NorthInvest – Estonian Startup Wise Guys Delegation
As part of Techlink – the UK-Estonia initiative by UKTI and the British Embassy in Estonia,…
As part of Techlink – the UK-Estonia initiative by UKTI and the British Embassy in Estonia, Leeds Digital Festival will be hosting an event on Tuesday 26th of April at 2.30pm.
The event will be hosted by “Northinvest” – which is a pan-Northern platform for angel investment, founded by CEO aql, Adam Beaumont and also by TechNorth.
We’ll be bringing several Estonian startups to “pitch” their ideas to the audience, along with Startup Wiseguys – an Estonian Accelerator – an opportunity for us to all learn how agile and dynamic the startup community is in Tallinn.
Tom Riordan, Chief Executive of Leeds City Council and also Chris Holtby, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia.
Attendees can look forward to eye-opening innovation, interesting discussions and fruitful networking in the unique surroundings of aql’s Headquarters at the historic Salem Chapel in Leeds City Centre.
14:30-15:10: Welcome Lunch
15:10-15:25: Introductions from North Invest and the Ambassador of Estonia
15:25-16:10: Presentations and pitches
16:10-17:30: Refreshments and Networking
WHERE aql – 13-15 Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ, United Kingdom – View Map
Organiser of North Invest – Estonian Startup Wise Guys Delegation
North Invest is a not for profit company founded by local entrepreneur Dr Adam Beaumont, CEO and founder of aql, with the support of Leeds City Council, KPMG and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) with the aims to promote equitable investment in the North of the UK.
The North Invest initiative brings together institutional investors, mentors, angel investors, entrepreneurs and leaders of the north via an online transparent platform (www.northinvest.co.uk) to foster regional cooperation and promote investment in businesses within the Northern Powerhouse.