UCL Centre for Artificial Intelligence


Student to Start Up Event - Thursday 16th September 2021

13 September 2021

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Foundational AI is pleased to host an event on the journey to entrepreneurship.

Student to start up


Our event will be focussing on sharing knowledge of start ups, how to move into enterprise whilst completing a PhD, answering questions on barriers to entry and meeting with various entrepreneurs at different stages of enterprise.

This event is public and open to all and we particularly welcome those who are involved with the UKRI AI CDTs.

Our proposed schedule (subject to change) is as follows:

0930 - Welcome and Introduction

1000 - Conception X - What is a start up and how can we help?

11:00 - UCLB and SPERO - Opportunities for start ups at UCL

**Wonderme room for networking opportunities for those who do not wish to join this session**

12:00 - Capital Enterprise - Understanding visas and start up administration

13:00 - Lunch

14:00 - Digital Catapult - Introduction to the MI Garage

14:15 - Innovator presentations

Speakers presenting will be:

Charles Fried - CTO of Additive Flow (https://www.additiveflow.com/)

Anna Jordan - Co-founder and Operations lead, Alchera technology (https://www.alcheratechnologies.com/)

Rene Perkins - Founder and CEO, CityMaas (https://www.citymaas.io/)

Vishal Kumar - CEO of Photogram

15:00 - Panel session- Journey to entrepreneurship plus Q&A

16:00 - Closing remarks

This event will be held over zoom

Please visit Eventbrite to register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/student-to-start-up-tickets-165273207613