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What We Are About

Runway East is a tailored community for the UK’s top innovators and entrepreneurs. Our spaces and events boost productivity, happiness and connectivity. View our flagship space 10 Finsbury Square

Think

Differently at bespoke events surrounded by originals, instigators and revolutionaries who push boundaries.

Meet

The brightest entrepreneurial minds from the most ambitious upstarts and serious scale-ups.

Work

In exceptional entrepreneurial environments created to maximise interaction, acceleration and support.

Play

To release, encourage creativity, boost productivity and most importantly have fun.

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  • Gerard Grech, Tech City UK

    “You can see it in their eyes, they are really enjoying being here, but also getting on with their work”

    Gerard Grech, Tech City UK
  • Madalena Moreira, Winnow

    “There is a great serendipity at Runway East, on a given day you never know who you might meet and help one another build your businesses”

    Madalena Moreira, Winnow
  • Sokratis Papafloratos, Togethera

    “You are in a place that has energy, not stuck in an office”

    Sokratis Papafloratos, Togethera
  • Gerard Grech, Tech City UK

    “You can see it in their eyes, they are really enjoying being here, but also getting on with their work”

    Gerard Grech, Tech City UK
  • Madalena Moreira, Winnow

    “There is a great serendipity at Runway East, on a given day you never know who you might meet and help one another build your businesses”

    Madalena Moreira, Winnow
  • Sokratis Papafloratos, Togethera

    “You are in a place that has energy, not stuck in an office”

    Sokratis Papafloratos, Togethera

 

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News

How to Hire and Build Culture in the USA

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  From left: Dan Glazer of Fried Frank leads discussion with Brett Putter of Forsyth Group, Digital Shadows CTO James Chappell, Rentmineonline Founder Ed Spiegel and Voyage Control CEO James Swanston   America is the home of the free, land

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Lessons Learned: Members of Runway East Share Their Stories

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Members share their highs and lows from their first year as founders, and tell us the most important things they learned in the process. Tugce, CEO of Streetbees a platform delivering on-the-ground intelligence and consumer insights to the world’s leading brands.

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Membership

Why you’re here

  • Community curated for relevance and mutual support
  • Curated events focused on subjects relevant to product- and eCommerce-related companies

What you get

  • Membership-based access to over 13,000 square feet of bespoke spaces, including:
  • Architect-designed, spacious, highly functional workspaces
  • Free access to ample meeting rooms and informal breakout spaces
  • Use of an events space housing up to 120 persons
  • A fully equipped galley and lounge, with access to catering
  • A hardware testing and assembly mini-lab
  • All with 24/7 manned security, in an unbeatable location in east London’s heart, with excellent transport links on the doorstep

The added bonus

  • A regular series of member events, including the RunwayEast LiftOff! Speaker Series bringing curated thought leadership straight to you!
  • Community lunches, and in-house catering
  • Secure bicycle parking
  • Luxury showers, with complimentary towel service
  • Suite of 3rd party discounts, including gym membership
  • Free unlimited freshly ground coffee
  • Fresh fruit, smoothies and a beer fridge
  • Social events, ping pong tournaments, croquet and minigolf!

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Premium Membership

Our premium membership provides 24/7 access to our space to you plus access to all of our shared resources. Contact us to find out more.

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Event Spaces

Located in the heart of London’s tech and financial districts, Runway East is the perfect venue for your events. From 200 person hackathons to 20 person boardroom meetings, Runway East’s elegant
and flexible spaces cater for all.

Interested in using one of our spaces for your event?

Find out more here

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The Runway East Team

Meet the people who allow our community to thrive

Alex, Natasha and Philipp

Alex, Natasha and Philipp

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Alex, Natasha and Philipp

Alex, Natasha and Philipp

Alex Hoye

Co-Founder

Non-exec at Runway East .Co-founder, Faction Skis.Chairman, ICE entrepreneur group.Former CEO, Latitude Digital Marketing which was across the street where there is now a hole in the ground .Co-founder, GoIndustry plc, which started at the Truman Brewery where we rented desks by the week – 7 years later we listed on AIM and were valued over $100m .

Natasha Guerra

COO

Natasha heads up Operations at Runway East, a community space at the epicentre of the London Tech Scene. She also founded Task Firm, who provide on demand vetted freelancers. Having worked with several Silicon Valley and London startups, Natasha has built up a wealth of operations, product and business development experience.
In her spare time she helps run ICE List, a thriving community of European Entrepreneurs and Investors.

Philipp Stoeckl

Co-Founder

Non-exec at Runway East. MD of Tech City UK’s Future Fifty programme, supporting some of Europe’s leading growth-stage businesses, such as SkyScanner, Hailo, Shazam, Swiftkey, and Made.com. Founded TECHQ which matched founders with space. Investment and strategy consultant of 16 years, advising on over 120 transactions and investments, both within and on behalf of blue-chip corporates, leading PE houses, VCs as well as HNW clients.

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