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Keynote speakers,
panel sessions &
company presentations


  • 10:00 AM GMT - Welcome & Introduction - Steve Torso
    Steve Torso CEO Wholesale Investor & CRIISP LinkedIn Profile
  • 10:15 AM GMT - Keynote: Nick Lyth, President of Green Angel Ventures
    KEYNOTE SPEAKER Nick Lyth, President of Green Angel Ventures Nick Lyth is Founder and President of Green Angel Syndicate, which he founded in 2013 as an experiment to fight climate change and global warming, with ten members, and two company investments. It now has more than 350 members, 34 companies in its portfolio, has launched its first EIS Climate Change Fund, attracted a £10 million commitment from BBI’s Regional Angel Programme, and was UK Angel Syndicate of the Year in 2019. Linkedin Profile
  • 10:45 AM GMT - Panel Session: Investment trends Q2 & Q3 23'
    PANEL SESSION Investment Trends Q2 & Q3 23' Constanza Diaz, B2B Software Investor at Octopus Ventures Constanza joined Octopus in 2021 and is part of the B2B Software pod, with a focus on companies that are initiating their scaleup phase in their growth. Constanza is an industrial engineer by background and worked as a management consultant both in Chile and in the Netherlands, across a wide range of sectors, such as retail, manufacturing, and financial services. She was part of the team that implemented Open Banking at ING Bank and then moved to London to pursue an MBA at London Business School, completing stints in investment banking at Lazard and Arma Partners, and in private equity at Lloyds Development Capital. Prior to joining Octopus, she was a Strategy Manager at Vertiv, a global leader in providing solutions for data centres. She was also selected as one of the fellows at IncludedVC – a fellowship that aims to (literally) change the face of venture capital by increasing diversity in the sector. Linkedin Profile Saalim Chowdhury, Managing Director at Techstars Linkedin Profile Daniel Sawko, CEO & Co-Founder of Daniel is the co-founder of A free search engine that helps scaling companies navigate investors and their investments. Linkedin Profile Dominika Soriano, Venture Operations and Ecosystem Lead of Cambridge Future Tech Dominika Soriano is Venture Operations and Ecosystem Lead at Cambridge Future Tech, a DeepTech Venture Builder commercialising scientific discoveries and innovations, with a focus on Physical (Semiconductors, Materials, Quantum, Robotics etc.) and Digital Sciences (AI, Data, Web3). Dominika directly supports a portfolio of ventures across financial, legal, and operational activities, while maintaining collaborative relationships with stakeholders from across the wider ecosystem. Linkedin Profile
  • 11:15 AM GMT - Company Presentations
    Nevomo Nevomo is a European deep-tech company, the developer of the next generation of high-speed railways, improving inefficient legacy infrastructure and taking it to the next level. As a leading player in the area of innovation in the sustainable and intelligent mobility industry, the company has developed the globally unique MagRail technology, allowing automation, electrification and full digitalization of the existing rail transportation systems. Boulevard Boulevard, through the company’s bespoke tech platform Eiger, are able to empower product owners no matter what the level of tech expertise they have, integrating end to end inventory to listings on the fastest growing online marketplaces, doing all the heavy lifting from growing sales to order fulfilment Odondo Backed by VC firm Hambro Perks, Odondo has re-imagined Customer Service delivery for SME and growth businesses in a £100bn global market, with a platform that matches a network of remote-working, gig-economy Customer Service Agents to clients on demand. VideoXRM VideoXRM is a B2B media discovery platform connecting companies to the world. SaigolEd Impact EdTech platform reshaping a $200BN overpriced market. A+ team (Cambridge, Harvard, Google, Microsoft) and $650k raised from PE investors. Leading VCs are queued for the next round at a ~5x valuation increase.
