Rip It Up | Start Again | 20/09
Rip It Up, Start Again champions the next generation of disruptive companies and gives a voice to daring disruptors and innovators, sharing their inspiring stories and advice. Founded by Lulu Laidlaw-Smith and hosted in as well as live-streamed from the offices of Disruptive.Live these standout talks highlight the most disruptive emerging startups around today. The event begins with a series of live talks by the entrepreneurs followed by a Q&A with the panel, the audience and the online viewers.
Past Rip It Up Start Again events included presentations by entrepreneurs such as Tom Blomfield (Monzo Bank), Giles Rhys-Jones (What3Words), Nicole Yershon (Innovation People), Christopher Wilson (Too Good To Do), Daniele Fiandaca (Token Man), Ernest Capbert (Who Buys Your Stuff?) and many others.
Devika Wood founded Vida Care with a clear goal in mind: improve the overall quality of the care offered by the industry through the utilisation of new technologies. Vida works by matching the best suited carers to a clients by analysing their needs and finding a carer who can fulfil those needs best. Vida’s mission is to promote health and wellness in the home so that those who require this care are safe and comfortable in the place they know best.
Emma Rees, the founder of Deployed, aims to disrupt and liven up the arduous reality of “Statements of Work”. She recognised there were severe inefficiencies and inaccuracies within these costly and time consuming documents. Issues that could be resolved by a data led platform that clarifies and defines the work to be delivered between clients and their consultants and professional contractors.
Community Visionary: Co-Creating a Collaborative Communications Platform
Sophie Varlow is a visionary idealist pushing to transform our reality into her utopian idea by utilising the power of group collaboration. As new disruptive technologies generate ever more connections and communication methods the traditional power of communities wanes. Sophie Varlow and her team are unique because their platform aims to use disruptive tech to address this particular issue.