OpenCoffee Bristol

Really good turn out at this morning’s Open Coffee with plenty of new faces and old friends. Sam Machin and Tom O’Neil both back after recent breaks, Sam even took time out from his Honeymoon to find an incubation centre in Dublin next to the Guinness factory so he could report back to us, that’s… Continue reading OpenCoffee Bristol

Carrotmob Bristol an update

Well a lot has been happening and there are a couple of conversation threads so I thought I’d put up a quick ‘story so far…’ Craig Hellen (Pod Chains) brought up Carrotmob at the OpenCoffee meeting on 1 July. We were talking about Seedcamp and various ideas for supporting innovative new businesses across the South… Continue reading Carrotmob Bristol an update

Ideas in Transit @ Open Coffee Bristol

This morning’s Open Coffee had some visitors from the research community asking about user generated innovations in the field of intelligent transport systems. Prof Glynn Lyonns and Dr’s Juliet Jain and Tilly Line are leading the activity to better understand this bottom up innovation driver in an industry that is dominated by top-down incrementalism. The… Continue reading Ideas in Transit @ Open Coffee Bristol

The smell of success (its not just the coffee roast)

Uploaded on March 4, 2007 by NguyenDai Just had an email from Craig at Podchains Ltd that, having met Mark from OK-Cool on Tues at OpenCoffee they went for a follow-up meeting and have now “struck up a working relationship”. I think we can chalk that up as the first deal of this OpenCoffee series!… Continue reading The smell of success (its not just the coffee roast)

OpenCoffee Bristol keeps growing

Uploaded on January 7, 2008 by wabberjocky Open Coffee continues to grow in Bristol with more new faces plus a good number of ‘regulars’. There was a definite mobile-video thing going on (at least around the conversations I heard). Matt Thurling from Science.TV (a video sharing community dedicated to science communication) was a new face… Continue reading OpenCoffee Bristol keeps growing

Open Coffee good in Bristol

Uploaded by suresh_gundappa on 17 Aug 06, 9.27AM BST. The nominal theme for this morning’s Open Coffee was ‘articulating your message’, or the art of the elevator pitch. Without wishing to do anyone (including myself) out of a job – go to this blog post and read it.  Actually might as well read the whole… Continue reading Open Coffee good in Bristol

Open Coffee launch details

I mentioned earlier on Twitter that I was hoping to confirm some additional support for Open Coffee, well Starbucks are getting behind us and offering free coffee, free muffins and free WiFi to attendees of Open Coffee at 9am Tuesday, 6 May. We’ll be downstairs at the Starbucks on Park Street (map). Kick off will… Continue reading Open Coffee launch details

Venue announced for Open Coffee Bristol

Great news; Open Coffee has a home. We’ll be meeting downstairs in the Starbucks on Park St (picture to the right should take you to the Google map unless I’ve mangled the html {quite possible}). Check out the Upcoming group for details; or turn up from around 9am. At the moment there are four coffee’s… Continue reading Venue announced for Open Coffee Bristol