Phin Mpofu is a globally connected entrepreneurship evangelist. He is the Founder & Chairman of Global Symbiotic Partnerships a venture firm founded to create strategic partnerships with various stakeholders across all sectors. It's portfolio of ventures and affiliations include HOMESPLACE, a FinTech startup working to provide a hybrid residential mortgage leveraging crowd funding ; Tech Beach Retreat, an annual gathering of 250 tech influencers held in Montego Bay, Jamaica; Startup Grind, the largest entrepreneurial community in the world designed to educate, inspire and connect entrepreneurs, The Centre for Corporate & Startup Partnerships (CASP) and The Centre for Government & Startup Partnerships (GASP), Think Tanks and consultancies that facilitate and champion strategic partnerships between Corporates/Governments and startups. On this episode you'll learn: How Thames Valley's tech ecosystem complements London's ecosystem. What peaked Phin's interest when getting involved in helping build the caribbean's startup ecosystem? How to accelerate partnerships between corporates and startups.