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Discovering Start Ups

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.

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

At Deloitte we identify with and celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship: your wealth accumulation and your business success are the centrepiece of our thinking. Experience tells us how to work with you best.

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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).

Sponsored by: IC Resources

IC Resources is the recognised technology recruitment partner to the global tech community. Our team of 50 consultants offers more than 500 years of specialist, industry recruitment experience. Our specialist teams’ knowledge and expertise spans the Software, Semiconductor, Electronics, Engineering (Technical and Commercial) and Creative Digital industries.

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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: IdeaSpace

Partner: Allia

Allia is a charity that supports social ventures – organisations.

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Partner: Digital Catapult

Digital Catapult works with SMEs to help them grow and scale faster. It helps larger corporates in their digital transformation. It does this through programmes of collaboration and open innovation, by bringing academic leading edge expertise into the mix combined with the organisation’s own business and technological expertise.

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Partner: Cambridge Network

Cambridge Network is a membership organisation based in the vibrant high technology cluster of Cambridge, UK. We bring people together - from business and academia - to meet each other and share ideas, encouraging collaboration and partnership for shared success. Cambridge Network works with start-ups, SMEs and multinationals to collaborate by offering as a channel for members to promote themselves, their products and services and activities in our business directory. We offer shared courses and training, peer learning groups, a varied events schedule and a recruitment site to attract talented employees to work in and around Cambridge.

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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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