UX LIVE FOR SAAS STARTUPS: BEER + PIZZA + PRODUCT TESTING
Join in with a panel debate and discussion aimed at helping all startups understand what it takes to create a consumer-proof product.
This is a unique opportunity to witness first-hand what it is like to see your product in the hands of the consumer for the first time. The experience will inform which features and services stand out, and what can be improved upon - we guarantee there will be plenty of takeaways for audience members to mull over plus the opportunity to meet top UX professionals.
UX Expert Panel:
Who will be there?
The brave startups who will see their products tested include:
Causr - Is a location-based app that introduces its users to others within the local area. It makes finding nearby professionals with similar jobs, interests and ambitions easy. Scroll through a network of users, see who’s free, meet for coffee, share business advice or simply connect. Causr plans those chances encounters, and makes missed opportunities a thing of the past. As Richard Branson said, 'Technology should enable more in-person interactions, not reduce them.' Good example here: https://goo.gl/hFh20O Available on the Apple App Store now. www.bit.ly/causrapp Android coming soon. Founded by James Eder who previously Co-Founded Student Beans.
evvnt - is a marketing platform for event organisers, connecting them with a network of over 4,000 targeted event listing sites. Removing the pain of managing & maintaining event listings, evvnt provides reporting & analytics of the audience & organic traffic generated through its network. Its algorithm assigns network sites based on an event’s category & location, allowing organiser to reach the audiences most relevant to them. Having created 3.6 million event listings to date, evvnt is focussing on reaching new markets and improving its onboarding experience. Primarily a web-based platform, available at evvnt.com. Founded by Richard Green (eBay, Qype).
Cheeky Weekend - We all know that if you work Monday-to-Friday, weekends are the best way to see more of Europe. But we also all know what a headache they are to plan. From expensive flights at awful flying times, to finding a weekend that fits into everybody's busy schedule--no wonder you're not travelling as much as you'd like to. With Cheeky Weekend, you'll discover the ONLY flight search algorithm that finds work-friendly flying times, at desirable airport locations, for the lowest prices. What's more, our easy online tools make coordinating dates with your friends and family a breeze. Visit cheekyweekend.co to plan your cheeky weekend today. A side-project by Dave Bailey (founder-turned-VC) and Russ Trow (serial founder).
Chloe Nicholls - Full-stack marketer, with 7+ years experience working with startups and entrepreneurs
On the Panel:
Hazel Ho, UX Research @ WhatUsersDo
Dan Corder, UX & Design Team Lead @ Gumtree.com
James Gill, CEO @ GoSquared
With plenty of surprises in store on the night, plus free beer and pizza, UX Live promises to be an unforgettable evening – not just for our guinea-pig startups, but for all attendees.
What to expect: (besides the unexpected!)
After drinks and networking, the real-time video presentations will be curated by WhatUsersDo, the disruptive UX testing platform trusted by more than 3,000 digital professionals.
Once the video feedback has been streamed our panel of experts will share their informed insights and opinions. At the end of the video case studience audience members are invited to participate in a Q&A helping you to gain valuable and rare insights about how to turn YOUR startups into a top performing SaaS UX proposition!
Afterwards, more networking, and most likely a visit to a nearby bar.
Don’t miss out on what promises to be one of the best experiences for London Startups. After UX Live, you may well see your company, and your products, in an entirely different light.
Don’t be alarmed – this is a good thing!