Founding Director, Deep Science Ventures
Managing Director, InMotion Ventures
Angel of the Year
Founder of Ziylo and CEO of Unit DX
1:30 - 2:00pm
Arrival and Registration at CMS, Cannon Street
2:00 - 2:10pm
Welcome and overview of the early stage ecosystem 2019 and prospects for 2020
2:10 - 2:20pm
Welcome from CMS
2:20 - 3:05pm
Panel discussion: The future of transport and mobility
With a growing global population and mounting environmental pressures, our panel will look at how greener, more intelligent transport
systems are solving the problems of the future and where they are deploying their capital today. From driverless cars to decentralised transport systems, we'll hear from the UK's leading experts on the future of travel and transportation.
3:05 - 3:50pm
Panel discussion: Investing at the cutting edge of life sciences
The UK's Life Science sector has been spawning unicorns long before Silicon Valley came on the scene. Our panel of experienced investors and innovators will talk about where they see the biggest opportunities to not only drive medical innovation and improve the lives of millions but also make significant returns on investment. We've seen some incredible exits across the sector and our panel of experts have been in the middle of most of them.
3:50 - 4:10pm
A fireside chat with one of the UK's leading tech entrepreneurs
Enterprise Editor for the Sunday Times, Peter Evans is flexing his journalistic skills live on stage with a candid interview with one of the UK's most successful entrepreneurs and our Angel of the Year, Vin Murria OBE.
4:10 - 4:35pm
4:35 - 5:00pm
UK venture capital returns
Contrary to widespread misperceptions, UK Venture Capital produces similar returns to the US.
Let’s take a look at the numbers that affect your investments
5:00 - 5:45pm
Panel Discussion: Building exits and growing liquidity
What steps can you take to increase your chances of a successful exit? Our expert panel will take a look at strategies to build and improve liquidity in your investment portfolio. We'll learn from successful exiteers and a growing new form of exit: secondary share purchase and trading. We will also dive into wealth structuring and planning so that you're in the right position to maximise your returns.