18:00 - 18:15 Conference starts
18:15 - 18:35 Presentation
GOVERNMENT SCHEMES AND SUPPORT:
Board Member, LEAP and appointed by the Mayor to be the LEAP’s champion for small business’
CEO, Euston Town and Camden Town BIDs
CEO, Camden Collective
Government schemes and help for new entrepreneurs and startups today. What are the government doing for new entrepreneurs? What kinds of help is available? Who can apply and how can entrepreneurs access this help.
18:35 - 18:50 Presentation
DATA REGULATIONS AND LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR NEW ENTREPRENEURS
Founder, GDPR Technology Group
New regulations are changing the way entrepreneurs need to think about the way that they do business. New GDPR laws requires entrepreneurs to be vigilant in how they retain customer data and entrepreneurs are often misguided on how and when to become incorporated. These and other legal questions for entrepreneurs are discussed in this presentation.
18:50 - 19:15: Audience announcements
SKILL SWAP and QUICKFIRE NETWORKING
Led by Generate Entrepreneur
Conference goers and entrepreneurs are asked to each stand up and announce the people and skills they need and are looking for to the rest of the conference. For example one person might be looking for a tech specialist to partner/hire, another may be looking for an investor. Each person must state their case/inquiry in a 1 minute elevator pitch.
19:15 - 19:50 Networking Break
20:00 - 20:15
TECH TIPS AND THE CONSUMER EXPERIENCE FOR NEW ENTREPRENEURS
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Path 59
What do start ups need to know about the consumer experience. What do start-ups keep missing? Utilise your advantages over the most established businesses by being agile and flexible. Also what are the best tech tips and tricks we need to be taking advantage of.
20:15 - 20:45 :
ENTREPRENEURS MARKETING PANEL
Associate Director, Edelman
Marketing Principle, Elixirr
Founder, Pearl Lemon
How can entrepreneurs reach their audience. What tools and schemes are out there? What are the most efficient techniques for these entrepreneurs and what has worked and what hasn’t. What are some of the lesser known marketing techniques. What are some of the most innovative or different techniques established entrepreneurs have experimented with in their time growing and becoming established.
20:45 - 21:00 - Final presentation:
INVESTING IN NEW ENTREPRENEURS
Co-founder, Breed Reply
What’s available? Who should consider crowdfunding over angel investing, or venture capital over loans, etc? What are the big no-gos when it comes to investing and what are investors biggest red flags when meeting new entrepreneurs.