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Imperial College Business School
JONAS VAN HOVE
Reseacher and I&E Network Coordinator
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Strictly Confidential (C) Innovify
Researcher and Network Coordinator
 Build long-term relationships and be outward-looking to learn from
precedents
 E.g. get more crucial catalysts in (professors, investors, alumni, banks etc.)
 Keep ourselves informed to recognize state-of-the-art support methods &
raise public exposure
 E.g. build database of startup organisations and their practices
 Increase communication towards the Imperial community
 E.g. Dispatch Day (+ 30 startup organisations, + 400 ‘aspiring’
entrepreneurs)
 Investigate feasibility of complementary programmes (e.g. pre-accelerator
programme; startup garage etc.) + stimulate organic growth creation
 E.g. pre-accelerator (such as FFWD accelerator at CUL); startup garage etc.
Entrepreneurs. Dreamers.
Thinkers.Doers.Innovators…
INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP AS UNIQUE SELLING
POINTS @ Imperial College London Business School
Opportunities @ Imperial College
 Advanced Hackspace: lean hardware and prototyping
 Imperial Create Lab (“pre-accelerator”)
 Imperial HUB: incubation programme for social entrepreneurs
 Climate-KIC and Greenhouse
 EIT ICT Labs
 Thinkspace: free space for students to register their business at our new
Imperial West Campus
 Althea Imperial Programme: development programme to support women
entrepreneurs with £10,000 top prize & runners up prizes (launch event
24th Oct.)
EXPLORE…
Events currently running/coming up
 At Imperial College Business School
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Speaker Series with Benjamin Joffe (General Partner at HAXLR8R)
Business insight series
Drop-in sessions every last Friday of the month with qualified investors
Best Pitch events
((Guided tours to RCA and Level39; Dispatch Day 2.0))
 In London
 Disrupt Hack (Hackcampus & Techcrunch) (18th – 19th Oct.)
 Google office hours every Friday between 10 am – 12 pm at Campus
London, campus talks etc.
 Startup Weekend Fintech edition (24th – 26th Oct.)
 NACUE Varsity Pitch Semi Finals (28th Oct.)
 Nesta: Alternative Finance in the UK (10th Nov.)
Strictly Confidential (C) Innovify
Inception of new ventures
Thank You
Contact:
[email protected]
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3 floor, I&E department
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