Meet the Speakers

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Friday: Horia Cernusca, founder of Swipe will share his Startup Weekend story and what happened after. Swipe started as an idea at a startup weekend, they bootsrapped for a while, have raised funding and have now moved the company to London.

Saturday: Johan Brand (also a London based entrepreneur) will speak about the “Hook Model,” a four steps process companies use to build customer habits. For building addictive services and products, i.e. snapchat, instagram etc.. He will also share how they have used this framework in the development of his startup Kahoot!.

Sunday: Aleksander Langmyhr, country manager at FundedByMe will tell us about crowdfunding and how you can use this as a way to take your project further beyond the weekend. FoundedByMe, the crowdfunding platform will give some hours of consultancy to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners on how to make a successful crowdfunding campaign. Lars Willner, Co-Founder at InstrumentChamp, (who also is one of the mentors during the weekend) closed a round using their platform in december last year. He will also join on stage and share some insight about  his experiences from the process.