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The Startup to IPO programme will explore the following topics:

For CEOs navigating the critical transition from startup to IPO, this segment offers an invaluable deep dive into the strategies, challenges, and triumphs of scaling businesses. Gain firsthand knowledge on securing funding, optimizing growth, and preparing for the public market from industry veterans. Engage in discussions that cover practical steps, legal considerations, and leadership skills essential for a successful IPO. This is where the future of business leadership is forged.

Startup to IPO

Embark on the comprehensive journey from startup inception to IPO at CogX Festival. Unpack the stages of growth, funding strategies, and the roadmap to a successful exit, guided by insights from those who've navigated this path and transformed their visions into a thriving success.

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Startup to IPO

Embark on the comprehensive journey from startup inception to IPO at CogX Festival. Unpack the stages of growth, funding strategies, and the roadmap to a successful exit, guided by insights from those who've navigated this path and transformed their visions into a thriving success.

The Startup to IPO programme will explore the following topics:

Fundraising

Gain insight into the secrets to attracting investors, securing funding and the complexities of today’s fundraising landscape

Scaling

Explore proven strategies and real-world experiences from successful founders who have mastered the art of scaling

Branding

Explore how to build brand identity and create differentiation in competitive markets resulting in long-lasting impressions

Culture

Learn how to foster a culture that attracts and retains top talent in the dynamic startup ecosystem

Networks

Discover the importance of building the right network and how it can unlock opportunities, foster partnerships and fuel your startup’s success

Learning from Failure

Listen to seasoned entrepreneurs as they share their candid stories of the challenges and setbacks and gain a unique perspective on how to turn failures into opportunities

Discover CogX's Tracks

Experience the wealth of content from the Startup to IPO stage, from different perspectives. You'll be able to filter the program by any of the following Tracks, so you'll know the exact context for each session and make the most out of the day:

Alexandr Wang

Katie Christian

Laura Higgins

Prianka Dhir

Hear from pioneers who’ve reshaped industries. Past speakers include global CEOs, tech visionaries, and thought leaders.

MEET THE SPEAKER

Choose to engage with CogX through any of the following formats throughout the day:

Main Stage Presentations & Discussions

Uncover insights from the forefront of tech, AI, and innovation and hear from leading thinkers on how to seize the AI opportunity

Meet the Speaker Q&A Stages

Providing intimate Q&A sessions with our speakers where you can take control of the conversation and get answers to your questions

Roundtables

These themed 45-minute discussions with industry leaders, provide the opportunity to talk through some of the most pressing issues facing tech, business and society today

Masterclasses & Side Events

Led by our partners and industry experts, these sessions will provide the perfect opportunity for in-depth learning, networking and gaining insight

Join us for impactful collaborations, networking and the chance to be part of a community driving real change. Your journey to influence starts at CogX.

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Alexandr Wang

Katie Christian

Laura Higgins

Prianka Dhir

Hear from pioneers who’ve reshaped industries. Past speakers include global CEOs, tech visionaries, and thought leaders.

MEET THE SPEAKER

Leadership

Cutting-edge strategies, insights, and best practices for leading in the ever-evolving tech landscape

Transformation

Professionals seeking the cutting-edge technologies driving transformative changes across diverse sectors

DeepTech

High level, technical presentations on the transformative impact of advanced technologies 

AI Safety & Ethics

Experts, researchers and industry leaders looking to explore responsible development and deployment of technology

Open Web

Thought leaders, developers, and innovators shaping the future of a more open, accessible, and decentralized internet

Research

Academics, scientists, and industry experts looking to hear groundbreaking discoveries and cutting-edge methodologies