albert isolaA SILICON Valley-based company has held an entrepreneurs’ conference in London’s Gibraltar House.

Attracting around 1,500 visitors, the Startup Grind Directors Retreat featured input from up to 40 global directors.

It was a step in the right direction for Minister for Commerce Albert Isola, who expressed his aspirations of making Gibraltar ‘a leading hub for firms in the new technology sector’.

“We are delighted that the global leadership of Startup Grind accepted our invitation to hold their pre-conference Directors retreat in Gibraltar House, London as this will allow us the opportunity to present Gibraltar as a leading onshore financial centre supporting and welcoming innovation,” he added.

Startup Grind is a large independent startup community which connects 1,000,000 entrepreneurs in more than 200 cities.

It holds monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors.