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Startup Festival 2019

The 2019 Startup Festival took place on Wednesday, 6 March 2019.

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Programme

Bite-sized Stories of Startups #1

Venue: University of Edinburgh Business School

Self-starters talk for 15 minutes each about the why and how of their companies and projects, followed by questions from the audience. A popular format at the festival, bite-sized returns with Anton Puzorjov (One Cherry) and Alison Wood (Lilypads).

10:30–11:20

Bite-sized Stories of Startups #1

Venue: University of Edinburgh Business School

Self-starters talk for 15 minutes each about the why and how of their companies and projects, followed by questions from the audience. A popular format at the festival, bite-sized returns with Anton Puzorjov (One Cherry) and Alison Wood (Lilypads).

10:30–11:20

Bite-sized Stories of Startups #2

Venue: University of Edinburgh Business School

Self-starters talk for 15 minutes each about the why and how of their companies and projects, followed by questions from the audience. A popular format at the festival, bite-sized returns with Barrie Henderson (Hendersons), Jonny Stevens (Starbit) and Zakia Moulaoui (Invisible Cities).

11:30–12:30

Bite-sized Stories of Startups #2

Venue: University of Edinburgh Business School

Self-starters talk for 15 minutes each about the why and how of their companies and projects, followed by questions from the audience. A popular format at the festival, bite-sized returns with Barrie Henderson (Hendersons), Jonny Stevens (Starbit) and Zakia Moulaoui (Invisible Cities).

11:30–12:30

CodeConnect: Interactive Talent Fair & Lunch

Venue: CodeBase

Connect with Edinburgh’s fastest-growing companies at the UK’s largest startup incubator, CodeBase. Companies will bring real-life projects to engage with, giving you the chance to really understand what they do and demonstrate your talent. Includes lunch.

13:00–14:30

CodeConnect: Interactive Talent Fair & Lunch

Venue: CodeBase

Connect with Edinburgh’s fastest-growing companies at the UK’s largest startup incubator, CodeBase. Companies will bring real-life projects to engage with, giving you the chance to really understand what they do and demonstrate your talent. Includes lunch.

13:00–14:30

E Club Pitching Competition #1

Venue: CodeBase

Join teams as they pitch ideas and early stage companies for a chance to win cash and development opportunities at the University of Edinburgh Business School.

15:00–16:00

E Club Pitching Competition #1

Venue: CodeBase

Join teams as they pitch ideas and early stage companies for a chance to win cash and development opportunities at the University of Edinburgh Business School.

15:00–16:00

E Club Pitching Competition #2

Venue: CodeBase

Join teams as they pitch ideas and early stage companies for a chance to win cash and development opportunities at the University of Edinburgh Business School.

16:30–17:30

E Club Pitching Competition #2

Venue: CodeBase

Join teams as they pitch ideas and early stage companies for a chance to win cash and development opportunities at the University of Edinburgh Business School.

16:30–17:30

Drinks & Networking

Venue: Codebase

17:30–18:30

Drinks & Networking

Venue: Codebase

17:30–18:30

E Club Pitching Awards & Networking

Venue: CodeBase

Join us as we announce the winners of E Club pitching competitions, followed by networking with contestants, students, companies, and the CodeBase community.

18:30–19:30

E Club Pitching Awards & Networking

Venue: CodeBase

Join us as we announce the winners of E Club pitching competitions, followed by networking with contestants, students, companies, and the CodeBase community.

18:30–19:30

Speakers

Anton Puzorjov, Founder and CEO of One Cherry
Alison Wood, Director and Founder, Lilypads
Jonathan Stevens, CEO of Starbit
Barrie Henderson, General Manager, Hendersons
Zakia Moulaoui, Founder and Director of Invisible Cities