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78 Cannon St, London EC4N 6AF

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The UKBAA presents the 2nd Future Forward, on 27th November 2019, join us and explore the future of early-stage investing across some of the fastest growing sectors including life sciences, automotive and mobility.

For full agenda and speaker backgrounds, see https://www.futureforwardukbaa.org/.

Bringing together top economists, award-winning angels and trail-blazing VCs, join us for a lively afternoon of keynotes, fireside chats and panel debates all focussing on empowering you to have a successful 2020 and beyond.

Attended by over 250 investors, Future Forward forms the finale of a record year of equity investment in the UK and we'll be celebrating into the evening with drinks and a buffet dinner.

Agenda:

1:30 - 2:00pm: Arrival and Registration at CMS, Cannon Street

2:00 - 2:10pm: Welcome and overview of the early stage ecosystem 2019 and prospects for 2020

2:10 - 2:20pm: Welcome from CMS

2:20 - 3:05pm: Panel Discussion: The future of transport and mobility

With a growing global population and mounting environmental pressures, our panel will look at how greener, more intelligent transport

systems are solving the problems of the future and where they are deploying their capital today. From driverless cars to decentralised transport systems, we'll hear from the UK's leading experts on the future of travel and transportation.

3:05 - 3:50pm: Panel discussion: Investing at the Cutting Edge of Life Sciences​

The UK's Life Science sector has been spawning unicorns long before Silicon Valley came on the scene. Our panel of experienced investors and innovators will talk about where they see the biggest opportunities to not only drive medical innovation and improve the lives of millions but also make significant returns on investment. We've seen some incredible exits across the sector and our panel of experts have been in the middle of most of them.

3:50 - 4:10pm: A Fireside Chat with one of the UK's leading Tech Entrepreneurs

Enterprise Editor for the Sunday Times, Peter Evans is flexing his journalistic skills live on stage with a candid interview with one of the UK's most successful entrepreneurs and our Angel of the Year, Vin Murria OBE.

4:10 - 4:35pm: Networking break

4:35 - 5:00pm: UK venture capital returns

Contrary to widespread misperceptions, UK Venture Capital produces similar returns to the US.
Let’s take a look at the numbers that affect your investments

5:00 - 5:45pm: Panel Discussion: Building exits and growing liquidity

What steps can you take to increase your chances of a successful exit? Our expert panel will take a look at strategies to build and improve liquidity in your investment portfolio. We'll learn from successful exiteers and a growing new form of exit: secondary share purchase and trading. We will also dive into wealth structuring and planning so that you're in the right position to maximise your returns.

5:45 - 6:00pm: Closing remarks from the chair of UKBAA​

6:00 - 8:00pm: Please join us for networking drinks and canapes.


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