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Turing Founders 2019

Turing Founders
Where great ideas meet smart money

Turing Founders is a one-day, invitation-only founder/investor summit that connects early-stage founders and executives from across the European tech ecosystem directly with the forward-thinking investors who can help them build the next generation of high-growth, high-impact technology businesses.

Turing Founders 2019

Tuesday 27 August
10:30-17:30
Sheraton Grand, Edinburgh 

Sponsored by
Silicon Valley Bank
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Want to connect with the best investors in tech? Apply now!

If you're building a tech business and looking to raise funding in the next 12 months — you need to be there...

This is your chance to connect 1:1 with investors from...

Seedcamp
Stride.VC
LocalGlobe
Episode 1
Frog Capital
Pentech
Amaranthine
Smedvig Capital
Keen Venture Partners
Accelerated Digital Ventures
Air Street Capital
InMotion Ventures
Angular Ventures
Google
Notion Capital
Northzone
Scottish Equity Partners
Highland Europe
Beringea
Seedrs

Here's why you need to be there...

Hosted by Turing Fest and Silicon Valley Bank, Turing Founders connects founders and execs from Europe’s most exciting early-stage technology businesses directly with the right investors to help them scale.

Make the right connections

Join us for a full day of carefully curated 1:1 meetings between founders and investors, tailored to ensure that you're meeting the right people. We carefully match companies with investors who are actively investing at your stage and in your sector

Get informed and inspired

Alongside VC office hours and 1-to-1 meetings, Turing Founders also includes a high-quality programme of panel discussions, interviews and Q&As designed to ready founders for aggressive growth, as well an exclusive evening reception

Focus on the things that matter

No puffery and no time-wasting here. Turing Founders is an invitation-only event for serious company-builders and savvy investors. All companies are hand-picked and carefully screened for product maturity, growth trajectory and investor-readiness

Agenda

09:30 – 10:30
Registration & breakfast
10:30 – 10:35

Welcome

10:35 – 11:05

Keynote

  • Dr Emily Anhalt, Clinical Psychologist
11:10 – 11:40

Investor Panel

  • Hosted by Silicon Valley Bank
11:40 – 12:10

Coffee Break 

12:10 – 13:00

Roundtable discussions 

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 14:45

Pitch clinic

  • Fred Destin, Stride.VC
14:50 – 15:20

Founder panel

15:25 – 15:55

Coffee break 

15:55 – 16:25

Interview

Mark Logan, former COO at Skyscanner

 



16:30 – 17:30

Happy hour

12:15 – 16:30

Investor office hours 

How to get your company in the room

1
Apply: sign up here, and give us the elevator pitch. Space is limited, so we review all applications to ensure we've got just the right mix of companies in the room
2
Book your ticket: if Founders looks like the right fit for you, we'll send you a booking link to buy your ticket and lock in your place.
3
Tell us more about your company: once you're booked, we'll send you a detailed questionnaire to complete, to help us match you with the right investors
4
Show up, ready to network your heart out: hone your pitch, check your numbers and make your way over to the Sheraton Grand in Edinburgh on Tuesday 27 August!

Included with your ticket...

Tailored meetings with the right people: we carefully match companies with the right investors for your scale and sector
Strategic insight from the best in the business: beyond the 1:1 meetings, enjoy a programme of panels and Q&A sessions with seasoned founders, execs and investors
Lunch, drinks & parties: enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, join us for a private drinks reception once the day is done, and end the night at the Turing Fest 2019 kickoff party
Discounts on the full Turing Fest experience: bundle a conference pass with your ticket, and you'll save an extra £100 on this summer's top cross-functional tech conf

Get your seat at the table

100+

founders & execs

40+

investors

1,000+

1:1 meetings

2,000

founder/investor intros

£35m

raised since 2017

5

exits since 2017