Startup Summit

Startup Summit returns to the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh on October 30th and provides a true immersion into the world of business and beyond.

Startup Summit

About Startup Summit

Recognised over the last eight years as one of the UK’s leading events for entrepreneurship, Startup Summit provides a true immersion into the world of business and beyond. In the centre of one of the world’s most innovative cities, we invite the next generation of entrepreneurs to engage with experts, build a network and gain valuable tools for long-term success.

Startup Summit is a deep-dive into the world of business for the generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders. Combining practical workshops, expert insights on how some of the largest companies in the world came to be, and a packed agenda of inspiring talks from international speakers, Startup Summit has
built a strong reputation as Scotland’s leading events for startups.

1,000 attendees

3 stages

30+ speakers

30+ exhibitors

9 interactive workshops

Amongst confirmed speakers so far are:

• Marta Krupinska, Head of Google for Startups UK
• Gary Turner, Co-founder & Managing Director, Xero
• Rob Spiro, Founder & Director, Imagination Machine
• David Hunter, Founder & CEO, Shot Scope
• Vicky Brock, CEO & Co-founder, Vistalworks
• Chris Marr, Founder, CMA
• Kerry Sharp, Director, Social Investment Bank
• Gian Seehra, Investor, Octopus Ventures

Previous speakers have included executives from SurveyMonkey, Brewdog, Rocketspace, Skyscanner and Atterley, each giving their perspective on the changing face of business.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Startup Summit are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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