Events

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    • Leap 100 Power Breakfast with Sarah Wood, Co-Founder, Unruly

      Leap 100 Power Breakfast with Sarah Wood, Co-Founder, Unruly

      Thursday, December 3, 2015 Mishcon de Reya, London

      Trailblazing Women: The Challenges Facing Female Entrepreneurship

      Sarah Wood
      Sarah Wood co-founded video ad tech company Unruly in January 2006. It has since delivered over 5 billion views across 10,000+ campaigns to a global audience of 1.27 billion monthly unique users. It has won ‘Best Companies to Work For’ (Sunday Times), ‘Best Digital Ad Ops Team’ (AOP) and has been named as the UK’s no.2 Fastest Growing Tech Company (Deloitte). Sarah is currently an associate lecturer and course convenor at the University of Cambridge, and was formerly an American Studies lecturer at the University of Sussex.

      Sponsored by Mishcon de Reya
      Mishcon de Reya is a law firm with offices in London and New York, offering a wide range of legal services to companies and individuals. The firm acts for businesses, wealth owners and dealmakers to help them make the right choices for their private capital and ventures and then offer the practical support to populate, grow and protect their assets.

      Mishcon de Reya is committed to helping nurture UK entrepreneurship. Earlier this year, the firm teamed up with City A.M., The Entrepreneurs Network and The Supper Club to create the Leap 100 list, which offers a window into the working life – and identifies the challenges facing – some of the UK’s most exciting, fast-growing companies.

      Mishcon de Reya is an enthusiastic sponsor of the Leap 100 Power Breakfasts: it is vital for entrepreneurs and business leaders – from across the UK – to discuss the current trends and challenges of successful growth.

      To enquire about how to attend Leap 100 Power Breakfasts, please email annabel@tenentrepreneurs.org

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    • Leap 100 Power Breakfast with Alick Varma, Co-Founder, Osper

      Leap 100 Power Breakfast with Alick Varma, Co-Founder, Osper

      Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Mishcon de Reya, London

      Impact Entrepreneurship: Creating Value for the Company and the Wider Community

      Alick Varma
      Alick Varma founded Osper in 2012 with the aim of helping children learn how to manage money at an early age. Using a secure, dual-controlled app, the company allows parents to safely and gradually transfer responsibility for money to their children.

 The app is linked to a prepaid card, supported by Mastercard, through which young people, aged 8 – 18, make their own spending and saving decisions: online, in shops, at cash machines and abroad. Alick previously worked at McKinsey and Spotify, and also trained to be a maths teacher.

      Sponsored by Mishcon de Reya
      Mishcon de Reya is a law firm with offices in London and New York, offering a wide range of legal services to companies and individuals. The firm acts for businesses, wealth owners and dealmakers to help them make the right choices for their private capital and ventures and then offer the practical support to populate, grow and protect their assets.

      Mishcon de Reya is committed to helping nurture UK entrepreneurship. Earlier this year, the firm teamed up with City A.M., The Entrepreneurs Network and The Supper Club to create the Leap 100 list, which offers a window into the working life – and identifies the challenges facing – some of the UK’s most exciting, fast-growing companies.

      Mishcon de Reya is an enthusiastic sponsor of the Leap 100 Power Breakfasts: it is vital for entrepreneurs and business leaders – from across the UK – to discuss the current trends and challenges of successful growth.

      To enquire about how to attend Leap 100 Power Breakfasts, please email annabel@tenentrepreneurs.org

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    • Regional Voices: Yorkshire

      Regional Voices: Yorkshire

      Thursday, November 26, 2015 PwC, Benson House, Leeds

      Regional Voices
      Regional Voices will look at the key issues facing British entrepreneurs today across key regions of Britain. This roundtable will open to around 12 leading entrepreneurs from the region, who will help inform The Entrepreneurs Network and the BIS Select Committee in its priorities in ensuring entrepreneurs are able to flourish in Yorkshire.

      Iain Wright MP
      Iain Wright is the Chair of the Business, Innovation & Skills Committee. Since entering Parliament, Iain has been a member of the Public Accounts and Modernisation Standing Committees (2007), and Parliamentary Private Secretary to a health minister (2005-06). He was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the department of Communities and Local Government in June 2007. In 2009 he moved to the Department of Children, Schools and Families as Parliamentary under Secretary of State for 14-19 Reform and Apprenticeships. Iain is an Adviser to The Entrepreneurs Network

      Sponsored by PwC
      PwC is founded on a culture of partnership with a strong commercial focus. This is reflected in its vision: “One firm – a powerhouse of a commercial enterprise that does the right thing for our clients, our people and our communities.” Its goal is to build the iconic professional services firm, always front of mind, because we aim to be the best. We set the standard and we drive the agenda for our profession.

