Rip It Up, Start Again – S2018 – 15th November 2018

Avatar Andrew McLean | 14/11/2018

ABOUT RIP IT UP, START AGAIN

Join us for November’s event online at Disruptive Live to discover the stories behind the disruptive start-ups movement as we present the companies and individuals who have decided to Rip It Up, Start Again.

Led by Lulu Laidlaw-Smith these dynamic innovators will take our guests through their experiences in the world of disruption, sharing the stories and insights they have gained.

EPISODE GUESTS

Yang Liu Founder, JustWears @JustWearsHQ

Yang is the CEO of JustWears – the direct-to-consumer sustainable brand for high performance men’s essential wear. She led the business to launch on Kickstarter and within 30days it became the most backed apparel campaign in the UK. Since then, they sell to over 73 countries across the world.

Yang is also the director of SheWorx London, a global collective of female entrepreneurs where she helps bridge the connection between fundraising and venture capitalists. Pior to JustWears, she worked for 500Startup, the world largest seed fund and accelerator. She operated the post-seed stage accelerating growth program called Distro Dojo in London. Before that, she was founding member of BeTwine, the very first wearable startup in China and backed by Foxcornn.

Sophie Varlow, Founder, Commons Platform 

Coach and Consultant, skilled in Business Development planning, New Business acquisition, ClientRelationship Management, Account Management and Negotiation.

Callum Hemsley, Co-Founder, Eola @eolaofficial

His dream is to make the world of adventure sports more popular than football. He spends his time reaching out to every business he can find, talking to people, and trying to sell his vision. He is also a terrible surfer, but don’t tell him that…

Eola is connecting activity centres with modern-day enthusiasts. It’s a 3-man team working really hard to reduce stress and increase revenues for centres to manage and build their business.


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