Build Build Build – What it takes to grow great products

Overview

After 2020 is done and dusted, the startup economy we hope will emerge with an entirely new sense of purpose. That is to build products with intentions that have ethical integrity. We bring together innovation practitioners, technologists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and VCs to discuss the all-important question – what does it take to build a truly great product?

The 14th of October CogXtra is titled, Build, Build, Build – and is a day dedicated to exploring four key areas.

1.Scaling your startup through strong headwinds
2.The raw unvarnished story behind funding.
3.What does a renovation of the boardroom really look like?
4.And finally and most importantly, how do we build a product without prejudice?

Throughout the day you will be hearing from some of the most experienced entrepreneurs in business, including Rob Chesnut, former global head of ethics for Airbnb, co-founder of Quantum Black, Simon Williams, Gary Stewart, founder of The Nest, and Sarah Kunst of Cleo Capital.

We hope you will join us for what will be a truly inspiring day centered around a transparent discussion – looking at the bigger picture of the startup ecosystem.

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Sessions

A New Normal for Transport – A Fireside Chat with Kwame Nyanning, Chief Experience Officer, Arrival

How can we reimagine a cleaner, more interconnected future for our cities? Transport unicorn, Arrival, might just have the answer. We speak to Kwame Nyanning,…

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Scaling: The uncensored view

‘If at first, you don’t succeed’ – this is the golden mantra that the startup ecosystem was built on. But we know many other principles…

The New C-suite: How the Boardroom is Changing. A Fireside Chat with Rob Chesnut, Former Chief Ethics Officer of Airbnb

It’s the most important question that looms over the startup world: how do you scale a company with a moral compass? All the more so,…

Investing in Diversity: Fireside chat with Sarah Kunst, Cleo Capital

In the UK and US, fewer than 1% of startup founders who are Black receive venture funding. This is a narrative that we know needs…

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Speakers

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Kwame Nyanning

Chief Experience Officer Arrival

Joy Lo Dico

Columnist The Financial Times

Jon Bradford

Partner Dynamo Ventures

Simon Williams

Director WovenLight

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