The Brewery
52 Chiswell Street, London, EC1Y 4SD.

Update!! Due to unforeseen circumstances with one of our sponsors we have had to move the event from the 3rd September

The Secrets of the Startup event shall now be held in Q1 of 2020 anyone who has purchased a ticket can exchange it for one for the new event or get a refund.
Thank you to everyone who had supported the event and we look forward to seeing you all there next year.

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SECRETS OF THE STARTUP networking events are exclusive, collaborative and behind-the-scenes journeys into startup creation and scaling.

This exciting event will be led by industry-leading guest speakers, global award-winning business coaches and business leaders from market disruptors.

These events will be in a Q&A guest speaker format, followed by an exclusive chance to meet and network with like-minded startup professionals, investors and collaborators. These sought-after opportunities are designed to platform your business without the need for ‘selling’.

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For tickets to this event, please follow this link

5% Of All Ticket Sales Donated To Ashford Place

Five per cent of your ticket price is donated to the Ashford Place charity, which has taken over 400 homeless off the street in the last four years. Ashford Place works to create a community spirit to end isolation and help the vulnerable, elderly and sick.

Our Presenters

Jamie Doyle - Welcome and introduction to the event

Jonathan Symonds 22 years in the same role - then taking the plunge into a startup

Kirsten Edmondson Startup Culture in a large organisation

Gav Winter building a business from start to exit: the human challenges of scaling up

Ade Hassan the truth about starting something you NEED and how to achieve it!

Ash Pattni Mindset and global startup opportunity and his humanitarian endeavors

Jo Fairley Building a brand name from an idea

Liz Earle Entrepreneurship - How to build and create brands - What matters most?

Lord Hastings Closing speech and Charity Cheque


Best Startup Idea Award

As part of Secrets of the Startup we have included an amazing award for business attending the event, with a number of amazing prizes can be argued as priceless to any Startup.

BEST STARTUP IDEA - we are looking for a creative and imaginative business idea or current business that has huge growth potential in its field.

To enter you need to submit an application to and you MUST be ATTENDING the EVENT.

The award is as follows:

  • ★ Opportunity to apply for funding through our incubator
  • ★ 5 non exec directors for face to face to help create business plan and progress the business
  • ★ Mentorship from bank of 250 non executive directors
  • ★ Personally tailored podcasts from Lord Michael Hastings

If you'd like to have a chance to win this amazing prize for your startup but still haven't got your tickets grab them here;



Attending Secrets of the Startup

Still don't know if Secrets of the Startup is for you... Check out this video from Jamie Doyle talking about the types of people and businesses that will be attending grab your tickets here;

Posted by Secrets of the Startup on Thursday, July 18, 2019
Work for a Startup

Have you ever thought that you could work for a startup the smaller teams, the feeling of being part of something special and getting into a business very early on. Meet and network with 100s of Startups at this event, Startups tend not to advertise their jobs through the traditional routes. Making this the perfect way to meet owners directly and get your name in the hat. Get tickets here;

Posted by Secrets of the Startup on Friday, July 19, 2019
Why we created Secrets of the Startup

Here is Jamie Doyle explaining why we start Secrets of the Startup. This is an inclusive event for all, from idea stage to serial investor this is the place to be in the startup space. Tickets can be purchased from our eventbrite page;

Posted by Secrets of the Startup on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Overview of the day:

11.30 Arrivals and coffees
12.00 First speaker
17.20 Charity and Award presentation for best idea for a start up!
17.30 Event closes – With a local pub meeting point with a free drink to carry on conversations
17.45 Gold Ticket and Canape Champagne Reception

The speaker and times are indicative only and are subject to change