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Startup Fest

StartupFest 2016 - Entrepreneurs Rock!

5th October,  Cass Business School

Startup Fest is a free half-day event for enterprising students and student entrepreneurs at City, University of London. Come and check out all the support available, meet awesome founders and learn more about what we can do to help you start your business. Join us from 3.00pm on Wednesday, 5th October, at Cass Business School to find out everything you've ever wanted to know (and then some) about student enterprise and entrepreneurship at City, University of London.

  • Headline Act: Jess Butcher - Founder of Blippar, leading augmented reality app for marketing and visual search
  • Supporting Acts: Previous CitySpark Winners and City Launch Lab residents
  • Bite-size taster sessions to give you a flavour of what's coming throughout the year
  • Launching CityVentures and CitySpark 2016-2017! 

The day will include:

  • 3.00 - 9.00pm - A startup marketplace: A pop-up exhibition of City's very own startups and special guests
  • 3.30 – 5.30pm - Bite-size business seminars: Hands-on practical entrepreneurship seminars to help you start your own venture
  • 6.00 – 6.15pm - Launch of CityVentures – City’s flagship for entrepreneurship
  • 6.15 – 6.45pm - Keynote speaker: Jess Butcher founder of Blippar, the leading AR app using the most advanced mobile augmented reality and artificial intelligence technology for marketing and visual search.
  • 6.45 – 7.15pm - City Entrepreneurs panel: Hear the stories of City students and alumni entrepreneurs and ask them your questions!
  • 7.15 – 7.30pm - Launch of CitySpark – City’s business ideas competition                                
  • 7.30pm onwards - Drinks, pizza and networking                                                                                

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