Future Cities Catapult
SME Business Manager
Darren Balcombe is an experienced ecosystem builder specialising in strategies to help businesses thrive and grow. He has contributed to innovation and entrepreneurial projects across various industries spanning Europe, U.S.A & Asia. Darren has worked to support entrepreneurs at various innovation bodies such as nesta, the UKs innovation agency; Women’s Startup Lab, a leading Silicon Valley startup accelerator and IMPACT Japan, a catalyst organisation for social enterprise in Tokyo, Japan. Darren leads on SME engagement for Future Cities Catapult, an urban innovation centre in London with the mission to grow UK companies, to make cities better.