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5K+ Founders, investors & corporates connect under one roof w/Keynotes from Twitter, Pinterest & Deutsche Bank

Brands, corporate executives and investors come together to meet with Europe’s most disruptive start-ups to forge partnerships and explore new opportunities.

A global showcase bringing together more than 5,000 founders, entrepreneurs, investors, corporate & brand executives and opinion-formers, it connects you with sources of innovation from around the world. Truly cross-industry, unbound London is the bridge between business and the world’s digital and technological pioneers.

Wednesday Jul 19th
12:00 am
Boiler Room on the value of the experience economy
Founded in a small space of the same name at a warehouse in 2010, Boiler Room is now a global online music and content broadcasting platform. From humble beginnings, Boiler Room has become a behemoth in the electric music scene.
Boiler Room has partnered with the likes of Ray Ban, Red Bull and Budweiser. Blaise Bellville discusses retaining authenticity whilst collaborating in partnership, and ensure you give audiences what they want.
9:00 am
Female Founders Startup Battle
The number of female founders remains low. In the US it is 17% and in the UK even less at just 14%. And it’s reported that a mere 10% of global venture capital investment is given to female entrepreneurs. At unbound we’d like to help change that.
We’ve invited 8 of the top female founders from across Europe to take part in a live, interactive startup battle. The winner will not only win bragging rights, but also all important investment
10:00 am
Self-Driving Car Race
The race to be the first to get self-driving cars officially on the road pickup up significant pace in 2017. unbound London brings together a selection of manufacturers leading the AD race to review results from initial testing and explore the development process of what is set to be one of the most important innovations of the past decade
Featuring: Stewart Callegari, Director Product Planning & Autonomous Driving Lead, Nissan
11:00 am
Evolution of corporate innovation’s impact on startups
unbound London brings together leading corporates from the worlds of banking, technology and consultancy to explore how innovation is changing at multi-national organisations and what this means for the ways in which they work with startups.
Featuring:
Elly Hardwick, Head of Innovation Deutsche Bank
Warwick Hill, CEO-in-Residence and Managing Director, Microsoft Accelerator
2:00 pm
How Diversification Saved Tom Tom
After record profits in 2007, TomTom hit a bump in the road by the end of 2008. The recessuion and the introduction of maps on smartphones forced TomTom to reassess their route. The answer? Diversification.Last year alone, TomTom announced seven new consumer products including fitness wearables and HD mapping for Autonomous driving.
Featuring: Cornne Vigreux, Founder, TomTom. – reviews company’s journey from inception in 1991 to now.
3:00 pm
Fireside Chat with Eugen Miroploski, WeWork
Since its New York launch back in 2010, WeWork now has more than 250 employees and locations in 13 countries, including multiple locations in the UK. With a value of over $15 billion, WeWork is one of the most innovative unicorns out there. Eugen Miropolski discusses WeWork’s journey to date and plans for the future, including those IPO rumours.
Featuring: Eugen Miropolski, Managing Director, WeWork
4:00 pm
The Importance of trust for the future of FinTech
Advances in technology improve consumer convenience, but simultaneously expose them to new security issues. So how can you improve the sure experience while protecting them? How can innovations in biometrics, artificial intelligence and chip technology maximise security and build trust?
Featuring:
Ajay Bhalla, President Global Security, Mastercard
discusses the evolution of digital security and building trust for businesses of all size
5:00 pm
New for 2017: In an elevator with…

unbound invite a selection of well-known startups to give na overview of their journey to date, sharing lessons learnt along the way and plans for the future.

Featuring:

Aron Gelbard, Co-founder and CEO, Bloom and Wild
Daniel Murray, Co-founder, Grabble
Petko Plachkove, Co-founder and MD, CommuterClub
Jack Tang, Co-founder & CEO, Urban Massage

5:30 pm
Is a great idea enough? How investors choose investment
Whether you’re looking for initial seed or you’re heading into series C territory, navigating the investment journey can be overwhelming. unbound London brings together a selection of companies to share their top tips.
Featuring:
Carlos Eduardo Espinal, Partner, Seedcamp
Will Gibbs, Investment Manager, Octopus Ventures
Gloria Baeuerlein, Principal, Index Ventures
Camilla Dolan, Principal Burda Principal Investments
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