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About this event
Join us for a special edition of The Founder’s Studio, with a keynote speech and fireside chat with David Bartram, Director of Delivery and Investment at UnLtd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs. David will speak about how you can tackle barriers such as access to markets or access to capital, as you grow your business as a social entrepreneur. This will be followed by a panel discussion about our ASAP alumni community with Aspect Accelerator alumni founders.
ASAP (Aspect Student Accelerator Programme) is a social sciences student and alumni accelerator hosted by LSE to support and scale socially-responsible student and alumni ventures. It is the first joint university accelerator of its kind in Europe.
Supported by the Aspect Social Sciences Network.
Aspect (A Social sciences Platform for Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Transformation) is a network for organisations looking to make the most of commercial and business opportunities from social sciences research.
GUEST SPEAKER: David Bartram
After an early career in management consultancy and financial services, first with McKinsey & Company and then with Lloyds Banking Group, David joined UnLtd in 2013. UnLtd are the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs and they focus on the development and growth of social entrepreneurship across the UK to drive societal change. As Director of Delivery & Investment, David leads on the development and evolution of the financial and non-financial support provided by UnLtd. In recent years he has focussed on breaking down the barriers that social entrepreneurs face when starting up and developing their business, with a specific focus on access to markets and capital. That has included the development of UnLtd’s social investment funds, and partnerships with organisations such as eBay.