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Airbnb.

FROM LONDON TO 160 GLOBAL CITIES.

Airbnb are the world’s largest community-driven hospitality company. Valued at £16bn. We’re piloting a new kind of startup programme: for entrepreneurs from cities around the world to learn and experience building startups in London. Joined by more than 700 entrepreneurs from 160 cities.

Wayra.

SCALING STARTUPS.

Telefónica is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies. With £300m customers. Their scale-up programme, Wayra, invests in and supports growing ventures. Now resident at Wayra, supporting a community of 30 tech startups across multiple cities, in AI, smart cities and more, to scale up.

Austrian Embassy.

STARTUPS FROM AUSTRIAN AND GERMANY.

Advantage Austria is part of the Austrian Embassy. Their Startup Catapult London, brings European startups to London to learn and and connect into the UK ecosystem. We’re developing programme content to help Austrian, German and Swiss startups raise new investment.

Founders Campus.

SHAPING FOUNDERS AT UNIVERSITY.

Founders Campus is a new programme. Introducing university and business school students to real-world experiences of building startups. With experienced founders and investors. And working in the startup ecosystem – a £2.2tn global economy. Joined by 10 universities from 8 global cities.

New.

STARTUP LEARNING.

Startup Playbook.

MAKING ACCELERATOR LEARNING ACCESSIBLE.

Sign-up for the same development sessions currently being delivered for startups in our tech accelerators – remotely from any city in the world, via online video chat.

Investor Readiness.

DEVELOP YOUR INVESTOR PITCH.

These sessions support founders to build the valuable structure, pitch-deck and approach to pitch for investment, corporate opportunities and for joining accelerators.

Past.

STARTUP PROGRAMMES.

BPI.

RETHINKING MUSIC AND TECH IN BRITAIN.

The BPI runs The BRIT Awards and supports British music globally. We co-developed their new innovation hub, connecting 43 tech startups with 22 labels, in 3 years.

BANK OF KOREA.

SEEING THE FUTURE OF BANKING IN KOREA.

The Bank of Korea were exploring innovation in fintech. We developed a new programme connecting the bank with innovative British fintech startups, over one year.

DFE.

REDESIGNING CHILDCARE IN ENGLAND.

The Department for Education wanted childcare to be easier and cheaper. We designed a 3-year programme: to develop new startup childcare models across England.

SBERBANK.

RETHINKING ONLINE BANKING IN RUSSIA.

Russia’s largest bank was exploring banking’s future. With LBS, we developed a fintech programme exploring the future of online banking, with 11 startups over 2 years.

ADK.

A GLOBAL STARTUP ACCELERATOR INNOVATOR. DEVELOPING STARTUP PROGRAMMES AND EXPERIENCES FOR ENTREPRENEURS, CORPORATE PARTNERS, INVESTORS AND TECH COMMUNITIES IN 30+ CITIES AROUND THE WORLD.

Learn.

CORPORATE WORKSHOPS.

WEWORK.

RETHINKING WORKSPACE IN LONDON.

The global workspace company was expanding its presence in London. This 1-day experience helped their team learn insights about accelerating resident startups.

WIEN ENERGIE.

DEVELOPING ENERGY STARTUPS IN AUSTRIA

Austria’s largest energy company is revolutionising their sector. This 2-day experience helped improve their innovation programme model for smart-energy startups.

Investec.

SCOUTING FUTURE UNICORNS IN AFRICA.

The bank’s Africa team wanted to learn about the UK Fintech market. This 1-day experience helped them learn strategies UK Fintech’s use to scale-up into the market.

SAUDI ARAMCO.

INCUBATING COMPANIES IN SAUDI ARABIA.

The world’s 6th largest company, with $355bn revenue. This 2-day experience helped their team rethink the model for their startup incubator, WA’ED, in Saudi Arabia.

Talks.

FOR AUDIENCES WORLDWIDE.

AIRBNB.

KEYNOTE, NEW YORK.

Keynote talk at Airbnb’s NYC Summit in New York, on developing new experienced based startup ventures.

EU COMMISSION.

KEYNOTE, BULGARIA.

Keynote talk at the European Commission in Bulgaria, on lessons of startup innovation in Britain.

RBS.

KEYNOTE, LONDON.

Keynote talk at Royal Bank of Scotland, London HQ, on funding and accelerating innovative tech startups.

Google.

PANEL, LONDON.

Panel talk at Google for Startups in London, on diversity in the ecosystem, and developing tech startups.

Growth.

IN NUMBERS.

1K+

INNOVATORS.

500+

NEW VENTURES.

6

TEAM SIZE.

160+

CITIES INNOVATORS FROM.

£168BN

TOTAL ADDRESSABLE MARKET.

15

STARTUP PROGRAMMES.

DATA: 2012 – 2020.

36

CITIES REACHED.

145+

LIVE TALKS.

5K

COMMUNITY.

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