Time: August 23, 2012 from 9am to 11:45am
Location: Appleton Tower, Theatre 2
Street: Crichton Street, EH8 9LE
Website or Map: http://www.turingfestival.com
Event Type: festival, -, talk
Organized By: turing festival
Latest Activity: Jul 31, 2012
ALIGNING INTERESTS: ENTREPRENEURS & INVESTORS
Date: Thursday 23rd August
Time: 9:00 - 12:00
Venue: Appleton Tower, Theatre 2, Crichton Street, EH8 9LE
Ticket Price: £10
This event is aimed at entrepreneurs, developers, angel investors & venture capitalists with an interest in the start-up ecosystem and how this can develop and grow in Scotland.
Promising to be one of this year’s standout business sessions at Turing will be the Aligning Interests: Investors & Entrepreneurs, bringing together respected global players in the start-up investment world. The panel of start-up experts, spanning both investors & entrepreneurs of various types will discuss the question of what makes a great start-up ecosystem, as well as specifically looking at the issue of Scotland's critical lack of seed funding & how this might be remedied. Participating from the floor will be many members of Scotland's investment community as well as the country's best technology entrepreneurs and developers.
Brian Caulfield: DFJ Esprit a VC
Brendan Richardson: ex Vision Capital an expert view from the US
Nigel Eccles: CEO of Fanduel a local successful entrepreneur
Sam Collins: CEO of Eventasaurus a local "exiled" entrepreneur
Carlos Eduardo Espinal: Seedcamp a "Micro VC”
For the full festival programme visit www.turingfestival.com/tickets/
The Turing Festival has been developed with ERDF funding through the Interreg IVB NWE programme's Open Innovation Project - working with business, academia and communities from North West Europe to promote collaborative approaches to innovation.
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