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Bleep Bleeps – The Design Story & Networking for Hardware Startups

26 September 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

CRL supports entrepreneurs at every stage of the journey from concept development, through prototyping and first batch production to scaling up. We take care of your work space so you can focus on growing your businesses, we provide mentoring and funding opportunities to help you grow.

Agenda:

5:00pm – Welcome from Mat Hunter, MD of the Central Research Laboratory

5:10pm – Bleep Bleeps – The Design Story

BleepBleeps is an award-winning, London-based hardware startup creating internet connected consumer electronics and digital services that make parenting easier. Founder Tom Evans takes you on a whistle stop tour of the blood, sweat, tears, blunders and triumphs behind the scenes and explains how he took BleepBleeps from a side hustle to selling in Harrods.
Join us to hear Tom’s story, and then stay for networking, drinks & pizza!

About Tom

Tom is a serial entrepreneur obsessed with the intersection between creativity, business and technology. His career has seen him create a diverse range of work across communications, digital, NPD and service design for both brands and agencies, as well as being sole founder of BleepBleeps, an award-winning, London-based hardware startup creating internet connected consumer electronics and digital services that make parenting easier. Since founding BleepBleeps in 2014 Tom has undertaken 3 crowdfunding campaigns – all funded in 24hrs, launched on Amazon US, EU and Japan, obtained retail listings in Harrods, Selfridges and The Conran Shop in the UK and is making steady progress towards achieving retail listings nationwide in the US.

Before BleepBleeps Tom worked at an executive leadership level in the creative industry. He was previously Executive Creative Director at TBWA London and Brand Communications Director of Jack Wills. He co-founded Mook, one of the UK’s leading digital agencies, and has produced work for Nike, Volvo, Unilever, Four Seasons Hotels, Foot Locker and Channel 4.

6:00pm – Networking, drinks, and pizza

9:00pm – Close

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bleepbleeps-the-design-story-with-tom-evans-tickets-49944350898

Venue

Central Research Laboratory
252 Blyth Road
Hayes, GB
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