ScaleUp 2017 will hear from entrepreneurs who've been there and done it and experts who can take your business to the next level. There will also be a chance to hear from Enterprise Nation founder Emma Jones MBE, the government’s SME crown representative.
The full agenda:
09:00: Registration and refreshments
09.30: Introduction and Welcome
Emma Jones MBE, founder, Enterprise Nation and the government's SME crown representative and Matthew Rideout, director, business, ICAEW
09.45: How to recruit the best staff and keep them
Pip Jamieson, founder, The Dots
10.15: Building London into the best city in the world to scale up a business
Rajesh Agrawal, deputy mayor of London for business
10.45 Raising funds and building a new market leader
Giles Andrews OBE, co-founder and chair, Zopa.com and chairman of MarketInvoice and Bethnal Green Ventures
11.15: Morning coffee break
11.45: Accessing customers by building a brand
Shamil Thakrar, founder, Dishoom
12.15: Show me the money!
Alessandro Rufo, founder and CEO, Alien Technology Transfer
Mike Turner, Founder and MD, Bluebird Tea Company
Representative from HSBC
Representative from KPMG
14.00: Selling to government: How thebigword has secured over £200m of contracts with the UK and US governments
Larry Gould, founder and CEO, thebigworld
14.30: Thinking outside the box
Aynsley Damery, CEO, Tayabali Tomlin
15:00: Go global: Take your business to the world
Jan van der Velde, founder, Kit for Kids
Richard Corbett, founder, Eyetease
Ed Pikett, digital director, Department for International Trade
15.45: Grab a coffee!
15.55: Scale-up in 2017!
Irene Dunn, CEO, ScaleUp Institute
Doug Monro, co-founder, Adzuna
16:25 Networking drinks