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    Den Live

    11 - 12 December, 2017
    Business Design Centre

    Inv€$tival & Start Up University

    Inv€$tival & Start Up University

    Financing and scale up strategies for next generation innovations

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    About the Summit

    An incredible array of start-ups are helping to redefine the business technology landscape. The dedicated Inv€$tival programme encourages quick-fire learnings, informal round-table style networking, pitch fests, product demos and pre-booked meetings to fulfill all your SME needs.

    With the technology start-up market in the UK thriving, have you got the strategic expertise to guide the next generation through scale-up challenges?

    Turn big ideas to next-generation reality at the The Telegraph D.E.N LIVE Start-Up University!

    Who attends the summit

    SME attendees include:

    • C-Level & Founders
    • IT Directors/Heads/Managers
    • Procurement Director/Heads
    • Marketing Director/Heads
    • Customer Experience Directors/Heads

    Investor Suite: 

    • Venture capitalists
    • Financial investors
    • R&D companies 

    Den Live

    Key topics

    • Lessons-learnt from leading technology SMEs to aid development and growth

    • Investment pitches from new companies offering digital enterprise solutions

    • Strategic insight and quick-fire Q&A with leading investors

    • Built-in networking time to forge new partnerships and do business

    • Stay a step ahead by hearing all the latest innovations

    Day 1 Agenda: Monday, December 11th, 2017

    Day 2 Agenda: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

    Tech SME Morning

    9:45 Enhancing industrial decision support with digital knowledge technology

    Rohan Gosain, Product Evangelist, Maana

    10:00 Creating VR media for the digital age

    Bengu Atamer, Co-Founder and Director, BuzzMyVideos

    10:15 Innovation presentation: Intelligence: Is copywriting an art or a science?
    10:30 Utilising AI in complex corporate environments

    Tim Pullan, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ThoughtRiver

    10:45 Exploiting big data to uncover social analytics

    Stephen Leece, Managing Director, Citi Logik

    11:00 Healing through VR adoption
    11:15 Connecting customers to retailers

    Adam Levene, Founder, Hero

    11:30 In touch with the future of computing

    Alastair Barrow, Director, Generic Robotics 

    11:45 Wearable Computing for enterprise
    12:00 No shift Sherlock? Turning pain into gain for the future of work (the story)

    Paul Excell, Executive Chairman, Global iLabs Ltd 

    12:15 Winning the digital game in a globally connected world

    Vasco Pedro, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Unbabel

    12:30 Investor and SME Networking

    Investor and growth strategy afternoon

    13:45 Pitch Don't Kill My Vibe: The Do's and Dont's of Pitching the Media and the PESO Model

    Ayelet Noff, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Blonde 2.0

    14:00 Top 10 tips for launching and scaling up a new venture

    Matt Clifford, Co-founder and Chief Executive, Entrepreneur First

    14:15 Startups, IoT and three questions companies should ask themselves in 2018

    Matt Webb, Managing Director, IoT Venture Studio, R/GA Venture Studio 

    14:30 Market research: What are attractive market segments for selling your VR/AR solution

    Coen Sanderink, Business Development, Brabant Development Agency

    14:45 How to make your company stand-out to investors

    Barry Downes, Managing Partner, Suir Valley Ventures

    15:00 The Secrets of tech entrepreneurs: Be ahead of trends to build success

    Clem Chambers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ADVFN

    15:15 Lessons learnt from advising and mentoring start-ups

    David Braun, CEO, DASHR

    15:30 Do you have time to get investment?
    15:45 Investor Q&A

    Matt Clifford, Co-founder and Chief Executive, Entrepreneur First

    Barry Downes, Managing Partner, Suir Valley Ventures

    Coen Sanderink, Business Development, Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij 

    David Braun, Chief Executive Officer, DASHR

    16:30 End of Start-up university and Inv€$tival

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