Brits by the Bay 2020

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Brits by the Bay is for UK based founders to learn how to land in the US and for high growth founders to fast track scaling & access to capital.
  • For UK based founders to gain expert advice from industry leading British founders, investors and tech executives who have scaled businesses in the US market. 
  • For Fast Track Founders to build connections with limited invite only events and our commitment to small group sessions, providing interactions with impact.
  • For Investors to support UK based portfolio founders and connect with the SV based investor community.
  • Cancellation policy: full refund up to 1 month in advance of the event (August 15)

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Schedule

· Stage
Welcome to GBx & Brits by the Bay!
GBx Co-Chairs Andy McLoughlin and Joe White kick off Brits by the Bay
Joe White Andy	 McLoughlin
· Stage
Coming to America - US Market Access
Everything an early stage tech leader needs to know before launching in the US.
Helen Moore
· Sessions
Market Access Breakouts: Breakout 1
Industry experts host small groups so founders can get your questions answered.
Sami McCabe Alexandra 	 Richardson Ruksona  Lefki Cindy  Fabian Ian  Stewart Glen  Delaney Lara  Purser Adam  Hasley Thaedra Brondum Mark 	 Carter Andrew  Butt Adam 	 Taylor David	 Bates Helen Moore Daniel	 Hyde Lianna	 Whittleton Malcolm Joy Mark	 Harrison Mike	 Whitacre Terry	 Shaw Lee	 Daley Daniel	 Glazer Elizabeth	 Jamae Sam	 Wilkins Paula 	 Skokowski
· Sessions
Market Access Breakouts: Breakout 2
Industry experts host small groups so founders can get your questions answered.
David	 Bates Helen Moore Lee	 Daley Daniel	 Glazer Elizabeth	 Jamae Sam	 Wilkins Paula 	 Skokowski Daniel	 Hyde Lianna	 Whittleton Malcolm Joy Mark	 Harrison Mike	 Whitacre Terry	 Shaw Adam 	 Taylor Andrew  Butt Ruksona  Lefki Cindy  Fabian Ian  Stewart Glen  Delaney Lara  Purser Adam  Hasley Thaedra Brondum Mark 	 Carter Alexandra 	 Richardson Sami McCabe
· Stage
Enterprise Panel
Enterprise founders share their experiences of scaling & raising in the US.
Dom	 Lewis Simon 	 Wistow Andy	 McLoughlin
· Stage
Welcome to Day Two
Join us from 8am PDT for a Calm hosted meditation to get you in the SV mindset!
· Stage
Fireside Chat with Wendy Tan White.
Wendy Tan White, VP Moonshots at Alphabet, X talks about innovating at scale and solving big challenges, the role of technology leaders and the SV mindset.
Jemima	 Kiss Wendy	 Tan White
· Sessions
Founder Breakout 1
GBx British founders share their experiences building and scaling in SV in small group breakouts.
Sam	 Chaudhary Ronjon	 Nag Zuleyka Strasner Steven	 Webster Jude	 Gomila Robyn 	 Exton Amber	 Atherton Anthemos	 Georgiades Russell	 Middleton Mike	 Hughes Alastair Paterson Julian Green Danny King Bob Goodson Julian Gay
· Stage
Storytelling: How to sell your vision via video: Bonnie Wright, actress, writer, director and activist in conversation with Amber Atherton, Founder and CEO, Zyper.
A masterclass for founders on how to sell your vision and change the world.
Amber	 Atherton Bonnie  Wright
· Sessions
Founder Breakout 2
GBx British founders share their experiences building and scaling in SV in small group
Amber	 Atherton Anthemos	 Georgiades Russell	 Middleton Mike	 Hughes Alastair Paterson Julian Green Danny King Bob Goodson Julian Gay Robyn 	 Exton Ronjon	 Nag Jude	 Gomila Steven	 Webster Zuleyka Strasner
· Stage
Consumer, Marketplaces & Corona Panel
Hear about building a unicorn mental health app, supporting classroom communities now remote learning and how founders are navigating the current environment.
Alex	 Tew Rahul Vohra Sam	 Chaudhary Nicole	 Quinn
· Sessions
Founder Breakout 3
GBx British founders share their experiences building and scaling in SV in small group breakouts.
Amber	 Atherton Anthemos	 Georgiades Mike	 Hughes Alastair Paterson Julian Green Danny King Bob Goodson Julian Gay Robyn 	 Exton Ronjon	 Nag Jude	 Gomila Steven	 Webster Zuleyka Strasner
· Stage
From the Lab to the US market
For technical founders interested in hearing how startups have moved from the Labs to scale in the US.
Ruth	 Pickering Ronjon	 Nag Julian Green
· Sessions
Virtual Networking
Get to know your fellow community!
· Stage
Welcome to Day Three
Join us from 8am PDT for a Calm hosted meditation to get you in the SV mindset!
· Stage
Fireside chat with Cal Henderson, CTO & Co-Founder, Slack
CTO & Co-Founder Cal Henderson shares his journey to 12M daily users in 150+ countries and life as a Brit in SV.
Andy	 McLoughlin Cal Henderson
· Stage
Fundraising in SV - Early Stage Panel
Joe White, Entrepreneur First and Pete Flint, NFX share their advice for founders looking to raise a seed or series A.
Alexsis	 de Raadt St James Pete Flint Joe White
· Sessions
Investor Breakout 1
GBx investors host small group breakouts - meet investors with an interest in your sector and stage and/or ask their advice in fundraising.
Joe White Andy	 McLoughlin Hannah	 Chelkowski Ash Rust Bill	 Lehmann David	 Buller Nikhil Basu Trivedi Adam Smith
· Sessions
Investor Breakout 2
GBx investors host small group breakouts - meet investors with an interest in your sector and stage and/or ask their advice in fundraising.
Matus Maar Nicky	 Kamra Janice	 Roberts Alastair Mitchell
· Stage
Fundraising in SV - Growth Panel
Advice for founders / CEOs on leading this size of business: optimizing the team, leading during a downturn.
Katie	 Taormino Melissa 	 Taunton Alex Lim Alastair Mitchell
· Sessions
Investor Breakout 3
GBx investors host small group breakouts - meet investors with an interest in your sector and stage and/or ask their advice in fundraising.
Janice	 Roberts Nicky	 Kamra Matus Maar Sunny Dhillon Pete Flint Alexsis	 de Raadt St James
· Sessions
Investor Breakout 4
GBx investors host small group breakouts - meet investors with an interest in your sector and stage and/or ask their advice in fundraising.
Janice	 Roberts Hannah	 Chelkowski Sunny Dhillon Pete Flint
· Stage
Best in British Tech Awards and Brits by the Bay Close
Announcement of the winners of the Best in British Tech Awards!
Joe White Andy	 McLoughlin

