Tech & Cider presents:
Start-up Stories: Priya Shah (Sauce) & Garreth Williams (YellowDog)
Host: Silas Adekunle (CEO of Reach Robotics)
A Fireside Chat
An intimate and candid conversation between entrepreneurs to share actionable lessons from their journey.
Who is this talk for?
– Budding entrepreneurs
– Early stage start-ups
About Tech & Cider
This talk is organised by Tech & Cider with the partnership of YHP, Reach Robotics and Deniz Designs. Tech & Cider is a forum for early stage start-ups and budding entrepreneurs with the aim of demystifying the start-up journey and nurturing the Bristol tech ecosystem.
Sauce is a video collaboration platform that enables companies to produce video with their communities on global scale in an easy, authentic, and affordable way. Sauce is revolutionising video production through its cloud-based platform empowering communities to create authentic stories with their smartphone cameras.
YellowDog was founded in Bristol in 2015 by Gareth Williams. It is one of the UK’s hottest scale-ups with over 1,500 customers signed up to its platform in 42 countries worldwide; for all of them, YellowDog provides access to unparalleled computer processing power.
YellowDog releases the latent power in organisations’ existing compute and combines it with public cloud. It provides cloud rendering for visual effects, animation, and visualisation studios and helps enterprises in Financial Services with any number of big batch processes. Future markets and applications for its technology are also planned.
YellowDog is creating a world where people do more, create more, discover more; unleashed from limited computing power.
About the host
Silas Adekunle is the co-founder and CEO of Reach Robotics. He started Reach Robotics in 2013 during his undergraduate Robotics studies at UWE and has been recognised by Forbes 30u30 in the Technology and Entrepreneurship categories.
About Reach Robotics
Reach Robotics is a UK tech-startup based in Bristol, with the aim of bringing high-end robotics and augmented reality to mainstream gaming audiences and provide the tools for future robotics and STEM education.
The format of the session
– 6:00 pm arrive and time for a drink and networking before the talk starts
– 6:15 pm -7:15pm Fireside chat
– 7:15 pm – 7:30 pm Q/A
– 7:30 pm – our session ends but you are welcome to stay longer for a drink or to network with other attendees
– Drinks and food are available to purchase from Watershed.
About the Venue
The Pervasive Media Studio hosts a brilliant community of over 100 artists, creative companies, technologists and academics exploring experience design and creative technology. It is a collaboration between Watershed, University of Bristol and UWE Bristol.