Fergie launched his first startup at Edinburgh University and grew travel business Base Camp to operations in 5+ countries before exiting in 2011. He has spent the last 4 years in seed and early stage startups in the UK and Asia, is a Lean Startup Machine mentor, and an Innovation Consultant at Venture Scout, sister company to Europe’s largest accelerator Startupbootcamp.
Tobias Stone has been a startup entrepreneur, but also has experience in investment and innovation strategy. Tobias is an academic specialising in innovation and accelerators, is a Partner at DotForge Accelerator in the UK, and a Founder of the Eye Focus Accelerator in Berlin, which is evolving how accelerators can be used to build ecosystems and create value.
A serial entrepreneur, author, speaker and now investor. Tony Cofounded and ran London’s first startup community Mashup* event, Cofounded Farringdon’s digital acceleration space Innovation Warehouse, is a Partner at SBT Venture Capital and currently working on his latest startup Fab Lab London, an IoT digital fabrication space in the heart of Tech City.
Matthew started his career at BNY Mellon before completing an MBA at Imperial College London in 2010 and transitioning into startups. Matt is an active member of the UK startup scene; he Cofounded the Collider12 accelerator, Cofounded Student Upstarts, a seed investment programme, and more recently Cofounded 9others, a global business network that hosts events in over 30 cities.
Become An Ambassador
If you would like to become a UVSC ambassador and help us promote and connect the startup community within universities, please drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV and a few lines of why you think you’ll be a great ambassador, and one of our team will be in touch to arrange an initial phone interview.