This dynamic and fast-paced event brings together entrepreneurs and business owners from a wide range of sectors. Whether you’re seeking advice, mentoring, investment, or you’re an investor yourself, this event is for you! There will also be ample opportunity for networking, and attendees may have the chance to deliver a short pitch. Could this event […]
Entrepreneurship in the Global Healthcare Industry by Mark Jeffery (Hl 81)
27 September 2022
Mark Jeffery (Hl 81) is the co-founder of Research Partnership, an international market research consultancy focused on the healthcare industry. Established in 1997, Research Partnership has grown to be one of the world’s largest pharma market research and consulting agencies with over 250 researchers, consultants, project managers and support staff. The company collaborates with clients […]
Entrepreneurship and Investing in Scale-Up Businesses with Positive Impact
31 July 2022
Mark Hudson talks about his experiences of building and investing in high-growth scale-up enterprises (including raising venture capital funding), focusing on two which also achieve positive social and environmental impact (DOT Glasses and Clim8 Invest). His earlier career included strategy consulting (OC&C), private equity investing (Graphite Capital) as well as helping to set up and […]
As an “Old Dolphin” herself, with over 20 yrs of entrepreneurial adventures, Zoe draws on some of the qualities you can learn from Dolphins in their evolution from land mammals to navigating the waters of the world. Being an entrepreneur is much more than a job, it’s a life choice. One that has both immense […]
How to raise £5M from VCs straight out of University
02 February 2021
In this Life Beyond Wellington talk, Hugo talks through his fascinating career so far and offers an insight into the process of starting a company, coming up with an idea, validating your ideas, raising funding and much more. After graduating with a Masters in Renewable Energy at Exeter University Hugo founded a start-up called: ChargedUp – which has […]
How to make a business idea a reality: the do’s and don’ts of starting your own business
08 July 2020
In this session, Anthony talks us through how he set up his company and the lessons he learnt along the way. He discusses the obvious pitfalls to avoid as well as the must do’s and must haves for getting your business idea off the ground. Using his wealth of experience, Anthony answers your questions on […]
Podcast with Max Wyllie and Amanda Thomson, CEO of Thomson & Scott
04 June 2020
Amanda Thomson is the founder and CEO of Thomson and Scott Ltd and creator of an entirely new sector in the wine industry. Amanda talks about how her business has been effected during the COVID-19 pandemic and what learnings she will take from the experience. She also looks at what key skills you need in […]
Amanda Thomson is the founder and CEO of Thomson and Scott Ltd and creator of an entirely new sector in the wine industry. Robin Chu is the founder and CEO of CoachBright, who support young people from less socially mobile backgrounds to identify and fulfil their potential. This dynamic duo talk about what it is […]
Marine and Mauricio share their wealth of knowledge and experience during this fascinating session. Marine is a serial tech entrepreneur with two successful exits. She is the CEO and Co-Founder of YurOn. Mauricio is YurOn Head of Growth and used to have that same role for Musically/TikTok.
So you have a great product – without sales it will never succeed – in this session we explore why the art of sales is essential for all organisations, whether you are selling a product or trying to share a vital message.
Tech Entrepreneurship and Self-confidence, Managing/Motivating People
02 June 2020
Self-confidence will be reflected upon both in the context of making the leap to a start-up, as well as how start-up experience builds self-confidence. Experience will also be shared on building teams and motivating people.