Bright Network: Entrepreneurial Insights 2018

28 Nov 2018 — Old Street, 41 Corsham Street, London, N1 6DR

Are you a budding entrepreneur? If so, we’re giving you exclusive access to the insights you need to get ahead during an evening with the CEO & Founder of Bright Network, James Uffindell and other guest speakers.

During the evening, James and other amazing speakers will be sharing key insights on:

  • Setting up businesses
  • Working in a high-growth environment
  • Building a winning team around you
  • How to make a business grow

The evening will give you a unique chance to ask all the questions you have about being a successful entrepreneur, while building your network with likeminded students and graduates over drinks.

Taking place on Wednesday 28th of November in Old Street (central London) at 6:30pm, book your spot now. Exclusively for Bright Network members, it takes just 60 seconds to apply – hurry though, places are limited.


  • 6:30pm: Arrival & Registration 
  • 6:45pm – 7:00pm: Bright Network: High Growth Welcome
  • 7:00pm – 8:00pm: Panel: How I Made It
  • 8:00pm – 8:45pm: Drinks + Networking


James Uffindell, Founder of Bright Network

After successfully growing and selling his first business (Oxbridge Applications) to a private investor, James set up Bright Network with the aim of connecting the brightest graduate talent with the UK’s best employers and advice. Five years on Bright Network has 150,000+ members and 300+ partner organisations. Discover his top tips learnt over almost 20 years of running successful businesses. James now invests in high-growth start-ups and mentors aspiring entrepreneurs.

Daniela Seitz, CEO & Founder of Twigdoo

Daniela Seitz joined in 2014 and developed her career in customer service and operations. She became Managing Director of in 2016 to take on a restructuring of the company.

In 2017, Daniela co-founded Twigdoo with CTO Matthew Wilson (formerly CTO of after they both spotted the huge inefficiencies and opportunity in sales lead handling and management.

Twigdoo’s aim is to deliver excellent lead management to SMEs helping them to optimise conversion rates and streamline their sales process. With backing from founders and investors of LoveFilm, SecretEscapes, Zoopla, Graze and many more, Twigdoo is on a fast growth trajectory after having launched in May 2018.

River Tamoor Baig, CEO of Hack Partners Limited

River is a technology entrepreneur, he started his career at the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs (NACUE) advising educational institutions across the UK on how to build entrepreneurial hubs. After leaving NACUE he worked with Lee Strafford, the founder of Plusnet, to setup Dotforge, a startup accelerator based in the north of England.

During River’s time at Dotforge he recruited, invested, and accelerated 30 startups over an 18-month period. He was also part of the team that secured £15m of funding from the Cabinet Office for TechNorth and the Northern TechHubs.

After spending countless hours travelling via rail across the north of England he ran the first HackTrain hackathon which he later spun out into a new company, Hack Partners.




Old Street, 41 Corsham Street, London, N1 6DR