One of the challenges that pop ups face when launching their shop is how to create buzz. Contacting the press is a sure way to get your shop covered in the news, but getting their attention to get your press pitch noticed is an entirely different feat. Asa Bennett of the Huffington Post, Bex Burn-Callander […]


Peter Brünings-Hansen, Managing Director and Partner of Billetto – an events discovery platform – uses his passion for creative sector startups and interactive design to make buying tickets when you go out as easy as possible. A Scandic Tech Entrepreneur with a VC background it’s clear that Peter has a strong vision for the company which currently hosts 35,000 events a year […]


Written by: Emily Shuey, Marketing and Events, PopUp Village Berlin EyeEm Festival and Awards 2014 Berlin recently held a two day summit bringing together their brightest minds from the photography, tech and media industries. Internationally recognised, participants flew in from across the globe in support of EyeEm, the photo-sharing & discovery app.  EyeEm’s members are a […]


Disappearing Dining Club was launched by Stuart Langley in October 2010 “after too many years working for other people in bars, restaurants and members’ clubs in London, Melbourne and Ibiza, and innumerable music festivals across the UK”. Currently he runs numerous gastronomical experiences such as back in 5 Minutes, a restaurant inside a clothes shop on […]


It’s that special time of year when London’s most innovative companies open up their doors (literally) to executives, entrepreneurs, investors and future influencers for Open Co London. Hosted in native work environments, this annual event offers an array of presentations from some of the most forward-thinking companies in the UK. It’s an incredible opportunity to garner […]


Beautiful Venue? Tick. Beer and homemade lemonade? Tick. Delicious treats? Tick. House packed with people and enthusiastic speakers? Tick and tick. Overall, We Are Pop Up’s latest Pop Up Meet Up in Brighton was a great success as budding entrepreneurs, artists and people with retail spaces came together to discuss ideas and upcoming projects. Objective […]


Pascale Pinxt is a fashion designer working in London as a freelance design consultant. Looking for a refreshing challenge to complement her fashion work, a derelict shelter in Bethnal Green Gardens presented itself as an opportunity to work on something completely different with community and regeneration at its core. By transferring her skills in branding […]


This article is written by: Kirstin Maguire It’s no secret that over the past decade, eCommerce has been an innovator in the consumer market. Offering convenient, personalised, mobile shopping opportunities, the reasons for its appeal are clear. Crucially, this also means that eCommerce players have had the upper hand in collecting customer data to build their […]


This article is written by: Kirstin Maguire Last month, Etsy launched their cutting-edge, bricks and mortar retail platform, Etsy Wholesale, in the U.S. After 2 years in beta, it aims to offer small businesses and established brands alike, an opportunity to move into the illustrious offline market. The current merge between online and offline retail is […]


This is a guest post by Sarah Hewett, Community Programmes at Etsy We Are Pop Up have recently joined forces with Etsy, an online marketplace where people around the world connect to buy and sell unique goods. We are very excited to be collaborating with such an organisation which we believe will provide win-win opportunities for […]