We’re thrilled to announce the Brits in the Bay participants – the most exciting UK startups looking to expand their business into the US. Aiden.AI – Marie Outtier, Co-founder & CEO  Aiden.ai is an Ai-as-a service for growth teams: a unified marketing platform that generates daily actionable recommendations across Facebook, Adwords, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. Log-in, approve Aiden’s […]

When in 2016, BBC News covered HER, a dating app for lesbian, bi-sexual and queer people, it had 1M users, no revenue and has just moved its headquarters to San Francisco. Two years later, the company is profitable and a home to the world’s largest – 4M and counting – community of queer women. It’s […]

Transcript from a conversation with Srin Madipalli, Product Manager, Airbnb, co-founder of Accomable. Listen on Soundcloud. Suz: Our guest today is Srin Madipalli in his own words – which I copied from his Twitter bio – an entrepreneur, a coder, a commercial lawyer, a writer, an adventurer, a traveler and a MBA grad from Oxford […]

The Youth Think Tank (YTT) is a research initiative launched by Mastercard Foundation and GBx’s partner Restless Development that works with young people from 7 countries in Africa exploring economic opportunities for young people. Development experts, policy makers and the tech sector have become increasingly interested in the last few years in emerging technologies and […]

Eva Tolage, a young campaigner from Tanzania, launched Stand With Eva back in February 2015 and since then has been campaigning locally and nationally to get a clean supply of water for her community and school. Now, just over a year since Eva launched her campaign, a new water tap has been installed near her […]

Meet Michael Acton Smith, co-founder and CEO of Calm. Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m the co-founder and co-CEO of Calm.com. I was the CEO/founder of Mind Candy and creator of Moshi Monsters. I moved to the Bay Area in January 2016. What are you business interests? All aspects of business: Investing, recruiting, […]

David joined the Restless Development Youth Empowerment program in 2009 in Uganda. Beyond his success in actively engaging youth in decision making and development processes in his community through his training with Restless Development, David has continued to make active use of the skills and techniques. The training he received at Restless Development encouraged him […]

Meet Alex Young, founder and CEO of Virti. Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m a surgeon by training and built and sold an events company during med school at Bristol. I then boot-strapped and scaled an award-winning medical education company internationally while still training in the NHS. Last year I founded Virti, a […]

Can you help? The University of Cambridge is looking for mentors based in the US to advise their portfolio companies and help them grow into global leaders. They selected five of their portfolio companies to take part in this pilot programme. All of these companies are starting from brilliant minds and world-leading Cambridge science. With a […]

Brexit news is here to stay, and GBx members have been invited to access to the Brexit Brief by the British Embassy in Washington. The latest edition covers: Theresa May’s vision for new partnership with EU post-Brexit UK-US science and innovation collaboration agreement UK-US Trade & Investment Working Group update Report on the US jobs […]