Conference Programme

 

 

18:00 - 18:15 Conference starts

 

18:15 - 18:35 Presentation

GOVERNMENT SCHEMES AND SUPPORT:

 

Simon Pitkeathley,

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

 

David Clarke

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

 

Merje Shaw

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

 

Panelists:

 

Rebecca Ball,

Associate Director, Edelman

 

Ellie Duffus

Marketing Principle, Elixirr

 

Deepak Shukla,

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

 

Tim Stone,

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.