Speakers

Adam Smith
Adam Smith

Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Sami McCabe
Sami McCabe

CEO at Clarity PR

Alexandra 	 Richardson
Alexandra Richardson

Partner, Taylor Wessing

Katie	 Taormino
Katie Taormino

Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Nikhil Basu Trivedi
Nikhil Basu Trivedi

Venture Capitalist

Mark 	 Carter
Mark Carter

Chief Product Officer, Global Reach Technology

Steven	 Schlenker
Steven Schlenker

Co-Founder and Managing Director, DN Capital

Matus Maar
Matus Maar

Co-Founder & Managing Partner Ventures, Talis Capital

David	 Bates
David Bates

Senior Counsel, Taylor Wessing

Bonnie  Wright
Bonnie Wright

Storytelling Insights

Ruth	 Pickering
Ruth Pickering

Co Founder and Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer, Yewno Inc.

Thaedra Brondum
Thaedra Brondum

Trade & Investment Manager - Trade Technology - Software, Department for International Trade (DIT)

Adam  Hasley
Adam Hasley

Vice Consul- Fintech, Trade and Investment Officer, Department for International Trade (DIT)

Lara  Purser
Lara Purser

Vice Consul and Trade and Investment Officer for Tech/Creative Media Sectors, Department for International Trade (DIT)

Glen  Delaney
Glen Delaney

Vice Consul, Hardware and Telecoms, Department for International Trade (DIT)

Ian  Stewart
Ian Stewart

Vice Consul Trade & Investment, Department for International Trade (DIT)

Cindy  Fabian
Cindy Fabian

Vice Consul | Vice President, Creative & Media, Department for International Trade (DIT)

Ruksona  Lefki
Ruksona Lefki

Vice Consul, Technology, Department for International Trade (DIT)

