Entrepreneurship Guest Lectures

A diverse programme of guest lectures from leading entrepreneurs and investors.

Come and hear exciting talks from expert entrepreneurs and investors at the Entrepreneurship Guest Lectures series

What’s life like as an entrepreneur? Find out about the highs and lows of the entrepreneurial journey from our inspirational guest speakers, all leading figures in entrepreneurship and investment.

Previous speakers have included seasoned entrepreneurs such as Levi Roots, CEO of Reggae Reggae Sauce, Tim Richards, Founder of Vue cinemas, Greg Gillespie, Founder of the London Academy of Dance and Rob Fitzpatrick, technology entrepreneur and founder of Dex.io.

Organised by UCL’s Department of Management Science s and Innovation and UCL Advances, the Entrepreneurship Guest Lectures provide key insights into the challenges faced by entrepreneurs today.


Guest Name
Job Title
Thursday 9th October
Demis Hassabis and Shane Legg Founders
Thursday 16th October
Haje Kamps
Thursday 23rd October Ian Coll Managing Director Mamuśka
Thursday 30th October
Jack P. Huang
Co-Founder & CEO
Truly - luxury gift experiences
Thursday 6th November READING WEEK - NO LECTURE    
Thursday 13th November
Michael Willmot
Thursday 20th November* Kelsey Ramsden
Thursday 27th November
David Raskino
Director, Ventures & Strategic Projects

Who Can Attend?

Entrepreneurship Guest Lectures are free, require no pre-booking and are open to all.

When & Where

Every Thursday evening (term-time) from 17:15 to 18 :15. The venue is Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT (view location map).
*Thursday 20th November - Guest Lecture will be from 14:00 to 15:00 in the Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre, 25 Gordon Street (view location map).

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