Mark Hammond
Founding Director, Deep Science Ventures
Ian Constance
CEO, Advanced
Propulsion Centre
Sebastian Peck
Managing Director, InMotion Ventures
Sunil Shah
Angel of the Year
2019/ 2020
Harry Destecroix
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

Networking break

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.

5:45- 6:00pm

What next for the UKBAA, angels and early stage investing in 2020.

6:10 - 8:00pm

Please join us for networking drinks and canapes.

Peter Evans
Enterprise Editor, 
The Sunday Times
Maya Pindeus
CEO, Humanising Autonomy
Alice Hu Wagner
Managing Director, Strategy, Economics and Business Development
British Business Bank
Vin Murria OBE
Angel of the Year
Laura Connell
Dean Moore
Head of Wealth Planning
RBC Wealth Management
Charlie Winward
Investment Partner,
Theo Godfrey
Senior Associate,
Andy Morgan
Partner, Head of M&A
Grant Thornton
Iain Baillie
Founder Director
Asset Match
Richard Porter
Director of Technology and Innovation
David Paul
Director, Innovation Development, Magna International
Joe Stringer
Managing Partner, TenX Health (VC)
Jenny Tooth

6:00 - 6:10pm

Closing remarks