Andrew  Butt
Andrew Butt

Co-founder/CEO, Enable

Adam 	 Taylor
Adam Taylor

Co-founder, Tenzo

Alex	 Tew
Alex Tew

Co-founder & Co-CEO, Calm

Dom	 Lewis
Dom Lewis

Co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer @ Tray.io

Terry	 Shaw
Terry Shaw

Partner, erevena

Mike	 Whitacre
Mike Whitacre

Partner, Frazier & Deeter, LLC

Mark	 Harrison
Mark Harrison

Head of International Connectivity for Eagle Labs, Barclays Ventures

Malcolm Joy
Malcolm Joy

UK Managing Partner, Frazier & Deeter

Lianna	 Whittleton
Lianna Whittleton

Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Daniel	 Hyde
Daniel Hyde

Partner, Blick Rothenberg

Zuleyka Strasner
Zuleyka Strasner

Founder & CEO, Zero

Steven	 Webster
Steven Webster

Founder and CEO, asensei

Nicky	 Goulimis
Nicky Goulimis

Co-Founder & COO, Nova Credit

Rahul Vohra
Rahul Vohra

Founder & CEO, Superhuman

Paula 	 Skokowski
Paula Skokowski

CMO, Incognia

Simon 	 Wistow
Simon Wistow

Technical Co-Founder, Fastly

Alex Lim
Alex Lim

Venture @ IVP

Alexsis	 de Raadt St James
Alexsis de Raadt St James

Managing Partner at Merian Ventures

Melissa 	 Taunton
Melissa Taunton

Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA)

David	 Buller
David Buller

Venture Partner at Ascension Ventures

Bill	 Lehmann
Bill Lehmann

Partner at Bain Capital Ventures

Sam	 Wilkins
Sam Wilkins

Erevena (Talent)

Elizabeth	 Jamae
Elizabeth Jamae

Corporate Immigration Partners (Immigration)

Daniel	 Glazer
Daniel Glazer

WSGR (Operations - Legal & Finance)

Pete Flint
Pete Flint

General Partner, NFX

Ash Rust
Ash Rust

Managing Partner, Sterling Road

Jude	 Gomila
Jude Gomila

Founder and CEO, Golden

Nicky	 Kamra
Nicky Kamra

Streamlined Ventures

Sunny Dhillon
Sunny Dhillon

Partner, Signia Venture Partners

Lee	 Daley
Lee Daley

Chairman, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer & Co-Founder, hello genius

Jemima	 Kiss
Jemima Kiss

Editor and journalist

Hannah	 Chelkowski
Hannah Chelkowski

Investor, Inovia Capital

Ronjon	 Nag
Ronjon Nag

Founder & Managing Director, R42 Group, Visiting Fellow, Stanford Center for the Study of Language & Information

Janice	 Roberts
Janice Roberts

Partner, Benhamou Venture Partners

Robyn 	 Exton
Robyn Exton

Founder & CEO, HER

Helen Moore
Helen Moore

Head of US Tech, DIT

Jaclyn	 Mason
Jaclyn Mason

Regional Director - Silicon Valley & Northwest US at Department for International Trade (DIT)

Julian Gay
Julian Gay

CEO & Founder Xendo (exit to AppDirect), Early Stage Investor

Bob Goodson
Bob Goodson

Founder & CEO, Quid

Danny King
Danny King

CEO & Co-founder, Accredible

Julian Green
Julian Green

CEO & Founder, Stealth

Alastair Paterson
Alastair Paterson

CEO & Founder, Digital Shadows

Mike	 Hughes
Mike Hughes

Co-CEO & Co-Founder, LoopUp

Sam	 Chaudhary
Sam Chaudhary

CEO & Co-Founder, ClassDojo

Russell	 Middleton
Russell Middleton

Cofounder, Zumper

Nicole	 Quinn
Nicole Quinn

Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Anthemos	 Georgiades
Anthemos Georgiades

CEO, Zumper

Andy	 McLoughlin
Andy McLoughlin

Partner, Uncork Capital

Alastair Mitchell
Alastair Mitchell

Partner, EQT Ventures

Amber	 Atherton
Amber Atherton

CEO & Founder, Zyper

Joe White
Joe White

General Partner, Entrepreneur First

Cal Henderson
Cal Henderson

CTO & Co-Founder, Slack

Wendy	 Tan White
Wendy Tan White

Vice President, (aka magic codifier) at X Alphabet’s moonshot factory

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