The UK Startup Conference 2022

The UK Startup Conference 2022 is the UK’s largest-ever online conference for Startups, gathering thousands of founders, VCs, executives, seed fund partners, general partners, journalists, and bloggers from diverse backgrounds and industries.

5.00pm-5.15pm: Webinar Opening
Topic: Setting out the event agenda, and giving an overview of the UK Startup & VC Scene
– Adam Patrick Fulham, Founder of Startup Network Europe
– Stephen Kelly, Chairperson of Tech Nation
– Neeta Patel CBE, CEO of The Centre for Entrepreneurs
– Jenny Tooth OBE, CEO of The UK Business Angels Association

5.15pm-5.30pm: “Silicon Roundabout” Panel Discussion with Startup Founders in the UK
Topic: Challenges Startups had in 2021/22 and how they overcame them
– Valeria Vahorovska, Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board at
– Rajeeb Dey MBE, Founder & CEO of Learnerbly
– Alpesh Doshi, Founder & CEO of Fintricity and Kendra Labs
– Fungai Ndemera, Founder & CEO of CheckUp Health
– Greg Gormley, Founder & CEO of SKOOT Eco
– Gabriele Musella, Co-Founder & CEO of Coinrule
– Kim Rihal, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Equal Education

5.30pm-5.45pm: “Silicon Roundabout” Panel Discussion with Angel Investors & VCs in the UK
Topic: Startup Trends for 2022; key elements VCs look for in Startups
– Evie Mulberry, Managing Partner of Astia Fund
– Ziv Reichert, Partner at LocalGlobe
– Ersilia Molnar, Angel Investor
– Maya Moufarek, Sifted 100 Female Angel Investors
– Barbara Cichello McAlpine, CEO & Co-Founder of HAUS of VENTURES
– Jonno Southam, Venture Capital Business Development Manager at Google

5.45pm-5.55pm: Startup Stories
Topic: We chat with a Startup Founder, about their fundraising journey.
– José Cayasso, CEO of Slidebean

5.55pm-6.15pm: Fireside Chats
Topic: We speak with various Scaleups on topics such as customer acquisition, HR and outsourcing.

6.15pm-6.30pm: “Silicon Valley” Panel Discussion with UK Startup Founders in the United States
Topic: International Expansion
– Alastair Paterson, CEO & Founder of Digital Shadows
– Daniel Glazer, London Office Managing Partner at Wilson Sonsini
– Simon Kelton, Founder of Pepper, Inspirational Entertainment, Inspirational Adventures and ASK4 Events; Professional Screenwriter; Travel Journalist, Investor
– Ross Breckenridge, Chief Executive Officer of ARJUNA Therapeutics
– John Furneaux, CEO of Hive
– Claire Macmillan, Founder of Claire Macmillan Pitch Coach and MACK Communications
– Ash Rust, Managing Partner at Sterling Road
– Naomi Kent, President, North America at In Touch Networks
– Anita Moorthy, Founder & CEO of The European Startup Show; CMO of The Factual
– Ruth Pickering, Co-Founder, Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer at Yewno

6.30pm: Event Conclusion