Lockdown Exit Strategy


25th June 2020

2 pm - 3 pm 




The last few months has been an exciting, nerve-wracking, historical moment in time. The startups community has continued to astound us with their adaptability and their durable mentality. With a light at the end of the tunnel, now is the time to plan ahead for your business.

Do you have a plan for what comes next? Is your business ready for the new reality?

The path is not smooth and there are constantly new obstacles to consider when planning your business strategy, we will be discussing with our panel what startups can do to move forward at turbulent times.

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1.50pm: Welcome! Let's shut out the world and get locked in ??

2.00pm: Introduction from Anna Flockett from Startups Magazine, & a short mindfulness session from our partners at OpenMind Wellbeing

2.05pm: Mark Wright, Winner of The Apprentice. Forbes 30 Under 30. UK Entrepreneur of the year 2018, will be digging into what your business can do to prepare for a smooth exit from lockdown.

2.30-2.35pm: Keynote Q&A

2.35-3.00pm: Lauren Stewart, Founder of Invigorate

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Mark Wright is an influential entrepreneur and self-taught digital marketing specialist and speaker, who won the BBC show The Apprentice in 2014.

Mark is CEO of one of the UK’s fastest growing digital marketing agencies, Climb Online, which he launched with Lord Alan Sugar’s backing after winning The Apprentice in 2014. After winning The Apprentice, the company went to turning over £1.7 million in his first year of trading.

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Lauren is the Founder of Invigorate, an online platform that allows high growth, scaling businesses access to some the UK’s top advisors to help accelerate their business’ growth. The network of advisors has helped businesses save months of wasted time, effort and cost with unparalleled guidance from experienced founders, high-growth businesses execs and exited founders.

Lauren was recently named a finalist in DigiLeaders100 Young Digital Leader of the Year awards and in 2019, a Top100 Women in Tech by WeareTechWomen.

She holds a masters in business engineering from Cambridge and a bachelors in industrial engineering from Stellenbosch. In her spare time she enjoys playing tennis, although once on an internationally competitive level, now socially.

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