We are incredibly grateful for the support of our amazing sponsors in making this event possible.


LEAD SPONSOR

Innovating. Disrupting. Doing things differently. When you and your business are growing, you need a bank that understands finance isn’t one-size-fits-all. A bank that can move with your schedule.

You know that your business is so much more than a ‘9 to 5’. You’ve put in the hours, been the first in and the last out, worked tirelessly on investor pitches and prototyping your ideas. You know your business inside out. We know that our High Growth and Entrepreneurs team is here to help you, when you need it most. Whether it’s through our innovative funding solutions and access to Venture Capitalists, or through our work with accelerators, incubators and our Scale Up UK Programme, we’re confident that we can help you and your businesses to thrive. For more information on how our specialist team can support your growth plans search Barclays Entrepreneurs.

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CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION SPONSOR

Rothschild & Co is one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory groups, employing over 3,400 people in 40 countries around the world. We provide strategic, M&A, wealth management and fundraising advice to governments, companies and individuals worldwide. There are four main sectors in the group – Global Financial Advisory, Wealth Management & Trust, Institutional Asset Management and Merchant Banking – as well as specialist financial businesses. 
 
We are family-controlled and independent and have been at the centre of the world’s financial markets for over 200 years. From our historical roots in Europe we have developed a unique global footprint. Today we have full-scale advisory businesses across the world, including offices in Europe, China, Brazil, India, the US, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. 

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SILVER SPONSOR

Taylor Wessing has been advising high growth companies for many years and are one of very few law firms to have a dedicated international corporate technology team, covering the major global tech hubs. We advise high growth companies throughout their lifecycle: from start-up to exit, as well as investors in and buyers of those companies. We do this across all the major tech verticals such as Fintech, Gaming, eCommerce, AI and Biotech. Our lifecycle advisory practice provides us with a deep understanding of the needs of tech entrepreneurs and their businesses, and what investors in and buyers of those tech companies care most about.

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Charles Russell Speechlys is a leading law firm in the fast growth community. We are committed to helping clients secure growth and have designed our service to meet that objective.  For many years we have worked with some of the most sophisticated owners and creators of wealth and our deep insight to this world has given us cutting edge capabilities.

Our key strength lies in our understanding of the overlap between our client’s commercial and personal affairs; working closely with our personal and corporate tax planning specialists to ensure our clients receive the best advice at all stages of their business lifecycle.

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Commercial, financial and taxation advice for growing businesses and their owners.

At Smith & Williamson, we work with founders and management teams providing end-to-end services to meet all your financial needs. With a dedicated entrepreneurs group that truly understands the complexities of growing businesses, whether it’s raising finance, navigating complex tax issues, expanding globally or seeking an exit, we will be there to support you on your journey from vision to exit… and beyond.

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Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working in partnership with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal.

With bespoke teams and dedicated capital, Inflexion invests across all sectors from offices in London and Manchester. The firm helps businesses achieve the next stage of their development through international expansion, operational improvements, digital expertise, access to Inflexion’s networks and funding for acquisitions. It benefits from experts in Bangalore, São Paulo and Shanghai dedicated to portfolio development, enabling investee companies to benefit from privileged access to these fast-growth markets.

In 2017, Inflexion retained its leading position in Preqin’s annual global league for consistently top performing buyout funds. Ranked first, Inflexion is the only UK fund to be listed.

Inflexion is currently advising c. £2bn on behalf of its investors.

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Results International has been providing independent corporate finance advice to entrepreneurs, corporates and investors in the marketing, technology and healthcare sectors for over 25 years. With offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia, we are specialists in cross-border transactions, giving clients unparalleled access to our global team, international buyers and investors.

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Building a great team can be the hardest thing a founder does. Kandidate provides experienced Talent Managers for leading startups looking for exceptional talent. We provide a no commission model with a fixed fee on a flexible basis. Our talent team have learnt their craft working in-house at startups such as Seedcamp, onefinestay, Qubit, Stratajet, Mind Candy and Busuu.

11,000 candidates have signed up to our matching platform www.risehigh.co which helps us hire faster, and speak to candidates about roles that exactly match their requirements. Kandidate clients include Zego Cover, Tab Media (Balderton) Algolia (Index, Point Nine) Trouva (BGF, Index).

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      Talkr

Talkr set up and manage integrated remote working teams, designed for the needs of innovative and fast growing businesses.  

Our experience creating teams of technical support agents, salespeople, customer service representatives and research analysts enables us to advise and guide clients through the entire process.  

Talkr also undertake technical development work, either on a project basis or adding remote working specialists to existing teams.  

We support customers across time zones and multiple languages.

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