Prior 2013 Events
New York City 2013
We were thrilled to host our second event in New York City, co-hosting once again with Edgar Bronfman Jr. and welcoming our new co-host, Sean Parker for the first time. Click here to find out more.
London - June 2013
June 2013 welcomed the 8th edition of FF London. We kicked off with a reception at Downing Street hosted by the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, followed by a private dinner at Windsor Castle, hosted by HRH The Duke of York. On Thursday- an energetic day of brainstorming, debate, presentations, disruptive demos and world-class panels, concluded with a formal dinner and after-party.
Guests included: Sir Richard Branson (Virgin Group), Niklas Zennstrom (Atomico/Skype), Rene Obermann (Deutsche Telekom), Sir Charles Dunstone (Carphone Warehouse), Dr. Daniel Kraft (Singularity University), John Fallon (Pearson), John Borthwick (betaworks), Ilkka Paananen (Supercell), Leila Janah (Samasource), Peter Gabriel (Real World) and Strive Masiyiawa (Econet)
Rio - March 2013
FF were back in Brazil in the exotic setting of Rio de Janeiro for the second year where we were delighted to co-host once again with Romero Rodrigues (Buscape) and Alec Oxenford (OLX).
Guests who joined us included: Hein Brand (Naspers), Stelleo Tolda (MecardoLibre), Fernanda Marques (SDOnline), Fabrice Grinda (OLX), Mario Mello (PayPal), Paulo Castro (Terra Networks), Eduardo Samara (General Atlantic) and Everson Lopes (Ideisasnet S.A.)
Los Angeles - Feburary 2013
In collaboration with co-hosts Lord Marland (UKTI), Lucian Grainge (Universal Music Group), Ari Emanuel (William Morris Endeavor), Michael Lynton (Sony Ent) and will.i.am, we dipped our toes in the warmer waters of the Pacific for an event with more of an entertainment focus. The aim here was to introduce the brightest stars (rising and risen) of British digital to the US studios, networks and corporates.
Guests at our Los Angeles event included: Jeffrey Katzenberg (DreamWorks), John Landgraff (FX Networks), Daniel Ek (Spotify), Jason Kilar (ex-Hulu), Jared Leto (investor), Andy Bird (Disney), Riccardo Zacconni (King.com), Michael Birch (bebo), Ian Hogarth (Songkick), Steve Miron (Global Radio), Michael Acton Smith (Moshi Monsters), Jimmy Wales (Wikipedia) and a surprise video guest appearance from the Prime Minister David Cameron.
- 2014 locations and dates to be announced soon