Upstream's Prema Gurunathan speaks to Steven O'Connell, Programme Manager of RebelBio, SOSV’s pre-seed investment programme in London. RebelBio invests in bio-startups solving global challenges and has more than 800 portfolio companies and $650m of assets under management.
Upstream's Prema Gurunathan meets Michelle 'Mimi' Moyo, Junior Chemical Engineer at Puraffinity, an advanced materials startup, aiming to tackle water pollution, which recently secured £2.8million investment in an oversubscribed seed round from leading sustainability investors.
Upstream's Prema Gurunathan meets Anna Anderson, co-founder and director of Kindred, West London's first conscious co-working and members space. Anna talks about her journey to set up the club and her desire to find a solution to growing isolation and disconnection in London.
Upstream's Prema Gurunathan meets Oliver Bolton, Founder and CEO of Almond, a soon-to-launch free app that rewards consumers for buying responsible brands and helps them understand and reduce carbon emissions.
Upstream's Prema Gurunathan speaks to Graham Hewson, Head of Incubation, Imperial College White City Incubator, to find out what really goes on inside the shared labs at the White City Incubator, a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship providing office and lab space for early stage companies and startups, including spinouts from Imperial College London.
Upstream's Prema Gurunathan chats to Elizabeth about the challenges of starting a new business, lessons learnt by being an entrepreneur and healthy tech for kids.