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Cambridge Network event: Dr Tony Bishop, Co-founder /Director of e-Go Aeroplanes

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We’re delighted to welcome Dr Tony Bishop, Co-founder and Director of e-Go Aeroplanes – a Cambridge start-up formed to develop and manufacture advanced light aircraft.

Tony will be talking about the formation of e-Go and how the small team got the company off-the-ground (so to speak). He will cover their story, including the industrial design process, how to market on a zero-budget and how they have gone about raising finance through crowd-funding as well as more traditional investment routes.

The e-Go is a futuristic light aircraft, creating a new market in a highly competitive arena. It is exciting to fly, but is also an aesthetic, ergonomic and very efficient single-seater plane.

The e-Go is being developed near Cambridge for world markets with the prototype aircraft currently undergoing flight tests. The e-Go achieves a breakthrough in low weight and high performance using a combination of novel technologies. It is also being developed at remarkably low cost.

The project has been made possible with a combination of unusual design, novel business model, local F1 and aerospace expertise and world-leading UK de-regulation. The presentation will highlight some key aspects of the project including its market niche, novel technologies, the building of the e-Go community using social media, the evolving business model, and the impact of deregulation. You can find out more about the e-Go on their company directory page.

For more information and to book onto the event please click on this link – http://www.cambridgenetwork.co.uk/events/dr-tony-bishop-e-go-aeroplanes/

Timings: The talk will last for about 30-45 minutes, followed by Q&A. There will be a light refreshments and an opportunity to network after the event, which we estimate will end around 8.30pm.

Thank you to BCS Accounting Limited for sponsoring this event

This talk is part of the Cambridge Network events series.

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