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E2E #ScaleUp2Success with Laura Tenison MBE, Founder & Managing Director of JoJo Maman Bébé

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

E2E #ScaleUp2Success with Laura Tenison MBE, Founder & Managing Director of JoJo Maman Bébé

Wednesday, 28 October 2020


Bristol, United Kingdom  (map)

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About the Event

Are you in the process of scaling up your business in Bristol?  Do you have access to the right support to help you successfully achieve this?

If not, then you should attend our #ScaleUp2Success reception and have the unique opportunity to talk to and learn from the Founders that form Bristol’s impressive business landscape. You will discover proven strategies to increase your revenue and will leave with invaluable connections to help your business continue to succeed and grow in 2020.

You will have the chance to hear from our expert panel (to be announced) as well as our joint hosts: Richard Morris, CEO of IWG UK, the world’s largest serviced office supplier and Shalini Khemka, E2E’s Founder and CEO, Deal Maker for the UK Government’s Department of International Trade and a Member of the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board. The event is chaired by Russell Dalgleish, Serial Scottish Entrepreneur and Investor, Strategist, Innovator, and Business Coach.

Why should you invest your time in this event?

You will…

  • Learn how to scale your business effectively with the opportunity to address your current business challenges, hearing opinions that matter.

  • Connect with our inspirational speakers and an entrepreneurial community of Founders, CEOs, Chairman and investors from Bristol and the South West.

  • Access E2E’s ecosystem of support by becoming an E2E Ambassador, which will result in invitations to our exclusive events, access to our £50m financing facility developed exclusively for SMEs and many more corporate services at discounted rates.

Limited spaces available.

Meet your Speakers

Laura Tenison MBE

Founder & Managing Director – JoJo Maman Bébé

Laura Tenison MBE is one of the most innovative entrepreneurs in the UK. As the Founder and Managing Director of JoJo Maman Bébé, Laura has grown the company organically from its start-up in 1993 to become the UK’s foremost niche multi-channel specialist in the pregnancy and baby market with £60m+ turnover. Offering fashionable maternity wear, a Breton inspired children’s collection and original nursery products, gifts and toys; JoJo offers everything you need from pregnancy to pre-school.

Laura is an inspirational business and motivational speaker and addresses women’s groups, business conferences and networking events, helping audiences to understand concepts around retail, CSR and entrepreneurial mindset.

Aji Issac Mathew

Co-founder & CEO – Indus Net TechShu, one of the largest teams in the digital marketing space, Google Premier Partner, clients include: HP, Uber, Tesco, Unilever, Ageas, and 100s of SMEs

Aji Issac Mathew is Co-founder & CEO of Indus Net TechShu, a 750+ digital team. It is one of the largest teams in digital marketing space and a Google Premier Partner. Indus Net TechShu has clientele from small to large scale industries including HP, Uber, Tesco, Unilever, Ageas and 100s of SMEs.

With 15 years’ experience of high end digital success, Aji’s also a senior member of WebMasterWorld.com, Moz, and an author at Entrepreneur.com. Aji is also a visiting faculty to top Indian and International business schools including XLRI, IIFT, UPD.edu. He started his first venture when he was in college. Aji worked in the product and service industry before starting his own digital agency TechShu, where Shu means reciprocity, “creating Tech as you would have done for yourself”.

Richard Morris


Richard is the CEO of IWG UK. He joined in 2014 following his role as CEO of G4S’s UK & Ireland Division. IWG UK is the world’s largest provider of flexible workspace solutions offering a fast growing global network of 3,000 locations in 120 countries. Since joining, Richard has consistently delivered year on year growth for Regus’ UK division.

Shalini Khemka

Founder & CEO – E2E, Member of the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board, Deal Maker – UK Government

Shalini founded E2E in 2011. Her mission was to develop the largest and most active entrepreneurial community in the UK to enable extraordinary connections for entrepreneurs.

Under Shalini’s guidance E2E has become a trusted entrepreneurial community which has one objective: to unlock the full potential of ambitious entrepreneurial businesses by enabling extraordinary connections. It has developed into an exciting and thriving powerhouse of international entrepreneurs, investors and entrepreneurial non-execs, coupled with access to globally leading corporate services. E2E’s ecosystem has ambition and innovation at its core.

Shalini is also a Deal Maker for the UK Government, a Member of the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board, a Non-Executive Director of UK Export Finance (UKEF), a Fellow of Burton & South Derbyshire College and a Judge for The Great British Entrepreneurial Awards. Before establishing E2E, Shalini co-founded the world’s first bank to bank trade finance platform. She was an Investment Director at LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyd’s Banking Group and held finance related roles at Deutsche Bank, Bankers Trust, Natwest Bank and Coopers & Lybrand.

Russell Dalgleish

Founder & Managing Partner – Exolta Capital Partners, Chair – Scottish Business Network

Russell Dalgleish is a Serial Scottish Entrepreneur and Investor, Strategist, Innovator, and Business Coach. He has focused his energies on driving international growth for business in the SME sector. Since 1999, Russell has run successful companies in the technology, engineering, energy, electronics, entertainment, and professional services sectors. He has experience starting, building, growing and exiting businesses in the UK and US.

His core areas of focus are: leadership, value creation, and strategic thinking. Russell is a regular speaker at events on leadership in business and has spoken at conferences from Los Angeles to Abu Dhabi. Currently, he is the Founder & Managing Partner of the consultancy Exolta Capital Partners.

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Disclaimer: Please note that event timings and dates are subject to change. Our event is designed for founders of growing businesses and business leaders. We try where possible to keep exclusivity. Should E2E deem your position as not suitable for our event, one of our team will remove you from our attendee list and you will be notified. Overt selling will be frowned upon.


October 28
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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