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East London Inclusive Enterprise Zone (ELIEZ) 2021 Showcase

11 March 2021

East London Inclusive Enterprise Zone (ELIEZ) 2021 Showcase & Celebration Event With Baroness Tanni Grey -Thompson

Thursday 18 March, 10.15am-1pm, Zoom

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In 2020, UCL, in collaboration with several partners including Global Disability Innovation Hub, Plexal, Disability Rights UKBarclays Eagle LabsLoughborough University London and London Legacy Development Corporation, launched ELIEZ; an accessible, specially designed, programme for entrepreneurs, business leaders and design thinkers who are disabled or whose work focuses on accessibility.

12 businesses were selected to participate in the 6-month programme. During this time, the ELIEZ partner network have been working alongside these talented teams to help support them in the next stage of their entrepreneurial journey.

Now it’s time for us to celebrate their achievements. For what promises to be an exciting, inspiring morning of short presentations from the ELIEZ cohort and networking.

Join us for this live and interactive online event with our keynote speaker, Baroness Tanni Grey -Thompson and host, Matt Pierri, founder of SociAbility.

Representing a range of sectors, each company will present a short 5 minute demo before our feedback panel , who will have the chance to ask the founders questions live.

Featured Panellists:

  • Angus Drummond (Limitless Travel)
  • Camilla Dolan (EKA Ventures)
  • Diana Yin (UCL)
  • Jean de Fougerolles (Ascension Ventures)
  • Katherine Gilroy (Seedrs)

Accessibility:

Captioning and BSL Interpreters provided by Love Language will be available. If you have any additional access needs, please email b.malkani@ucl.ac.uk by 12 March 2021.

Register for the event.

About ELIEZ:

ELIEZ is an accessible, specially designed programme for entrepreneurs, business leaders and design thinkers who are disabled or whose work focuses on disabled people.

Powered by UCL, we help accelerate the development of products and services that address unmet needs, from idea stage through to global deployment. We do this through our programmes, delivered by our partners including Plexal, Global Disability Innovation HubLoughborough University London and Disability Rights UK.

Events partner: Social Tech Trust

Social Tech Trust backs organisations developing tech driven by social transformation. Over the past 12 years, we’ve directly supported over 300 organisations, distributed over £31m in funding and over 30million people have benefited from our work. Social Tech Trust is focused on developing stronger communities, better health and a fairer economy through tech and work with others to deliver programmes that support purpose-led tech ventures to create sustainable solutions that transform people’s lives. Through their investments, Social Tech Trust are increasing access to flexible and inclusive finance to help them grow and by connecting the dots in the social tech ecosystem, they are driving innovation and social impact at scale.

Register for the event.