Secret Sauce Conference #4 - 24th June 2016 @ BL-NK

It's time to shine.

Who are we?

Our mission is to bring the start-up community together to learn from each other and grow. We are supported by Google, WeWork and Hackney Council and growing very quickly, learn more at


We will confirm speakers on the website. Keep checking everyday.


To be announced. We will publish the post-event activities on social media and website prior to the event.

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Hackney Council is the council of the London Borough of Hackney delivering services to its residents. Read more about Hackney Entrepreneurship Day 2016 & get free tickets!

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Vincent Dignan

Victoria Hesketh
Little Boots

Russell Buckley
Spring Partners

David Murray-Hundley
Grumpy Entrepreneur

Monique Maley
Articulate Persuasion

Robert Surpateanu

Fred Schmidt
Capital Factory

Daniel van Binsbergen

Max Thomas

Arfah Farooq
Makers Academy

Phil Pallen

Timothy Armoo

Tambo Silavwe
Insight Coaching


More speakers will be confirmed in the following days.

Bios & info here

  •   — MORNING —
  • 09:45 Registrations / doors open
  • 10:00 UX and best practices for native mobile apps – Robert Surpateanu  / Zipcar
  • 10:30 The 10 biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make when pitching to Investors –  Monique Maley / ArticulatePersuasion  
  • 11:00 Companies who are going to die soon – David Murray-Hundley / Grumpy Entrepreneur  
  • 11:30  COFFEE BREAK 
  • 11:50 London Startups’ Secret Cellar Door Into America (that Donald Trump will never know about) – Fred Schmidt  / Capital Factory
  • 12:20 Everything you need to know about SEO in 20 minutes – Max Thomas  / Thunderactive
  • 12:50 AMA session – Russell Buckley  / Angel Investor
  •  13:20 Lunch Break
  •   — AFTERNOON —
  • 14:00 Learn to code in 12 weeks and kickstart your tech startup - Arfah Farooq / Makers Academy
  • 14:10 Dispelling the myths of public speaking - Tambo Silavwe / Insight Coaching
  • 14:40 Practical tips to using influencers to grow your business – Timothy Armoo  / Fanbytes
  • 15:10  COFFEE BREAK 
  • 15:20 Lessons learned from being an international pop star which prepared me for starting a startup – Victoria Hesketh / Littleboots
  • 15:50 How To Avoid Crap Lawyers - Daniel van Binsbergen / Lexoo
  • 16:00 Turning your company into an awesome brand – Phil Pallen /
  • 16:25 Sales and personal branding: How to be rich and internet famous – Vincent Dignan / Magnific
  • 17:30  End of talks


The conference takes place at London's premier startup venue.


27 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3LT, United Kingdom

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