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Hertfordshire showcases the new Internet Pioneers raising money for Teens Unite

by david.nunes

Hertfordshire showcases the new Internet Pioneers

Ginicam, Hatfield – (30th March 2012) –The University of Hertfordshire is hosting a free event, called ‘An audience with the new Internet Pioneers’ on Tuesday 17th April. The evening features some the leading innovators from the tech-world. It runs from 5.30-7.30pm at the Weston Auditorium and is open to both students and business people. The aim is to engage and inspire the audience with presentations from pioneering companies such as Groupon, Ginicam, Winkball, The Sun Online and StudentBeans.com.

The University of Hertfordshire is suitably placed to host the event having won the prestigious title of The Times Entrepreneurial University of the year award in 2010. The evening is part of the University’s 60th Anniversary celebrations.

The speakers include James Eder (Co-Founder of StudentBeans) Glen Richardson (COO of Ginicam), Kieran Hill (Business Development Manager of Winkball) and Gary Thompson (former Associate Editor of The Sun Online). The speakers and special panel guests will openly discuss and debate, with audience participation, their views on current and future Internet innovations.

Steve Sampson, who is a Director of Ginicam and a Director of Paradise Wildlife Park in Broxbourne said, “I’m sure the open, frank and fast paced discussion will be seriously entertaining. I hope the attending students and businesses get a realistic feel for what it takes to embark on the road less travelled. I’m sure angel investors, VC’s and journalists will have a lot to gain from the event too.”

Free tickets are available from www.internetpioneers.co.uk.

An Audience with the new Internet Pioneers is in aid of the charity Teens Unite Fighting Cancer. It will be preceded by the Internet Showcase from 9am-5pm in the de Havilland Campus Atrium at the University of Hertfordshire.

About the organisers

Ginicam, a tech start-up currently in private beta, are the event’s headline sponsors who are based at the University of Hertfordshire’s Innovation Centre. The University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield will be hosting the event at their Weston Auditorium capable of seating 450 people. Teens Unite Fighting Cancer is a dedicated charity dedicated to improving the lives of young people aged between 13-24 with life limiting illnesses.

Press Contact: Matthew Blakemore [email protected] | 01707 278000


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