Start-up to Scale Up to IPO & Beyond

Innovation at every stage of business


How do you scale good ideas? This topic will look at the fastest growing startups, unicorns, camels, and high-growth scale-ups as well as corporate innovations and the challenges they experience. Mostly we’ll look at the amazing opportunities for investment they present. We will ask, how do you scale good ideas and hear from companies at every stage of the cycle, and the investors who have partnered with them.



Camilla Dolan

Founding Partner Eka Ventures Panel

Anu Adebajo

Investment Manager British Patient Capital Panel

Claud Williams

Founder Dream Nation Panel

Daisy Onubogu

Head of Network & Communities Backed VC Panel

Gary Stewart

Co-founder & CEO The Nest Panel

Bindi Karia

Innovation Expert+Advisor Panel

Mark Abraham

Senior Partner & Managing Director BCG Keynote

Cat Jones

CEO & Founder Byway Keynote

Elspeth Lawson

Product Lead, Global Entrepreneur First Keynote

Harry Rhys Davies

Applied AI Lead Tech Nation Keynote

Parveen Dhanda

Head of Programmes Tech Nation Keynote

Andrii Degeler

Tech Journalist Panel

Deborah Okenla

Founder & CEO YSYS Panel

Andy Bellass

Chief Strategy Officer Your.MD Ltd Keynote

Sachin dev Duggal

CEO & Founder Builder AI Keynote

John Randles

CEO Siren Panel

Ashutosh Prasad

CEO Koireader Keynote

Xabier Uribe-Etxebarria

CEO Sherpa Europe S. L. Keynote

Richard Ahlfeld

CEO Monolith AI Panel

Elin Haf Davies

CEO Aparito Keynote

Neil Daly

CEO Skin Analytics Keynote

Kartik Poddar

Chief Business Officer Haptik Keynote

Angelique Mohring

CEO GainX Keynote

Richard Jones

Chief Strategy Officer C2-Ai Keynote

Christopher Kenna

Co-founder & CEO Brand Advance Panel

Sebastian Manhart

Chief Operating Officer Simprints Keynote

Dr. Tom Oakley

CEO Feedback PLC Keynote

William Rice

Founder & CEO Generation Home Panel

Marilena Ioannidou

Director British Business Investments Panel

Edward Kliphuis

Investment Director M Ventures Workshop

Thomas Fauvel

Deep Tech Industry Expert Choose Paris Region Workshop

Patrick Newton

Founding Partner Form Ventures Panel

Sonal Lakhani

Head of Fintech Partnerships and Programmes Barclays Ventures Panel

Alexandra Turner

Strategic Marketing Manager Synthesized Panel

Amali de Alwis

Managing Director, Microsoft for Startups UK Microsoft Panel

Tom Henriksson

General Partner OpenOcean Panel

Min Hu

Investor LGT Lightstone Workshop

Yi Luo

Head of Strategy Earnd Workshop

James Semple

Innovation and Business Development University of Oxford Workshop

Kutlu Kazanci

Associate Director Creative Destruction Lab Workshop

Andy Pardoe

Founder Pardoe Ventures Panel

David Fogel

Co-founder Alma Angels Panel

Ella Goldner

Co Founder, MD Zinc VC Panel

Haydn Belfield

Academic Project Manager Centre for the Study of Existential Risk Panel

James Wise

Partner Balderton Capital Panel

Eamonn Carey

General Partner The Fund Panel

Safia Qureshi

Founder and CEO CupClub Panel

Check Warner

Partner Ada Ventures Panel

Simon King

Partner Octopus Ventures Panel

Therese Carlstrom Stein

Head of Marketing Ericsson ONE Panel

Charlie Muirhead

Founder & CEO CognitionX Panel

Divya Seshamani

Managing Partner Greensphere Capital Panel

Arlan Hamilton

Founder & Managing Partner Backstage Capital Panel

James Cham

Partner Bloomberg Beta Panel

Maya Pindeus

CEO & Co-Founder Humanising Autonomy Keynote

Amy Lewin

Deputy Editor Sifted Panel

Jana Eggers

CEO Nara Logics Panel

Kim Polese

Chairman CrowdSmart Panel

Alistair Croll

Author, Lean Analytics Panel

Zoë Webster

Director, AI & Data Economy Innovate UK Workshop

Iggy Bassi

CEO & Founder Cervest Panel

Anita Schjøll Brede

CEO & Co-Founder Panel

Zavain Dar

Partner Lux Capital Panel

Cherry Freeman

Partner Hiro Capital Panel

Chelsea Chen

Co-Founder Emotech Panel

Janet Coyle

Managing Director Business London & Partners Limited Panel

John Hill

Co-founder and CEO Sheetless Panel

Gerard Grech

CEO Tech Nation Panel

Miles Kirby

Long Time Venture Investor Workshop

Reshma Sohoni

Partner Seedcamp Panel

Per Krokstäde

Innovation & Strategic Partnerships Inter IKEA Group Panel

Dharmash Mistry

Partner LGT Lightstone Panel

Alex Farcet

Partner & Co-Founder Rainmaking Panel

Matt Johnson

CEO & Co-Founder Bare Conductive Panel

Rodolfo Rosini

CEO Undead Panel

Natasha Lytton

Head of Brand & Marketing Seedcamp Panel

Julien Billot


Jeffrey Ng

Chief Scientific Officer Founders Factory Panel

Brent Hoberman

Executive Chairman & Co-Founder Founders Factory Panel

Martin Adams

CEO Codec Workshop

Alan Greenberg

Education & Healthcare Technologies Investor and Advisor Workshop

Carina Namih

General Partner Episode 1 Ventures Panel

Nic Brisbourne

Managing Partner Forward Partners Panel

Priya Guha

Venture Partner Merian Ventures Panel

Nicola Breyer

Chief Commercial Officer OptioPay Panel

Irina Haivas

Partner Atomico Panel

Abadesi Osunsade

Founder Hustle Crew Panel

Tessa Clarke

CEO & Founder OLIO Panel

Smart Concrete

Stage: 10:20 - 11:20


Main Talks