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Like Minds, Exeter “From Startup to Scaleup”
Friday 29/09/2017 - Friday 29/09/2017

In partnership with Devon Chamber of Commerce, Like Minds is returning to Exeter.

After events in New York, Bristol and London, Like Minds is returning to its home town with the topic of “From Startup to Scaleup – How to Build Your Business & Brand” aimed at businesses that are looking to scale fast and build a sustainable business and brand in these challenging times.

Come and join over 300 entrepreneurs and fast growth businesses from across the region and beyond. There will be a wide range of keynotes, panel debates, workshops and insights shared across the day.

Like Minds is an intellectual playground where thinkers, strategists, agents provocateurs, innovators, challengers and mavericks can open up, share ideas and be inspired in a warm, welcoming and world-wide environment. If you haven’t been, go. You’ll see the future there; most likely, yours.

Robert Bean, Brand & Business Consultant.


Date: Friday 29th September 2017
Time: 08:00 – 18:00
Venue: Exeter Castle, Exeter,EX4 3PU

A full programme of events and talks is planned for all delegates including:


Oli Barrett MBE
Karime Hassan, Chief Executive & Growth Director, Exeter City Council
James Poulter, Global Head of Social – Lego Life
Minter Dial, Futurist and Founder The Myndset
Robert Camp, Managing Partner, Stephens Scown

Startup to Scale-up Panel Debate: How to Build a High Growth Business & Brand:

Janet Coyle, Director, London & Partners
John Courtney, Stockwood Ventures
Luke Lang, Crowdcube

Breakout Masterclasses:

Stephen Bateman, How A Content Funnel Can Create ROI
Deri Llewelyn–Davis, Business Strategy
Dan Simmons, Thought Leadership
Chris Moss, How to Encourage Creativity
Glenn Le Santo, Orange Business Content Marketing
Kate Doodson, Digital Transformation
TBC, Microsoft UK Startup
TBC, Google Digital Garage Digital
TBC, LinkedIn Content Immersive

Bindi Karia, Founder, Bindi Ventures introduces the Exeter Startup Pitch Sessions:

Six regional Southwest startups have the opportunity to pitch at this year’s Like Minds Ideas Festival – “ From Startup to Scale-up” event. One of them could be you! As the saying goes, you’ve got to be in it to win it so apply at the link below.
Six startups will be chosen from the pool of applicants to pitch on the main stage on Friday September 29th in front of our audience including ten Angel and Venture investors who collectively have over £250K to invest.
The selected startups will each get five minutes to pitch (including slides),including a short Q&A. No investment decision will be made on the day but the opportunity is there to follow up with any interested parties. To apply to pitch email .


All chamber members can obtain discounted “241” tickets for this fantastic event and they are only available via Eventbrite by using the Promotional Code: SP241LMX17

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