Unlocking Innovation: Navigating Legal Frontiers
Presented by Accelerate Estonia & Oxentia
Accelerate Estonia in partnership with Oxentia aims to recognise and tackle the legal obstacles confronted by UK companies striving to innovate by giving them the chance to prove and test their solutions in Estonia. Taking place in the vibrant setting of London, this gathering provides an unparalleled opportunity for companies to present their ideas and engage with the Accelerate Estonia program, fostering meaningful connections and partnerships.
The purpose of the Accelerate Estonia & Oxentia Legal Innovation Forum is to identify and support UK-based companies facing legal obstacles in their pursuit of innovation, enabling them to use Estonia as a testbed and scale to the EU market. This event aims to bring together a diverse array of professionals, including entrepreneurs, investors, public sector representatives and media, to collaboratively explore solutions to legal challenges hindering innovation.
Date & Venue
The event will take place on the 6th of March starting at 6PM at the Estonian Ambassador’s Residence in Kensington, London. Detailed information will be shared with confirmed participants.
Criteria for pitching
- A clear need for regulatory change/intervention from the Estonian public sector. The key diffrentiator of Accelerate Estonia in the world of incubators and accelerators is that we carry through regulatory change.
- The solution addresses global challenges and likewise creates global solutions and through scalability creates economic opportunities for Estonia.
- The product/service should be ready to meaningfully pilot the solution at a minimum, not at an idea stage.
- We focus on B2B and B2C, not B2G business models.
- The team should be well established and already committed to this solution.
18:00 – REGISTRATION & NETWORKING
Mingle and enjoy welcoming drinks as you connect with fellow innovators.
18:30 – WELCOMING WORDS
Opening remarks by the Estonian Ambassador to the UK, H.E Mr. Viljar Lubi, and Lauren Sosdian, Oxentia. Highlighting the opportunities hidden in overcoming legal barriers for innovative companies and the opportunities presented by UK-EE cooperation.
18:40 – WHAT IS ACCELERATE ESTONIA?
Anett Numa from Accelerate Estonia offers an in-depth look at the mission and initiatives of Accelerate Estonia, showcasing how the program supports and accelerates innovative companies facing legal challenges.
18:50 – WHAT IS E-RESIDENCY?
Raimo Matvere explores how the e-Residency digital identity program enables the rest of the world to use Estonia’s digital infrastructure to start and operate a business in Estonia.
18:55 – STARTUP PITCHES (FIRST 5 COMPANIES)
UK companies facing legal barriers pitch their ideas, projects, and challenges to experts, investors, and potential collaborators. Each company has 3 minutes for their pitch followed by a Q&A session.
19:20 – NETWORKING BREAK
19:40 – STARTUP PITCHES (NEXT 5 COMPANIES)
20:05 – CLOSING REMARKS AND NETWORKING
Foster connections and collaborations during the closing networking session, followed by closing remarks from event organizers.