BIMA 100 and Digital Hall of Fame 2016

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This is the second in the series of Business Intelligence days. This exciting new initiative from BIMA is exclusive to our members and designed for agencies and digital businesses of all shapes and sizes, to help you thrive.

This tech innovation tour will take you to five hotspots in the East London tech and maker scene, meeting the teams, hearing about their exciting projects and how their work could benefit you and your clients.

Cost: £50 plus VAT, this includes lunch and transport from the pick-up point to the venues
Date: 29th April 2016
Time: 9:45 – 17:00
Meet up: Makers Academy

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10 am – Makers Academy is Europe’s first and largest coding bootcamp. Only the top 10% of applicants are selected who are then trained over 12 highly-intensive weeks to become great junior software developers. Top tech firms like Deloitte Digital, Financial Times, M&S and Sky work directly with Makers Academy in order to attract the talent they train. Since 2013, 500 developers have graduated from the course. Today, 500 developers are trained per year throughout the UK and Europe.

11 am – Unruly is the ad tech company that gets videos watched, tracked and shared across the Open Web. Positioned at the intersect of video, social, native & mobile, Unruly uses emotional audience data and user-friendly video formats to massively increase viewer engagement, brand performance & publisher revenues. With 3 out of every 4 video views now taking place outside of YouTube, 90% of Ad Age 100 brands already trust Unruly to connect with audiences at speed and scale across the Open Web.


2 pm – Barclays Accelerator Rise is a global community that connects start-ups, corporates and experts around the world to co-create the future of financial services, and beyond. We bring 325 years of expertise and resources from Barclays and partner with a curated range of global experts to create an ideal environment to help businesses grow.

2.30 pm – Central Working is the premier shared workspace provider operating in the UK, leveraging collaboration and connections to help businesses grow. With a curated membership of thousands of high-growth SMEs in clubs across the UK, Central Working provides unparalleled support and infrastructure to create business environments that nurture growth and success.

4 pm – IBM Watson is a technology platform that uses natural language processing and machine learning to reveal insights from large amounts of unstructured data



Fri, 29 Apr 2016
09:45 - 17:00


East London,





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