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    • Leap 100 Power Breakfast with Jeff Lynn, Co-Founder, Seedrs

      Leap 100 Power Breakfast with Jeff Lynn, Co-Founder, Seedrs

      Thursday, November 19, 2015 Mishcon de Reya, 70 Kingsway London

      Disruptive Entrepreneurship: Finding New Opportunities in Stagnant Industries

      Jeff Lynn
      Jeff Lynn co-founded equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs with Carlos Silva in 2009. Seedrs allows users to invest as little as £10 into the businesses they choose, and lets early-stage startups and more established businesses raise investment in exchange for equity in the business. Jeff began his career as a corporate lawyer with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and London, and he serves as a Non-Executive Director of Companies House. He was named one of the top 10 coolest people in UK tech by Business Insider and one of the most influential men in Britain by GQ.

      Sponsored by Mishcon de Reya
      Mishcon de Reya is a law firm with offices in London and New York, offering a wide range of legal services to companies and individuals. The firm acts for businesses, wealth owners and dealmakers to help them make the right choices for their private capital and ventures and then offer the practical support to populate, grow and protect their assets.

      Mishcon de Reya is committed to helping nurture UK entrepreneurship. Earlier this year, the firm teamed up with City A.M., The Entrepreneurs Network and The Supper Club to create the Leap 100 list, which offers a window into the working life – and identifies the challenges facing – some of the UK’s most exciting, fast-growing companies.

      Mishcon de Reya is an enthusiastic sponsor of the Leap 100 Power Breakfasts: it is vital for entrepreneurs and business leaders – from across the UK – to discuss the current trends and challenges of successful growth.

      To enquire about how to attend Leap 100 Power Breakfasts, please email annabel@tenentrepreneurs.org

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    • Power Lunch with The Rt Hon Lord Maude, Minister of State for Trade and Investment

      Power Lunch with The Rt Hon Lord Maude, Minister of State for Trade and Investment

      Tuesday, November 3, 2015 Octopus Investments, London

      How We Will Double UK Exports To £1 trillion By 2020

      Francis Maude
      Francis Maude was appointed Minister of State for Trade and Investment on 11 May 2015. Francis was previously Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General from May 2010 to May 2015.

      Francis was the Conservative MP for Horsham, West Sussex, from 1997 to 2015. He has held several government posts, including Financial Secretary to the Treasury from 1990 to 1992 and Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office from 1989 to 1990.

      He was Chairman of the Conservative Party from 2005 to 2007. Among other roles, he was Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office from 2007 to 2010 and Shadow Foreign Secretary from 2000 to 2001.

      Minister of State for Trade and Investment
      The minister is responsible for trade and investment. This role is shared between the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). Responsibilities include:

      • Trade policy
      • Trade promotion and inward investment
      • UK Trade and Investment
      • UK Export Finance
      • Export Taskforce (chaired by the Secretary of State)

      To enquire about how to attend Power Lunches, please email philip@tenentrepreneurs.org

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    • Power Lunch with Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG

      Power Lunch with Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG

      Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Octopus Investments, London

      Entrepreneurs, IP & the Single Market

      Lucy Neville-Rolfe
      Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (jointly with the Department of Culture, Media and Sport) and Minister for Intellectual Property on 13 May 2015.

      Lucy was convent educated and studied philosophy, politics and economics (PPE) at Somerville College Oxford. She is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries.

      She joined the House of Lords as a Conservative Peer in October 2013 and was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and Minister for Intellectual Property on 14 July 2014. As government spokesman in the House of Lords for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, she was responsible for the Consumer Rights Act and the Small Business, Education and Employment Act. She also represented the UK in the Competitiveness Council.

      Lucy worked at Tesco Plc from 1997 to 2013 and was an executive director on the main Board from 2006. She has also served on the boards of ITV, PwC and Metro AG and was Chairman of Dobbies Garden Centres Plc. She was also President of EuroCommerce, the EU trade association, between 2012 and 2014. Until 1997 she was a senior civil servant in the Cabinet Office, the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. She was awarded her CMG for her time on the FCO Board and her DBE for services to industry and the voluntary sector.

      To enquire about how to attend Power Lunches, please email philip@tenentrepreneurs.org

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