29 April 2020

Home, but not alone. Stay connected, informed and inspired

Right now, everyone is online, working from home, and although events have all been cancelled, companies are running inspiring online sessions and webinars to keep your business steady through this self-isolation. So, which webinars should you attend? Here is a selection Maddyness has found for you.

Microsoft for Startups

What are the opportunities post-COVID? (Fireside chat with Aster Capital and Microsoft for Startups)

? 16 Jun | 1:00 PM

Join the Microsoft for Startups webinar

General Assembly

Free Fridays

Every week from April through June, join General Assembly to experience their most popular workshops (ranging from $60 to $200 USD in value) — for free.* From coding to data and marketing, to UX design and career development, explore the tech skills that will keep you in demand and in the know.

?Check their schedule below?


Unit8 Talks

Unit8’s brand promise is to drive AI adoption in the industry and to help close the AI knowledge gap. With that in mind, we’re excited to launch Unit8 talks! Join us to learn about real AI use cases, best practices and lessons learnt from over 40+ AI projects deployed.

List of the upcoming Unit8 Talks episodes:

On business

On technology

Join Unit8 Talks

GP Bullhound

Companies shaping the future of global tech

Investor – Apply to attend

In our Allstar Companies Series 2020 we invite each week three standout tech companies to present their long-term plans, and how they are adapting to the current environment, to a panel of 100 global investors. This event is invitation only for a select group of growth and pre-IPO investors, you can apply to attend by using the form below. We will confirm your attendance by email if a place becomes available.

For any enquiries please contact

Join GP Bullhound Allstar Companies Series 2020


As we approach the halfway mark of 2020, we review what’s happened in the fintech industry so far. With a specialized focus on the latest in payments transformation, fraud & cybercrime prevention technology, bankingtech and wealthtech.

A week of webinars, videos, whitepapers, eMagazines and more. With a new hot topic covered each day, and all content accessed online.

? June 22-26, 2020

Register to Finovate

How to keep your kids busy while working from home

?Joe Wicks does fitness videos for kids


?David Walliams tells stories

David Walliams is sharing his own personal story time on his website to inspire your kids and grow their imagination.

If you want your webinar listed here please send an email with details to and if you want expert guidance on switching your event online you can download The Digital Event guide from Jin.

📅 MARCH ➡ MAR 25 Microsoft Marketplace: Updates ➡ MAR 31 Microsoft for Startups Europe Grand Meeting (Spain) 📅 APRIL ➡ APRIL 10 Healthcare Partnership Opportunities with Microsoft ➡ APRIL 23 Microsoft Commercial Marketplace Roadmap: April Updates ➡ APRIL 29 Sell Through Microsoft’s Commercial Marketplace 📅 MAY ➡ MAY 4 SaaS Integration SDK for Commercial Marketplace Onboarding ➡ MAY 13 Sell With Microsoft ➡ MAY 19 Technical Considerations for Commercial Marketplace Onboarding ➡ MAY 21 Microsoft’s Commercial Marketplace Roadmap: May Updates


Building resilience in times of hardship.

March 26, 2020
9 AM to 10 AM GMT
(10 AM to 11 AM CET)

Online on Zoom


From “Locked Up” to currently being on lockdown with his family in Atlanta, Akon, the Grammy-Nominated artist and crypto entrepreneur will be marking his birthday by attending the conference, which commences on April 16th, virtually to make a big announcement about his ambitious crypto project Akoin.

Akoin aims to empower Africa with a single uniting currency on a secure platform that tracks economic, trade, and social data to give everyone the potential to securely develop the businesses, and lives, of their dreams. Akoin users will be able to save money, pay utilities or other users, develop skills on educational applications, apply or hire for jobs, request loans and market goods and services. 

“I think that blockchain and crypto could be the saviour for Africa in many ways because it brings the power back to the people,” Akon said. “Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology offer a more secure currency that enables people in Africa to advance themselves independent of the government.”

BlockDown2020 is a conference established in response to the
COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, which resulted in an international
travel lockdown and mass cancellations of blockchain events and
summits throughout the world.
With no other option available to unite the global blockchain
community, BlockDown2020 promises to offer the crème de la
crème of blockchain content during two exciting days of
action-packed interactive talks,interviews, networking and