Inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs

Date: 18th-19th February

Venue: London School of Economics

London's largest student-run entrepreneurship conference

Date: 18th-19th February

Venue: London School of Economics

Encouraging entrepreneurship in a tough economic climate

Date: 18th-19th February

Venue: London School of Economics

Industry-specific advice from the best in the business

Date: 18th-19th February

Venue: London School of Economics

Treating entrepreneurship as a serious career path

Date: 18th-19th February

Venue: London School of Economics

Who we are

 

Sparks@LSE is the largest and most interactive student run entrepreneurship conference throughout the whole of London. From inception to date we are proud to boast our success in igniting a sense of entrepreneurial spirit amongst the student demographic.

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Our Mission

 

By providing a platform for a world-class line up of business leaders; we hope to inspire students and young professionals to fulfill their business ambitions and realise their potential to make a difference in the marketplace. 

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Speakers 2012

 
 

Kris Gopalakrishnan - Co-founder & Chairman, Infosys

 

Stephen Wiener - Founder & CEO, Cineworld

 

Harvey Jacobson - Chairman, Jacobson Group

 

Josephine Fairley - Founder, Green & Blacks

 

Julie Meyer - Founder and CEO, Ariadne Capital

 

Asif Rangoonwala - Founder, Powerboat P1

 

Melody Hossaini - Founder, InspirEngage

 

Alexander Schlaubitz - EMEA Marketing Director, Facebook

 

Anthony Thomson - Co-founder Metro Bank

 

Hussein Lalani - Co-founder, 99p Stores

 

Michelle You - Co-founder, Songkick

 

Ravi Rajagopal - Head of Business Development, Diageo

 

Faisal Butt - Managing Partner, Hamilton Bradshaw Real Estate

 

Sarah Wood - Co-founder, Unruly

 

Emma Sinclair - Founder and CEO, Target Parking

 

 

Previous Speakers:

 

"This conference is all about the entrepreneurs of tomorrow, so I was delighted to be asked to speak. The quality and quantity of the debate left me in no doubt that the future for Entrepreneurship - which is so vital to our economic wellbeing - is a bright one."

 

Edward Wray

Co-founder and Chairman of Betfair

"I couldn't help but be enthused by the large group of curious, energetic and engaged young people. It was fun."

 

John Pluthero

Former CEO Cable & Wireless

 

 

"May this brilliant initiative go from strength to strength"

 

 

Lord Karan Bilimoria

Founder of Cobra Beer