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E2E #ScaleUp2Success Series - Trunki, Pacific Direct and Incisive Media

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#ScaleUp2Success Series   

Join us for the launch of E2E in Reading and an evening of inspirational, entrepreneurial conversation with:

Lara Morgan, Founder & former CEO - Pacific Direct

Having sold her share in Pacific Direct for GBP20m and authored the book; 'More balls than most'! Lara is now involved in several UK startups. She regularly speaks at events and conferences about her experiences and achievements, giving no-nonsense advice to business owners and entrepreneurs. She is a regular commentator on current affairs and business issues with Sky News and BBC News. She has also appeared on the BBC2 show "The Apprentice: You're Fired."

Lara is also an elite triathlete, having competed in the 2011 World Triathlon Championships in Beijing, achieving 10th place.

Rob Law MBE, Founder & CEO - Trunki

The brand behind the much loved children’s ride-on suitcase. His award-winning company has pioneered a whole range of innovative travel gear and has become recognised as a global brand for families on the go.

After his famous rejection on BBC’s Dragons Den, Trunki is now widely regarded as ‘the one that got away’, having sold 3.5 million suitcases, exporting to 100 countries and winning over 120 awards. The Den was just one of the many setback’s Rob faced during his inspirational story to success.

Tim Weller, Founder & Chairman - Incisive Media 

Tim Weller founded Incisive Media in 1995 with 13 people and £275k of capital and built a business that had revenues of over £250 million and 2500 staff operating out of the US, Asia and UK in under 13 years.

Join us to hear how he led the successful IPO of Incisive Media on the main market of the LSE in December 2000, which delivered a 110x return for founding investors. He then completed the £275 million Public to Private MBO of Incisive Media in 2006 and follow on $700m of acquisitions. 

It promises to be a fantastic evening with canapés and inspirational speakers.