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startupfestival@business-school.ed.ac.uk 29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9JS Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Startup Festival 2017

The 2017 Startup Festival took place on Wednesday, 8 March 2017.

Programme

Building a startup city: Lisbon and Waterloo share their strategies

Jonathan Moules, Paulo Carvalho and Catherine Bischoff

8:00–9:30

Building a startup city: Lisbon and Waterloo share their strategies

Jonathan Moules, Paulo Carvalho and Catherine Bischoff

8:00–9:30

Bite-sized stories of startups 1

Ed Molyneux, Eleanor Cunningham, Sophie Unwin and Gavin Neate.

10:00–11:00

Bite-sized stories of startups 1

Ed Molyneux, Eleanor Cunningham, Sophie Unwin and Gavin Neate.

10:00–11:00

Startup mystery walking tour

Additional tours at 11:00, 13:00 and 16:00

10:00–11:00

Startup mystery walking tour

Additional tours at 11:00, 13:00 and 16:00

10:00–11:00

Panel discussion: Starting up for social impact

Tracey Muirhead, Matt Fountain, Siam Colvine, James McIlroy and Alec Edgecliffe-Johnson.

11:15–12:15

Panel discussion: Starting up for social impact

Tracey Muirhead, Matt Fountain, Siam Colvine, James McIlroy and Alec Edgecliffe-Johnson.

11:15–12:15

Screening: Go Against the Flow

Also shown at 16:45–17:40

12:30–13:25

Screening: Go Against the Flow

Also shown at 16:45–17:40

12:30–13:25

Workshop: Fake it 'til you make it

Gavin Oattes. Also repeated at 15:15-16:15.

12:30–13:30

Workshop: Fake it 'til you make it

Gavin Oattes. Also repeated at 15:15-16:15.

12:30–13:30

Bite-sized stories of startups 2

David Ferguson, Claire Carpenter, Briana Pegado and Joe Tree.

13:45–14:45

Bite-sized stories of startups 2

David Ferguson, Claire Carpenter, Briana Pegado and Joe Tree.

13:45–14:45

E Club pitching competition: Venture Development

15:00–16:05

E Club pitching competition: Venture Development

15:00–16:05

E Club pitching competition: Novel Ideas

16:30–17:35

E Club pitching competition: Novel Ideas

16:30–17:35

From bedroom to Branson: Tens Sunglasses

Marty Bell & Kris Reid

18:00–19:00

From bedroom to Branson: Tens Sunglasses

Marty Bell & Kris Reid

18:00–19:00

E Club pitching competitions awards

19:00–20:30

E Club pitching competitions awards

19:00–20:30

F**k Up Night: stories about failure

James McCallum, Pete Martin, Emma Parker and David Smith

20:00–22:00

F**k Up Night: stories about failure

James McCallum, Pete Martin, Emma Parker and David Smith

20:00–22:00

Speakers

  • Marty Bell & Kris Reid, Tens
  • Catherine Bischoff, University of Waterloo's Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology Centre
  • Claire Carpenter, The Melting Pot
  • Paulo Carvalho, Lisbon City Council
  • Siam Colvine, Game Dr.
  • Eleanor Cunningham, Edinburgh Larder
  • Alec Edgecliffe-Johnson, Edinburgh University Students' Association (EUSA)
  • David Ferguson, Nucleus
  • Matt Fountain, Freedom Bakery
  • James McCallum, Senergy
  • James McIlroy, EuroBiotix
  • Ed Molyneux, FreeAgent
  • Jonathan Moules, The Financial Times
  • Tracey Muirhead, SSE Scotland
  • Gavin Oattes, Tree of Knowledge
  • Briana Pegado, Edinburgh Student Arts Festival (ESAF)
  • Liza Sutherland, Independent entrepreneur
  • Joe Tree, CivTech
  • Sophie Unwin, Remade in Edinburgh