• Startup Summit

    30th October 2019

    Assembly Rooms | Edinburgh

  • Join 1,000 attendees in Scotland’s capital and get the tools you need to start, grow and thrive in business

    With over 30 world-leading experts speaking across three stages, an exhibitor hall filled with all the support and connections you need, interactive workshops, and a free afterparty to keep networking, Startup Summit is the place for ambitious entrepreneurs and their teams.

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    Supporting Success

    Startup Summit invites specialists from celebrated brands to share their stories and insights with the leaders of tomorrow. Speakers explore all aspects of running a business, including marketing, strategy, leadership, sales and investment. Startup Summit gives you direct access to an extensive business network in the UK and beyond.

  • Startup Summit 2019 Speakers

    Marta Krupinska, Head of Google for Startups UK, Google

    Marta Krupinska

    Head of Google for Startups UK


    Gary Turner, Co-Founder & MD, Xero

    Gary Turner

    Co-Founder & Managing Director


    Rob Spiro, Founder & Director, Imagination Machine

    Rob Spiro

    Founder & Director

    Imagination Machine

    Pietro Invernizzi, Head of Series A Programme, The Family

    Pietro Invernnizzi

    Head of Series A Programme

    The Family

    David Hunter, Founder & CEO, Shot Scope

    David Hunter

    Founder & CEO

    Shot Scope

    Vicky Brock, CEO & Co-Founder, Vistalworks

    Vicky Brock

    CEO & Co-Founder


    Jo Massie, VP of Customer Success, Slido

    Jo Massie

    VP of Customer Success


    Chris Marr, Founder, CMA

    Chris Marr



    Andrew Sloane, Co-founder & Investment Lead, ADV

    Andrew Sloane

    Co-founder & Investment Lead


    Natalie Novick, Research Editor, Tech.eu

    Natalie Novick

    Research Editor


    Ross Mackay, CEO and Co-founder, Daring Foods

    Ross Mackay

    CEO & Co-founder

    Daring Foods

    Kerry Sharp, Director, Scottish Investment Bank (SIB)

    Kerry Sharp


    Scottish Investment Bank (SIB)

    Gian Seehra, Investor, Octopus Ventures

    Gian Seehra


    Octopus Ventures

    Hector Mason, Investor, Episode 1 Ventures

    Hector Mason


    Episode 1 Ventures

  • Previous Startup Summit speakers

    James Watt - Co-founder - Brewdog

    James Watt



    Leela Srinivasan, CMO, SurveyMonkey

    Leela Srinivasan



    Nicola Sturgeon - First Minister of Scotland - Scottish Government

    Nicola Sturgeon

    First Minister of Scotland

    Scottish Government

    Duncan Logan - Founder - RocketSpace

    Duncan Logan



    Sir Tom Hunter - Philanthropist - The Hunter Foundation

    Sir Tom Hunter


    The Hunter Foundation

    Mike Welch - Founder - Atterley

    Mike Welch



    Monique Woodard - Early Stage Investor

    Monique Woodard

    Early Stage Investor

    Marie Owen - Founder - LS Productions

    Marie Owen


    LS Productions

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