Senior Business Advisor | Bloom Accelerate
Set up the Bloom Accelerate programme
Expert business mentor
Loves helping startups!
Likes to Tweet about: startups, business and travel @ShapiroLillian
The Bloom Accelerate mentors and trainers:
Phil is co-founder at Teebly, a corporate digital letterbox as well as community and mentor management at UCL. He will be our entrepreneurial advisor along the whole program.
John is the CEO of Capital Enterprise, an umbrella group for Universities, Incubators, Accelerators, Enterprise Agencies and not for profits who support entrepreneurs in London.
Partner and Strategist at Pollitt & Partners, Sean helps brands get ahead with clear thinking, big ideas and by getting stuff done. He previously ran Caribbean food start-up Grandad’s Kitchen.
Amongst other Bao is currently founder of a startup exploring how technology can help manage stress, through a user behaviour approach. he is also business acceleration advisor at UCL innovation and enterprise and our entrepreneurial advisor during the program.
Writer at the HuffPost and author of The Entrepreneur's Way, Adele brings together both the sunny and the sinister stories of the emotional side of startup life from business leaders around the world.
Steve is a consultant and coach who works with startup/scale-up entrepreneurs, hubs, accelerators & incubators, corporates, public bodies, universities and arts organisations to help drive urban, economic & cultural development.
Winner of Mass Challenge UK with White Lab Cyrille aims at helping people with asthma & allergy detect, manage and prevent the triggers of their symptoms.
Mentor at the Clean Tech Challenge, Janet has also founded her own Coaching & Consultancy company aims at increasing one's personal impact and influence as well as developing an authentic leadership style.
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Drew de Soto, foundered creative director of Navig8. Branding expert and author.
Alasdair is the Managing Director of Grow, which delivers sales and marketing consultancy and training for fast growth SMEs, universities and business programmes. For over 12 years, he’s worked with over 200 fast growth businesses to transform their results.
Entrepreneur running multiple accelerator and incubator programmes in GovTech, SportTech and Scale-Up Other activities: Loughborough Uni, Cambridge Uni, NACUE, angel investing Previous: UCL, big consultancy, Venture Capital investor.
Stuart has been a coach and mentor for more than a dozen accelerators and incubators in London, Oxford, Manchester & Edinburgh and has been a non-executive director of more than 30 companies.He recently formed Hare & Moon® Ltd to provide personal development programs for entrepreneurs and innovators, universities, accelerators and corporate clients.
Founded Charles William accountants & chartered Tax advisor, he aims to help startups with accountancy related matter.
Maketing and PR consultant, she has also been a business advisor in the entrepreneurship department at UCL.
Alex has 11 years’ broad legal experience at leading law firms Freshfields and Hogan Lovells, where he completed client secondments to Goldman Sachs, Tesco and ExxonMobil, and was short-listed at the Lawyer Awards for Merger & Acquisitions Deal of the Year.
Co-founder and CEO of a successful startup, Pie Mapping, which has now exited. He is now founder & Scale Up Coach at Smiling Barracuda, club of talented entrepreneurs.
Research & Business Development Manager, Nigel supports entrepreneurship and innovation at the British Library through Business & IP Centre.
With over 20 years of experience managing companies, her entrepreneurial adventure started at the age of 17 when she set up her first business. Since then she has been supporting the growth of organisations via development of communication strategies, enhancing the effectiveness of individuals, teams, and entire organisations.