San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Global Connections. Global Business.
Inspiring Global Entrepreneurship
The summit allows entrepreneurial experts the opportunity to share their secrets of success with young entrepreneurs. Decades of internationally-renowned business experience, hundreds of millions of pounds in profit, in one room!
SUS14 is about realising ambition; ours and yours. It is inspiration for the aspirational. But it is also about practical learning. For young entrepreneurs SUS14 offers unique opportunities to fast-track and revolutionise business learning during Global Entrepreneurship Week.
"Everything you need in one room"
Key Note Speaker
Public Company Founder; VC and Entrepreneur
Eric McAfee is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and philanthropist. Eric has founded and funded more than thirty companies in renewable energy, oil & gas, networking equipment, enterprise software, medical devices and agriculture through McAfee Capital and Berg McAfee Companies.
He has founded seven companies that were taken public, including Aemetis ($200 million revenues), Pacific Ethanol ($900 million revenues), Evolution Petroleum ($350 million market cap) and Procera Networks ($250 million market cap).
Eric was recently appointed as one of about 600 GlobalScots by the First Minister of Scotland, advising Scotland on renewable energy and economic growth.
09.00 Registration and Networking
10.00 Welcome & Introduction,
hosted by Gavin Oattes, Managing Director of Tree of Knowledge
10.05 Bruce Walker - Founder of We Are The Future
10.15 Ken Barclay - Chairman of The Royal Bank of Scotland
10.35 Zoe Jackson - Founder of Living The Dream
11.00 Networking Break and Refreshments
11.25 Ed Molyneux - Founder and CEO of Free Agent
11.45 Sam Wiszniewski - Intrapreneur at MBN Solutions
12.00 Angel Investment & Crowd Funding Panel Discussion
Sponsored by Chiene and Tait
- Russell Dalgleish, Exolta Capital Partners
- Leah Hutcheson, Appointedd
- John Roggers, Chiene & Tait
- Paul Atkinson, Par Equity
- Sales Masterclass,
hosted by Iain Swanston of Klozers Sales Academy
- Credibility Killers,
hosted by Mel Sherwood of Grow Your Potential
- Start-up as you mean to go on – how to avoid the legal pitfalls,
hosted by Graeme Barron of SkyScanner
- Keeping it real. Putting your heart into business,
hosted by Selina Monk-Simson of Mercurious Consulting
14.25 Live Pitching Competition:
- Josh Carson, Geared App - Founder
- Mike Galvin, Geniac - Founder
- Anthony Gerrard, Bad Idea - Founder
- John Wilmot, NameLoops - Founder
15.15 Carol Cooke - Founder & Creative Director of Scrumptious Productions
15.35 Key Note Speaker:
Eric McAfee, Entrepreneur | Global Scot | Investor | Philanthropist
16.10 Pitching Competition Results
16.30 Conclusion & Thanks
Hosted by, We Are The Future
We Are The Future is a not-for-profit organisation built by entrepreneurs to deliver inspirational events around the world where leading entrepreneurs and business support organisations share their experience with entrepreneurs from across the world. Recent events include summits in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Edinburgh. Watch some of the videos here.
When & Where
WeAreTheFuture is a global entrepreneurship organisation, hosting international summits and programmes around the world to inspire and connect entrepreneurs.
From Silicon Valley, across Europe, Asia and the Middle East, WeAreTheFuture are connecting entrepreneurs with business leaders and global brands.