting the scene as to why content marketing is increasing in importance, you’ll be introduced to the 6-step content strategy framework that will give you a structure to build your strategy on and you’ll be shown 6 free/low-cost tools that will help you bring your perfect content plan to life.

Andy Lambert, Director of Growth will be talking us through all things social media over breakfast. Andy has over 10 years’ experience in creating markets, building profitable businesses, and leadership roles in industry-leading SaaS organizations. He is one of the Founding Team of ContentCal,

 Spaces £10 per person to include breakfast.

Members, friends, colleagues & associates very welcome. 

Booking is recommended to secure your space. 


Mayor of London & UKBAA’s TechInvest GreenTech  Virtual Summit

From 10:30am, Tuesday 21st September 2021 

In partnership with  the UK Business Angels Association

The next Mayor of London’s TechInvest event will showcase a range of London’s leading innovators tackling the challenges of climate change and global warming. With COP26 being held in Glasgow later this year, the UK has committed to working with all countries to join forces with civil society, companies and people on the frontline of climate change to inspire climate action ahead of the event. The Mayor has been clear that sustainability and the green economy are pivotal to London’s recovery from Covid-19, offering London’s GreenTech founders the opportunity to play a key role in redefining the ways in which we’re tackling the effects of climate change, managing its side effects or finding ways to manage the city’s resources in the most sustainable way.

Applications close Thursday 26th August at midnight.

Find out more about the event and apply here.

The Journey to Scale

From 5pm, Wednesday 22 September 2021 at Home Grown

This event during London Tech Week brings together Home Grown, London & Partners and  Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (SVC2UK) community to hear from entrepreneurs who have successfully scaled their businesses in the UK and internationally. Discussions will focus on successfully scaling a business and growing your teams (even when most employees have been remote), and feature a first-hand account of scaling through to exit. It will also be a long-awaited opportunity to bring the community together for in person networking and connections. This event is hosted at Home Grown Club, a private members’ club that provides entrepreneurial pioneers with unique resources to unlock the true value of their business potential.

Confirmed Speakers

Pip Jamieson, Founder & CEO – The Dots

Olivier Buffon, Head of International – Faire

Zara Nanu, CEO & Co-Founder – Gapsquare


17.00-17.30 Registration & Networking

17.30-17.35 Opening Remarks

17.35-18.00 Panel Discussion with The Dots & Faire: Scaling & Building teams in a remote global world

18.00-18.25 Fireside Chat with Zara Nanu – Scaling through to Exit with Gapsquare

18.25-18.30 Closing Remarks

18.30-20.00 Networking Reception 

Spaces limited. Register via 

One member may bring up to two guests.

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