10 Dec, 2007
5 Web events in London worth visiting
One of the perks of living in such a big city as London are all the interesting events a Web developer/entrepreneurÂ can easily visit. Even if you do not live there, it is still worth timing your visit so you can visit them.
MiniBarÂ occurs monthly where a number of startups pitch their ideas to the visiting public, with general theme towards WebÂ entrepreneurs. Every presenting company gets asked the hardest question: how do you make money?
Event is free, but registration is required at their homepage.Â
Wiki WednesdaysÂ are also monthly event, this time, as you might have guessed, oriented towards people who use and are passionate about Wiki’s.Â Even though a lot of participants are involved with Wikipedia,Â there is also a lot of buzz around usage of wikis in corporations and in other projects.
Event is free, but registration is required in their wiki, that can be found through their portal.
London OpenCoffee Meetup, is a weekly event for anyone more interested inÂ entrepreneurialÂ side of Online and Web business. There are all kinds of visitors there, from VC’s to developers or just people who are interested in breaking into this field or looking for someone to help them. Drinking coffee on top of Waterstones, Londons biggest book store and chatting with like minded people is also a great way to start a Thursday morning.
Event is free, with no registration required. They also have a homepage and a general page of OpenCoffee Club movement.
Dorkbot London is a monthly meeting of people who do interesting things with electricity, but more precisely electronic. It involves artists, engineers, designers and just about everyone who is passionate about all things electric.
Event is free, but sometimes registration is required, so check their dorkbot wiki.
Mashup* event is a monthly, a bit more commercially oriented event where startups once again present their creations to interested public. Since it is not free, there is a bit smaller crowd there so it might be easier to actually discuss your big idea.
Entry is 35Â£, with required registration at the event homepage.