The Lowdown: Martha Lane Fox of Lastminute.com and Mike Butcher of TechCrunch

The Lowdown: Martha Lane Fox of Lastminute.com and Mike Butcher of TechCrunch

In this week’s episode of The Lowdown we are joined by Martha Lane Fox who was the co-founder of dot com success story, LastMinute.com. She can now be found in some of the biggest boardrooms including Twitter, Channel 4 and even a Baroness in the House of Lords. Alongside her is Mike Butcher MBE, Editor at Large of Techcrunch. Known for his straight talking style the episode doesn’t disappoint.

We talk about:

  • An update on the Save Our Startups (SOS) Campaign
  • What the government should be doing for startups now
  • Is data a bigger solution than a vaccine?
  • How parliament is adapting to working remotely
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