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Launch48 Weekend Proves Birmingham (UK) is Ready to Blast Off

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After stops in Sheffield and Newcastle in an attempt to get better insight into what is happening in tech and startups outside of London, my tour of the UK continued this weekend with a stop off in Birmingham to sponsor and mentor the Launch48 Weekend being held at Aston University. What is Launch48? Launch48 run three events regularly around the world, from evening showcases of early stage startups, to intensive pre-accelerator prep programmes. This event, Launch48 Weekend, is for the budding entrepreneurs; those with a seedling of an idea that would like to not only find out if other people

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What’s Forging Now in England’s ‘Steel City’?

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One of the really great parts about being a Developer Evangelist at SendGrid is getting to meet with companies when they’re just a touch more than an idea. I get to do this a lot thanks to the SendGrid Accelerate programme that supports accelerators, startup incubators and co-working spaces around the world. Along with providing companies technical help with SendGrid integrations we get asked to spend some time talking to the companies in these programmes and answer questions about anything we have knowledge about. I’ve been asked everything from architecting an out of the gate server setup that would scale,

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Supporting Veterans in Entrepreneurship

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SendGrid is proud to partner with the Association of Veteran Entrepreneurs for a special event titled “Why are Veterans Excellent Entrepreneurs?” This dinner and networking event will bring together business owners, leaders, entrepreneurs, and media, along with special guest speakers to spark conversation on the valuable contributions Veterans bring to the entrepreneurial community. The event is next week, so sign up today! Related PostsSendGrid Expands to Denver A Hackathon with a Civic Focus: Colorado Code for Communities

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