Pitch@Palace
is a platform to
amplify and accelerate
the work of entrepreneurs

HRH The Duke of York, KG

We need to encourage
more British brands
to go global if they are
to achieve significant growth

Paul Lindley Founder of Ella's Kitchen

We should spend more time
lionizing the amazing start-ups that
exist here & less time navel gazing
about what we don't do well

Sarah Wood Co-founder and COO of Unruly

Revolutionary people are using
technology to redefine what is
possible and disrupt industries
that are centuries old

Kathryn Parsons Co-founder of Decoded

SUMMIT 2015 ASPIRES TO BE NOTHING LESS THAN THE ANNUAL GATHERING FOR GROWTH.

THINK DAVOS FOR THE DISRUPTIVE.

29 April 2015

Bringing together the businesses and entrepreneurs with the potential to change the commercial fabric of the nation, it aims to tackle the attitudinal and structural barriers to growth with bold ideas and cutting-edge innovation. To set the agenda, SUMMIT will assemble a cast of speakers that includes the founders of Britain’s most exciting growth companies and leading figures from public life.

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SUMMIT SPEAKERS

Ajaz is founder of new media company AKQA

Ajaz Ahmed

Oli is the founder of Cospa and co-founder of StartUp Britain

Oli Barrett MBE

Lord Bilimoria is the co-founder of Cobra Beer

Lord Bilimoria

Rory is an impressionist and comedian, noted for his work in political satire and impressions of British public figures

Rory Bremner

Eileen is Partner at London based early stage venture capital firm Passion Capital

Eileen Burbidge

Keith is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield

Sir Keith Burnett CBE

Ed is the founder of fast-growth content marketing company Quill

Ed Bussey

Will is Managing Director of Brompton Bicycle, designers and makers of the Brompton folding bike

Will Butler-Adams

Constantin is the Chairman of Bloomberg UK

Constantin Cotzias

Sherry is an angel Investor and entrepreneur

Sherry Coutu CBE

John is the Director-General of the CBI

John Cridland CBE

Katie is a broadcaster and presenter, and founder of Peanut & Crumb

Katie Derham

Edwina is the Chair of government backed education campaign Your Life and Co-founder of dunnhumby

Edwina Dunn

Anna Edwards co-anchors 'Countdown' with Mark Barton, broadcast live from London every weekday on Bloomberg Television, from 6am to 8am London time

Anna Edwards

Gerard is CEO of the government-backed Tech City UK

Gerard Grech

Nick is co-founder of Seven Hills, the fast-growth and highly acclaimed campaigning company and co-author of MISSION: How the Best in Business Break Through

Nick Giles

Michael is co-founder of Seven Hills, the fast-growth and highly acclaimed campaigning company and co-author of MISSION: How the Best in Business Break Through

Michael Hayman MBE

Caroline is the London-based, European Business Correspondent for Bloomberg Television

Caroline Hyde

Dominic is Chief Executive of UK Trade and Investment

Dominic Jermey

Luke is a serial entrepreneur and investor, and Chairman of Risk Capital Partners

Luke Johnson

John is the Director of the Creative Industries Federation

John Kampfner

Justin is the former CEO of Sainsbury's

Justin King

Francine is an award-winning, London-based anchor and editor-at-large for Bloomberg Television

Francine Lacqua

Mike is Chief Development Officer of MassChallenge, the world's largest startup accelerator.

Mike LaRhette

Paul Lindley is the founder of the UK's no.1 baby food brand, Ella's Kitchen & Paddy's Bathroom

Paul Lindley

Mike is the Founder of Autonomy and Invoke Capital

Dr Mike Lynch

Manish is the Managing Partner & Co-founder of leading investment banking firm GP Bullhound

Manish Madhvani

Elliot is the Director of Business Development at law firm Mishcon de Reya

Elliot Moss

Sara is founder of buddi, the go anywhere, anytime personal emergency response service

Sara Murray

Jim is the former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Jim O'Neill

Norman is an author, advisor, advocate and activist, and serves as Brand, Culture and Sustainability Leader at Grant Thornton UK LLP

Norman Pickavance

Russ is the founder of Tech London Advocates the capital's most influential network of private sector tech experts

Russ Shaw

Rohan is the founder of Second Home and a former special adviser to the Prime Minister

Rohan Silva

Matthew is the CEO of the RSA and was formerly chief adviser to the then Prime Minister Tony Blair

Matthew Taylor

Elizabeth is the of Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Elizabeth Truss

Sarah is the co-founder and COO of video tech ad firm UNRULY

Sarah Wood

Lord Young is Enterprise Adviser to the Prime Minister, Rt Hon David Cameron MP

Lord Young of Graffham, CH, PC, DL

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