Back in 2021!

Startup Summit is an international festival of entrepreneurship: an annual deep dive for ambitious entrepreneurs seeking to engage with experts, build their network and gain valuable tools for long-term success.

Everything you need to start, grow and thrive in business.

Every year, Startup Summit invites specialists from globally celebrated brands to share their stories and insights with the aspiring founders of today and the business leaders of tomorrow. Speakers explore the fundamental aspects of running a business, including marketing, strategy, leadership, sales, investment and more.

With over 50 world-leading experts, an exhibitor marketplace filled with all the support and connections you need, interactive workshops and networking, Startup Summit is the place for ambitious entrepreneurs and their teams.

Previous Startup Summit speakers

James Watt

Co-founder

Brewdog

Simon Beckerman

Founder

Depop

Simon Beckerman

Amali de Alwis

Managing Director

Microsoft for Startups UK

Alice Zagury

CEO

The Family

Alice Zagury

Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister of Scotland

Scottish Government

Sir Tom Hunter

Philanthropist

The Hunter Foundation

Matt Davey

COO

1Password

Matt Davey

Priya Guha

Partner

Merian Ventures

Marta Krupinska

Head of Google for Startups UK

Google

Leela Srinivasan

CMO

SurveyMonkey

David Wilding

Director of Planning

Twitter UK

David Wilding

Monique Woodard

Founder & General Partner

Cake Ventures

Duncan Logan

Founder

Rocketspace

Oluchi Ikechi

Head of Business Restructuring & innovation, Capital Markets UK

Accenture

Gary Turner

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Xero

Ben Ebbrell

Co-founder & Chef

SORTEDfood

Ben Ebbrell

The Entrepreneur Project

Tune into the first season of The Entrepreneurs Project to hear from Startup Summit 2019 speakers: founders and leaders from some of the most innovative organisations across the UK

Startup Summit 2020 partners

  • Johnston Carmichael Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers
  • Fiverr
  • The Herald logo
  • Tide
  • Business Gateway logo
  • STV Logo
  • DIGIT
  • HeySummit
  • Remo
  • Purpose HR
  • AAI employability
  • VentureFest logo

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