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There's almost too much going on to keep up these days at BoS Towers but we will try to keep this update short and to the point. Read on for news of:

  • Tomorrow, March 6th: Remote work Q&A with Wade Foster online or in Cambridge, England
  • Darktrace CEO Poppy Gustafsson to speak at BoS Europe this April
  • A Classic BoS talk from Derek Sivers (Founder, CD Baby)
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Upcoming Events

***TOMORROW*** Q&A with Wade Foster - How To Make Remote Working Work
Wednesday 6th March 2019 // Online & The Bradfield Centre, Cambridge UK

Business of Software Conference Europe 2019

11-12 April 2019 // Churchill College, Cambridge UK

Business of Software Conference USA 2019
16-18 September 2019 // Seaport World Trade Center, Boston MA


Remote work Q&A with Wade Foster tomorrow online

Tomorrow we're hosting an online Q&A Hangout with Wade Foster, Founder/CEO of Zapier, a 200-person strong fully remote company. With over 5 years' experience of running a remote company, Wade has done a lot of thinking about how to make a success of remote working. Hiring, onboarding new staff, running effective meetings, building strong company culture, supporting employees with mental health issues - Wade has a lot of insights in all these areas and is worth listening to.

Join us tomorrow at 12.30pm ET/5:30pm GMT for a chat with Wade, and bring your own questions about remote working. If you can't join us live, register and we'll send you a recording afterwards.

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Also - if you're in Cambridge UK, you can join us in person - more info here.

Poppy Gustafsson to discuss scaling AI scaleup Darktrace at BoS Europe


Go on then, we've got room for one more speaker - especially when they're this good. I saw Poppy speak recently and knew that we had to have her share with the Business of Software audience. Having built Darktrace to be one of the biggest players in cyber security, (1,000 employees in 5 years), and has a lot to share about building at scale.

Building & Scaling An AI Startup At Warp Speed - Poppy Gustafsson

Poppy is a co-founder and CEO of Darktrace, a world-leading AI company for cyber defence, named Europe’s ‘Fastest Growing Super Scaleup’ by Tech Tour in 2018. She will share some of her experiences in helping to shape and scale a successful commercial strategy that has meant the company has grown incredibly quickly, as well as her philosophy on hiring the right talent in the field of AI cyber security where talent is very scarce.

You'll learn: insights into how to shape commercial & hiring strategies that position your company for growth.

The Schedule for BoS Europe is now available to view here. We've focused the sessions this year on some specific questions previous attendees have had about scaling:

If you're aiming for sustainable growth in your company, BoS Europe is the place to be. Prices will be rising on 17th March and accommodation is running out - make sure you save your place soon to get the best deal!

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Classic Talk: Philosophy Of Customer Service - Derek Sivers

Philosophy of Customer Service | Derek Sivers | BoS EU 2014

Founder of CD Baby, Derek Sivers delivers a unique talk for BoS on six great mindsets for customer service, and how it can reap dividends, as it did for him at his own company. Brilliant insights into everything from delighting customers to giving refunds and the best answer to any question from the audience at any event I have ever been to...

Derek will be opening Day 1 of Business of Software Conference Europe this year - hopefully this talk shows you why. Full of insight, witty, and with experience and authority to back it all up.

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Curated News For Ridiculously Busy People

That's all for now. See you at our hangout tomorrow. Don't forget to view the full schedule for BoS Conference Europe April 11-12 and book your accommodation now to get onsite rooms.

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All the best,

Mark Littlewood
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