The Schedule

An up to date break down of everything you can find at Uppstart. This page will be updated a little in the run up to the event so do check back before you attend.

09:00 | Registration Opens

Entrance Hall. Breakfast and lunch tickets can be purchased


10:30 | Welcome Introduction

Main Stage. Jason Dainter (Founder @ Uppstart). 20 minutes


11:00 | Building a Tech Startup in 5 Days | Keynote

Main Stage. Kajsa Lundborg (Co-founder @ Dropshipd). 20 minutes


11:30 | Influencer Marketing from The Trenches | Keynote

Main Stage. Johan Lundsten (Community Manager @ Tubecon International). 20 minutes


12:00 | Lunch

Bar Area. Purchase tickets ahead during registration to avoid queues. 1 hour


13:00 | Hardware. Heaven or Hell? | Fireside Panel

Main Stage. Ray Noori (Co-Founder @ Freedrum), Alper Aydemir (CTO & Co-Founder @ Volumental). Moderated by Yasmine Åkermark (Co-founder @ Tibba/Svenska Nomader). 20 minutes


13:00 | PitchUp Elevator Pitches (Invite Only)

Investor Lounge. PitchUp elevator pitched by selected startups and investors to meet. Introductory words from Göran Enander (Governor of Uppsala) and Charlotte Skott (Näringslivsdirektör of Uppsala). 1 hour


13:30 | The Epic Exit | Keynote

Main Stage. Navin Thukkaram (Founder @ NT Capital Partners). 20 minutes


14:00 | Designing a Thriving Startup Culture | Keynote

Main Stage. Therése Gedda (Founder & CEO of 30minMBA). 20 minutes


14:30 | Early Stage Investing in the Nordics | Fireside Panel

Main Stage. Jane Walerud (Walerud Ventures), Linus Dahg (Inventure). Moderated by Robin Wauters (Founding Editor @ Tech.eu). 20 minutes


15:00 | The Art of Finding a Startup Mentor | Fireside Interview

Main Stage. Josh Krammes (Vice President of Community Engagement @ StackPath). Moderated by Robin Wauters (Founding Editor @ Tech.eu). 20 minutes


15:30 | Is Bitcoin Breaking The Bank? | Fireside Interview

Main Stage. Christian Ander (Founder and CEO of BTCX). Moderated by Yasmine Åkermark (Co-founder @ Tibba/Svenska Nomader). 20 minutes


16:00 | PitchUp Finals

Main Stage. 4 chosen startups pitch competing to be crowned PitchUp winners of 2017. 30 minutes


16:50 | PitchUp 2017 Winner Announcement & Closing Remarks

Main Stage. Winners for PichUp 2017 are announced (winners picked via audience vote). Moderated by Jason Dainter (Founder @ Uppstart) 10 minutes


18:00 | Official After Party Opens

Elite Hotel. The official after party to mingle with our attendees with discounted drinks & live music via Freedrum. A set (discounted) menu is available from Elite ordered in the connected Pub, ‘The Bishop Arms’)


19:00 | Investor / Startup Dinner (Invite Only)

Elite Hotel. A dinner for startups, investors, partners and speakers to matchmake. By application only (more food for all guests can be ordered in The Bishop Arms)


22:00 | Startup Karaoke Pitches

Elite Hotel. 3 startups will battle out to be crowned startup Karaoke champion for 2017! Karaoke will continue for those brave enough to take part! The after part will run until 01:00 (discounted rooms are available via Elite Hotel)


01:00 | Close. Sleep :-)

Elite Hotel. Discounted rooms are available via Elite Hotel who want to stay over. For those travelling back to Stockholm the last direct train via SJ is at 00:26