BLN Growth Forum, 5th July 2011. Attendees.

A Word cloud from Wordle currently confirmed attendees at the BLN Growth Forum, 5th July 2011.

BLN Growth Forum, 5th July 2011

Growth Forum 2011 Attendees

Confirmed companies include: Mimecast, Spirit Digital Media, Octopus Ventures, Jagex Games Studio, Silicon Valley Bank, Amadeus Capital, Accel Partners, Citi, Workday, Bailey Fisher, Sphere Medical, LinkedIn, Moneydashboard, BDO LLP, Groupon, PA Consulting Group, Sentec, The BLN, Featurespace, Cohen Partners, RackSpace, Aframe, Balderton Capital, Abcam plc, Sentec, Breathing Buildings, Wind Technologies, Good Energies (UK) LLP, 10X Networks, Inc, Red Gate, BDO LLP, The One Place Capital, NESTA, Andromeda Capital, Postcode Anywhere (Europe) Ltd, FirstCapital, The BLN, Cortexica, Mills & Reeve LLP, STL Technology Solutions Ltd, Index Ventures, Touchtype Online, MMC Ventures, PrismaStar, Basekit, Vitruvian Partners, UltraSoC, CFO4Growth Ltd, The BLN, La Playa, Jefferies, Jagex Games Studio, The BLN, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Incube8it,, NESTA, TLcom Capital Partners, IQ Capital Fund, GE Capital / HEC-Paris, Chelsea Apps factory, Innovise Plc, Chemist Direct, Cheapflights Media, TTP Venture Managers Ltd, The Daily Telegraph, Index Ventures, Stoneburn Software Services, PACE plc, Merchenta, Sportingbet plc, Indigo Vision, Silicon Valley Bank, Taylor Vinters, Phoebus Software Limited, Ocean Learning, Mimecast, Spirit Digital Media, Mills & Reeve LLP, Grove Group, Acal Supply Chain, Cogendo, Namaste, MMC Ventures, Real-Status, Cohen Corporate Finance, Sefaira, DFJ Esprit, Chesham Holdings Ltd, Fidelity Growth Partners, FX Capital Group, Cortexica, Blackmore Consulting, ByBox Holdings Ltd, STL Technology Solutions Ltd, BDO LLP, Augmentum Capital, Incisive Media, Wild Lion Media, Clifton Cowley, ARM, Mills & Reeve LLP, Albion Ventures.

BLN Growth Forum, 5th July 2011.


  • Making it big – targeting big markets and maintaining your lead.
  • Successful sales– making profitable sales a core goal. How to sell against market leaders.
  • Putting people first – creating a culture to attract and retain the people you need.
  • Growth strategies – maximising value from startup to IPO and beyond.


  • Jonathan Milner, Founder & CEO, Abcam
  • Warren East, CEO, ARM
  • Neil Gaydon, CEO, PACE plc
  • Stuart Miller, CEO, ByBox
  • Mo Bulbrook, Head of International, Cheapflights Media
  • Tim Weller, CEO, Incisive Media
  • Mary Turner, CEO, AlertMe
  • Martin Leuw, NED, IRIS Software Group
  • Mark Gerhard, CEO, Jagex Games Studio
  • Ariel Eckstein, Managing Director EMEA, LinkedIn
  • Peter Bauer, CEO, Mimecast
  • Nigel Payne, Director and Prev CEO, Sporting Bet plc
  • Andy Leaver, VP EMEA, Workday


BLN Growth Forum, 5th July 2011