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Discovering Start-Ups 2017

Brought to you by CW (Cambridge Wireless)

Want to see the next generation of Global Technology Entrepreneurs? Are you interested in seeing the latest technology? Do you want to network with the next generation of budding technology entrepreneurs and listen to keynotes from key industry experts? Why not join us for Discovering Start Ups.

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About the event

Want to see the next generation of Global Technology Entrepreneurs?

Are you interested in seeing the latest technology? Do you want to network with the next generation of budding technology entrepreneurs and listen to keynotes from key industry experts?

  • A selection of 10 finalists will pitch their innovative products to an elite panel of industry judges
  • Finalist Exhibition and networking over lunch and refreshments
  • Awards Ceremony and Drinks Reception

You can follow @CambWireless on Twitter and tweet about this event using #DSrupt.

Key Sponsor & Host Deloitte LLP

Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and corporate finance services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. The Global Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry (TMT) group consists of the practices organised in the various member firms of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and is dedicated to helping clients evaluate complex issues, develop fresh approaches to problems and implement practical solutions. Within the Technology practice in the UK, clients range from FTSE100 globally renowned organisations, to fast-growing Tech SMEs; covering a range of sectors from hardware and hi-tech manufacturing, to software and internet. The pace of technological change is one of the biggest challenges facing industry executives today. In a market of economic uncertainty, technology companies are changing their business strategies in order to adapt for success. Deloitte understand the challenges these companies face during their business growth cycle and tailor comprehensive solutions for clients. By helping companies adapt quickly to this evolving terrain, Deloitte unlock the innovative and creative thinking companies need to compete. and

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Sponsored by: Provence Promotion

The Provence Partnership helps you to set up your business in Provence by providing free and confidential support. Provence Promotion is the economic development agency of the Provence Region. Their team is dedicated to accelerate and facilitate the launch of new business in the South of France and helping by finding the right location for your company, the financing incentives and grants for your project, introductions to the local network, and supporting recruitment and integration in the new environment (housing, schooling, visas).

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Sponsored by: IC Resources

IC Resources is the recognised technology recruitment partner to technology companies globally.

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Partner: St John's Innovation Centre

St John's Innovation Centre provide early-stage, knowledge-based companies with business advice, strategic consultancy, introductions and flexible accommodation.

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Partner: Allia

Allia is a charity that supports social ventures – organisations.

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Partner: Digital Catapult

Digital Catapult is the UK authority on advanced digital technology. Through collaboration and innovation, we accelerate industry adoption to drive growth and opportunity across the economy.

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Partner: Cambridge Network

Cambridge Network is a membership organisation based in the vibrant high technology cluster of Cambridge, UK.

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Registration and networking with lunch


Welcome and Introduction from Robert Driver, CEO of CW


Scott Campbell, Director, Ventures Lead, Deloitte


Company Pitch: OneVisage SA


Company Pitch: Heartfelt Technologies


Company Pitch: Codeplay Software


Company Pitch: Passive Eye Ltd


Company Pitch: Propelmee


Start Up Exhibition, Networking and refreshments


Company Pitch: ZiFiSense


Company Pitch: Tangi0 Ltd


Company Pitch: Third Skin


Company Pitch: Thyngs


The Perfect Storm Redux

Neil Dickins, Founder & Director, IC Resources


Impact Investing - Panel Session

Session chaired by Abhi Naha, CCO, CW
Stephen Pattison, VP Public Affairs, arm
Harry Davies, Head of Regional Programmes, Wayra UK
Alex Pitt, Co-Founder & Partner, Mustard Seed
Paul Hughes, Director of Enterprise Support, Allia Ltd


Closing remarks by Robert Driver, CEO of CW


Drinks reception with Announcement of Winners


Event closes

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Deloitte, 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ

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