Challenges of Today - Innovations of Tomorrow
The summer of 2013 witnessed more than £347 million invested in fashion tech Startups. In this special Warm Up Day we inspire and facilitate the cooperation between fashion professionals, entrepreneurs, and technology businesses.
Join us as we explore the technologically enhanced landscape of fashion that unfolds ahead of us, with top influencers from the worlds of fashion and tech as our guides...
The Hospital Club, Covent Garden
Moderator: Amalia Agathou
Registration & coffee
Tony Glenville, Creative Director, London College of Fashion
10:45 - 12:00 -
Panel: The rise of omni-channel retail
Rajdeep Gahir, eBay Innovation & New Ventures
Jonathan Chippindale, Chief Executive, Holition
Pia Stanchina, Brand and Relationship Builder, Google
Lunch & networking
Panel: Lessons from the Fashion Startup Scene
Sean Seton-Rogers, Partner PROfounders Capital
Nicola McClafferty, CEO & Co-founder, Covetique
Kiyan Foroughi, CEO, Boticca
Panel: B2B solutions. Sexing up the enterprise
Malin Posern, Index Ventures
Simone Lovati, CEO and Founder of Fashionbi
Amrita Kriplani, Senior product manager at Asos
Drinks & networking
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