ELEVATING IDEAS LONDON 2018

A day for entrepreneurs, packed with inspiring talks and practical workshops lead by industry influencers, and ending with a live pitch event where audience and judges select the winner of the £50,000 Elevating Ideas competition.

Discount Code for TechEast Members and Network   “EI18715”

WorldLabs Elevating Ideas 2018

A day for entrepreneurs

Join the 600+ entrepreneurs, founders and investors attending, and become one of the selected startups exhibiting

A day for entrepreneurs, packed with inspiring talks and practical workshops lead by industry influencers, and ending with a live pitch event where audience and judges select the winner of the £50,000 Elevating Ideas competition.

For more information visit: WorldLabs Elevating Ideas 2018


Speakers

Peter Cowley – President of the European Business Angel Network, angel investor and tech entrepreneur

Tim Sawyer CBE – Chief Investment Officer at Innovate UK, Former CEO at The Start Up Loans Company

Divinia Knowles – Founder of Daijo, Former Pact Coffee COO and Mind Candy CFO

Andrius Biceika – Head of Business Development at Revolut

Eduardo Martinez Barrios – Head of Open Banking at Santander

Sarah Lamptey  Presenter

Dr David Brown – Co-Founder and CSO of Healx, investor and co-inventor of Viagra

Marco Dell’Aquila – Co-Founder of Inspiratia, serial entrepreneur and Professor at Johns Hopkins University

Innovate UK, Business Angel Network, Revolut, Davinia Knowles

Entrepreneur Business Speakers

More speakers will be officially revealed weekly.


Schedule

Morning

07:00 – 09:00 Registration and networking

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome Address

09:25 – 09:55 Talk: The importance of collaboration and open innovation

10:05 – 10:25 Talk: Growing and scaling: how to find the optimum balance

10:25 – 10:55 – Break: Tea, coffee and biscuits

10:55 – 11:15 – Talk: Fundraising strategies

11:25 – 12:15 – Panel discussion and Q&A: Why some entrepreneurs succeed (and most fail)

Afternoon

12:15 – 13:15 – Lunch break

13:15 – 13:35 – Talk: Championing equality: female empowerment and leadership

13:45 – 14:00 – Talk: The importance of brand identity in the age of social media

14:10 – 14:20 – Talk: Startup law and accounting must-knows

14:20 – 14:40 – Break: With tea, coffee and biscuits. Sign up for workshops and speed-networking sessions.

14:40 – 15:00 – Workshop: How to deliver the perfect pitch

15:05 – 15:45 – Workshop: The power of tailoring your language

14:40 – 15:40 – Speed-networking (Room 2)

15:40 – 16:00 – Talk: How to build a socially-conscious and sustainable business

16:05 – 16:20 – Introduction to the Elevating Ideas Competition Pitch-off

16:20 – 17:30 – Pitch-off Part I

17:30 – 17:50 – Break: With drinks and canapes.

Evening

17:50 – 19:00 – Pitch-off Part II

19:00 – 19:30 – Break & Judging time

19:30 – 20:00 – Award ceremony: The winner of the Elevating Ideas Competition is announced and awarded with the £50k cash prize.

20:00 – 20:10 – Closing remarks

20:10 – 21:30 – Bar & Networking


Startup Ticket

(Event Website Only)

The top 25 startups will be selected to attend and exhibit at the event.

To qualify, your company must have raised less than £5M and have a team smaller than 20 people.

If you’re selected, you will receive exhibition space, digital branding exposure, priority networking with investors, and the chance to acquire 600+ potential new customers.

To apply visit: https://www.worldlabs.org/event/elevatingideas18

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