January 26th 2018

Discover the stories behind the disruptive start-ups movement, as Lulu Laidlaw-Smith presents the companies who decided to Rip It Up, Start Again.

Join us for January's event at Shoreditch House, London.
Led by Lulu Laidlaw-Smith, these dynamic innovators will take our guests through their experiences in the world of disruption, sharing the stories and insights they have gained.

Mike Saraswat
Founder, Ekstasy Films

Mike Saraswat is the Founder of Ekstasy, a creative agency in London, which specialises in storytelling, high concept film production and experiential campaigns.
He is passionate about making schools, universities, families, public institutions and corporate working environments more creative and innovative.
He studied BA Hons in TV and Film at Westminster University and MSc in Media Regulation and Policy Making from LSE - London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Lucy Cassidy
Founder, Virtual Fracture Clinic

Lucy is an entrepreneur, Advance Practitioner Physiotherapist and pioneer of the physiotherapy led Virtual Fracture Clinic (VFC) in Brighton. The service is a revolutionary way of treating patients with acute injuries, using enhanced online information systems. The team recently won the NHS Innovation award for 'Best Practice Adoption Challenge' in 2016.
When Lucy is not working on the virtualisation of the NHS, she is busy developing her own start-up company. Dinner Circle connects people through dinner parties, turning virtual relationships into real ones. 

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Jonathan Chippendale
CEO, Holition

Jonathan is a digital entrepreneur, with a wide experience of mentoring and advising both businesses and respected academic institutions around the world.
Holition is a digital creative studio specialising in emerging technologies crafting premium 3D digital experiences for a growing network of pioneering digital luxury organisations.
Their international deployments have been installed at premium retail stores including Selfridges, Harrods, Dover Street Market in London, Isetan in Tokyo, and Bloomingdales in New York.