James Digby

GoodShift Ventures

James Digby is the founder of The Global Startup Awards, which provides an annual spotlight focus to web/tech startups currently in 26 countries across the world with a focus on 4 distinct regions - The Nordics, Central Europe, India and SEAsia. With each individual regional award placing a heavy focus on unearthing and reward the very best from within their respective ecosystems. The awards stand to represent the entire startup community - from the startups themselves, through to the people behind them, and the organisations that work alongside these visionaries to make the great things possible. Working with brands and institutions such as Microsoft, Samsung and the Kauffman Foundation, in addition to facilitating over 40 events in 12 different countries. Current speaking topics include: - Starting your startup - How to build a team - Future Tech trends - Learning from failure Current workshops: - Ideation or bust - Go to Market strategies - Business Model Regeneration - Intra-preneurship: How to bring innovation into the cubicles