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  • September 20th
  • 6:30pm–10:30pm
  • Antenna

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"Pivoting from contract work to our own IP and 19 million downloads", Joel Kemp of Lockwood Publishing

Learn about how Lockwood Publishing transitioned from doing contract work in the late 2008 for Sony to focusing on their own app and taking control of their own destiny. With 19 million downloads to date, Avakin Life is a remarkable turnaround for the company. Joel will walk us through the highlight reel and the lessons learned along the way.

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Tech Startup of the Year Awards 2016

We're searching for Nottingham's Tech Startup and Future Startup of the year. On the night our finalists will pitch their business to our panel of expert judges to see who wins the prize. Past winners include AppInstitute, Cronofy, ENSEK and GoDine.

New Startup of the Year

An award for new startups who have launched their service or product within the last two years. The startups can pre-revenue and the emphasis here is on potential as well as success so far.

Startup of the Future

An award dedicated to people who have a great idea for a startup they think should happen. Whether a real company at pre-launch or not, the aim of the award is to reward the future potential of a startup idea.

Prizes will be announced over the coming months. To enter send an email to and he'll send you your application form. To check out prizes from last year take a look at the Tech Startup Awards 2015 site.