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

Startup Festival 2018

The 2018 Startup Festival took place on Wednesday, 7 March 2018.

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Lilypads, winners of the Venture Development Pitching Competition, 2018

Programme

Panel Discussion: Success that Breeds Success

With Gavin Don, David Ovens and Matt Doyle

08:30–10:00

Panel Discussion: Success that Breeds Success

With Gavin Don, David Ovens and Matt Doyle

08:30–10:00

Startup Walking Tour #1

With experts from Skyscanner, FanDuel, Informatics Ventures and University Spin-Outs

09:35–11:15

Startup Walking Tour #1

With experts from Skyscanner, FanDuel, Informatics Ventures and University Spin-Outs

09:35–11:15

Three Things You Don't Need to Start Up

With George Mackintosh, E Club Entrepreneur-in-Residence

10:15–10:45

Three Things You Don't Need to Start Up

With George Mackintosh, E Club Entrepreneur-in-Residence

10:15–10:45

On the Couch With...

One2one sessions with entrepreneurs

10:30–12:15

On the Couch With...

One2one sessions with entrepreneurs

10:30–12:15

Bite-sized Stories of Startups #1

With Briana Pegado (Povo), Kat Brogan (Mercat Tours), Ed Molyneux (FreeAgent), Dr Ben Spigel, and Prof Susan Murphy

11:00–12:15

Bite-sized Stories of Startups #1

With Briana Pegado (Povo), Kat Brogan (Mercat Tours), Ed Molyneux (FreeAgent), Dr Ben Spigel, and Prof Susan Murphy

11:00–12:15

Startup Walking Tour #2

With experts from Skyscanner, FanDuel, Informatics Ventures and University Spin-Outs

11:15–13:45

Startup Walking Tour #2

With experts from Skyscanner, FanDuel, Informatics Ventures and University Spin-Outs

11:15–13:45

Social Lunch

With Edinburgh Larder, Bon Accord Soft Drinks, and Chris Hellawell of Edinburgh Tool Library

12:00–13:15

Social Lunch

With Edinburgh Larder, Bon Accord Soft Drinks, and Chris Hellawell of Edinburgh Tool Library

12:00–13:15

Bite-sized Stories of Startups #2

With Hilde Frydnes (Mallzee), Laura Birrell (Sticky Heelz), Michael Groves (Topolytics) and Ben Marder (Business School)

13:45–14:45

Bite-sized Stories of Startups #2

With Hilde Frydnes (Mallzee), Laura Birrell (Sticky Heelz), Michael Groves (Topolytics) and Ben Marder (Business School)

13:45–14:45

Drop-in Clinics

14:00–18:00

Drop-in Clinics

14:00–18:00

E Club Pitching Competition: Novel Ideas

Teams of students from the University of Edinburgh pitch to the judges for a chance to win three cash prizes

15:00–16:05

E Club Pitching Competition: Novel Ideas

Teams of students from the University of Edinburgh pitch to the judges for a chance to win three cash prizes

15:00–16:05

Screening: Tomorrow

This globetrotting documentary features ordinary citizens and activists working together to devise new, sustainable ways of approaching food production, energy, education and the economy.

15:30–17:30

Screening: Tomorrow

This globetrotting documentary features ordinary citizens and activists working together to devise new, sustainable ways of approaching food production, energy, education and the economy.

15:30–17:30

E Club Pitching Competition: Venture Development

Join the teams as they pitch for development money for a chance to win three cash prizes

16:30–17:35

E Club Pitching Competition: Venture Development

Join the teams as they pitch for development money for a chance to win three cash prizes

16:30–17:35

Mel Young, Homeless World Cup, in conversation with Alice Thompson, Social Bite

Hear from these two leaders who have imagined news ways of transforming homelessness

18:00–19:00

Mel Young, Homeless World Cup, in conversation with Alice Thompson, Social Bite

Hear from these two leaders who have imagined news ways of transforming homelessness

18:00–19:00

E Club Pitching Competitions Awards

Join us at the Bongo Club as we announce the winners of both categories of the E Club pitching competitions, ‘novel ideas’ and ‘venture development’

19:00–20:15

E Club Pitching Competitions Awards

Join us at the Bongo Club as we announce the winners of both categories of the E Club pitching competitions, ‘novel ideas’ and ‘venture development’

19:00–20:15

F**k Up Night: Stories About Failure

With Vicky Brock (Clear Returns), Craig Parker (Decidz) and others

20:30–22:00

F**k Up Night: Stories About Failure

With Vicky Brock (Clear Returns), Craig Parker (Decidz) and others

20:30–22:00