General Assembly Boston - Going Global, UK Edition

When: Tue November 27, 2012 5:30 pm

Organization: General Assembly Boston

Location: Office of the British Consulate-General, Cambridge Innovation Center (7th Floor), 1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142


For many American businesses, Great Britain is the doorway to the rest of the world - a business-friendly, English-speaking nation with ties and influence spanning from Western Europe to East Asia. But in spite of these things, crossing the pond can seem like a major leap - where do you even begin?

Join us for this free class and post-class reception, sponsored by UKTI, which will discuss the challenges and opportunities of expanding abroad and cover some of the practical details of doing business in the UK, including:
  • An introduction to British and European startup ecosystems
  • How to navigate UK laws
  • Tips and tricks for doing business aboad, in the UK and in Europe in general

About the Instructors

Nick Hungerford is the CEO of Nutmeg ( a British investment company. Following a business degree at Exeter, Nick worked at Barclays for six years in areas of product, banking and wealth management. Nick was a Divisional Director at Brewin Dolphin and has an MBA from Stanford University where he was VP of the entrepreneurship club.

Sarah Turner is a Director of Turner Hopkins, a digital media consultancy with clients including BBC, Technology Strategy Board, City of London and The Barbican CentreShe is also the Founder of Angel Academe, a network linking experienced professional women with tech entrepreneurs, serves as a Board Advisor to Silicon Valley comes to the UK, a student-run not-for-profit speaker series led by business leaders, investors and serial entrepreneurs, and works part-time as a Dealmaker on UKTI's Global Entrepreneur Programme.