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Innovation Academy: Building Effective Teams

  • Imperial White City Incubator 80 Wood Ln, Shepherd's Bush, London W12 0BZ Wood Lane London United Kingdom (map)

This session is designed to provide attendees with an idea and some tools of what it takes to build an effective startup team.

Why attend?

  • Learn about the various legal requirements in hiring the first team members;

  • Get a better understanding of the incentives available to founding team members (equity vs. salary);

  • Listen to examples of how other entrepreneurs have built and managed teams;

  • Understand what may change when the team begins to grow;

  • Learn what it takes to build a strong, innovative culture

Topics covered

  • Contracts, option agreements, incentive schemes;

  • Initial team hiring and management;

  • Building a culture;

  • Growing a team to scale;

  • Contingency planning and pitfalls.


There will be a variety of guest speakers and presentations from various entrepreneurs and innovation ecosystem experts.


Please note that by registering through this page you are simply registering your interest in attending. We will contact you via email to confirm your plans for attendance in the two weeks before the event takes place.


Please click here to register for the event

About the Innovation Academy

The Innovation Academy was launched to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem at Imperial College London. The Innovation Academy provides a series of 8 business modules focused on the fundamental knowledge you need to build, grow and exit a spinout company.

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