  • 11:45 AM GMT - Networking Break
  • 12:10 PM GMT - Panel Session: Climate Tech
    PANEL SESSION Climate Tech Paul Miller, Managing Partner & CEO at Bethnal Green Ventures Paul Miller is one of the pioneers of tech for good investing and a co-founder of Bethnal Green Ventures. He’s supported many of BGV’s most successful portfolio companies from initial investment through to exit. Previously, Paul founded and led an ed-tech startup. He’s also spent time advising on strategy for multinational companies and governments, and has written for the likes of the Financial Times and the Guardian. In 2020, he was awarded an OBE for services to startup investing. Linkedin Profile Samia Qader, Senior Principal at Climate VC Samia is a Senior Principal at Climate VC. She has 20 years of experience in the intersection of technology and finance. Linkedin Profile Eduardo Cannizzo, Equity Fundraising Associate of Seedrs Linkedin Profile Nathan Kelleher, Co-Founder & Partner at True Altitude Linkedin Profile
  • 12:40 PM GMT - Company Presentations
    Kelda Showers Kelda is a GreenTech water and energy saving technology shower business seeking investment to deliver on its immediate £130 million pipeline. Salad Money Salad Money is creating a mid-cost credit market: an affordable, ethical alternative powered by Open Banking data, not credit scores. Water-Filled Glass Our vision is to use Water-filled Glass (WFG) technology to reduce carbon emissions and enable people to have more access to daylight and clear views without any compromise to people and the environment, regardless of building type or location. Simply Group Simply Group was able to consolidate several brands under its banner in 2022 with support from its existing Singapore / Australian investor base and with support from an EU / American Startup investment bank. This now profitable portfolio of brands has won awards around the world and has been trusted by small businesses, Government agencies & Fortune 500 companies including Michael Page, San Churro, Roy Hill Mining, NDIS, AT&T, Ford and Disney. Jiva.Ai What if creating an AI was as easy as composing an email? That is - a “no-code” machine learning platform that makes all the complexity of building, testing and deploying AI solutions easy for one and all.
  • 01:15 PM GMT - Panel Session: Artificial Intelligence
    PANEL SESSION Artificial Intelligence Eva Dobrzanska, Head of Distribution at True Altitude Linkedin Profile Kamelya Jaoudi, Venture Associate at Plug n Play Linkedin Profile Dr. Daniel Carew, Principal at IQ Capital Linkedin Profile Steve Torso, Founder & CEO at Wholesale Investor Linkedin Profile
  • 1:45 PM GMT - Networking Break
  • 02:10 PM GMT - Panel Session: Deep Tech
    PANEL SESSION DeepTech Xavier Parkhouse Parker, Chief Operating Officer at Cambridge Future Tech Xavier is COO of Cambridge Future Tech, a uniquely technology-first venture builder, working closely with top-tier universities for positive global impact. CFT has a portfolio of 7 DeepTech ventures built in 2022 and plans to build 8 more in 2023. Xavier is a serial founder and has led several startups with technologies such as AI, Semiconductors, and Engineering. Xavier holds a masters from the University of Cambridge. Featured in The Guardian, USA Today, Tech Nation and other publications. He was one of CVC Capital Partners Young Innovators for 2017 and NACUE's National Entrepreneur of the year for 2016. Linkedin Profile Jonathan Crook, Head of VCU at Venture Capital Unit Jonathan Crook is the Deputy Head of the Venture Capital Unit within the UK Government’s Department for International Trade. The Venture Capital Unit works to secure international venture capital investment into UK companies operating in technology sectors which are prioritised by the Government. The Venture Capital Unit also assists international venture capital investors to establish operations in the UK and to source potential mutual collaboration limited partners. Jonathan was previously CEO of an InsurTech and also worked for several years in technology consulting. Linkedin Profile Dominic Falcao, Founding Partner of DeepScience Ventures Founding Director of Deep Science Ventures. One of the early team members running Imperial College’s accelerator, working with over 1500 founders and 200 companies, with exits including to Spotify, Apple and Google. Founded DSV at 25 with Dr Mark Hammond, in order to create a dedicated, systematic environment for deep science venture creation. Linkedin Profile Francesco Perticarari, General Partner of Silicon Roundabout Ventures Linkedin Profile
  • 02:40 PM GMT - Company Presentations
    make good. give back Make good. give back change the value of personal data for good by redefining trust between people and large organisations. they’re helping individuals, families and small business owners, control and get paid for their data to help everyone lead healthier, wealthier and happier lives. SentioCX Using artificial intelligence to orchestrate conversations by creating a symbiosis between a bot, agents and knowledge workers so that customer service managers can increase operational efficiency while optimizing customer intimacy. SentioCX integrates with bot (conversational AI) vendors to provide a seamless hand-off from bots to live agents through intent-based intelligent routing for a frictionless customer experience and satisfied agents. COPYTRACK COPYTRACK's high performance crawling technology and image matching AI enables the global monitoring of images, brands and products for agencies, brands, publishers, influencers and e-commerce to monetize them. COPYTRACK serves 45.000 clients from over 100 countries, generating an annual revenue of EUR 3 mio. VSFT Holdings Unless you know with certainty the identity of who is accessing your enterprise assets, or who is buying that item online, or who is transferring that cash out of your account, your business is exposed. The problem is endemic and current authentication technologies are unable to provide the requisite identity assurance. ValidSoft, through its unique patented technology, which brings together voice biometrics, cryptography and mathematics, solves the problem and delivers genuine Trusted Identity Assurance across the omni-channel, whilst delivering the best UX and the strongest security. Arcfina A new generation of hedge fund technology focussed on credit strategies and built to exploit the impending adoption of tokenised securities and distributed ledger within capital markets.
