Session sector: Entrepreneurship

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 […]

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‘Entrepreneurship – A Career for the Dolphin?’

04 February 2021

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Reality of Entrepreneurship

02 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. 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 […]

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Growth Hacking for Apps

02 June 2020

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.

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Tech Start Ups

02 June 2020

Serial tech start up expert and investor Chris Bruce will give the insider view on the ‘dos and don’ts’ when setting up a tech business.

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Without Sales You’re Nothing

02 June 2020

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.

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The LADBible story; starting a business at university – how did they do it? By Hugh Chappell

02 June 2020

As a major Angel investor Hugh will share the LADBible story from the inside – how they did it and what was crucial to the success?

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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.

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