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EDTECH STARTUP
FESTIVAL 2022

DAY 5
Friday 9th September

5-9

SEPT
2022

Theme: FUNDING & GOVERNANCE

The final Festival day is full of content around Funding & Governance. In session one, the conversations centre on fundraising and board management, and session two focuses on market data on valuations and exits. To round off, we are hosting a bonus AMA with investors – get your questions lined up!

Session 1

RAISING & BOARD

11:00

BST (UK)

Introduction

Moderator: 

Jonathan Viner (10Digits)

BST (UK)

11:05

Keynote 1

Ben Wirz

Partner

11:20

BST (UK)

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Keynote 2

Raunaq Sabharwal

Director

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11:35

BST (UK)

Panel

• Raunaq Sabharwal (Director, EY Parthenon)
• Ben Wirz (Partner, Brighteye Ventures)
• Johan Brand (Founder, We Are Human)
• Ariane Komorn (CEO & Co-founder, La Solive)

Discussion Questions:

• How do you make sure you get the most from your board?
• How did you go about allocating your board seats during your fundraising?
• How do you consider whether your board is running well?
• How do you deal with board members that you find, perhaps, less helpful or less constructive, or less active than others?
•What do you wish you’d known about managing a board before you actually started doing it?

11:55

BST (UK)

Breakout + feedback

12:20

BST (UK)

Panel responses

12:30

BST (UK)

Wrap-up

Session 2

MARKET DATA & VALUATIONS

14:00

BST (UK)

Introduction

Moderator: 

Hannes Aichmayr (Brighteye)

BST (UK)

14:05

Keynote 1

Tom Singlehurst

Global Head of Education Research

14:20

BST (UK)

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Keynote 2

Carla Napoleão

Edtech Specialist

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14:35

BST (UK)

Panel

• Tom Singlehurst (Global Head of Education Research, Citi)
• Carla Napoleão (Edtech Specialist, Dealroom)
• Felix Ohswald (CEO and Co-founder, GoStudent)

Discussion Questions:

• What areas, sectors or verticals of Edtech are you most excited about?
• Could you summarise your views on the outlook for Edtech over the next 5 years?
• Which European geographies are you most excited about?
• What exit trends are you predicting in the coming period?
• If you were starting a company, purely on the basis of securing funding and building into white space, where would you focus?

14:55

BST (UK)

Breakout + feedback

15:20

BST (UK)

Panel responses

15:30

BST (UK)

Wrap-up

BONUS Session

TRENDS

16:00

Investor AMA

BST (UK)

Moderator: 

Freya Pratty-Williams (Sifted)

Alex Latsis

Partner

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Ian Chiu

Managing Director

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Temitayo Odukoya

VC and Startup Partnerships

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17:00

Finish

BST (UK)

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