HOW DO CITIES SHAPE ENTREPRENEURS?
Airbnb are the world’s largest community-driven hospitality company. Valued at £27bn. We’re piloting a new kind of startup programme: for entrepreneurs from any city in the world to experience building and accelerating startups in London, and other cities in new ways. Joined by 600+ innovators from 150 cities.
HOW ARE UNICORNS MADE?
Telefónica is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies. With £42bn in revenue. Their scale-up programme, Wayra, is the largest global corporate accelerator. We’re resident at Wayra, London. Supporting a community of 30+ startups in AI, smart cities, and others to build future unicorns.
WHERE WILL WE BANK IN 10 YEARS?
The world’s most forward-thinking banks are exploring how we’ll bank in future. We developed a new kind of fintech programme. Helping banks like Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank with £40bn revenue, explore new technologies shaping the future of online banking. A market worth £7tn by 2024. Joined by 11 startups.
WHAT’S MUSIC’S NEXT REVOLUTION?
The BPI runs The BRIT Awards and represents British music around the world. It’s a £4.5bn market. Together, we’ve developed a new kind of innovation hub. Partnering innovative tech startups with music companies, to revolutionise how fans experience music. Joined by 43 tech startups and 22 record labels.
WHERE IS THE NEXT ELON MUSK?
Founders Campus supports universities and business schools around the world. Introducing 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.
FOUNDED 2011: TO DEVELOP NEW HYBRID STARTUP PROGRAMMES FOR TECH INNOVATORS, PARTNERS AND COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD. WITH A MISSION TO EXPLORE AND REVOLUTIONISE THE ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPERIENCE FOR MILLIONS OF PEOPLE BY 2030.
LONDON’S BIG FUTURE IN SPACE.
The global workspace company were opening its largest location – in London. We designed a one-day experience for their team to learn more about accelerating startups.
UNICORN SPOTTING IN AFRICA.
The bank’s Africa team wanted to learn about UK Fintechs. We designed a one-day experience of workshops and talks to help explore ways to develop Fintechs in Africa.
HOW SMART IS AUSTRIA?
Austria’s largest energy company is revolutionising their sector. We designed a 2-day experience to help sustain their innovation programme for smart-energy startups.
REVOLUTIONISING SAUDI ARABIA.
Saudi Aramco is the world’s 6th largest company. With $355bn revenue. We designed a 2-day experience to help the team rethink their startup incubator, Wa’ed.
TALKS AT EVENTS IN 30 CITIES AROUND THE WORLD.
KEYNOTE: A NEW WAVE OF ENTREPRENEURS, NYC.
KEYNOTE: INNOVATING WITH STARTUPS, BULGARIA.
PANEL: DIVERSITY IN TECH, LONDON.
KEYNOTE: ACCELERATING STARTUPS, LONDON.
SESSION: PITCHING AI & BLOCKCHAIN, EDINBURGH.
SESSION: PITCHING SMART CITIES, LONDON.
IN DATA AND NUMBERS.
CITIES INNOVATORS FROM.
GLOBAL ADDRESSABLE MARKET.
LIVE EVENT TALKS.
INNOVATORS / FOUNDERS.
ACCELERATORS / PROGRAMMES.
Startup support + data.
Community development + data.
SCALE-UP / INVESTORS.