Corbet Place
London, England E1 6NH

MiniBar February 22nd

MiniBar is the next best thing to moving to Silicon Valley. Here you find the people behind start ups like Trusted Places, Truphone,, or industry biggies like LBi, Spreadshirt,, Google, Joost and Yahoo

Here the preliminary program:

Vodafone Betavine - development resource and network - Margaret Gold - social network for video games - Guido Picus - currently in stealth mode - first public appearance - Charly
(correction: they will come in March) - the infinite canvass - Antonio Ronaldo Lopes

Media Partner: TechCrunch UK - Mike Butcher

Supported by: BBC Innovation, O'Reilly

The MiniBar Mantra

MiniBar is a social evening in East London which offers people a chance to snaffle some free beer while discussing p2p, Creative Commons, web applications, social networking and general Web 2.0 (3.0) mayhem & fandango.

Here you can find people who will help you making your next project work. The event is what we call 'useful fun'. Usually there are 200+ of London's - and beyond - finest web entrepreneurs, designers, programmers, tech journalists, bloggers, VC?s, and technology freaks.

What we offer:

- Web-Entrepreneurs can present their start-up and tech ideas
- Presentations will be archived at
- Some start ups will be featured on O'Reilly GMT, the European O'Reilly blog

And of course, Free Drinks, A Lot of Fun and many Useful People

Who you will meet?

From famous digerati and tech investors such as Esther Dyson (angel investor in Flickr and delcious), Mark Shuttleworth (Ubuntu), to tech journalists (Guardian, BBC), bloggers (OpenBusiness etc), Open Source developers (Drupal, Ubuntu), web designers, Creative Commons enthusiasts, web entrepreneurs (, eCourier, Tioti) to many coders, media artists and other generally useful, interesting and hyper connected people.
Past presentations include: Drupal user group, Esther Dyson,, Magnatune, BookMoch, Tioti, Modfilms, BurnStation, Mix&Mash

Official Website:

Added by cahlert on February 1, 2008