spaced_2.0 is giving young entrepreneurs the chance to secure some amazing space to kick start their businesses. You’ll have the chance to pitch your enterprise to a team of amazing space holders, take part in breakout sessions and network with fellow young business minds.
Also on hand will be a handful of brilliant young entrepreneurs to give talks and advice throughout the day. Here’s a rundown of who we’ve got on board.
Nico Perez - Co-Founder, Mixcloud.
Nico founded Mixcloud in 2008 after identifying the need to revamp the traditional radio and podcasting platform for the social media era. Mixcloud has gone from strength to strength, working with the UK Radio Player (BBC & Commercial radio partnership), Queen Mary University Centre for Digital Music whilst championing a new model of radio consumption.
Nico’s talk at spaced_2.0 will focus on 7 tips for bootstrapping a business.
Sarah Akwisombe - Managing Director, We Are The Million. Founder, The Glam Collective.
As founder of highly successful makeup agency The Glam Collective, and as MD of We Are The Million, a crowdfunding platform which connects local people to the local business they love, Sarah has ample experience in creating and running businesses.
Sarah’s launched a number of successful ventures and will be discussing how to test business ideas.
Adam Ball - General Manager, Concept Cupboard.
Concept Cupboard works with small business and corporates to match them with the best rising creative talent, giving both parties a unique solution to creative needs.
Adam will be talking about his journey from unemployed to intern to start up founder as well as the importance of young entrepreneurs within the country.
Anne - Marie Ifadon - Founder, Stemettes.
Anne-Marie is founder of Stemettes - an effort to inspire females into the worlds of engineering, science, mathematics and technology through panel events, exhibitions and hackathons. Anne - Marie’s achievements include the being the youngest person to be awarded a Masters in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Oxford (aged 20) and she has since gone on to work for Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers and Deutsche Bank.
Anne-Marie’s talk will focus on her journey and rules she followers to ensure continuing success.
David Galbraith - Founder, SWIG Hip Flasks.
Despite being just 23, David has had excellent success with his SWIG brand of British-made hip flasks, counting the likes of David Cameron as fans of the brand. His experience with the New Entrepreneurs Foundation positions him perfectly to offer advice to budding young business people.
David’s talk will focus on the importance of positioning a business to be in the right environment to grow.
Thanks for all of your fantastic #spaced_2.0 applications. We’ll be seeing some of you on November 19th!