STARTUP EUROPE WEEK LONDON

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STARTUP EUROPE WEEK is is organized by the European Commission as part of the Startup Europe initiative with Startup Manufactory acting as London Co-organiser representing the London startup eco-system. The objective of STARTUP EUROPE WEEK is to showcase projects sponsored by Startup Europe and all other relevant local initiatives being developed across 28 countries and 350 regions to foster entrepreneurship locally.

From 1st to 5th February 2016, STARTUP EUROPE WEEK LONDON will showcase major startup ecosystem players, entrepreneurial initiatives by the UK government, interview investors, entrepreneurs, and some of the most relevant people supporting entrepreneurs in London, one of the major startup hubs in the world. The event starts [fergcorp_cdt_single date=”02/01/2016″]


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Day 1: GOVERNMENTAL SUPPORT – Panel Discussion on what governmental support is available in the UK for entrepreneurs, what initiatives have been put in place, and how the government has shaped the startup eco-system in the UK as a result.

Monday, 1st of February 2015, 7.30 – 9 pm GMT

Venue: The Institute of Directors, The Burton Room, 116 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ED.

Chair: Matt Kuppers, CEO of Startup Manufactory

Panelists:

THE LORD BILIMORIA CBE DL
Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords, Founder & Chairman of Cobra Beer

Bogdan Ceobanu

BOGDAN CEOBANU
Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Policy Officer at European Commission

MATT SMITH
Director, Centre for Entrepreneurs & StartUp Britain

JOHN SPINDLER
Co Founder at London Co-Investment Fund, CEO Capital Enterprise, Founder Capital List


JAMES PATTISON

JAMES PATTISON
Founder and CEO of Startup Direct


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Day 2: FINTECH FORUM – The focus of the panel is to discuss the booming FinTech industry in London, what support is available for FinTech startups and how the eco-system has shaped up over the past years as a result.

Tuesday, 2nd of February 2015, 7 – 10 pm GMT

Venue: Rainmaking Loft, International House, 1 St Katharine’s Way, London E1W 1UN.

Chair: Matt Kuppers, CEO of Startup Manufactory

Panelists:

ELIZABETH LUMLEY

ELIZABETH LUMLEY
Director Global Ecosystem Development Startupbootcamp FinTech & InsurTech

KENNETH KAPPLER

KENNETH KAPPLER
CEO ETHCORE

JP Dallman

JP DALLMANN
Executive Management & Advisory – Strategy, Transformation, Leadership, Innovation

MARIO ARANSAY Santander

MARIO ARANSAY
Director at Banco Santander – Innovation Division

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Day 3: FEMALE ENTREPRENEURSHIP – The focus of the panel is to shed light on female entrepreneurship in London and to do an assessment of the opportunities available especially for women looking to become entrepreneurs. On this occasion, each panellist will share their experiences to inspire the next generation of leading female entrepreneurs.

Wednesday, 3rd of February 2015, 7 – 10 pm GMT

Venue: The Collective HQ, 14 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA.

Chair: Diane Perlman, Global CMO at MassChallenge

Panelists:

JENNIFER ARCURI

ALEXANDRA RENISON
Head of Europe and Trade Policy at Institute of Directors

Yasmina Siadatan

YASMINA SIADATAN
Startup Consultant, Winner The Apprentice 2010, Proprietor Mya Lacarte, Director – Global New Markets OnePoint Global

MARTA KRUPINSKA

MARTA KRUPINSKA
GM & Co-Founder at Azimo, Forbes’ 30 Under 30

NATASHA COURTENAY-SMITH

NATASHA COURTENAY-SMITH
Digital strategy, content marketing & publicity. Former journalist

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Day 4: INVESTOR PANEL – The focus of the panel is to shed light on the London investment landscape and also to explore opportunities for entrepreneurs to leverage the investor eco-system. Further, we will discuss how investors view governmental initiatives such as SEIS/EIS that have been put in place to boost investor engagement.

Thursday, 4th of February 2015, 7 – 10 pm GMT

Venue: WeWork Southbank, 22 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD.

Chair: Sheng Huang, Lead Product Manager at REVL

Panelists:

NANCY FECHNAY

NANCY FECHNAY
Partner at Flight VC

MATT LERNER

MATT LERNER
Distro Partner, London at 500 Startups

Sam Myers

SAM MYERS
Early Stage Investor at Balderton Capital

SIMON GREENMAN

SIMON GREENMAN
CEO at MutualArt Group; Co-founder MapQuest.com

ALICE BENTINCK

ALICE BENTINCK
Co-founder at Entrepreneur First, Code First: Girls

LUKE LANG

LUKE LANG
Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer at Crowdcube


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Day 5: SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP – The focus of the panel is to shed light on the social entrepreneurship landscape and also to explore opportunities for entrepreneurs and what kind of support is available in the local eco-system for social entrepreneurs. Further, we would be grateful if you could share your views and experience.

Friday, 5th of February 2015, 7 – 10 pm GMT

Venue:London Business School, Sussex Pl, London NW1 4SA.

Chair: Prof Jeff Skinner, Executive Director of the Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at London Business School.

Panelists:

ALEX PITT
Co-Founder at Mustard Seed Impact

DANIELA PAPI-THORNTON

DANIELA PAPI-THORNTON
Deputy Director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

JAN MATERN

JAN MATERN
Co-Founder & CEO at Emerge Venture Lab

ALEX MITCHELL

ALEX MITCHELL
Founder of Causarma, Co-Founder of Young Brits Network & Kit Us Out and UK President of G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance

SHEEZA AHMAD

SHEEZA AHMAD
Founder and CEO of HelpingB

JAMES LEAY

JAMES LEAY
Managing Director at Pop Community


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