Innovation Academy: Building Effective Teams

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Imperial White City Incubator, Innovation and Translation HUB

80 Wood Lane

White City

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W12 0BZ

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This session is designed to provide attendees with an idea and some tools of what it takes to build an effective startup team.

About this Event

This module is designed to provide attendees with an idea and some tools of what it takes to build an effective start-up team. Delegates will have the chance to engage with industry experts on the technical aspects as well as those who have built and managed teams in their own start-ups.

Why attend?

  • Learn about the various legal requirements in hiring the first team members;
  • Get a better understanding of the incentives available to founding team members (equity vs. salary);
  • Listen to examples of how other entrepreneurs have built and managed teams;
  • Understand what may change when the team begins to grow;
  • Learn what it takes to build a strong, innovative culture.

Cost of participation

This module is dedicated to members of Imperial College London community: academics, staff, students and alumni and participation is free of charge.

Topics covered

  • Contracts, option agreements, incentive schemes;
  • Initial team hiring and management;
  • Building a culture;
  • Growing a team to scale;
  • Contingency planning and pitfalls.

Presenters

There will be a variety of guest speakers and presentations from various entrepreneurs and innovation ecosystem experts.

About the Innovation Academy

The Innovation Academy was launched to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem at Imperial College London. The Innovation Academy provides a series of 8 business modules focused on the fundamental knowledge you need to build, grow and exit a spinout company.

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Imperial White City Incubator, Innovation and Translation HUB

80 Wood Lane

White City

London

W12 0BZ

United Kingdom

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