  • 03:10 PM GMT - PANEL SESSION: Tomorrow's Luxury Panel
    PANEL SESSION Tomorrow's Luxury Panel Marco Deseri, Chief Design Officer at ARTEMEST Linkedin Profile Philippe Der Megreditchian, Managing Partner at OLMA Capital Linkedin Profile Ben Leslie, Investment Director at Puma Private Equity Linkedin Profile Diana Verde Nieto, Co-Founder at Linkedin Profile Hauk Hofseth, Associate at OLMA Capital Linkedin Profile
  • 04:00 PM GMT - Company Presentations
    Pots & Co Pots & Co is a premium dessert challenger brand with a mission dedicated to the pursuit of dessert perfection. We aspire to close the gap between the artisan desserts served in Michelin star restaurants, and those sold to the masses on supermarket shelves. Clearmacro ClearMacro, SatNav for the Wealth Industry - less burdensome that Aladdin, more credible than Roboadvisors. Providing a "CIO-in-a-box online software solution" to help clients leapfrog a generation in institutionalsing their investment processes. Deliver better client experience & outcomes and service at lower cost. Investment opportunity to invest in Series A-B tech at Seed/A valuations. Bildia Bildia is a SaaS-enabled construction trading network that streamlines procurement for builders and suppliers. We save 60% in operational costs, and provide 100% real-time data about the most critical business process for our industry (€8 trillion/year). JISP Jisp monetises in-store shopper engagement. Used by global brands we are on target to deliver many tens millions of dollars in sales. ZiO Health ZiO Health is a VC-backed medical technology & digital health company that has developed an AI-driven hand-held point-of-care device for therapeutic drug monitoring, bringing lab testing to the point-of-use. It facilitates precision dosing by providing immediate data on drug concentrations in blood, maximizing drug treatment efficacy and minimizing toxicity.
  • 04:30 PM GMT - PANEL SESSION: Life Science
    PANEL SESSION Life Science Ala Alenazi, Principal at Ascension VC Ala is a Molecular Geneticist turned Techbio investor. She is currently a Principal at Ascension's Life Fund and looks after sourcing, due diligence and portfolio management. Prior to Ascension, Ala did her research in breast cancer at the Cambridge University before leaving to run an early-stage healthtech accelerator backed by the European Union. Linkedin Profile Uzma Choudry, Venture Capital Investor at Octopus Ventures Uzma leads Octopus Venture’s Biotech/TechBio investment strategy and has built out the firm’s network and portfolio in this space including investments into Ori Biotech, Biofidelity, Nanosyrinx and Imophoron. She has previously been a mentor to early-stage venture cohorts from Babraham, Royal Academy of Engineering and Sie Ventures. Uzma has a PhD in Biophysics and Synthetic biology. While doing her PhD she worked with the tech transfer office in helping spin out interesting research into early-stage ventures and prepare them for funding. Linkedin Profile Chris Rowe, Innovation Lead - Precision Medicine at Innovate UK Linkedin Profile Konrad Dobschuetz, National Director of NHS Innovation Accelerator and Chief Enterprise Officer at UCL Partners Linkedin Profile Maya Ghosn, Early-stage Investor & Advisor Linkedin Profile
  • 05:15 PM GMT- Company Presentations
    Recce Pharmaceuticals Recce Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX: RCE, FSE: R9Q) is pioneering the development and commercialisation of a New Class of Synthetic Anti-Infectives designed to address the urgent global health threat posed by antibiotic-resistant superbugs and emerging viral pathogens. Tarabios We are a biomedical company focused on developing blood coagulation monitoring/diagnostics systems in the aim of improving the efficiency of healthcare professionals and patient’s quality of life. Our unique and patented fiber-optic and microfluidic-based technology differs us from our competition in terms of performance and potential future diagnostic applications. SurgiBox SocialPro
  • 5:30 PM GMT - WI Private: Networking Drinks


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