Jon Bradford 2016 speaker

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Jon Bradford

Jon is the non-executive director of Central Working, an organisation which provides desk space, facilities and advice to support and nurture growing start-ups across a range of sectors and counts more than 1,000 businesses as members across the UK. He is also the director of the Bradfield Centre, in Cambridge, which will incubate science and tech entrepreneurs to help their businesses flourish.

Jon is the cofounder of F6S (the leading startup community, where startups grow together through startup programs, deals, jobs, discussion and events), and also (tech blog helping you understand the European technology industry through unique data, stories, insights and interviews).

Previously Jon was the Managing Director of Techstars in London, a mentorship-driven startup accelerator which is considered to be one of the best startup accelerators in the world. Jon is focused on helping start-ups and their founders achieve their true potential. Over the last 5 years, Jon acted as an advisor to many other multi-company accelerators from Montreal to Moscow.

In a previous life, Jon trained as an accountant with Arthur Andersen, and subsequently has worked in various start-ups and turnarounds. He has worked in London, throughout Europe, Australia, and also the United States.